August 2011 Blog Posts (45)

TAFF 2012 Race is Seeking Candidates - tell your friends and fans



The Trans-Atlantic Fan Fund is looking for candidates for the 2012 Eastbound TAFF trip.  Candidates must be nominated by 5 SF fans known to the current TAFF administrators, John Coxon, Anne Gray, and Brian Gray. Three of those nominators must be resident in North America and two resident in Europe. In addition to their nominations, prospective candidates have to submit a written platform (not exceeding 101 words), a deposit of $20, and a pledge to take the TAFF trip in 2012 if they win.…

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Added by Anne Gray on August 31, 2011 at 6:13pm — No Comments

Navigating The New World Of Publishing

Hello All,

 

I'm guest blogging and would like to hear your opinions:

 

Anyone with access to a word processor and the Internet can become a published author, but most do not become…

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Added by Deatri King-Bey on August 31, 2011 at 2:02pm — 1 Comment

Tips: Hiring an Editor

A useful article for writers, authored by Mark Nichol.  Good guidance for freelance nonfiction articles as well as  fiction manuscripts.

 

http://www.dailywritingtips.com/how-to-hire-an-editor/

Added by Zizi on August 30, 2011 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

360BEYOND - A Journey Into Creative Thought with Shawn Alleyne

Interview with Shawn Alleyne

If you are not familiar with this illustrator, you should. Professional and creative, read this post and he maybe your next go to artist for your next project.

Added by PHARAOH aka NUBIAN7 on August 29, 2011 at 9:22pm — No Comments

360BEYOND - A Journey Into Creative Thought.

360BEYOND is all about creativity & its creators - YOU! Here is post about Chicago Comic Con which was held a few weeks ago.

http://360beyond.blogspot.com/2011/08/walk-down-artist-alley-wizard-world.html

Added by PHARAOH aka NUBIAN7 on August 29, 2011 at 9:17pm — No Comments

The Conclusion of 'The Priestess Saga' looms near....

It's been an exciting run since our three stalwart travelers set out on an epic quest from the Valley to learn the fate of the Aesir Mariners. The brave trio consisting of the Valley Knight, Chief of the Aesir and the plucky kid Little Fish have traveled across time and distances unimaginable to mortal men! Together they have faced powerful   …

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Added by H. Wolfgang Porter on August 29, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Equinox: Last Scion - Chapter 8

Chapter 8 - Welcome to Providence 

We, I mean me and the Hat, walked for what seemed like days. The desert gave way to a road. It was paved but no cars ever seemed to travel along it. We walked for three days and didn't see anything. I knew I should be getting hungry or thirsty, but…

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Added by Thaddeus on August 29, 2011 at 2:50am — 1 Comment

Hyde - Chapter 2

I hate Hub City. I grew up here and I remember it being a better city then. But that is because I didn't know what I know now. My father was Vince Carlucci. I didn't know what he did for a living but we lived well and I never wanted for anything. I found out when I was a teenager, my father was a member of a criminal organization. But he always told me I could be anything I wanted and I wanted more…

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Added by Thaddeus on August 27, 2011 at 12:13pm — 4 Comments

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Added by Incus Interactive Productions on August 25, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Hyde - Chapter 1

If you commit a crime in Hub City, it's said the wind will carry your sin to him. Pray the police find you, before He does.

 

I was a policeman in another life. I can't say I was the best, but I certainly wasn't the worst. In Hub City, it was a brutal life, violent and often…

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Added by Thaddeus on August 25, 2011 at 1:30am — 4 Comments

'Daemonblood' by Ben Counter

My Warhammer 40k experience is coming along nicely. I have become inured to the blood and gore and now have one favorite that stands out, 'Daemonblood' by Ben Counter. The female character is fighting a lost battle along with an Ultramarine, and his soul is overtaken in front of her by Parmenides, Prince of Nurgle, Plague God. As Castus' soul was being devoured, he was struggling to stay connected to his memories as an Ultramarine, and I really loved how the author described the difficulties…

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Added by Ariel Stewart on August 24, 2011 at 9:38pm — 1 Comment

“Enforcing Reason And Science Since 1492” Page 22 of Goatwater, the webcomic. .

 

Goatwater is updated every Tuesday!

If you don't dream any other day of the week, dream with me on Tuesdays.

 

Goatwater is written and illustrated by Tiffany Osedra Miller/aka Bassagirl.

 

Click here to read a transcript of this page:…

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Added by Bassagirl on August 24, 2011 at 9:01am — No Comments

LIVE FROM KHENSET - TRANSMISSION FROM THE FUTURE WORLD OF RENPET



LIVE FROM KHENSET - Flash Winter hits during the evening, twins in hospital exhibiting elemental abilities.



LIVE FROM KHENSET - Local residence gather in square to remember the day of their…

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Added by Djadja N Medjay on August 23, 2011 at 6:02pm — No Comments

LIVE FROM KHENSET - TRANSMISSION FROM THE FUTURE WORLD OF RENPET


LIVE FROM KHENSET - Indigo skies show signs of a possible Flash Winter. Be on the alert.


