In conjunction with BCS author and podcast narrator Tina Connolly’s reading of Audio Fiction Podcast BCS 091, “Cursed Motives” by Marissa Lingen, and the release of Tina’s debut novel Ironskin, we are giving away a signed personalized copy of Ironskin.

Ironskin is a steampunk adaptation of Jane Eyre in a world that includes fairies. So to enter this giveaway, comment on this post (here’s a link to the comment box) and say what your favorite steampunk story or fairy story in BCS is, and why.

This giveaway ends Wed. Oct 31 has now ended. For the Full Rules, click on Show Hidden Text at the end of this post.

As a starting point, here’s a list of some of the steampunk and/or fae stories that have appeared in BCS, in no specific order:

Dean Wells, When Averly Fell from the Sky

Margaret Ronald, The Governess and the Lobster

Cory Skerry, Sinking Among Lilies

Garth Upshaw, Breathing Sunshine


Heather Fawcett, The Fairy Gaol

A.B. Treadwell, Playing for Amarante

Margaret Ronald, Letters of Fire

Wendy N. Wagner, Cold Iron and Green Vines


Marko Kloos, Ink and Blood

Margaret Ronald, Salvage

Dean Wells, To the Gods of Time and Engines, a Gift

Derek Künsken, The God Thieves


Marie Brennan, And Blow Them at the Moon

K.J. Kabza, The Leafsmith in Love

T.F. Davenport, The Motor, the Mirror, the Mind

Rosamund Hodge, More Full of Weeping Than You Can Understand


Tom Crosshill, Waiting for Number Five

Margaret Ronald, A Serpent in the Gears

Matthew David Surridge, Kreisler’s Automata

Rita Oakes, Sorrow’s Blade


Jonathan Wood, The Mathematics of Faith

Kris Dikeman, Clockwork Heart, Clockwork Soul

Sara M. Harvey, Six Seeds

Dru Pagliassotti, The Manufactory


Full rules for the signed Tina Connolly Ironskin giveaway:

You must leave your comment on this Ironskin Giveaway post. Comments left anywhere else will not enter you in the giveaway.

You must mention a steampunk or fairie story from BCS. Comments that do not mention a story from BCS will not enter you in the giveaway.

You must post your comment before midnight PST on Wed. Oct. 31. Any comments posted after that will not be eligible.

Each person will be entered only once in the random drawing (even if you leave more than one eligible comment).

You must use a valid email address when you submit your comment (otherwise we won’t be able to contact you if you win).

BCS will conduct the random drawing from all eligible entries. The copy of Ironskin will be signed and personalized by Ms. Connolly and mailed to the winner.

BCS is not responsible for comments that get lost or caught in our spam filtering or don’t show up in our system, or email addresses that get garbled or otherwise rendered unusable for contacting an entrant.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter. Participants are providing information to BCS and Firkin Press and not to Facebook or Twitter or anyone else.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask them in this post or via our Contact page. Good luck!

Read Comments on this Post (5 Comments)