Monday, 13 May 2013
Bellows of the Bone Box- Steampunk Horror Anthology, featuring Clockwork Doll, out now!
Doesn't it make you long for simpler times? Back when technology was more reliable, more refined? Then maybe you'd be interested in this steampunk/horror anthology.
Bellows of the Bone Box, from Sirens Call Publications, is now available to buy in both kindle/e-book format, and in paperback. My contribution is a short story called Clockwork Doll, and is set in an alternate Victorian London, but as the goggled skull on the front cover might suggest, these short stories aren't just typical, run-of-the-mill steampunk tales...
I love steampunk literature, as well as the fashion and aesthetic, so it was great fun to be involved with this anthology! It also marks a particularly significant stepping stone in my writing career, as "Clockwork Doll" is the first short story I will receive payment for. Its a small stepping stone, but as I say, significant, as being a professional author is my ultimate career goal. While I can't quit the day-job yet, I can however say I am a published, official author, and my aspirations seem just that little bit closer to finally becoming reality.
Now that I'm finally on board this (steampunk) train, I'm hoping to participate in the publicity that follows, so please watch out for upcoming blog posts and the like! In the meantime, if you would like to find out what exactly Clockwork Doll is all about, and what perhaps steampunk-horror is like, then click the links, buy the book, curl up with a cup of tea, and enjoy!