The trailer is finished – and our campaign to crowdfund production of Issue 1 of our comic book series is now live! There’s no denying it’s been a long haul – fitting in the creation of a four-minute, part-live action trailer around busy workaday lives has been a constant challenge for everyone on our team,Continue reading “We’re up and Running – ‘Minding Mama’ Trailer goes live on Kickstarter!”
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Indie Comics – to bravely go….
… Or to go bravely to! Indie Comics are uncharted territory for this author. So why would I leave my comfort zone (long-form novels) and venture into the unknown? The answer is pretty simple: I wanted to see this particular story visualized in glorious colour. Preferably, with moving characters – animation or even (the holy grailContinue reading “Indie Comics – to bravely go….”
Lessons Learned: My Journey as an Indie Author
In the Beginning… In August, 2014, I published my first science-fiction book on Amazon, ‘The Journey & Other Short Stories‘. As the title suggests, it is a collection of short stories, and the act of publication was a very exciting moment for me. It represented decades of wanting to be a published author but notContinue reading “Lessons Learned: My Journey as an Indie Author”
Is the Singularity already under way?
Eminent scientists – among them Professor Stephen Hawking, who may have a brain the size of a planet – have been warning us for some time now that the advances made by AI could turn out to be the writing on the wall for mankind. I mean, extinction. Hoist by our own petard, no less.Continue reading “Is the Singularity already under way?”
‘Minding Mama’ – the next project!
‘Keep writing!’ Sound advice from creative industry ‘old-timers’ (by that, I don’t mean those authors are older than me, but that they’ve been writing long enough to know how it all works – and sometimes, why it doesn’t). Finish one project, and move onto the next, practice makes perfect (I hope) and all that… luckily I’mContinue reading “‘Minding Mama’ – the next project!”
How I created a book trailer
above: artwork for ‘The Methuselah Paradox’ trailer by Catherine Archer-Wills by EJ Jackson The Beginning First of all, I should make it clear that I’m not claiming that this is the only way to create a book trailer, or that you as an indie author should follow my method. Mainly because, when I began the process,Continue reading “How I created a book trailer”
It’s always great to meet like-minded folk. The team at Scannerdrome TV interviewed me yesterday about my writing process, book trailers, and why we love sci-fi. The hardest part? Wanting to ask them questions about what they’re doing, how they got started with Scannerdrome, and so on – maybe next time! In the meantime, doContinue reading “Connections”
Almost a year ago, in February 2015, I began work on the promotional trailer for my science-fiction novel, ‘The Methuselah Paradox’.
“Imagination is the highest kite one can fly” – would you like to help me imagine a book trailer?
Help Indie Author EJ Jackson to create a trailer for her novel ‘The Methuselah Paradox’
It’s Live…. How you can help me to make a video trailer for ‘The Methuselah Paradox’ !
1979: a fire
1990: two deaths
2015: a disappearance – are they linked?
‘The Methuselah Paradox’ by EJ Jackson is a blend of crime drama and science-fiction. How long do YOU want to live?