Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Gears of Brass

Gear up for GEARS OF BRASS! 


A world like ours, but filled with gears of brass, where the beating heart is fueled by steam and the simplest creation is a complex clockwork device.  

Within this tome, you’ll find steampunk fairy tale re-tellings, as well as original stories that will send your gears turning.  

Welcome to the steampunk realm, with eleven authors guiding your path. 
GEARS OF BRASS is a steampunk anthology published through Curiosity Quills.  It will be available for purchase on November 10, 2014.  Within the pages, you’ll come across clockwork inventions and steampunk-ified fairy tale retellings.  Eleven authors will guide you through worlds filled with airships, top hats, and corsets. 
Meet the authors:
Jordan Elizabeth writes young adult fantasy for Curiosity Quills, including ESCAPE FROM WITCHWOOD HOLLOW which was published in October and the upcoming TREASURE DARKLY; she’s represented by the Belcastro Agency.
J. Million is the author of Last of the Giants and can always be found reading or writing.
Lorna MacDonald Czarnota is a professional storyteller and author of several books including, Medieval Tales That Kids Can Read and Tell, Breadline Blue, Legends Lore and Secrets of Western New York, Wicked Niagara, Native American and Pioneer Sites of Upstate New York, and Dancing at the Crossroads: Stories and Activities for At-Risk Youth Programming.
SA Larsen is represented by Paula Munier of Talcott Notch Literary and is the author of published short stories, community-interest stories, and magazine articles focused on children. 
Grant Eagar is an Engineer who would take the tales he told his children at bed time, and transform them into fantasy stories. 
Clare Weze is the author of The House of Ash (forthcoming) and the co-author and editor of Cloudscapes over the Lune.
Eliza Tilton: gamer, writer and lover of dark chocolate; author of the YA Fantasy, BROKEN FOREST, published by Curiosity Quills Press.
Heather Talty's stories have been featured in Enchanted Conversation, as well as her own fractured fairy tale site, Mythopoetical (www.Beatrixcottonpants.com).
W.K. Pomeroy is a third generation writer who has published more than 70 short stories/articles/poems across many genres and styles, which now includes Steampunk.
Christine Baker is the author of Lana's End, The Guild of Dagda, and many more. 
Natalia Darcy: a bookilicious reader, tea drinker and Zumba aficionado who enjoys playing cards against humanity and washing her hair with ice cold water. 
You can get your steampunk fix before GEARS OF BRASS is released in November.  To enter for your chance to win a copy of GEARS OF BRASS, you will need to share the cover.  This can be on your blog, Facebook, Twitter… Each time you share the cover image, log it into Rafflecoper (#insert link) to record it.  It will give you more chances to win.  The drawing for the winner will be held on October 27th. 



34 comments:

  1. Wonderful cover and I hope to read it. I enjoy anthologies.

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  2. Thanks so much for sharing it, Theresa! It really is a unique group of stories.

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  3. I have been wanting to read a steampunk book for a while- but I haven't read one yet. This does sound like an interesting collection. Best of luck to all the authors!
    ~Jess

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    1. DMS/Jess, I haven't read much steampunk, so it might be a good way for me to get into it.

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  4. Hi Theresa .. Steampunk is a genre I really want to get into - it amuses me .. so this anthology seems just a very good bet - and the TItle 'Gears of Brass' ... sounds just right .. cheers Hilary

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    1. Hilary, I think I'd like to read more steampunk too. Cheers to you!

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  5. Thank you for sharing this! - Jordan Elizabeth

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    1. Jori, no problem. Good luck with the anthology!

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  6. Looks like it's going to be a great one! I love the cover!

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  7. I'm looking forward to this one. Super awesome.

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    1. Crystal, I hope your own blog tour is going well.

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    2. So far, so good! At least, I'm still alive. ;)

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  8. Sounds like a fun read and I love the cover!

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  9. I love steampunk & these sound awesome - great cover too! :)

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  10. Jemi's right. The cover looks awesome. So sorry to be a day late to enter. I wish everyone luck, especially the author of this tome.

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  11. I STILL haven't read anything steampunk! Need to get on this fast. The cover is gorgeous and I'm intrigued by the idea of steam fueling the heart.

    P.S. I tagged you for a fun blog award today! http://www.juliedao.com/2014/10/the-one-lovely-blog-award.html

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  12. Such a cool cover, and the book sounds great! Congrats to the authors! :)

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  13. For those of you intrigued by the Cover of Gears of Brass that haven't gone out and read it yet, there is a nice little video preview of the stories on Youtube at:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGX2iyFxo2Y

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