Archive for April, 2014

New 5-Star Review For “Quintana Roo, Yucatan”

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Here’s a brand new 5-star rating for my award-winning, bestselling action/adventure novel “Quintana Roo, Yucatan”—http://archiestandwoodsreviewsandwritings.blogspot.com/2014/04/review-quintana-roo-yucatan-by-scott.html

Grab your copy of “Quintana Roo, Yucatan” here now—http://www.amazon.com/Quintana-Roo-Yucatan-Scott-Harper/dp/193937801X/officwebsio0a-20

Scott Harper

www.scottharper.net

Holding—”Dark River Lords” Update

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“Dark River Lords” is still holding at the 93% win rate with 250 wins in 269 rounds of voting.

If you haven’t voted—or if you’d like to vote for “Dark River Lords” again—please go to http://studios.amazon.com/premise-war and vote on the film’s premise. When you see the one for “Dark River Lords” come up, please click the button marked “This One Wins” for that project. If you’d like to quickly skip over any voting rounds until “Dark River Lords” pops up as a choice, simply use the “skip this battle” link.

I’ll continue posting updates about this through the project’s time in the Amazon Studios Premise War. We’re over halfway through the 45-day voting period for “Dark River Lords” now.

Scott Harper

www.scottharper.net

I’m Not A Film Producer

From time to time I receive e-mails from people looking to sell screenplays. The vast majority of these messages are aimed at attempting to entice me into optioning/buying/producing the work in question. I’m flattered by these messages. Yet at the same time, they came become annoying. I’m a writer. Yes, some of what I write are scripts. But I’m a writer, not a film producer. When it comes to selling a script, I’m in the same proverbial boat as every other writer of screenplays. I’m sorry, but for those who contact me in the hopes of my producing your work, I’m not the person you need to be talking to. Best of luck to you, however, in finding that right person to pitch your work to.

Scott Harper

www.scottharper.net

Starting

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Get in on the ground floor—advertise in the new comic book series “Wendy Markland: Chronicles Nocturnum”!

“Wendy Markland: Chronicles Nocturnum” is written, and lettered by award-winning, bestselling, critically-acclaimed author Scott Harper. Pencils, inks, and colors are by artist James Smith. Additional graphics are by bestselling author Desirée Lee. Issue #1 is ready to go to print! “Wendy Markland: Chronicles Nocturnum” is based on Scott Harper’s Wendy Markland novels.

We’re looking to fill eight ad pages in the first issue of “Wendy Markland: Chronicles Nocturnum”, bringing the page count up to the standard 32-pages, and off-set the printing costs. This project is being published by a new comic book publisher called Timeless Comics. The book will be launched locally, and grow from there. Because of the limited—for now—release, the rates for these ads are much, much lower than is typical for comic book ads. But advertisers still get the full impact of the name recognition of the team who put this book together!

Full-page ad—$50
2-page splash ad—$80

Any businesses in northern California or southern Oregon who would like to take advantage of this rare offer by securing ad space in the first issue of “Wendy Markland: Chronicles Nocturnum”, please contact project creator Scott Harper at Scott@scottharper.net.

Scott Harper
www.scottharper.net

“Therapy”

Some of my 30+ published short stories are on-line still and/or again. Here’s one called “Therapy” for you to enjoy: http://authspot.com/short-stories/therapy-6/.

Scott Harper

http://www.scottharper.net

“The Anarchist Cookbook”

As you all know, I’m an author—a bestselling, award-winning, critically-acclaimed author, at that. As such, I do a lot of research. Sometimes my research leads me to read some articles or books that most people might find a little odd. This is especially true since most of my work falls into the paranormal genre!

However, not all everything I write is paranormal. Take “Quintana Roo, Yucatan” for instance. It was my eighth novel. It was pretty much pure action/adventure. The plot pit a team of American archeologists against the modern day incarnation of an ancient Aztec cult in Mexico’s Quintana Roo region of the Yucatan peninsula. That book has become a fan favorite. It’s award-winning bestseller. You can find it, among other places, here—http://www.amazon.com/Quintana-Roo-Yucatan-Scott-Harper/dp/193937801X/officwebsio0a-20 And, I’m slowly putting together ideas for a sequel. In large part I’m thinking of continuing the story because of so many requests to that end by fans.

So…

In the interest of creating even more of a threat for the protagonists in a sequel, I’d like to get my hands on a copy of “The Anarchist Cookbook”. I’m sure creepy cultists who are skulking around the dense jungles of Quintana Roo would be willing and able to make use of things from that book in the interest of forwarding their cause, and/or revenge after the events of “Quintana Roo, Yucatan”.

 

Does anyone know where I might be able to obtain a copy of “The Anarchist Cookbook”—purely for research, I assure you Federal Agents who are no doubt going over this blog post with the proverbial fine-toothed comb due to its title, and subject matter! Or, better still, if anyone has a copy they’d like to donate to the project of a “Quintana Roo, Yucatan” sequel, please mail it to me at:

 

Scott Harper

C/O Umbral Press

P.O. Box 671

Dorris, CA 96023

Scott Harper

www.scottharper.net

Still Going Strong—”Dark River Lords” Update

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As of this afternoon, “Dark River Lords” is sporting a 93% win rate on Amazon Studios—214 wins in 230 rounds of voting.

If you haven’t voted—or if you’d like to vote for “Dark River Lords” again—please go to http://studios.amazon.com/premise-war and vote on the film’s premise. When you see the one for “Dark River Lords” come up, please click the button marked “This One Wins” for that project. If you’d like to quickly skip over any voting rounds until “Dark River Lords” pops up as a choice, simply use the “skip this battle” link.

I’ll continue posting updates about this through the project’s time in the Amazon Studios Premise War. We’re about halfway through the 45-day voting period for “Dark River Lords” now.

Scott Harper

www.scottharper.net

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