Æther Feature – Steampunk in New Zealand, Part the Second

From Rotorua, our intrepid journalists, Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris, traveled to the South Island of New Zealand. It is here just a few hours south of Christchurch, that steampunk has taken a hold of a town; and in turn, a town has embraced steampunk Continue Reading

Our Journalists Appear on Geekually Yoked

Our journalists continue their journey to blogs and podcasts far and wide in anticipation for NEXT WEEK’S release of our latest adventure, Dawn’s Early Light. Tee Morris and Pip Ballantine sit down with Rachel and Leeman of Geekually Yoked, billed as the World’s Best Married Christian Geek Continue Reading

Friday Frivolity: Wherein Our Journalists Get Geeky on Technorama

Continuing their journey across the global ætherweb, our fearless journalists join the fine chaps at Technorama, a Parsec-winning and long-running æthercast of the highest quality and caliber. Sadly, Chuck Tomasi was not present for the interview; but this did not mean Tales from the Archives‘ Continue Reading

Our Journalists Appear on the MythWits

Moving along in their travels across the blogosphere and podosphere, our journalists stop by the MythWits podcast, an æthercast available both in audio and in video that delves into popular culture, convention appearances, and all things of a more “geeky” nature. Pip Balantine finds herself Continue Reading

Our Journalists “Get Nutty” on the Nutty Bites Podcast!

Oh, I say! Should our journalists talk of such intimacies amongst the sexes? Well, who are we to judge here in the Archives? Our honourary agent and delightful hostess “Nutty” Nuchtchas, Tek the Clockwork Doctor, our journalists Tee Morris & Philippa Ballantine, and Heath Fowler, & Angela Fowler, Continue Reading

Editors Roundtable from John Mierau’s Serving Worlds

We are so pleased to introduce John Mierau’s Serving Worlds æthercast here on the Ministry website. Continuing in his series of roundtable discussions, Mister Mierau invited our journalist, Tee Morris, to join other editors of the finest caliber: Ann Vandermeer David Gatewood John Joseph Adams This Continue Reading

Our Journalists Make New Friends from the North

How delightful! Our delightful intern, Katherine, has reached out her friends in the chilly wilds of Canada to sit down with our journalists and talk about the Ministry’s upcoming release of Dawn’s Early Light. Tee and Pip also talk about the challenges of writing steampunk Continue Reading

Æther Feature — Olivia M. Grey on Publishing & Marketing Realities for the Emerging Author

Every Thursday, the Archives will feature artists, musicians, and makers of all variety, entered for your approval here in the Archives. With so many talented individuals to choose from, we know it is a challenge to feature every clever creative worthy of note, but perhaps Continue Reading

Æther Feature: Crowdfunding Your Fantasy — The Fast and the Furious

Every Thursday, the Archives will feature artists, musicians, and makers of all variety, entered for your approval here in the Archives. With so many talented individuals to choose from, we know it is a challenge to feature every clever creative worthy of note, but perhaps Continue Reading

Wherein Our Intrepid Journalists Make New Friends Overseas: The Books & Braun Germany Premiere

As we reported from the Ministry ætherblog, Phoenix Rising: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel (released under the title, Books & Braun: The Sign of the Phoenix) has been released in Germany. Breaking barriers of language, distance, and improper references, our intrepid journalists Pip Ballantine Continue Reading

Our Intrepid Journalists Head to New York….TODAY!

Today, our journalists enter a brave, new world. For any Ministry agents and agents-in-training present at the Colonies’ extravaganza New York Comic Con, our intrepid journalists Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris will be arriving today, and once off the train they will not even have time Continue Reading

Our Journalists Appear on the Esteemed Adventures in SciFi Publishing

We are so very pleased that Shaun Farrell, the host of Adventures in SciFi Publishing, took time out of his most hurried of schedules (between hosting his award-nominated podcast, traveling across the North Americas, and adjusting to a new addition to his family) to sit Continue Reading

A Kinetoscope for #SteamTuesday, courtesy of The Creative Penn

Perhaps you were expecting the latest discovery in our Tales from the Archives, but our intrepid journalists have been facing other pressing commitments and are hard at work in readying the æthercast for it’s next installment. Do mind the dust and be patient with us Continue Reading

Our Intrepid Journalists on Steampod 2.0

With Chris Moody manning the helm, our Ministry journalists Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris are the subject of discussion on this episode of Steampod. This is Episode the Fifth for Steampod, although Steampod is hardly a new offering to the Ætherweb. Steampod has triumphantly returned Continue Reading

Our Journalists Break Deadpan

Gentle readers, now that you have enjoyed Night’s Plutonian Shore in its entirety, meet the writer behind this imaginative tale of deering-do as he hosts our intrepid journalists on a discussion on Phoenix Rising, steampunk, and what’s on the horizon for them both. Jack Mangan’s Continue Reading

Tee and Pip touch the Monolith

Pip and Tee sit down and chat with Lejon about a variety of things, soldiering through their illness (which may or may not be consumption). Pip talks about her other project Geist, but then the two of them sit down and talk steampunk and the Continue Reading

Interview with the Back Seat Producers

Our dashing reporters Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris leap into the back seat with some old friends. The Back Seat Producers have hosted our intrepid duo before, but this time they get down to the nuts and bolts of steampunk and maybe learn a thing Continue Reading

The Return of Tee Morris (with Pip keeping him in check) on The Dragon Page

Our scribe, Tee Morris, has made many friends over his years of æthercasts; and one such place was The Dragon Page. It is hardly an exaggeration that this particular production was more than “just another media contact” but a relationship that would influence his writings Continue Reading

Interview on GRD Sweekly — Episode #116: A Room with a Crew

While at RavenCon 2011 in Richmond, Virginia, our journalists Tee Morris and Pip Ballantine sat down with the kind hosts of Geek Radio Daily. The Yanks over in the former Colonies also called this show “A Show of Many Tangents” as much giggling, moments of Continue Reading

The podcast teardown with Tee and Pip

The Ministry is proud to bring you audiofiles from around the aetherwebs of our authors, Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris. The Ministry team is this time interviewed by John Mierau, but before then the time streams cross and a most extraordinary discussion occurs!    

Tee and Pip Geek out with Mainframe Pt2

The Ministry is proud to bring you audiofiles from around the aetherwebs of our authors, Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris. Now they continue their delightful conversation with Mainframe. We hope you enjoy our little tete-a-tete, we certainly had a ripping time!  

Tee & Pip Geek out with Mainframe Pt1

The Ministry is proud to bring you audiofiles from around the aetherwebs of our authors, Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris. Today they are talking to the delightful Mainframe about their past endeavours, Phoenix Rising, and being authors. Hilarity ensues, though the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Continue Reading