Boredom of the Dead

I love zombie movies. I have done so since I was eight. I love anything new filmmakers can add to the genre. I’m looking forward to Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead. Well, at least I was until I saw the poster. Now I’m concerned it will be nothing more than a cookie cutter movie.

I understand there are only so many places you can take a zombie movie poster, but come on guys, the “hand out of the ground” concept has been done over and over again. The Dead Don’t Die just did it, and just a casual glance online brought up over a dozen designs.

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Now, Army of the Dead turns this over.

Army of the Dead

If you’re going to add something new to the genre, try something new with the poster.

Yours yawningly,

CWC

“God Just Wanted To Play Golf” rights returned

Due to some significant false advertising and hidden surprises, I am no longer represented by ***** **** ******* and my rights have been returned to me. Not for free, but I should not expect less from a pay to play publisher. I believe in my book and would rather go back to self publishing than pay a publisher to do nothing. I’ll get in back out to a better publisher.

I am not getting into too many details publicly yet, but I am horrified at the final edit of the book. No human at ***** **** ******* reviewed the book. I never received a physical proof for review, just a digital version I was unable to print out. They wanted a 360 page book reviewed in less than a week from a laptop. I work full time, have family and other responsibilities. I understand a smaller publisher can’t review and edit for plot holes etc, but christ, I’m paying you 80% of my royalties, the least you do is have someone fix typos. Buried in the legal text is this little nugget, “The author grants the final approval for this literary material”. Translation, we ain’t editing or reviewing shit. That’s all on the author.

I am working on getting the book republished with a better edit. If you have purchased or received a copy from ***** **** ******* in the last 6 weeks, please reach out to me and I will replace it free of charge once the new edition is released next month. I do not want that version to be an indication of my work.

CWC

Life Goal #15

As ridiculous as it may sounds, I’ve always wanted to die on camera and this past weekend it came to fruition. The poor sod laying on the ground behind the Kia and covered in blood (product placement!) is me. Our core villain in the first story backs over me with her car. Life goal accomplished, now on to the next one!

Yours bloodily…

CWC

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Dark Descent Presents: Dr. Saville’s Horror Show production commences

…and… action…

Well, the big day finally arrived. After a lifetime of waiting and a few false starts, on April 27th, the cameras started rolling on my first feature length film!

“It’s Complicated…”, the first of four stories in our upcoming anthology horror film “Dark Descent Presents: Dr. Saville’s Horror Show” is now officially in production. And it was every bit as magical as I hoped it would be.

I am the screenwriter and producer for the first film and I expect my role to grow as the brand picks up steam. Production for the film will continue in the coming months as we prepare one or two of the stories for some horror film festivals.

Daniel Blunck stars as Tony in “It’s Complicated…” from “Dark Descent Presents: Dr. Saville’s Horror Show”

This has been an amazing experience so far. I have already finished the second story and am already over halfway through the third. The production team is already starting pre-production on the sequel.

I’ll be posting pictures here as we release them, but please, come check out production at http://www.facebook.com/darkdescentpresents

I can’t wait for you to meet the titular Dr. Saville. He is one of the vilest characters I’ve ever written. He is marvelous.