Matthew Hoople

New Signing! What the Children See, by Matthew Hoople

Tick-Tock Tick-Tock Tick-Tock Each tock of the clock both locks and mocks you, teasing you with the knowledge that, when your time runs out, you will die. Time is more than an abstract concept; it is the price we pay in order to live. We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have a brand spanking new Inkling, […]

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The Final Selection

We have had an unusually busy autumn here at Aädenian Ink, and winter is shaping up to be even busier and increasingly exciting. While we are in no way complaining about this, we must apologise for having been rather remiss in posting news here on the blog recently. Our most exciting piece of news is […]


The Best of Steampunk Television . . .

You are cordially invited to partake in discussions about your favourite Steampunk TV shows. From Anime to Firefly to Torchwood, anything goes; if you think it's Steampunk and you love it, tell us why!    Over on our Facebook page, for the whole of Octover, we will be hosting a discussion about Steampunk in television. […]

Homunculus, Lord Kelvin's Machine and The Aylesford Skull, by James P. Blaylock

Review: Homunculus, by James P. Blaylock

    2013 has seen the re-release of a hallmark novel in the Steampunk genre, by the near-legendary James P. Blaylock.  Homunculus, originally published in 1986, was revamped by Titan Books along with Blaylock’s 1992 novel Lord Kelvin’s Machine, after the release of The Ayelsford Skull , the 7th instalment in the Narbondo series (aka […]

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Closings and Openings

The summer is in full swing (and for once it's a warm one here in England), and we have a few happenings to report. The end of July saw the closing of our virtual doors to submissions for our Gothic/Steampunk fusion anthology, All The Night-Tide, due out at the end of December. We have an […]

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Can’t Stop The Signal

With the launch of Encante, our first Steampunk novella, imminent, it seemed prudent to spend a little time looking at just what exactly Steampunk is, and why we love it so much. As a literary phenomena, Steampunk as we know it today began in the 1980s and 1990s, however its roots go much deeper, and […]

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Out of the Dark

Well my darlings, April has drawn to an end and with it we have closed submissions for our Gothic Art volume. Due to the lower influx of Steampunk artwork we have decided to leave submissions open a while longer, so anything you think may be of interest to us, do send it our way: […]


Sneak peak at 2013…

              2013 is, without a doubt, going to be an exciting year. With submissions for the art books still rolling in, and some exceptionally talented artists already involved we will not be short of pretty pictures to look at.   Some teasers on these exciting projects seemed only fair, […]