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Creating OurStory

Gathering our writers to tell the stories as they should be told - by us, for us.

Location: Found where ever there is consciousness
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Latest Activity: Jun 30, 2015

Our Legacy is Rarely Found in 'His'tory . . .

. . . And when it is, it is tempered to make little of the actual happenings. Dark skins are rendered pale and discoveries are credited to the pupils. Even religions leave out the original worshipers. This has gone on for centuries and sometimes it seems almost impossible to ebb the flow of mis-education.

This will end as we recognize our power. We know what it's like to be that Stranger In A Strange Land first hand. We don't need exotic offlanders to tell that story. Our power is in writing our own stories, telling of our families, writing down our advice, creating our own myths, magical worlds and fantasies to be filmed and shown to the world.

Start now. You are an agent of literary change.

Discussion Forum

So . . . Let's Get to Writing!

Started by Diane. Last reply by Jerry Jackson Sep 10, 2013. 17 Replies

Narrate Africa Book Club

Started by Comaine Phillips Sep 10, 2013. 0 Replies

October Bestsellers at Books of Soul - Where are the black science fiction books?

Started by Eric at BooksofSoul.com. Last reply by Eric at BooksofSoul.com Aug 7, 2011. 4 Replies

The Color Fantasies of Whiteywood

Started by Jon Jolivet. Last reply by Valjeanne Jeffers Sep 26, 2010. 5 Replies

Is it twilight or dawn of the black vampire?

Started by Eric at BooksofSoul.com. Last reply by GeneratrixX Nov 14, 2009. 2 Replies

May Announcements from Books of Soul

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Announcements from Books of Soul

Started by Eric at BooksofSoul.com Apr 30, 2009. 0 Replies

I'm So Torn

Started by Terrence Walker. Last reply by Penelope Dec 1, 2008. 4 Replies

Can the Shareware Model Work For Us?

Started by Terrence Walker. Last reply by Diane Nov 21, 2008. 1 Reply

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Comment by Eric at BooksofSoul.com on April 11, 2011 at 2:07pm
SAVE THE DATE:
The 5th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair in Los Angeles is scheduled for Saturday, June 25th, from 10am to 6pm.
As in our previous festivals, the Book Fair will attract a large number of visitors to the Leimert Park Village for an entertaining day of readings, poetry, and musical entertainment.  The centerpiece will be the Authors Tent where we will gather our community of authors to share and sell their works to the public.
This year, 40 table spaces will be allocated under the Authors Tent to provide an attractive venue for you and your works.  We would like to invite you to reserve your spot under the Authors Tent as soon as possible to guarantee your spot.  The cost will be $125 for a table space.  The deadline for submission is Monday, May 2nd.
An Authors application can be found at our website at http://www.leimertparkbookfair.com/.  Additional details about the space and the event are posted on the application.  More information will be posted on the website.  
Please contact me if you have any questions regarding the event or making a reservation, by sending me an email. 
We would appreciate your help in sharing information about the event with your peers and fans.
Eric Brasley
Authors Coordinator
eric@booksofsoul.com
Comment by Charles Grimmett on January 22, 2010 at 7:32pm
I was sent a link to a young brother Jay Holt and a film he had put together called;The Mighty Anomalies. Please view the film, spread the word and contact him by e-mail with your comments, questions, and criticisms at: Holt_Jay@yahoo.com
Comment by Wendy Raven McNair on October 28, 2009 at 10:36pm
Wish I could (I see Tananarive will be featured). Have you attended in the past? If so, what was it like?
Comment by Eric at BooksofSoul.com on October 28, 2009 at 10:22pm
Does anyone have any information about the LosCon 36 - http://booksofsoul.com/2009/10/loscon-36/ ? Anyone planning to attend?
Comment by Wendy Raven McNair on September 15, 2009 at 1:25pm
Hi Everybody,
As a creator of stories, I wanted to be part of this group of fellow story creators.

My website: http://wendyravenmcnair.com/
Comment by c on January 30, 2009 at 11:34pm
You're invited to contribute to this relay story
http://www.geocities.com/black_sff/
Comment by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin on December 15, 2008 at 3:53pm
Alright, We have about 4 producers signed on. Let's get the products flowing so everyone can get paid.
We have Christmas and Kwanzaa jumping off in little over a week. Let's get on the ball people.

****IF YOU HAVE ITEMS TO SELL PUT THEM IN OUR BLACK SCIENCE FICTION STORE.
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