Sunday, November 4, 2007

Bulletins & Other News: Nov. 04, 2007

Karina L. Fabian's Fab Chat - November 8: Michael Vance:
Fab Chat is a weekly live chat for writers and readers of all interests, and persuasions and takes place every Thrus from 9-11 PM EST, so go to to join in the chat. Come learn more about authors: how and why they write, what it takes to publish and their many wonderful works of imagination.

Are We Alone? - Look for a new episode!
There should be a new "Are We Alone?" episode soon, so keep an eye or an ear on:

Authors of Myspace - Author Spotlight for this week is...
Stuart Clark with his novel "Project U.L.F." Check it out! - R.M. Hamilton

Graveside Tales - Preorder Fried! Fast Food, Slow Deaths and receive FREE S&H
FRIED! FAST FOOD, SLOW DEATHS edited by Colleen Morris & Joel A. Sutherland $14.95. Click here for FREE SHIPPING & HANDLING.
Brought to you by:

The Spiderwick Chronicles - New Spiderwick contest coming up soon!:
Keep your eyes open for the new Spiderwick Contest. Details unveiled on Monday, November 5th!

Markedeloy - FREE fiction:
Mark has a new story up at the Horror Library. It's called Slippery Jack. And be sure to check out the rest of the Horror Library

News worth reposting:
Powells Books - R.I.P. Fup, Store Cat:
"We are saddened to report that our beloved store cat, Fup, passed away on October 25th, 2007. We have a tribute to Fup on our blog.
Thank you to everyone who has wished us well. And especially to those who have made a gift donation to the Oregon Humane Society in Fup's name."

Dark Horse Comics - Buffy Season 8 TPB on Sale Now!
Click here for more info.

Plague - Lithor's Run:
The third part of chapter 8 is posted at:

Jennings Grove - And now a brief interlude... Latest posting is at:

Brought to you by Graveside Tales at

Writer's Market UK - Short Story Competition:
WritersReign are running a new short story competition with the theme of ‘Make Mine Music!’. Writers are asked to submit stories of between 1,000 and 1,500 words in which music in one form or another plays a significant role in the plot. Complete details are at:

View the latest news and writing competitions at

The Pyromantics - HALLOWEEN CONTEST 2007:
"Our final entry has been received and blogged so please check it out- 'Bad Dog' By D. Marion Crawford. We've had a more amazing response that we could have expected- so thankyou everyone! Hope you all had a great Halloween/ Samhain :)

Keep your comments coming on the pieces as now that we have received all the stories we can set about selecting a winner. It's certainly not going to be easy with the number of great tales you guys have sent us! ~ Cat"

CLIVE BARKER - Mister B. Gone is here:
The day has arrived. MISTER B. GONE is now on sale. Click HERE to order your copy.

Win an original painting from Clive Barker:
Head over to for information on how you can win an original painting from Clive Barker valued at over $2,500.00.

StoneGarden Publishing - Small Press Petition:
"Outsider Writers, and the people signing this petition, urge to add an 'Alternative' literature listing under its 'Books' pull-down menu. Alternative Literature needs a room of its own. With that in mind, please take a moment to sign the petition asking for a special section for us small presses! It can only help people find our titles!"

Lincoln Crisler, Author - Join Author and Editor Lincoln Crisler for an Author's Tea!
Wednesday, November 7th @ 8PM EST Hosted by Virginia Jennings:

Djibril - The Future Fire/Black Swan writing competition ~ $500 prize:
"In association with Black Swan we are offering an exciting creative writing competition. Write a short story based on the evocative and bizarre surroundings of Black Swan, and the best entry submitted by the closing date will win the first prize of (USD) $500, and be published in The Future Fire and in Second Life by Black Swan." (Enter Second Life and visit the following SLURL: )
Submissions must be made no later than midnight (GMT) on December 10th, 2007. See for more details

The Smoking Poet - The Smoking Poet: Call for Submissions - Winter 2007-08:
For full submission guidelines and contact information, visit:

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