Charles R. Saunders
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  • Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • Canada
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Blacks in Wonderland Access

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Blacks in SF/fantasy back in the day

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PROPS TO VALJEANNE JEFFERS

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About Me:
I am the author of the Imaro novels, which are more fantasy than science fiction, and also a new novel about an African Amazon named Dossouye, as well as several short stories published in anthologies.

My literary life, which goes back to the early 1970s, has had a lot of ups and downs. I'm now coming out of a down, and movin' on up.

I look forward to interacting with other people who are interested in the black perspective on science fiction and fantasy.
Relationship Status:
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Semi-retired journalist
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http://www.charlessaunderswriter.com

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DOSSOUYE II IS IN THE HOUSE!

Posted on February 2, 2012 at 1:56pm 11 Comments

I am proud to announce that "Dossouye: The Dancers of Mulukau" is now available at http://www.lulu.com. The novel is the sequel to "Dossouye." It's another superlative effort by Sword & Soul Media publisher  Brother Uraeus. And the cover art by Mshindo…

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DAMBALLA IS IN THE HOUSE!

Posted on June 18, 2011 at 1:54pm 5 Comments

 The heyday of the pulp magazines was before my time. I was born during the dying days of that era, and by the time I was old enough to read and appreciate the fiction those magazines published, they were long gone -- in spirit, at least. But I did delve heavily into paperback books, which are the…

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IMARO IV IS IN THE HOUSE!

Posted on December 31, 2009 at 8:47am 3 Comments

It means more than you can imagine for me to be able to say that the fourth book in the Imaro series, Imaro: The Naama War, is now available. It can be ordered directly from:



http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/imaro-the-naama-war/7987470



I first wrote this book nearly 25 years ago. It was to be the apex of the Imaro series. In… Continue

I'M BACK

Posted on November 21, 2009 at 1:29pm 3 Comments

I've been "away" for a while, primarily because an internet glitch prevented me from connecting with BSFS or any of my other ning groups. Thankfully, the problem has been fixed, and you'll be seeing a lot more activity from me here in the future.



As far as news goes, I've recently finished the first draft of my second volume of Dossouye's adventures. Now, it's polishing time.



Also, I've just posted a blog entry about Dossouye's war-bull, Gbo, at my website,… Continue

IMARO FAN CLUB

Posted on October 11, 2009 at 8:57am 0 Comments

I just now became aware (thanks to Milton Davis) of the existence of an Imaro Fan Club on Facebook. Here's the link: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=11182358021.

If anyone on BSFS wants to swell the ranks over there, feel free.

And be sure to check out the interview I did of Milton on my website, www.charlessaunderswriter.com. The Griot tells all!

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I feel like a dolt. I've seen your stuff here at the BSFS for a while but it didn't sink in that it was actually you. Please forgive my glacial slowness for 'doing the math' sir!

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Brother Charles, thank you again for the fantastic review :)!! I'm going to tweet it all over the place :) Have a beautiful weekend!
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Thanks for recommending it to me! I hope you're doing well. Congrats on the new book!
 
 
 

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A robot can cost anywhere between $25,000 and $100,000 but the industrious entrepreneur should be able to find one on the lower end of the spectrum. I'm not here to sell robots, just here to share vision with…

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3D printing the future

Posted by ARCELIUS SCOTT on August 15, 2018 at 11:30am 1 Comment

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/114240903/drawns-3d-printed-range-of-design-furniture?ref=discovery&ref=discovery&term=3d%20printed

As of today Spacefans, the link above shows my new goal for my future in the 3D printing industry. 3D print farms are on the agenda for us to build our own, create our own, and own our own manufacturing methods and processes. After we meet the goal of 3D print farms, we should most definitely set our sights on using industrial articulating robots to "scale up" the manufacturing capability within the community.

A robot can cost anywhere between $25,000 and $100,000 but the industrious entrepreneur should be able to find one on the lower end of the spectrum. I'm not here to sell robots, just here to share vision with…

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Finding your favorite indie Black Age products?

Posted by Turtel Onli on August 14, 2018 at 7:52am 1 Comment

At a time when the indie Black Age of Comics movement is now nation wide with indie conventions in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, New York and San Francisco, a question emerges.  Where do you find a dedicated spinning rack of indie produced / published Black Age products?  Hmmmm?  No where except Chicago at the Du Sable Museum and the urban internet cafe' Copy Cat.  In each of the other markets listed, no rack.  Not even where there is a Black owned comic book store.  The internet alone will not reach the under served market.

This is a great opportunity & challenge foe legal honest industrious folks.  To market and distribute the Black Age of Comics indie products.

OK..... you say were the regular stores contacted?  Of course. ONLI STUDIOS even offered them spinning racks.  They…

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   It's time for a  3rd installment of Afro futurism Lives... Hopefully this       one will be well received.

   I also have books available at amazon.com featuring these heroes 

   invisoned in these ads.

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     Here is the ad for this week.

  

        

   

      check the link below for t shirts and posters...

        https://www.teepublic.com/user/winston5

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Afrofuturism Lives . pt.2

Posted by Winston Blakely on August 3, 2018 at 2:58pm 0 Comments

        Hello, Afrofuturistic enthusiastic fans... time for a new ad promoting this subject.

        This hero is an upcoming self published  character in an anthology that I will revealed in a

         future blog.

          But his name is on the t-shirt attributed to the genre that he is a part of.

          So go ahead and take a look and see what you like.

           My storefront is rapidly growing with images of great interest.

             

                   Here is the link for you to explore my archives of art images.

                       …

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