Reading the Clock: A Primer on Steampunk Literature

Reading, Writing, and Wrenching with Words Say you’re new to this Steampunk thing, and looking to broaden your horizons. Or maybe you’ve been around the globe on an airship adventure, but you’re curious about what others in the brass and goggles set may get up to of an evening. Look no further than the pages…

How Does One “Do” Steampunk – Getting Started with Steampunk Costuming

Our age of steam and enlightenment has brought luxurious textiles and everyday conveniences to the masses, allowing our Steampunk aficionados at Clockwork Alchemy to adorn themselves in a variety of silks, taffetas, brocades, and delicate laces. Others find appeal in hand-tooled leather, sturdy armor, impeccable tweed, and plenty of brass. This aesthetic is achieved with…

Dancing to the Tick of the Clock – How Steampunks Blow off Steam

By Sabrina L. Nelson for Clockwork Alchemy Have you ever wondered what Steampunks do after a long day of monster hunting, tinkering in the lab and tea dueling? We dance the “Concentric Gears Waltz” of course! Dance is a featured event at Clockwork Alchemy and we can’t think of anyone more capable of both teaching…