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Day: November 13, 2011

It started with a complaint, an argument and two pretty girls

Post Views: 263 One question I’ve been asked is where the entire idea for The Sauder Diaries came from.  I was meeting a friend of mine from Vancouver for a few days in Ottawa in the late summer of 2010.  We  wanted to hang out and catch up while were both there on business.  She was into Steampunk and was complaining lightly that there was a complete absence of “Good Steampunk Fiction”.  Particularly, she noted that a certain amount of Victorian fiction was episodic, being published in periodicals of the day.  Very few, if anyone, was taking that line.  We talked a great deal, and she bought me a copy of Abney Park’s Aether Shanties album. Once I was home, I listened to the music a lot and…

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