R. S. Belcher Feature Hour – A Lively Interview & Discussion with our Guest of Honor

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The Steampunk Symposium 2020 Program is honored to be joined by author R.S. Belcher to discuss his growing series of Weird West novels. Hosted by Leanna Renee Hieber. R.S. (Rod) Belcher is an award-winning newspaper and magazine editor and reporter. Rod’s first novel, The Six-Gun Tarot, was published by Tor Books in 2013. The sequel, The Shotgun Arcana, was […]

A Real Life Ghost Tour Guide Talks About Real Life Ghosts

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The Steampunk Symposium 2020 Program crosses the deathly veil to take a walk with ghosts. Presented by Leanna Renee Hieber. Leanna Renee Hieber, author, actress, playwright and Manhattan Ghost tour guide for Boroughs of the Dead, talks about why we love ghost stories and shares her own on-the-job experiences. Leanna Renee Hieber is an actress, playwright […]

Feeding the Muse – How to Stay Inspired and Vibrant

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Moderated by Leanna Renee Hieber. Symposium Author-in-Residence Leanna Renee Hieber leads an engaging discussion with fellow writers about keeping the spark and love of the craft alive no matter the challenges in the industry or in one’s own process. Attendees welcome to ask questions and seek publishing advice. Leanna Renee Hieber is an actress, playwright […]

Ask the Authors

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Presented at Symposium 2019 by Leanna Renee Hieber, & Friends Our multi-published, professional Featured Literary Guests, moderated by Leanna Renee Hieber, facilitate a community driven discussion about publishing, answering questions on process and product, craft and advice on living your best creative life.   Leanna Renee Hieber is an actress, playwright and award-winning bestselling author of […]

Small Press and Indie Publishing: Advice and Strategy

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Presented at Symposium 2019 by Leanna Renee Hieber, & Friends Panelists discuss the pros and cons of independent and small press publishing in a competitive marketplace.   Leanna Renee Hieber is an actress, playwright and award-winning bestselling author of Gothic Victorian Fantasy novels for adults and teens. Her Strangely Beautiful saga, beginning with The Strangely Beautiful Tale […]

Writing Steampunk 101

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Presented at Symposium 2019 by Leanna Renee Hieber, & Friends Literary Guests facilitate a how-to about the process and pitfalls of writing in the genre.   Leanna Renee Hieber is an actress, playwright and award-winning bestselling author of Gothic Victorian Fantasy novels for adults and teens. Her Strangely Beautiful saga, beginning with The Strangely Beautiful Tale of […]

Read Your Favorite Page!

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Presented at Symposium 2019 by Robyn Bennis, Leanna Renee Hieber, & Friends Our Esteemed Lit Track Guests read a few titillating tidbits from their latest projects, guaranteed to whet appetites and ignite the mind!   Robyn Bennis. author of The Guns Above and By Fire Above, has a colorful scientific background with research and development involving human gene expression, neural connectomics, […]

Robyn Bennis Feature Hour

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Presented at Symposium 2019 by Robyn Bennis & Leanna Renee Hieber Join Steampunk Symposium Resident Author, actress and Leanna Renee Hieber for a joyful, lively discussion with our Featured Literary guest Robyn Bennis, acclaimed author of Tor’s The Guns Above series. A Q&A will feature writing advice, insights into process, creative tips and a book […]

Feature Hour with Maurice Broaddus

  Feature Hour with Literary Guest of Honor Maurice Broaddus – It all started with a bit of a joke called Pimp my Airship… Join Literary Track director Leanna Renee Hieber as she presents a vitally important voice in Steampunk and Fantasy fiction. From the critically acclaimed Buffalo Soldier to discussing his latest works in […]