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Dan Hocker
09-21-2011, 07:27 PM
I thought I'd post something here for Brian. He just launched a new blog today, which for those of you who follow him on twitter / facebook will probably have noticed. In this blog he will be talking about topics such as writing, editing, reading, and the publishing business. So if you're interested, check it out here.

http://brianjamesfreeman.wordpress.com/

Brian James Freeman
09-29-2011, 01:15 AM
Thanks, Dan! I missed this post when I started my own thread...

Hedda Gabler
02-17-2012, 05:05 AM
Sorry if this is somewhere, i didn't see anything, but that doesn't mean it isn't right in front of my face.

Whatever happened to the book that Brian was doing, I think with Lilja, where each week they featured different Stephen King books or stories and we could submit a question and we had to put A,B,C or D answers for the reader to choose from regarding those featured stories? I submitted a lot of quiz questions -- all pertaining to Shelley Duvall.

Brian James Freeman
02-17-2012, 12:49 PM
Sorry if this is somewhere, i didn't see anything, but that doesn't mean it isn't right in front of my face.

Whatever happened to the book that Brian was doing, I think with Lilja, where each week they featured different Stephen King books or stories and we could submit a question and we had to put A,B,C or D answers for the reader to choose from regarding those featured stories? I submitted a lot of quiz questions -- all pertaining to Shelley Duvall.

Will probably be out around the end of the year! Glenn Chadbourne turned in the last of the artwork in January.

Brian

Hedda Gabler
02-17-2012, 07:53 PM
Oh, that is so exciting! Did any of my Shelley questions make it in the book?

Yeah, I didn't think so. DAmn you SHelley Duvall! Damn you all to hell! *shaking fist in the air*


Will probably be out around the end of the year! Glenn Chadbourne turned in the last of the artwork in January.

Brian

Brian James Freeman
02-17-2012, 08:03 PM
Oh, that is so exciting! Did any of my Shelley questions make it in the book?

Yeah, I didn't think so. DAmn you SHelley Duvall! Damn you all to hell! *shaking fist in the air*

HA! :) It is quite possible one of them made it in some form or fashion.

Brian

Hedda Gabler
02-17-2012, 08:10 PM
I'm not sure how you would have done that, they were all very disrespectful and rude. I'm sure Shelley is a very lovely person in her day-to-day life. But, I was rooting for Jack to hack her to bits in The Shining. Painfully.



HA! :) It is quite possible one of them made it in some form or fashion.

Brian

Brian James Freeman
02-17-2012, 08:14 PM
I'm not sure how you would have done that, they were all very disrespectful and rude. I'm sure Shelley is a very lovely person in her day-to-day life. But, I was rooting for Jack to hack her to bits in The Shining. Painfully.

There MAY have been some slight editing involved. :)

Brian

Hedda Gabler
02-17-2012, 08:15 PM
Wow. You really are a good writer because that would have taken some talent to clean those up.


There MAY have been some slight editing involved. :)

Brian

TerryE
02-21-2012, 06:52 PM
I'm not sure how you would have done that, they were all very disrespectful and rude. I'm sure Shelley is a very lovely person in her day-to-day life. But, I was rooting for Jack to hack her to bits in The Shining. Painfully.

I didn't understand that casting, either. Wendy in the book is everything Shelley Duvall isn't, especially how she played Wendy in the movie. (But she did make the perfect Olive Oyl.)

I had the same problem with the casting of Tad in Cujo. When I read the book, I swore I'd never read another King book if the boy died. When I saw the movie, I was quite okay with that eventuality, that was really disappointed that they changed the ending.

Hedda Gabler
02-21-2012, 07:09 PM
Absolutely, she was beautiful as Olive Oyl. No one could have done any better.

But Wendy? Good God. She was so stiff and distracting. There's a part in the movie where she's smoking a cigarette. I think Will Robinson's robot could have smoked that cigarette with more acting chops than she had. And that's while he's flailing his dryer-vent arms around screaming, Danger!Danger!

The line I always throw out about her performance is this: How stiff does someone have to be before we put them in the Smithsonian?

C.W. LaSart
02-22-2012, 05:25 PM
She was so whiny too...I wanted him to chop her up to make the whining stop :)

Hedda Gabler
02-22-2012, 05:26 PM
agreed.

Grant Wootton
02-22-2012, 05:55 PM
Poor Shelley, poor, poor maligned Shelley :(

NB- Brian, I apologise for the Duvallisation of what is supposed to be your blog thread. My only excuse is that I appear to be yet another follower of the Tribe of Shelleyite :confused:

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Hedda Gabler
02-22-2012, 06:04 PM
Look at her! Seriously. Somebody outta put some googly eyes and a big mouth on her.

Oh wait, you did.;)

Hedda Gabler
02-22-2012, 06:06 PM
Grant said: I appear to be yet another follower of the Tribe of Shelleyite

It's more like the Tribe of Shelley-yikes.

Hedda Gabler
02-22-2012, 07:49 PM
What happened to the Seven Stories thread? Am I just not seeing the tree because of the forest?

Hedda Gabler
02-23-2012, 01:21 AM
Will probably be out around the end of the year! Glenn Chadbourne turned in the last of the artwork in January.

