Sunday, November 11, 2007

Bulletins & Other News: Nov. 11, 2007

Nick Lyons - New Book Press Release
"Press release for FIREBREATHING FANTASY TRIVIA ~ Flame On!"

"Newington, CT. – Fantasy fans will soon have a new way to test their knowledge with the new release from Ladder Press, Firebreathing Fantasy Trivia.
Inside these pages, readers will find hundreds of trivia, clue, fill-in-the-blank, and multiple choice questions. In addition, there are drawing and acting games for two or more players. From Potter, Pirates, and Princesses to Muppets, Magic, and Monty Python, this trivia book contains questions from timeless Fantasy film and television classics to new favorites."

FIRBREATHING FANTASY TRIVIA is available at Nick's first book ATTACK OF THE SCI-FI TRIVIA is also available at Amazon.

Are We Alone? - Next show available November 12, 2007 - "Skeptical Sunday: Risky Business"
"Find out why we worry about all the wrong things and don't fret enough about things that really are a threat, as we examine the science - and psychology - of risk." Featured guests:

More details can be found at: Give it a listen:

Kevin Lucia - 2008 Coach's Midnight Diner Opens for Submissions
"Hey folks, Coach's Midnight Diner: Second Edition, (not the official title), is opening for submissions November 15th, and will be released around October 2008. See blog for more details."

Fantasy Scribbler (aka Robert Marston Fanney) - First Draft of Luthiel's Song "The War of Mists" cover art
Take a look at the beautiful art by Marek Orem:

Willie Meikle - Sneak Preview of my new book cover
The artwork for the cover of "The Sirens" has just been completed. Have a sneak preview at
"The Sirens" will be released soon from Black Death Books, and be sure to take a look at Willie's homepage for more details.

Clarkesworld Magazine / Wyrm Publishing - November Clarkesworld with Ken Scholes and Rebecca Ore
The November issue of Clarkesworld Magazine features fiction by Ken Scholes and Rebecca Ore, non-fiction by Jeff Vandermeer, and Tobias Buckell's interview with Sean Williams.

Margaret Weis - Dragons of Autumn Twilight Movie Release Date
"We have a release date! And the cover of the DVD! See both at the website: ~ Margaret"

News worth reposting:
Sylvia Engdahl, SF author & space advocate - See my new video trailer!
I'm excited about my new video trailer for my adult novel Stewards of the Flame, which you can see either on my Stewards of the Flame profile page or in the video section of my personal profile page. I produced it myself, which was lots of fun -- I'd never done anything like that before. Let me know what you think!

Dark Horse Comics - Making of a Comic: Grendel - Behold the Devil #1
Here's your chance to see how a comic book is put together -- from conception to completion. This month we're featuring Grendel: Behold the Devil. For the first time in over a decade, Matt Wagner returns to the character that made him famous to reveal the biggest secret of Rose's illustrious and bloody career as Grendel! Check it out now at!

Plague - Chapter 9 Out of the Frying Pan
The second part of chapter 9 is posted at:

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

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.
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Kelly James - New Short Story Published
"My short story WORMS is in the +Horror Library+ this month! Please stop by and give it a read at: Don't forget to sign the guest book! Thanks ~ Kelly"

Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest - Issue 11 now available
Go to this URL to order:

Matt Browne - Press release of new sci-fi novel - The Future Happens Twice
New science fiction writer Matt Browne explores the ramifications of identical twins born years apart in THE FUTURE HAPPENS TWICE (Book 1 in the trilogy: THE PERENNIAL PROJECT, ISBN: 978-1844018307, Published by Athena Press, London)

"For decades scientists have dreamed of sending deep-frozen humans on interstellar missions. But until this dream comes true, they must settle for a much simpler technique available: the freezing of human embryos. However, long distance space travel of this nature poses other challenges, none more so than the management of artificial pregnancies and how to raise the children produced."

Find out more at: and

Jordan M. Bobe - The Retreat:
The Retreat Coming 12/17/07 to all Major bookstores and or available now directly from the publisher:
For more information, go to the "The Retreat" FAQ.

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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