Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Bulletins & Other News: March. 04, 08

Word Weavers - Features: Jessica L. Gardner, Mark D. Gerson, Thom Futrell
It’s time for the weekly features at Word Weavers! Head on over to http://www.myspace.com/weaversofwords and check out these three great authors!

  • Author Feature ~ Jessica Lynne Gardner
  • Writing Excerpt ~ From "The Voice of the Muse: Answering the Call to Write" by: Mark David Gerson
  • Spotlight Trading Card ~ Thom Futrell/TG Reaper
Word Weavers Releases Reverence of Rune Poetry Anthology!!
Reverence of Rune the first Word Weavers Poetry Anthology is now available on Lulu.com: http://www.lulu.com/content/2148485

Fantasy Submissions Still Open!!

If you have a short fantasy story sitting around collecting dust, or if you have one you just need to polish up, send it to wwanthologysubmissons@gmail.com for the upcoming Fantasy Anthology!
You can find the guidelines at http://www.myspace.com/anthologysubmissions

Requiem for the Damned Horror Anthology Available Now!!
The Word Weavers Horror Anthology "Requiem for the Damned" is now available for purchase at Lulu.com. This collection of the macabre contains stories from some of the best minds in horror today.
With fantastic cover and interior art by John Stanton, edited by Jennifer L. Miller and Jordan Bobe and formatted by Cassandra Lee. This book will keep you up at night, get your copy today!
Due to graphic sex and violence, parental discretion is advised. http://www.lulu.com/content/2088659
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Lincoln Crisler - Despairs and Delights Now On Sale!
Despairs & Delights, published by Arctic Wolf, contains ten dark and twisted stories, including two never-before-seen! Available NOW on Amazon and B&N!

Heather S. Ingemar - Heat of the Moment Booksigning, March 29th
"I'm on my way to another booksigning for "The Heat of the Moment!" On March 29th I'll be at the Hastings Entertainment in Walla Walla, WA, starting at 2pm. I hope to see you there!"

Murky Depths - For US not UK
If you live in the States you won't have to pay high postal and shipping rates for the new 28-page full-colour comic from The House of Murky Depths (that's Murky Depths' publishing arm). Death and The Maiden 4 is available direct from IndyPlanet for just $4.95. The much shorter Episodes 1, 2 & 3 feature in the first three issues of Murky Depths, available from the Murky Shop at the website.

Erica Spindler - New Book!!!
"I've started researching my next novel, tentatively title BLOOD WINE, a gruesome thriller set in California's alluring wine country. Read all about my assistant and I's adventures on my blog.
I've also added a blog to my official website: http://blog.ericaspindler.com/ I hope to keep you updated as the new book develops. Thanks for reading! ~ Erica Spindler"

Stuart Clark - Another great review for Project U.L.F.
"My sci-fi novel, Project U.L.F. got another nice review over at Myshelf.com. To read it, click here: http://www.myshelf.com/scifi_fantasy/08/projectulf.htm"

Lawrence Dagstine - Speculative Fiction Author - Lawrence Dagstine is "One Credit" away from the BIG 300!
"Short Story Author, Lawrence Dagstine is ONE short story away from the BIG 300... Three Hundred Paying, Print, and Online Publishing Credits in twelve years of writing genre fiction.
For more news, visit his MySpace profile: http://www.myspace.com/LAWRENCEDAGSTINE or homepage: http://www.lawrencedagstine.com/ "

News worth reposting:
Are We Alone? - Next show available March 3, 2008: "The Early Bird Gets the Wormhole"
Here's a time-saver: ditch that car and find your local wormhole. You'll be transported from your front door to Pilates - or to a piazza in Rome, if you prefer - faster than you can say "instant messaging."
We'll get reaction from a physicist and science-fiction fans to the movie "Jumper," that explores the idea of teleportation, and find out whether a wormhole commute is really possible.
Also, futuristic modes of transportation that have yet to crowd the skies: jet packs and flying cars. Whatever happened to them? And, what travel will be like in the year 2050.
| You can listen to this and other episodes at: http://radio.seti.org/

Isaac - William Shatner Announces Contest to Find the Next Sci-Fi Star
Check this URL for further details: http://www.foxcentraloregon.com/entertainment/3547907.html

Jessica Lynne Gardner - The "Edward Ballister" Project
"There is a project taking place of great magnitude that just might change horror novels FOREVER. We are currently calling it "Edward Ballister". Jeff Ezell (profile name: "Wish World" on my top 10) has come up with a clever way for horror writers to meet, network and put their twisted minds together to produce a one-of-a-kind horror novel. There ARE plans of publishing this book so if there are any interested publishers out there please let us know ;)

Interested writers may contact Jeff through the Edward Ballister page or Wish World page for more information:

The Smoking Poet - The Smoking Poet Spring Issue 2008 - Online Now
Visit The Smoking Poet today!: http://thesmokingpoet.tripod.com

Jennings Grove - Chapter 9: Third Night, Part VI
Part VI of Chapter 9 is now live! Read more at: http://jenningsgrove.gravesidetales.com

Clarkesworld Magazine / Wyrm Publishing - March Issue of Clarkesworld Magazine
"The March issue of Clarkesworld Magazine features new stories by Jay Lake and Stephen Dedman, an interview with Kage Baker and commentary by Ekaterina Sedia. This month's cover art is "Nomad" by Pascal Blanché". - http://clarkesworldmagazine.com

Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest - The Next Fix by Matt Wallace available for order
"If there is a party at the end of the universe, Matt Wallace's The Next Fix will be the drug of choice. Two-time Parsec Award-winning author teams with Apex Publications for a new collection of 12 short stories and one novella.

With characters as gritty as Sam Spade but as real as your next-door neighbor, The Next Fix cooks up a cocktail of futuristic trips that range from haunting to comedic to don't-turn-out-the-lights. Preorders begin March 1 at: http://www.apexbookcompany.com."

Dark Horse Comics - Chapter 2 of Shaman Warrior eComic is Live!
One of the best-selling manhwa epics of all time is now available to read right here on DH.com! Shaman Warrior is a lavishly illustrated, violent fantasy epic with breakneck action sequences, imaginative characters, and moments of pure horror that will appeal to fans of Blade of the Immortal and Lone Wolf and Cub. Stay with us on this exciting adventure, as a new chapter will be added every friday. Don't miss out on this DH.com exclusive! Click here to check it out!

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