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Writing for The Steampunk Workshop

UPDATE Nov. 2013 - SPWS is no longer seeking new writers, thank you for your interest!  - Jake.
Steampunk Workshop is looking for articles and writers. We are looking to move away from a short-form blog format and wish to publish more substantive articles relevant to steampunk and maker culture.
We going to start out offering $50 per article (1000-2000 words) and will happily negotiate more if you have a juicy subject. We have budget for 1-2 articles per month and may buy a month or two ahead. Yeah, we’re a small outfit.
If you would like to write for us please read these guidelines

And for this post I digress: That which writ the Guide

I know, I know- we're a specialty blog. Steampunk. Gears. Brass. Tophats. Things of that nature.

However.. I think that I am allowed one post that has nothing to do with Steampunk per se.

I give you: The typewriter.

The typewriter that belonged to Douglas Adams.

The typewriter that wrote The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

The Guide is without a doubt the single most influentual book in my life. My dad gave me my first copy when I was ten, and every year or so (or whenever I'm begining to feel a little too Arthur and not enough Ford) I re-read them all the way through. Seriously, can I stress how much I want this? No, I cannot. Not even close. I suppose I could tell you about the tattoo of Don't Panic, and it's matching twin of 42. But this... I tingle all over with the thought of it; and ache with the pain of a jealous lover with the thought of it in another's hands.

I love that the X is the most worn on the keyboard.

All could be mine for the low, low price of $25577.95 (plus shipping). They even throw in a first edition of the Guide. Aw.

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