What is Steampunk? with Monica Fairview, author of Steampunk Darcy

October 30, 2013

Doesn't Fit Anywhere Else

Reflections of a Book Addict

Joining us on the blog today is Monica Fairview, author of the recently published Steampunk Darcy.  Monica’s agreed to come on the blog to discuss what the steampunk genre is, and how Pride and Prejudice influenced her latest release!  Please join me in welcoming Monica!

Steampunk Darcy Cover SMALL AVATARThank you, Kimberly, for inviting me to join you here on your blog as part of my Steampunk Darcy release blog tour. Steampunk Darcy is special to me because it’s different from anything else I wrote. It was born out of an urge to do something creative to Pride and Prejudice.

“Something creative?” you might ask. “But we already have plenty of creative rewritings: JA mashups, spinoffs, parodies and paranormals. Do we really need something else?”

When I say “creative,” I mean something different from what I was writing before. My other JA writings are what you would call traditional sequels, set clearly in…

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About Kristen Chapman Gibbons

Loosely connected facts: Storyteller. Curator of a Better Internet. Lifelong Politico. Social Media Maven. Creativity and Empathy Evangelist. Performer. Creator of Content Worth Sharing. Digital Strategist. Former Social Worker. Decade teaching in Higher Ed. Master's Degree in Theology. Married to an Irishman. 3 darling kiddos. Preacher's kid. Appalachian. Music maker. Music devour-er. ENTP. Bohemian. Geeky. Obsessed with thrift stores and all things vintage. Lover of species.

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