Brian

Is this The Revised Illustrated Stephen King Trivia Book?

RJK1981
02-23-2012, 01:45 AM
Here is the link for the Seven Stories thread http://forum.cemeterydance.com/showthread.php?990-My-eBook-SEVEN-STORIES-is-FREE-on-Amazon-This-Week-Only

Brian James Freeman
02-23-2012, 02:04 AM
Is this The Revised Illustrated Stephen King Trivia Book?

The Illustrated Stephen King Movie Trivia Book... sneak peek at the cover here:

http://www.brianjamesfreeman.com/books/stephenkingmovietrivia/covers.html

Brian

Hedda Gabler
02-23-2012, 02:34 AM
Oh dang, I thought this was going to be in my grab bag. But it's still cool.

Hedda Gabler
02-23-2012, 02:35 AM
Here is the link for the Seven Stories thread http://forum.cemeterydance.com/showthread.php?990-My-eBook-SEVEN-STORIES-is-FREE-on-Amazon-This-Week-Only

thanks rjk

RJK1981
02-23-2012, 02:54 AM
You're welcome.

I don't know if that SK movie trivia book is being published by CD or another publisher, but if it is CD then it could be grab bag item that is the one about King's work by 2 of their most popular King experts since I am sure both Lilja and Kevin Quigley are both popular with CD customers. I initially thought it would be something from Rocky Wood and Justin Brooks, but it could be this one too

Dan Hocker
02-23-2012, 03:02 AM
You're welcome.

I don't know if that SK movie trivia book is being published by CD or another publisher, but if it is CD then it could be grab bag item that is the one about King's work by 2 of their most popular King experts since I am sure both Lilja and Kevin Quigley are both popular with CD customers. I initially thought it would be something from Rocky Wood and Justin Brooks, but it could be this one too

I'll leak that it's a book CD is publishing. I couldn't tell you if it was in the grab bag or not even if I wanted to though, as I have no idea.... lol.

RJK1981
02-23-2012, 04:59 AM
I kinda figured as much as I'd be surprised if it was published elsewhere considering Brian's role at CD. Also not surprised at not saying whether it's in the grab bag, but am somewhat surprised you don't even know though lol

Dan Hocker
02-23-2012, 02:40 PM
I kinda figured as much as I'd be surprised if it was published elsewhere considering Brian's role at CD. Also not surprised at not saying whether it's in the grab bag, but am somewhat surprised you don't even know though lol

I know some of them, but this particular one I'm not entirely sure on. Then again I never bothered to ask either.

peteOcha
02-23-2012, 07:36 PM
Time to spam Dan so he spills the beans on what he knows!! :)

bookworm 1
03-07-2012, 12:02 AM
Brian I have a question.A long time ago I read on the old web site that CD was going to start publishing paper back editions of their books.Is your book The Painted Darkness the start of that or has that project been put on the back burner.I do have copies of the best of CD vol 1 and 2 and October Dreams that were published by a different publisher.

Brian James Freeman
03-07-2012, 12:19 AM
Brian I have a question.A long time ago I read on the old web site that CD was going to start publishing paper back editions of their books.Is your book The Painted Darkness the start of that or has that project been put on the back burner.I do have copies of the best of CD vol 1 and 2 and October Dreams that were published by a different publisher.

Unfortunately, we have no plans for starting a paperback line at this time. The Shivers series, plus a few books about the works of Stephen King, are the only paperbacks you'll see from us in the near future. (Well, there is one other very cool project that'll be available in paperback, but I can't say more right now... still putting the pieces in place, but I think everyone will be thrilled by the news when it is announced this fall!)

Brian

bsaenz24
03-07-2012, 02:07 AM
Oh, how you tease Mr. Freeman!!! Can I speak to Mrs. Freeman please??

peteOcha
03-07-2012, 08:57 AM
Thanks Brian, now you've given half of us sleepless nights, spent wondering what this new project could be!

"The Shivers series, plus a few books about the works of Stephen King, are the only paperbacks you'll see from us in the near future." - Does this mean Shivers VII soon??! :D

Brian James Freeman
03-07-2012, 11:51 AM
"The Shivers series, plus a few books about the works of Stephen King, are the only paperbacks you'll see from us in the near future." - Does this mean Shivers VII soon??! :D

The TOC is about 1/2 filled for the next volume. I'd love to have it out by the end of the year.

Brian

peteOcha
03-07-2012, 01:49 PM
Fantastic! Can't wait! :)

bsaenz24
03-07-2012, 02:11 PM
Hey Brian, are you planning on a trade hardback for Shivers VII?

peteOcha
03-07-2012, 08:04 PM
Please don't do that! Then i'll have to buy two...:D

Brian James Freeman
03-07-2012, 08:15 PM
Hey Brian, are you planning on a trade hardback for Shivers VII?

Not far enough long to discuss that yet, but we'll see where we end up. :)

Brian

bookworm 1
03-07-2012, 11:45 PM
Could that new project have something to do with Grave tales???I do believe comics are made of paper and unless it is a trade hard cover collection so are their covers.