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Tales from the Archives, Volume III: Two
The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences has many forgotten stories in its Archives. Stories of madcap adventures in all corners of the Empire, dark doings in hidden places, and mysterious devices and artifacts that the everyday citizen should never become aware of for fear it would
Phoenix Rising on Glossi
We here at the Ministry have a great deal of content about our work available, audio, images, and even some video, but until now everything has been very scattered about. One of our journalists discovered the new development Glossi, and had created this issue all
Where in the World Will Our Intrepid Journalists Appear?
I say â€” our intrepid journalists cannot seem to sit still. With friends near and far joining them at a variety of events, it appears that August will be quite the banner month. Are you wanting a signature from the award-winning authors behind The Ministry
The Downfall of the Ministry: Hollywood Agents Tackle the “Phoenix Rising” Film Project (NSFW)
To you, our loyal listeners and readers… To you, those who have stood by the Ministry through the darker times… To you all who stood for us on the day of The Janus Affair launch this week… [display_podcast] We are so very, very sorry. Find
What Is Steampunk? â€” A Definitive Answer from the Ministry
Agents of the Ministry, as you may have discerned from the chatter within the Ã¦ther, there has been spirited discussion bandying about on what exactly constitutes steampunk. We have our own definition, of course, but even that has been brought into question. Perhaps it is
Happy Birthday, Lady Victoria!
Dearest Victoria, On behalf of Agent Braun and myself, happy 18th birthday from the Archives… …and many happy returns from the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. Do enjoy our adventure… …again.
The Kaiser Calls: A Look at Phoenix Rising’s German Cover
Good Heavens! As if it is not enough that our illustrious publishers at Harper Voyager have decided to offer our award-winning adventure at a mere pittance of 99Â¢ for your reading pleasure (and for a limited time) but our dear friend and ally from Europe,
Submitted for Steam Tuesday: Steampunk in Goodreads’ 2011 Choice Awards
Faithful readers, an update from the Ministry’s wireless! As you have been notified from our intrepid journalists on theirÂ Twitter, Facebook, andÂ podcastÂ Ã¦therfeeds, GoodreadsÂ â€” a jolly nice salon where purveyours of fine literature gather to discuss what is recent off the printing press and which favourite classics
An Appeal from the Ministry: The 2011 Goodreads Choice Awards
Esteemed agents and faithful readers, Miss Braun and I come to you upon bended knee…which, if you are working your way across a large room â€” I assure you â€” is neither a simple nor comfortable feat. Perhaps you have heard our intrepid journalists, Pip
Concerning Airships and Awards…
When our journalists set out to write their first novel together, they were optimistic Phoenix Rising would perform well.Â What they did not expect is for their book, just six months after its release, to win the 2011 Airship Award for Best Steampunk Literature of
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
An All-Around Amazing Week for the Ministry!
Yes, yes, yes â€” we at the Ministry do apologise for the silence. We know that many of you are anxious to hear more Tales from the Archives, and rest assured, we are working to bring more lost stories from the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
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 Ã¦thercast for it’s next installment. Do mind the dust and be patient with us
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 Ã†therweb. Steampod has triumphantly returned
A note of thanks from the Archives…
This morning, Miss Braun and I present a short note of appreciation to you, the dedicated bibliophiles, who not only invested the time in our modest adventure across Her Majesty’s realm but also spared the additional moment to share your thoughts on various platforms. The
BALTICON 45: Book Launch the Second!
Gentle Readers, if you missed our intrepid journalists at the Steampunk World’s Fair, consider yourself most fortunate as they were incapacitated with a touch of consumption. (I did warn Mr. Morris to stay clear of a giant rat, but he insisted his child wanted to
Phoenix Rising at The 2011 Steampunk World’s Fair
This week, our intrepid scribes are bound for new and exciting flights of the imagination as they are attending The Steampunk World’s Fair in Somerset, New Jersey. Alongside our scribes, there will be other smashing artisans: Jared Axelrod, author of Fables of the Flying City
Another Review as Anticipation Builds
With less than fifty days remaining in the launch of our first adventure, Phoenix Rising, the excitement is reaching a fever-pitch here at the Ministry. Tales from the Archives readies itself for its launch and pre-launch reviews of the novel are coming in. From Germany,