November 2009 Blog Posts (10)

Nalo Hopkinson - Bid on getting your name in an upcoming novel of hers!

My fiance and I are running for TAFF, the Trans-Atlantic Fan Fund. As a fundraiser for the fund, we got together with our fellow candidate, Frank Wu, and organized a few auctions for the fan fund.



I asked a number of authors I know to donate "Tuclerizations" to the auction - to offer to use the name of the fan who wins the auction in an upcoming novel or short story. I am very excited that Nalo… Continue

Added by Anne Gray on November 30, 2009 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

2012- Brief Review & a Question about the Ending

Okay. First things first, this post is going to include a big phat SPOILER. So this is your official SPOILER alert. If you don't want to hear about the ending of this movie, stop reading, go away, get out of here now! After this however, abandon all ye hope! So...moving on...



Saw this flick over the Thankstaking holidays, part of family ritual and my Pops loves this kind of thing. Wasn't going to see it because I just thought it'd be a silly blockbuster--even though the apocalyptic… Continue

Added by Djeli on November 28, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

REVIEWS! REVIEWS! REVIEWS! (Cross Post)

Here's what folks are already saying about the first issue of PRODIGAL: EGG OF FIRST LIGHT…





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Added by Geoff Thorne on November 27, 2009 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

I'M BACK

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

Added by Charles R. Saunders on November 21, 2009 at 1:29pm — 3 Comments

300 Spartans, 1 Million Persians & The Altering of History

*Always like combining speculative fiction & politics--two of my favorite things. Wrote this review/analysis originally back in 2007, but since there's word they're making a sequel for 300 (why gods!?! why?!?), thought it'd be relevant anyway...





written March 2007



So I saw 300 last week. Driven by action, the movie had… Continue

Added by Djeli on November 20, 2009 at 3:00pm — 9 Comments

Just Picked Up Some Mileston Comics..

I just picked up Hardware #1 and ICON: A Hero’s Welcome of the Milestone Universe. I’m eagerly anticipating the new joint by McDuffie.…







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Added by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin on November 12, 2009 at 3:06pm — 3 Comments

Working on a new short story and novel...

I am currently working on a science-fiction short story and a fantasy novel. They're both coming along nicely!

Added by Arnold Wolf on November 10, 2009 at 8:22pm — 1 Comment

Check out My Short Story

My short story, "My Soul to Free" has been published by Expanded Horizons. This one is very special to me, as it was inspired by my trip home to Sierra Leone - tracing my ancestry, going home and writing this story - life's truly a journey.

http://expandedhorizons.net/magazine/?page_id=887

Added by Veronica Henry on November 4, 2009 at 9:57am — 5 Comments

Ain't The Twenty-First Century Fun?

Hearing what that Fat sack of festering feces ( Rush Limpburger) burbled on the propaganda network about President Obama and his appearance at the final coming home at Dover AFB of the Afghan War's dead, and the

fact that none, zero, nein, there callled him out on it, fills me with a disgust. The mainstream news media allows such hatewhippers as Limperoo to getaway with this by allowing them to mask themselves with "political entertainers." They held themselves shocked with the same froth… Continue

Added by Whiyayul & Diop Malvi on November 1, 2009 at 4:27pm — 6 Comments

A Time Traveller's Career Advice

Reasonable men adjust themselves to their environment. Unreasonable men attempt to change their environment to suit themselves. Therefore all progress is the work of unreasonable men.

-- George Bernard Shaw



History is often unkind to unreasonable men. But I also know that nothing is every accomplished by reasonable men. They are content with the status quo. They exploit and profit on the frailties of the human condition without making any changes to improve that… Continue

Added by Thaddeus on November 1, 2009 at 3:30pm — 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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