This came in from a contributor to the BCFSA newsgroup on Yahoo recently (2015-01-29).
[NOTE: names deleted to protect the insensitive; Comments appreciated at bottom of page]
> This is the BCSFA group, not the stupid sluts ass. Banned.
Thank you. On a similar note, what about self-published-book spammers?
To which Jim McPherson, the creator/writer of the Phantacea Mythos, felt obliged to respond:
Self-published books are about the only way to get something that might not be agent-driven, hence far too often, dried out, regurgitated smuck from “established” publishers too cowed to put out anything actually, or at least comparatively, new..
Think I’ll post re “Nuclear Dragons” and “Helios on the Moon” shortly.
Which he did. (No word yet if’s been accepted for dissemination, though)
After debating whether to release “Nuclear Dragons” on Kindle or wait until I can combine it with its companion, “Helios on the Moon“, I decided to release it solo. I may still (re)combine them at some point in the future. I may also reunite the three mini-novels that make up “The 1000 Days of Disbelief” as an e-book and (mildly) interactive PDF, but that’ll have to wait, too.
The easiest way to get a quick read overview of all the Phantacea Mythos publications, with lynx to their various webpages, starts here: http://www.phantacea.com/#DotComPubs.
Some of the walk-in bookstores in Vancouver area where you can peruse and, yes, even buy Phantacea Publications are listed here: http://phantacea.com/orderViaCards.htm#walkins. Of course any bookstore anywhere in the world can order them through Ingram Book Distribution.
BTW, the print publication of “Helios on the Moon” officially came out on Sunday 30 November 2014, precisely 34 years after the launching of the Cosmic Express. And that November the 30th was also a Sunday. How’s that for serendipity.
Attached are some nice big shots from the graphics table of that selfsame webpage. Reckon they might tempt you to pay a visit to the Phantacea Publications website. Not surprisingly, since Phantacea started off a series of comic books in the late Seventies, it’s very visual.
Comments are both welcomed and encouraged on pHantaBlog (www.phantacea.com/blog).
And I can assure you this is a very much non-robotic contribution to BCFSA.