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Welcome to the World of BrightHope!

The Brassbright Chronicle is delivered daily by one of our sooty-faced newsie urchins directly into your rose garden or decorative fountain.

Most likely, your airship has landed on Industralia, the largest continent on BrightHope. Industralia is bursting with eccentric characters hoping you'll listen as they tell you all about their adventures.

By the way, that noise you hear in the background is just the Victorian Era groaning under the weight of wild plots filled with anachronisms, puns, wacky humor, steampunky contraptions, and a lot of heart.

Meanwhile, in BlogLand...

Click Image to read "Peter Henderson & Co's Manual of Everything for the Garden", 1898

Click A Book Cover To Purchase From Your Favorite Bookstore

“This is one of my ten-year-old daughter’s “bedstand books.” She keeps it by her bed, and I find her reading it over and over. When she accidentally left her hard copy at home when she went to her grandparents’, we had to get her a soft copy for her tablet. She loves Constance!” – Cathy Karas


“Venture forth into the wilds of your own kitchen to explore the possibilities for flavor and ingredients you encountered in your explorations of Industralia! From carnival peanuts and cotton candy to some hearty meat pies these recipes can help you, or a young friend, cook some of the flavors of adventure.” – Nurseferatu


Steampunk Curse Generator
Click Mister Foulmouth To Generate Your Own Curse
If you're craving Victorian era trivia, steampunk news, free fun activities for kids of all ages, and access to the mind of author Lori Alden Holuta, then Postcards From Industralia (my newsletter) should be dropping into your mail box once a month. And have you heard? There's a rumor going around that there's a key in the Postcards that grants access to secret areas of The Brassbright Chronicle! My goodness. Could that be true? There's only one way to find out!