July 24th, 2011


Interview with Steven Lambert of "Aether Dancer"

I'm pleased to present this interview with Steven Lambert aka jadedeath.  One of the co-creators of Aether Dancer, he also serves as the producer and director.  Aether Dancer  is a steampunk television show, currently in crowdfunding at IndieGoGo to raise money for filming the pilot episode.  That campaign is currently at $515 of $50,000 with 27 days left.  Let's sit down with Steve and find out what makes this project so exciting!

Collapse )

Sunday Fic Meme: "Scum"

Each Sunday, post six sentences from a writing project -- published, submitted, in progress, for your cat -- whatever. (Ganked from DW.)

Below is an excerpt from "Scum," a science fiction story that I'm currently writing. It's inspired from this article and discussion about water vapor around a quasar. This excerpt is 7 sentences instead of 6.

One day we found a fine patch of water, fully liquid, the size of a great lake. We nosed the scoops into it and started the pumps. I happened to have console duty, so I was watching out the front viewports. The colors spread out like a field of flowers, big swaths of blue and smaller swirls of yellow. I saw the scoops come near one of those yellow patches and ...

I'm sorry, sir, there's no other word for it. It flinched.