Author Archives: Natania

Local author release day: Stellarnet Rebel by J. L. Hilton and Darkness Falls by Cate Tiernan

Congratulations are due to local author J.L. Hilton, whose debut novel, Stellarnet Rebel, is out today from Carina Press! Welcome to Asteria, a corporate-owned, deep-space colony populated with refugees, criminals and obsessive online gamers. Genny O’Riordan has shifted in from … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a lot like an issue.

Same as last year’s year-end issue, it looks like a very late December (say… 30? 31?) publication date for issue #7. About two months later than I’d have liked, but it’s been worth the wait. Here are the cut-and-paste mostly … Continue reading

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Closed to fiction submissions until (at least) Friday, January 13

If you e-mail a submission to effective now, you’ll get the following auto reply: Thank you for sending a story to Bull Spec, but we are currently closed to fiction submissions, as of 1 AM EST, Friday December 9, … Continue reading

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Bull Spec local events e-mailing list: December 2011

Vol 1. No. 7, December 5, 2011:Welcome to the December events newsletter from Bull Spec! I hope a lot of you made it out to see L.E. Modesitt, Jr. and Mary Doria Russell last month, and there are a ton of new … Continue reading

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Ending the radio silence with some burst broadcasts:

It’s been nearly a month: no Bull Spec #7; no December newsletter; hardly anybody has gotten their Kickstarter gear in hand yet; etc. So, some bursts into the static: Yup, issue #7 is late. Still at least a week before … Continue reading

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2011 local and regional author holiday book buying guide.

As the nights get colder and you look for a book to curl up with, or for a gift for the readers (or those darned fools who should be reading!) in your life, there are hundreds and hundreds of choices. … Continue reading

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Local events flyer for Winter 2011.

To accompany the full events newsletter, here’s an easy one-page sheet to download, print, post, and hand around, covering November and December events:

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Bull Spec local events e-mailing list: November 2011

Vol. 1, No. 6, November 1, 2011: Welcome to the November events and announcements newsletter from Bull Spec! This time, a bit late instead of early. But there’s plenty to talk about this month, starting with NC Comicon this weekend … Continue reading

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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. 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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