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The Steampunk Genre

The Steampunk Genre

This holiday month, instead of a straightforward article about science, I thought I’d discuss one of the fastest-growing genres in Science Fiction: Steampunk. This is a topic close to my heart, as I am now an active member of a Steampunk social group as well as being in the process of writing a Steampunk novel. […]

Adventures in Cosplay: Episode 2

Adventures in Cosplay: Episode 2

Hello Voyagers! Since last we spoke, my Ygritte costume has been finished and made its debut at Brisbane Supanova. It’s a week later and I’m still basking in the post-Supanova excitement! But before I give you a wrap-up of the con, I’m going to finish telling you about how I created my Ygritte costume. In […]

A Blog of Ice and Fire: Days Eight, Nine and Ten

A Blog of Ice and Fire: Days Eight, Nine and Ten

Dear readers, So here we are – on the other side of GRRM’s Australian tour. (As I type this, I am suffering from a cold that could have been caught from any of the thousands of people I’ve encountered in the last ten days.) After catching a bus with Robert Baratheon and making Dalek jokes […]

Geekileaks: George R.R. Martin is officially in WesterOz

Geekileaks: George R.R. Martin is officially in WesterOz

Geeks, it’s official. The day has arrived. Winter hasn’t come, but something – or rather someone – has arrived on our shores as a far superior alternative to a decade-long cold snap. That’s right, George R.R Martin is in Australia. If you need to take a moment to freak out, please do. We’ll give you […]

You know nothing about cosplay Jon Snow, would you like to learn?

You know nothing about cosplay Jon Snow, would you like to learn?

Hi everyone, I’m Mel. I am a writer, nerd and cosplayer from Brisbane who some of you may already know from my few previous Voyager blog posts. I’m pretty excited to tell you all that I’m now going to be a bit of a regular around here and I’m even more excited to reveal that […]