LIVE FROM KHENSET - MOTHER GIVES BIRTH TO TWINS WHO EXHIBIT NO DETECTABLE ABILITIES. DOCTORS ARE BAFFLED.

Added by Djadja N Medjay on August 21, 2011 at 10:22am — No Comments

My Warhammer 40k Experience

I gotta say, reading Warhammer 40k has, so far, been a gross, hacking, slashing, eviscerating experience. I have been reading it for two reasons. I need ideas for imagery and short story formats. 

 

It has actually been pretty helpful as far as the formats. I am learning a lot. However, reading nothing but stories riddled with phrases like "a casual flick of its bladed leg licked out and eviscerated Brother Mellius quicker than the eye could follow. His shorn halves collapsed…

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Added by Ariel Stewart on August 20, 2011 at 6:47pm — 4 Comments

Augmenting Reality: Building a Game Layer on Top of the World

J.S. put me on the spot at ONYXCON today about not being on this site as much... so what I've been up to is shifting my focus slightly from virtual reality to Augmented Reality (AR).  

 

 

Augmented Reality (AR) technology has been in use since the 1990s, but a recognizable consumer market…

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Added by NettieB on August 19, 2011 at 6:08pm — 1 Comment

LIVE FROM KHENSET - TRANSMISSION FROM THE FUTURE WORLD OF RENPET

LIVE FROM KHENSET - Unknown energy is felt amongst local residence. Indescribable light seen around Null Zone.



LIVE FROM KHENSET - An influx of Psychic Energy has bombarded the Cradle. The Turn and the Police have been…

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Added by Djadja N Medjay on August 18, 2011 at 2:48pm — No Comments

LOOKS LIKE BLACK SCIENCE FICTION SOCIETY WILL BE AT ONYXCON!!!

GOOD MORNING AND THANK YOU. LOOKS LIKE BLACK SCIENCE FICTION SOCIETY WILL BE AT ONYXCON!!!



I WANT TO PERSONALLY THANK EACH OF YOU THAT SUPPORTED US ON THIS EFFORT.

I ALSO WANT TO THANK THOSE THAT WANTED TO GIVE BUT COULD NOT AT THIS TIME.

I WANT TO THANK EACH AND EVERY MEMBER FOR YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND JUST JOINING US ON THIS JOURNEY. THE OUTPOURING OF SUPPORT HAS…

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Added by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin on August 18, 2011 at 6:08am — 1 Comment

LIVE FROM KHENSET - TRANSMISSION FROM THE FUTURE WORLD OF RENPET

LIVE FROM KHENSET - Within the last week there have been rising tensions in The Cradle.

 

LIVE FROM KHENSET - A skirmish over Vision Seeds has resulted in an casualty in the First Neighborhood. Broadcast in the shadow hour.

Added by Djadja N Medjay on August 17, 2011 at 3:13pm — No Comments

FOUR BULLETS FOR DILLON Update

I hope you’ve been saving up your milk money for next month because that’s when FOUR BULLETS FOR DILLON will at last be available from Pulpwork Press.  The exact date will be announced soon.  But in the meantime, here’s something for you to look forward to.  A little something to sweeten the deal, so to speak.

 

First, some history: back in 2005, those of us who were writing for FRONTIER got the bright idea to produce a comic book: FRONTIER PUBLISHING PRESENTS.  And after a lot…

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Added by Derrick Ferguson on August 17, 2011 at 10:29am — No Comments

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Question on Grad School Program of Neuroscience

Posted by AL Bey on November 19, 2017 at 2:33pm 0 Comments

Hello Peeps,

Currently I'm in the final stages of applying for a grad program at Michigan State called Literary Neuroscience. This program has had "general" internet info circulating for maybe only 7 years, with arguably a location of no more than 5 schools in the whole USA. After taking the GRE today and sending out my scores to these scores, I was curious in wondering, "Are there any predominantly/historically black schools that house programs with similar combined studies of literature and cognition?" Even though the term "literary neuroscience" is relatively new, I'm sure the concept isn't. As an old saying goes, "There is nothing new under the Sun." Plus, one of thee world's foremost conventional experts on Brain Surgery & Neuroscience is renown doctor/author, Ben Carson, also from Detroit, MI. If anyone has answers and/or feedback to this vital question, let me know. And even if I do end up in Michigan, East Lansing is likely to be somewhat of a post-gentrified Nu…

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CHALLENGE!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by KENNETH E JAMES on November 18, 2017 at 12:53pm 0 Comments

That's right i said it Challenge for the week if you are an Artist,Writer, whatever the case. If you are a writer do 10 Pages a day for the next week and prove it by Saturday the 25th. That is 70 pages by one week. Now here is the caveat you have to do it in the time frame of your normal day if you cant than try using an hour by hour schedule to see what you are doing that is wasting some time. Nuff said we are all adults here we go! 

WINTERMAN COMICS #1

Posted by Geoff Thorne on November 17, 2017 at 12:32pm 2 Comments

Also, I launched my comics line last month with WINTERMAN COMICS #1

#2 drops at the end of this month and so on. In 2018 three new titles will arrive in a very interesting way.

The comics are sold digital-only on AMAZON (for now. other outlets when i get some free time to make the appropriate files)



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