June 9 (Thursday) 7 pm — Celebrate the publication of MIDNIGHT BOWLING with "reading, beers, and open lanes" at Village Lanes (330 N Hardee St, Durham) -- Midnight Bowling is Carolina Wren Press' 2016 release, "set against the backdrop of the Galaxy Bowling Lanes in Sandusky, Ohio, in the 1970s and '80s– a time when working-class America, and its favorite sport, was rolling into decline."
June 11 (Saturday) 4 pm — The Cary Commons Barnes & Noble hosts Rysa Walker for her "Timebound" series, as part of the B&N Teen BookFest; other local B&N stores are hosting additional local authors, so check your local B&N event listings!
July 24 (Sunday) 6 pm — 11th annual "Can't Stop the Serenity" charity screening of the Firefly film Serenity.
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Monthly Archives: March 2010
Due to ongoing issues receiving e-mail directed @bullspec.com addresses (including missed submissions without any failure message to the recipient!), I’ve changed to a new mail host. There will likely be some transition period while different DNS servers update, and I … Continue reading
As I mentioned over on BULL SPEC’s Facebook page there will be a serious array of desserts at the launch party, thanks to the lovely and talented (and infinitely patient) Mrs. BULL SPEC. She saw a blog post on Will Gwaltny’s … Continue reading
Over a hastily constructed and eaten sandwich for lunch, some photos posted onto the Bull Spec Facebook photo page: Going from proofing the first issue: To receiving the first shipment: To finding it in the store: I didn’t take a … Continue reading
By Monday, Durham (The Regulator Bookshop, Sci-Fi Genre Comics & Games) and Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill Comics, Internationalist Books) had their first stack of copies in stock. Tuesday saw Raleigh get some BULL SPEC #1 love at Quail Ridge Books … Continue reading
Shipping. Blurbage. Submissions status. Or: “It’s compressive, intelligent, and enlightening.” And open!
Well, I’ve printed a holiday greeting cards list number of shipping labels… but no UPS truck in sight. So a quick update on two topics. Blurbage! From Tim Deal of Shroud Publishing, on my interview of D. Harlan Wilson: “It’s … Continue reading
You are (well, everybody is!) cordially/enthusiastically invited to the BULL SPEC #1 launch party on Tuesday the 23rd of March at 7 PM! The host will be Durham’s The Regulator Bookshop on 9th Street. (720 Ninth Street to be exact.) So … Continue reading