Thursday, December 20, 2007

Bulletins & Other News: Dec. 20, 2007

One of the best sites on the web for science fiction news is Locus Online! Check it out at:

Kevin Lucia - Ray Bradbury on Writing Perseverence
"We're doing Bradbury in school now, and I found this clip - very good" You can view it here

Tor Books - Releasing 1/2 from Tor Books
Here's what's releasing 01/02/2008:

New Podcast: Spider Robinson on Variable Star, Pt1
New podcast posted today: "Spider Robinson discusses writing Variable Star, Part 1" | | | Facebook Group |

Gary Starta - Paranormal Gift
I would like to invite you to check out my paranormal/suspense novel Blood Web now available at these links:
Read an excerpt and buy the ebook at:
See the paperback and buy at:

Word Weavers - Like to Read? Like to Watch Movies?
"Word Weavers is looking for a dependable book and movie buff who would be willing to post weekly movie reviews. However, the movie must be based on a book and you must have both read the book and seen the movie. The reviews would then consist of your comparison of book to movie. This includes all books to movies ever made, it does not have to be new books into movies. For more information, please email: with Movie Review in the headline or message Jenna at"

"Head on over to the Word Weavers MySpace Page to see this feature and more!"
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Dark Horse Comics - Grendel Contest on Dark
"In honor of Matt Wagner's newly released mini-series, Grendel: Behold the Devil (written and drawn by Wagner), we're throwing a contest. Enter to win and you may be walking away with one of these great Grendel prize pack. Click here to enter!"

Dusk Before the Dawn - Guest review at SF Signal
"Those wonderful gents in their typing machines at SF Signal invited me to guest review the novel 2012: The War for Souls by Whitley Strieber. Give it a read, and check out their SF Tidbits, Reviews, Tubebits and Mind Meld series. Theirs is the top group SciFi Blog in the verse, and it entertains me greatly (this is where my son and I guffawed all night at the Mr. T World of Warcraft commercials) ~ Larry"

News worth reposting:
Are We Alone? - No new episode of "Are We Alone" this week
Seth and Molly are putting a show together, but it won't be ready today, so it'll be available (fingers crossed) on the 24th. In the mean time, be sure to give a listen of the most recent episode entitled "Sputnik: 50 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks Later" at:

PLANET LOVECRAFT - Planet Lovecraft #1 available now!
"What a long, strange trip it's been... Over the past several months I've been acting as Art Director for an illustrated horror magazine called Planet Lovecraft - and it's finally available for purchase! Head on over to and pick up a copy - heck, pick up TWO copies, your mom will want one too - and check out the comix, articles and interviews. It's 56 pages of black and white, Lovecraftian horror!"

Jeremy C. Shipp, Dark Fiction Writer - My short story accepted for Cemetery Dance
"I just received the email this morning. My story "Inside" has been accepted for Cemetery Dance. This is my first CD acceptance, and I'm very excited, to say the least. This has been a dream of mine for years. Happytimes ~ Jeremy" (Congrats to Jerermy ~ Jim)

Multiple posters - Save Dark Discoveries Magazine
There have been multiple posts regarding Dark Discoveries Magazine, and the current situation it is in. Click on this link if you would like to find out more about Dark Discoveries Magazine, the situation it is in, and how you can help.

The Edge of Propinquity - Volume 24, December 2007
Below is a list of the featured stories in Volume 24 of The Edge of Propinquity: You can look over the Edge at:

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