Daily Archives: January 6, 2015

Really Cool Alternative Movie Posters!

Jim, my buddy at the blog WRITTEN IN BLOOD has a really cool running feature in which he gathers up alternative movie posters – that is, posters for horror movies that we all know and love – only these posters WEREN’T widely distributed.

For example, we all know this poster!

But how many of you have seen THIS version of the poster?

Or THIS version?

Got the idea?

So, without further ado, why don’t you take a look at these really cool alternative movie posters for ALIENS, John Carpenter’s THE THING, or this glacial-cool assortment of alternative movie posters?

And if you are a horror fan of any kind you really ought to be following Jim’s blog, WRITTEN IN BLOOD.

yours in storytelling,

Steve Vernon

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5 self-publishing truths few authors talk about

Nobody ever said that this gig was easy…

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One of the hardest thing to watch on social media is an author, usually a debut author, getting excited about their upcoming book launch and knowing they are about to get hit around the head with a hard dose of reality.

They’ve done the right things, built up a twitter or Facebook following, blogged about the book, sent copies out for review, told all their friends about the upcoming launch, pulled together a promo video and graphic, maybe taken out some adverts. The first few days after launch are filled with excited tweets, mentions of early positive reviews and chart rankings. Then, after a few days, maybe a few weeks, the positive tweets stop and an air of desperation sets in as the reality of life as an indie author hits home.

Part of the problem is that the authors most vocal on social media are those that have already seen self-publishing…

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