My Day at the HRM Steampunk Symposium aboard the Queen Mary

Well, I had an awfully nice time attending the HRM Steampunk Symposium in Long Beach, CA on Saturday, January 11th.

Queen Mary with Russian submarine moored alongside in Long Beach, CA (11 Jan 2014)

Queen Mary with Russian submarine moored alongside in Long Beach, CA (11 Jan 2014)

I had a great time on the Steampunk 101 panel in the Victoria room and my book signing was a success in the gorgeous chamber of the Queen’s Lounge.  Here are some photographs of the event, and costumes below.  Many thanks to those of you who attended.  I hope to return next year and see you there!

Aboard the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA 11 Jan 2014 Promenade Deck

Aboard the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA 11 Jan 2014 Promenade Deck

The Mad Hatters aboard the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA 11 Jan 2014

The Mad Hatters aboard the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA 11 Jan 2014

The Mad Hatters in the Queen's Lounge Vendor's area.

The Mad Hatters in the Queen’s Lounge Vendor’s area.

Steampunk Ladies aboard the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA 11 Jan 2014

Steampunk Ladies aboard the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA 11 Jan 2014

Me signing Romulus Buckle books in the Queen's Lounge.

Me signing Romulus Buckle books in the Queen’s Lounge.

Steampunk Couple aboard the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA 11 Jan 2014

Steampunk Couple aboard the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA 11 Jan 2014

Steampunk Boba Fett and Ladyfriend on the Queen Mary

Steampunk Boba Fett and Ladyfriend on the Queen Mary

Steampunk Trio aboard the Queen Mary

Steampunk Trio aboard the Queen Mary

Queen Mary Bridge

Queen Mary Bridge

And a special thanks to Kim, Amy, Kat and my impromptu assistant, Stephen Carver.

I’ll be at the HRM Steampunk Symposium on Saturday 11 Jan

I’ll be attending the 3rd annual HRM Steampunk Symposium on the Queen Mary in Long Beach which is under way this weekend.  I’ll be aboard on Saturday, Jan 11th, to participate in the Steampunk 101 Panel (11 a.m., Victoria Room) and do a Book Signing & Reading session starting at 12 noon in the Queen’s Salon.  Hope to see you there!

HRM Steampunk Symposium on the Queen Mary

2014banner1