April 12th, 2005


Girl Genius

Phil and Kaja Foglio's amazing comic Girl Genius is going on line. While the site isn't fully operational yet, they've got a couple of dozen pages on line for test purposes, enough to get into the story, and it ought to be fully operational on the eighteenth.


Don't think an RSS feed is planned, which is a bit of a shame, but it is definitely worth a look if you like steampunk, weird science, or their work. And don't forget to hit the PayPal button once they get it working...
marcus 2013

Pimping pulps

pulps is a new LJ community for discussion of pulp fiction - Doc Savage, The Shadow, and other fun stuff. It's just getting started, but looks to be worth joining if you share many of my interests, and you probably do if you've friended me.
lost world

Progress report - Thorne Smith novels and corrections.

Someone has sent me Rain in the Doorway as a plain-text file - I'm still working on Skin and Bones and have some other stuff to deal with so it'll be a few days before I get to it. I'm going to need help with this one, since I don't have a copy to check it against - is there anyone who owns a copy and would be willing to look throgh for bits that are italicised, have foreign accents, etc?

I also have a promise of Turnabout from the guy who did Night Life of the Gods, subject to his recovering it from a trashed hard disk, so with luck that will also be on line pretty soon - if not I'll scan it myself, which'll be a PITA but never mind. Hopefully that will just leave The Glorious Pool to be done entirely by me. It's a paperback with yellowing pages so ought to be interesting (for annoying values of interesting)...

I've been sent corrections for The Jovial Ghosts (AKA Topper) and spotted a few more errors while fixing it. Replacement files are now on line. The current list of completed stories is as follows:

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/forgottenfutures/temp/topper1.zip - The Jovial Ghosts (revised 12/4/05)
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/forgottenfutures/temp/topper2.zip - Topper Takes a Trip
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/forgottenfutures/temp/lamb.zip - The Stray Lamb
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/forgottenfutures/temp/jaegers.zip - The Bishop's Jaegers
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/forgottenfutures/temp/nightlf.zip - The Night-Life of the Gods

Again, I would be VERY grateful for feedback on errors etc. This is going VERY well, and I hope to have the lot done by the end of the month and put them on line properly with a little help.