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City of New Babbage

October 1st 188∞ Part 1 of 4

The Murgam Asylum was quiet. It was not so quiet that there was implied danger lurking inside every dark corner. But silence had been alien…

So, Interested in a Good Book?

The New Babbage Book Discussion Group has met on a regular basis for awhile, and we’ve amassed a list of science fiction, history, steampunk, children’s…

Memento Resurgam

It rained in Babbage in late fall. Not quite cold enough to snow. The smoke was at full blast on factories in the Square district,…

Calling Steam Santa (Part 5 of 5)

After supper, Mariah was allowed to stay up and open her gift bag at the kitchen table, while her parents watched.  There was the now-traditional…

Calling Steam Santa (Part 4 of 5)

The side of the steam sleigh folded out with a hiss of machinery, and other partitions shifted around, until two seats had been created –…

Calling Steam Santa (Part 3 of 5)

She stepped out from her sheltered place, feeling the wind nip at her face as she kept her eyes outward, still scanning for any signs…

Calling Steam Santa (Part 2 of 5)

Seven-year-old Mariah Lanfier had argued long and hard to convince her parents that she was old enough, and responsible enough, to participate in this year’s…

Calling Steam Santa (Part 1 of 5)

((Hey, all! This is the Christmas story that I meant to write for Tenk’s call for Christmas stories last year, but didn’t get going on…

…and then things got spoopy.

The 2020 Halloween Night dance at Tomanah Hall was lit…as in the very stones were glowing! They do that from time to time, the old…

Second Life Editing Services

I set up a page at my editing site for Second Life editing services, Lindens accepted as payment. Tell your friends, tell your nemesis. Happy…