Monthly Archives: June 2012

Local Author release day: James Maxey’s Hush, book 2 in The Dragon Apocalypse

Congratulations to Hillsborough author James Maxey, whose second fantasy series for Solaris Books has just doubled in size. Quickly on the heels of January’s Greatshadow is book 2 of The Dragon Apocalypse, Hush: “The invulnerable, super-strong warrior Infidel has a … Continue reading

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ConTemporal Day 1

Photos: Notes: Wow. For the first day of a brand new convention, there was a lot of energy, lots and lots of art, and things just went really smoothly. Well done! It is pretty hard to fit even two years … Continue reading

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ConTemporal Week, Friday: Registration, and Pirates!

Registration for ConTemporal opens today at 12 pm, at which time you can also start registering for the various author Salons — intimate 10-person conversations with many of the guest authors and artists of the convention. As for me, I … Continue reading

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ConTemporal Week, Thursday: Meet hashtag #contemporal2012

I’m looking forward to setting up a Bull Spec and local authors display on Artists Alley tomorrow, but for today, which officially kicks off ConTemporal with this evenings dinner and concert festivities, I want to simply introduce you to the … Continue reading

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ConTemporal Week, Wednesday: Natania Barron is ConTemporal Bound

Local author (and 3-time fiction contributor, 3-time non-fiction contributor, and incoming Bull Spec fiction co-editor!) Natania Barron is ConTemporal Bound — though she doesn’t exactly have far to go. She’s posted her panel schedule, which includes a 10-person salon discussion … Continue reading

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ConTemporal Week, Tuesday: Something you might forget to bring…

Why yes, it’s still ConTemporal week, with festivities getting started with Thursday evenings Guest of Honor dinner and concert (does anybody know if tickets are still available for these?) and continuing all weekend. I don’t have much to add today, … Continue reading

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ConTemporal Week!

It’s ConTemporal Week here in the Triangle, with things getting started with the guest of honor dinner this Thursday and continuing through closing ceremonies (and beyond to one last Maker swap meet) on Sunday. I’ll be there Friday and Saturday, … Continue reading

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Maker Faire tomorrow! Free RPG Day, too! M. David Blake is interviewed! Exciting things!

First: I hope as many of you as humanly possible were among the 40+ who went to see and hear Kevin Hearne at Flyleaf Books last Tuesday, and were able to do more than stop by Jeremy Whitley’s Princeless event … Continue reading

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Bull Spec Newsletter for June 2012

Vol 2. No. 5, Thursday, June 7, 2012: Wow, did May fly by or what? New books (Mark L. Van Name’s No Going Back, John Claude Bemis’s The Prince Who Fell From the Sky complete with launch party extravaganza last … Continue reading

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