Monthly Archives: October 2011

Quail Ridge Books gets ready for a run of events.

The November events newsletter is just about ready, but I wanted to give a little bit of space to Quail Ridge Books this evening, as they’re hosting a run of sf events in November and into December. First up is … Continue reading

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Fantasy novel from a Connecticut 13 year old with Crohn’s Disease.

http://www.sarah-story.com/sarahs-writing/ Chronicles a bit of the struggles of a young girl with Crohn’s Disease, and talks about her short fantasy novel which was self-published in Nook, Kindle, and (free) ePub form. It’s not the greatest story ever told (contemporary fantasy, … Continue reading

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Closing to poetry submissions until (at least) January.

Hey all. Still open for fiction until (planned) December 1, but we’re now closed to poetry submissions until (at least) January. I’ve updated the guidelines page to reflect this. We’ve got a full slate of poetry through issue 8 and … Continue reading

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Bull Spec contributors at World Fantasy Conference 2011

The 2011 World Fantasy Conference program is out, along with day-by-day event listings. As San Diego is a bit of a walk from Durham, once again I’ll live vicariously through poking through the program and filtering for Bull Spec contributors. THURSDAY: 9 … Continue reading

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Breaking event news: Quail Ridge Books to host L.E. Modesitt Jr. for SCHOLAR on Wednesday, Nov 9 at 7:30 pm

Quail Ridge Books event manager Rene Martin let me know that L.E. Modesitt Jr. will be coming to town for a reading of Scholar, the latest in his Imager Portfolio series, on Wednesday, November 9th at 7:30 PM: Bio from … Continue reading

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Last minute call for advertisers for issue 7.

Well, this is pretty much a cut and paste job from a few months ago, but: Still haven’t sold the back cover ($250) or both front inside cover ($150) and back inside cover ($100) for issue 7. Full color, 8.5×11. … Continue reading

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Some ‘new-new’ updates to the newsletter and some other fun bits.

One of the first things which always happens when I send out the monthly events newsletter is: I immediately learn of several things coming up which I didn’t include in the newsletter. For the events, I did go back and … Continue reading

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Three bits of local author news.

Three bits of local author news, in order of when I heard about them: Dan Campbell, Michael Jasper, and Richard Dansky. Dan Campbell‘s short story “Where Sea and Sky Kiss” was published this morning at Daily Science Fiction. Sent to … Continue reading

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Spec Poetry News: The Moment of Change

Rose Lemberg has announced the Table of Contents for The Moment of Change: An Anthology of Feminist Speculative Poetry, and it will include three poems and three poets who appeared (or soon will appear) in Bull Spec! Athena Andreadis’ poem … Continue reading

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As of late last night, this is what you’ll get if you submit a story:

Thanks for sending a story to Bull Spec! We are indeed open and reading submissions as of October 1, and yours has been received and tagged into the submissions process. Where it goes from here is: a first reader (right … Continue reading

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