Thursday, 24 May 2012

Rise of the Titan in Belfast!


 In the year 1899 Morgan Robertson, an American Science Fiction writer, wrote 'Wreck of the Titan' - the story that predicted the sinking of the Titanic.  This was over a decade before the ship was even built!  Coincidence?  Judge for Yourself ...



To celebrate the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic, The ORB has published "Rise of the Titan".  This volume featured 'Wreck of the Titan' by Morgan Robertson and assorted short stories and essays, Edited by Logan Bruce.  For every copy sold, 20% (£1) of the £5 cover-price will go to charity.



The book is being officially launched at Serenity Games, 46 Botanic Avenue at 7pm on Wednesday 30th May 2012.  Anyone interested is welcome to attend.  Refreshments will be provided.



Tickets for TitanCon, the annual Belfast Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention, will also be on sale.



After the launch, The Other Ones (a Belfast Science Fiction society) will meet at Bar 12.  New members are welcome.



If you are unable to attend, copies of the book can be ordered on-line from Amazon



Donations can be made directly at http://www.justgiving.com/orbzine



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