Thursday, September 17, 2015

BLOODY VENGEANCE

  In this day and age, if you do something yourself, you gotta promote it yourself. I'm most certainly not above that kind of thing. So lemme give you the scoop on my latest thing. I actually wrote a screenplay called Bloody Vengeance that I finished a year ago or so, but it was just sitting around- not being read, I won't sell it, it was just collecting dust. This whole time I've been writing a sequel to it, I've been wondering what to do with it. So my collaborator and I decided to brush off said dust and polish it up... and then publish it. So that's exactly what we did.

(A slice of the cover art drawn by yours truly.)
  Obviously, I'd love it if this sold a zillion copies but I also know nobody wants to blind buy something they're not familiar with. So let me tell you a bit about it. It's a big love letter to the overblown action movies of the 80's and early 90's. It's about assassins and bounty hunters and mercenaries. It's basically like Mr. & Mrs. Smith... with the action and violence levels of something like Dredd or The Raid: Redemption. I love movies like Commando, and the Rambo movies. All of the Die Hards (Except the fifth one. I refuse to acknowledge that one even exists.) I grew up with movies like these. My cinematic heroes were guys like Stallone, Schwarzenegger, Lundgren and Van Damme. 

  But despite lots of awesome action movies popping up in the past decade or so, the tone and rhythm of 80's-90's action movies are long gone. So, given that my goal in life is to someday be a movie director I decided to write my dream project. A story so over-the-top insane that it would make even the most jaded action buff's mouth water. This is an ode to John Woo. A thank you letter to John McTiernan. A nod to James Cameron and a big old homage to any action movie with a suit-up montage. It's tone is a lot like John Wick but the action is closer to the craziness of Hong Kong shoot-em-up flicks. If my screenplay were already a movie, I could easily just show everyone a trailer.

  Alas... that's not possible. Yet. All I have right now is this. I think a lot of people will dig it, others most certainly will not, but if you like any of the movies I've mentioned so far I would love it if you would give my screenplay a shot. It's available on Amazon.com, and comes with cover art drawn by me. 


   I've been slaving over this project for years and this is just a big first step in the right direction for me and I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I've enjoyed writing it. I'm knee-deep in the guts of writing the sequel as I type this, and that too is on it's way sometime in the near future. So, stay tuned!



If you're interested in purchasing Bloody Vengeance or even just reading more about it, you can do so right here

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