My wife and I flew down from Maryland (boy, were our arms tired) to attend Alien Encounters II in the ATL. Last year, we attended "I"; "II" did not disappoint us.
Thursday featured a very moving tribute and discussion at the Hammond's House about L.A. Banks who passed away this summer. Leslie was a phenomenal writer and overall good person. She touched a lot of lives and broke many barriers for speculative fiction writers of color.
Friday, was devoted to…Continue
the comic never got off the ground, but I dig his crazy urban energy and his ability to capture my characters. He did it for free. Dark Horse turned us down. Maybe someday…Continue
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I was pleased to attend the authors' discussion and book signing at Auburn Avenue Research library. This Alien Encounters topic was "Beyond Twilight and Harry Potter: Speculative Fiction for Young Adults of Color." The dicussion was timely, interesting, and important. I'm sad that I missed the other sessions, I was knee deep in finishing…Continue
Just wanted everyone to know that my book Lucero #0 was released today. This is her 3rd Solo book. If you would like to check the book out you can go to http://indyplanet.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=6213 or if you would like to check out all of her stuff go to www.indyplanet.com and use the keyword Lucero to find all her stuff. Thanks.
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My new book is out “How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend” horror, science fiction, fiction and poetry available eBook and pdf from Amazon, etc $4.99 and paper next week. Check my site for updates
Reviewers: let me know if you want a copy.
What's happening fam :)? My Probe giveaway went very well, so I've decided to giveaway 2 pdf copies of my first novel Immortal. I think it's a great way to generate publicity for my upcoming novels Immortal 4: Collision of Time & The Switch: Clockwork. And I'll be doing some other promos as well :).
So, I'll give 2 free copies of Immortal to the first 2 people who email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Hello, everybody! I managed to catch only a part of The History Detectives last night, but from what I saw, I thought it would make a good, if short blog.
Back in around 1952 or so, Fawcett Books published Romance Comic Books. To tie in with this trend and capture a whole new audience, a white man named Roy Ald created and wrote "Negro Romance," a series that had runs of 100,000 issues each. But due to poor sales and other pressures of the times, only 3 issues were ever…Continue
Screenwriters! There is an interview online today with John Truby, author of "Anatomy of Story."
Call: (TODAY!) Sunday, October 23rd, 2 pm Pacific, 5 pm EST, 4 PM CST
Dial: 712 432 0075; Pin#: 4392082#
Get on the line if you can!
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An erotic, science fiction tale of betrayal and rebirth.
"In the instant
before he lifted her face to his strange puckered mouth she saw them. Stripes of
brown and orange all over his body, and a dozen suction caps lined his chest..."
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Did you know that the game industry is swallowing music and sound design artists? Having you're own record label and selling cds out of car are not the only ways to a be major success in music. As game systems and PCs have become more powerful the demand for talented audio engineers and artists have went through the roof! When you think about it, video games would be pretty bad if there were no sound in them. The beautiful score in the…Continue
War is never the answer. I find peace in uncertainty. My ideals are my rock. My fortitude . . .the river that runs through it. Change is never easy, but neither is love.
Adobe has pulled out all the stops for there flash player 11! The major news is there cool support for hardware focused 3D Modeling. This is awsome news for a lot of flash animators and developers.
"Stage 3D, previously codenamed "Molehill," is a new method/model of 2D and 3D rendering…Continue
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The story goes like this:
In the age of flight schools there were communities that taught young people of
all tribes and ages. At these schools they learned about science, problem…