Deb Whittam has posted a challenge, to write a 42-word story in the style of Steampunk.
Click on the link to see her post:
Here is my attempt:
The crazy-haired inventor stared at his reflection in the looking-glass. His steam-powered hair rejuvenator made popping sounds as he lifted it to his head and tamed his wild white hair, His eyes protected from the diabolical heat by his green glass goggles.