Just saw this article today, which is not a new piece of writing, but something fun to re-invigorate me into blogging again, after a busy season: The Six Rules of Steampunk Fashion, by Steampunk author G. D. Faulksen.
And along with it, some fabulous Real World Steampunk eyecandy:
Esp. the dashing young man on the far left--I wish he had boots on instead of those. . . um, loafers? But otherwise I am completely into it. Thank you, Dolce & Gabbana.