Whoopee! I’m excited. As I’ve mentioned previously, I’m currently working with the fine folks at Captiva Press on a steampunk / dieselpunk novel called Crazy Taylor. I just got the cover art and I wanted to share with y’all. Crazy Taylor follows two generations of adventurers from the sunset of the British Empire in India, through … More Crazy Taylor has Cover Art!
“Steamed: A Steampunk Romance” by Katie MacAlister Printed by Signet, a division of Penguin Publishing Okay! I’m a man. I admit it. When I first laid eyes on the cover art for Steamed I was hooked. It has to be one of the best covers I’ve seen in years. Let me digress… Awhile back, someone … More All Steamed Up!
Here are three shots I took today. We’ll be back home in a few days and I’ll share some more images after I’ve had more of a chance to sort them.
Y’all up north need to stay warm and safe!
Here are a few of the photographs I’ve taken so far. Please note that these are the unedited images. I’ll be posting a gallery of the ‘best’ shots after I get back home.
My wife is not a computer geek. Neither is she an engineer, mechanic nor captain of industry. She is however, highly skilled at several crafts that leave me in awe. Her day job is in a fabric and craft store. From experience, she can attest to the fact that the great majority of folks are … More The Price of Experience
I read some interesting comments on “The Other Side” blog and a couple of friends asked me related questions in the last few days. This looks like a good time to share some more of my creation process. The Other Side link takes you to the blog of a Young Adult paranormal author by the … More The Backstory
Disseminate So far, we’ve gathered a handful of separate files consisting of audio, video and/or still images. Then, we edited each of them using the appropriate programs. Finally, we assembled them into our grand production and exported the collection as a single video clip. Congratulations! Now what? The final step is to get your magnum … More How to Create a Trailer – Part 4
Assemble and Edit In the first two parts of this tutorial, I’ve tried to show you some of the basic tools and steps to making the raw material for your video. In big-screen movie parlance, the entire process is broken down into Pre-production, Production, Post-production and Distribution. This is the part where we’re going to … More How to Create a Trailer – Part 3