I love the way steampunk combines technology with an element of fantasy, and being a scientist myself, it was almost inevitable that I’d write a book about mad scientists. But Ink, Iron, and Glass is also very influenced by the enchanting visual aesthetics of Italy, and I’d be lying if I didn’t admit that part of the fun of writing historical fantasy is the chance to play with all the trappings of a bygone era.
So I could just tell you about my characters… but I’d rather show you their outfits.
Elsa pulled herself up to her full height and dropped her tone from chilly to downright arctic. “I don’t need anyone to like me, I just need them to understand I’m not to be toyed with.”
“I love what you’ve done with the place,” said Porzia, stepping through the gaping hole in the wall where the door used to be.
“Terribly sorry,” said Leo as he whipped his rapier through the air, parrying and lunging. “I’m afraid I’ve improved the fencing bot rather too much.”
“I’m—I’m not qualified,” Faraz stammered. “I don’t work on humans.”
*~~About the Author~~*
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