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2013-12-10 23:00:47

Contest winner from 28 years ago has trained 4 New York Times bestselling authors. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The Writers of the Future Contest was initiated nearly thirty years ago by L. Ron Hubbard to help discover new talent in the field of science fiction and fantasy. Over the decades, hundreds of winners have gone on to critical acclaim, twelve winners having become New York Times bestselling authors. And over the years, Dave Wolverton has taught dozens of new authors...

2013-12-09 23:01:23

New Year's resolutions already starting with creative story ideas. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Science fiction/fantasy fans and authors discussed and explored many topics at this year's festivities at the 40th annual Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society convention (Loscon 40). Panels were held on how to write, where to write, who to write with, how to get and agent, how to deal with agents, and—one of the most popular—how to get discovered. On getting discovered,...

2013-11-28 23:02:28

Contest judges and winners will divulge tips on how to enter and win at panel on Sunday the 1st of December at Noon Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Science fiction/fantasy fans and authors will explore the subject of scientific ideas at this year's festivities at the 40th annual Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society convention on Thanksgiving weekend at the LAX Marriott. The annual panel will be moderated by the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future contest director Joni Labaqui...

2013-11-21 23:01:38

New partnership with Bluewater Productions delivers PatronsFirst Content. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Over the past decade, the graphic novel category has become one of the fastest growing at public, academic, and school libraries alike. More recently, libraries around the world have been signing on to the ReadersFirst movement, which supports simplified and cross platform patron access to books and other library materials. Now, in a project the participants say combines...

2013-11-20 23:00:44

Over 800 Novels and 4,000 Short Stories Published by Winners; More Than 50 Million Copies of Their Books Sold Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Three out of every 10,000 manuscripts submitted to the publishing industry in the United States each year get published. In the science fiction and fantasy genre, all publishing houses combined release only 1,800 novels each year, most of them written by established authors. So recognition seldom comes quickly to new writers, particularly in...

2013-11-18 23:00:09

Detective embarks on dangerous journey into space to defeat malevolent creature in science fiction adventure. Houston (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Ambit Welder transports readers into a future where the existence of mankind is threatened by a powerful, vindictive being in his new science fiction novel, "The Adventures of Deacon Coombs: The Case of the Vanishing Vesper" (published by iUniverse). "The writings of Isaac Asimov inspired me to write this novel," Welder states....

2013-11-12 23:34:09

Three recent announcements by Maryland-based small publisher Arc Manor/Phoenix Pick (publishers of Galaxy’s Edge magazine) illustrate significant changes occurring in the publishing industry. Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor (a small publishing company in Rockville, Maryland), made three separate announcements on November 1, each exemplifying how the publishing industry is undergoing massive, technologically...

2013-11-12 23:00:56

Author Services, Inc. has announced that Writers of the Future volume 30 will be released in Los Angeles at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Author Services, Inc. has announced that Writers of the Future volume 30 will be released in Los Angeles at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on Sunday, April 13, 2014. “We wanted to get this announcement made early enough for fans to make their plans for this very special anniversary event,”...

2013-11-10 23:00:03

“The Alien Prophet” unravels one man’s battle in saving the Earth from alien abduction. West Bay, Canada (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 James and his girlfriend, Flo, agree to meet at a company picnic. James arrives at the site, and just as he notices Flo going toward him, there is a big explosion and a flash of light. James, unable to move, sees bodies scattered everywhere. Clusters of light enter each body, and each in turn disappears. Flo also disappears in this way. The lights enter...

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Flatwoods monster
2013-08-26 08:20:20

The Flatwoods monster is claimed to be an unidentified species of either a terrestrial cryptid or an extraterrestrial being. It was reported being seen in the town of Flatwoods, West Virginia, on September 12, 1952 on some land owned by a local farmer, G. Bailey Fisher. The witnesses include two brothers, Edward and Fred May, their mother Kathleen, a friend of the boys, Tommy Hyer, along with Neil Nunley, Ronnie Shaver, and national guardsman Eugene Lemon. It was described as being ten...

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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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