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Book Trailer + Win a Kindle Fire.

I’ve been working with Xchyler Publishing lately, and MAN can they make some amazing book trailers! Not to mention the amazing novels from breakout authors such as Ben Ireland. Check out my interview with him on my other blog, and find out how to win a KINDLE FIRE!


▶ Ruin: A Post Apocalyptic Short Film – YouTube

My favorite thing about this short film: the cicadas in the background. Thanks Curio!

Curio Reverie

It’s been a while since I posed a good short film, but I stumbled across this in my ramblings. Excellent computer animation. Make sure to watch to the very end. There’s a little tidbit at the end for ya.

▶ Ruin: A Post Apocalyptic Short Film – YouTube.

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old things from The Deep

Very creative, and quite nearly steampunk!

DIY Steampunk Goggles

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This steampunk DIY from Chris Heubert came across my facebook today. Brilliant ideas on crafting and really quite amusing in presentation! Check it out.

As a side note, I do not understand why, if I say I’m not into cosplay, I keep posting these tutorials on making steampunk accessories. . .


‘Shades and Shadows’ Book Trailer

I didn’t know ‘Book Trailers’ were a thing until a few weeks ago, but here I am featured in one! Enjoy this spooky video giving you a feel for ‘Shades and Shadows’ featuring my story ‘The Death of Marcus Wells’.

Then go read the book!

Retrotechtacular: Steam Locomotive Contruction in the 1930’s

For the steamies out there. How it was really done.



Here’s a fascinating look at high-tech manufacturing in the 1930’s. This week’s Retrotechtacular features the building of a steam-powered locomotive. The quality of the black and white footage, and the audio accompanying it are almost as impressive as the subject material — which is nothing short of a machinist’s wet-dream but also includes much forging and smithing. Digging through the video for a suitable still image was a tough task, as every step in the process was interesting to us. But this image showing some of the 2700 feet of tubing used in the locomotive seems most appropriate.

The build covers all aspects of the build. Huge sheets of steel make up two side plates between which the cast engine block is mounted. The mold for casting was huge, required twelve hours dry time before the pour, and took a day or two to cool before breaking the mold…

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“Evolution Of Technology”: Saturn (2013)

I dunno what its selling but those mechanical critters are awesome!

Digital Ninjas Media Commercial Rewind

From friend of DNM Larry Glusman comes this find for the ‘Wednesday Commercial Rewind’!

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Theo Taylor is a writer, fitness freak and college student who has been published by Thought Catalog, Asimov's and Aphelion. He writes star spanning science fiction and monster filled high fantasy. His debut novel ROGUE COSMOS will release in August, 2015. If he's not reading or writing, check the gym. He's almost always in the gym.

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