Another popular writer amongst the Steampunk group is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and from this quote you can see why. Are you a fan of Doyle? Have you read beyond his Sherlock series?
You can’t get more steampunk than Jules Verne. It’s not so much that he was Steampunk himself, but that he embodies much of the steampunk spirit. Do you love Jules Vern? Which of his books is your favorite?
I found this on Pinterest, but apparently it originated on Flickr and is by Rose Capulet. I love it because it sums up the beauty of Steampunk. Steampunk soaks in the sense of adventure found at the turn of the last century when Cowboys still rode the west and mummies were just being excavated. What a time to live!