Archive for March, 2016

Okay I can’t keep this in anymore.

Ever seen the show RWBY? Not a bad show, truly. I often wonder if, when I was approached to turn Akashik into a 3D cartoon, if it wasn’t RWBY’s creator that had asked. (Sure wish I’d kept those emails. Thought I did but can’t find them.) I was dubious about the idea at the time and then he’d disappeared, so who can say. Either way, there’s this thing that’s pretty well done and it’s something I’ve been planning for Akashik and The Heavenly Bride since day one so I think: oh, something to learn from.

But watching it can be problematic. It’s difficult having a strong-minded character such as Taus. She demands there be no other characters before her.  But I look sometimes anyway at the thing. You can see the skill has come a ways since episode one, and their budget probably as well. I like to compare.

But the whole time I’m hearing this in my head:

Here first

And it doesn’t help to shush my character when there’s this OTHER character in the show that resembles Ganji. Oh crap, I mentioned it. Now she’s going down that ranting road. Ah ye gods. But Taus isn’t the first fireball woman in the history of super powered stories. She won’t be the last. You just can’t get HER to see that.

I need to find a way to ball and gag characters.

That is all. =^-^=

So The Writers of the Apocalypse signed on a new author, Christian Madsen, and that’s where I’ve largely been lately. It’s been a lot of hard work – talk about one intensive book! – but finally we’re good to go. And I’d like to start off with the most fun thing: a cover poll!

Yeah I know, everybody’s doing it. But isn’t it fun to help decide what cover is the best for a book? So let’s help Christian Madsen start off his writing adventure with the best dress to offer. Just click the image below to get to the poll or check the embedding below, and let me know what you think!

 

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Help us choose the best cover design for our new science fiction, The Eyes of the Setting Sun! Would you choose 1, 2, 3, or 4? The most popular design is the winner – and one lucky voter will be the recipient of a hard copy of the book with small poster. Unfortunately the Goodreads image is very small, so to see it bigger you can go to: http://apocalypsewriters.com/blog/wp-…

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