Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Wonderdark in the Digital Dimension

The end of Summer brings a Wonderdark formatted for Kindle and Android phones with Kindle apps (downloadable in the market), on its cooling winds. An offering more appropriately categorized as Faerypunk, Wonderdark's world mythology, hinted-at in the first release, is rooted in the child of a High Maroon, Loom, and the era-threads she unweaves to make a sanctuary of Loomcity in the 3rd dimension.
The Loomcity Zuza knows, only half-believes in the Loom myth, but celebrates steam relics prominent in the myth from the Zeppelin towers at Little Beach, to the wind-up tellers, and general style of dress; Faery-tailed frock coats, and similar.
The reality of the Loom myth itself is said to appear in the second Wonderdark book 'Dara and The Dream Engine'; a glimpse is available as an excerpt offered in the first release.

Word from a recent review:

"this book should be of interest to people interested in the intersection of steampunk and race, and is a laudable effort from Zoem. I can say without reservation that I've never read anything quite like Wonderdark. Zoem's poetic prose is delightful to read, with a twenty-first century writer's rejection of standard structure: Wonderdark is a mix of first-person narrative, narratives within the narrative (bedtime stories both linear and non-linear, with a tip-of-the-hat to the once-popular Choose Your Own Adventure books), recipes, and dream visions. In truth, the whole book has a sort of oneiric quality, which is appropriate given its theme of awakening. The steampunk element is interesting, and...'

You can continue reading here

Wonderdark on Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B003ZK5PZC/ref=mp_s_a_1?qid=1282697310&sr=8-1

Wonderdark is available online via Scribd, as a digigraphed .pdf (See sidebar), and for those desiring a pre-print release digi-printable paperback copy.

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