Posts made in September, 2012

Sunday Link Roundup: So long, September!

Posted by on Sep 30, 2012 in Apex News | 0 comments

Monday, 9-24-2012 The Happiest Loser: My Worldcon 2012 Experience Apex publisher Jason Sizemore takes us through the factual or fictional events that made attending Worldcon 2012 so great, not to mention being a Hugo Award nominee. Tuesday, 9-25-12 An Apex Interview with Maurice Broaddus, co-editor of Dark Faith: Invocations Apex Operational and Assistant Editor McKenzie Johnston interviews Maurice Broaddus, the co-editor of Dark Faith: Invocations about faith, literature, beliefs and of course, Dark Faith: Invocations. Wednesday, 9-26-12 Guy Hasson’s Film Journal, Entry # 7: Inventing Something New Writer and filmmaker Guy Hasson asks us the question, has everything in...

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Sixteen Page Saturday: The Book of Apex, Volume Three

Posted by on Sep 29, 2012 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 0 comments

Enjoy this selection of Sixteen Page Saturday, hand-picked by Apex publisher, Jason Sizemore. The Book of Apex, Volume Three can be fully enjoyed in its entirety here or here and is available in a variety of reading formats. View this document on...

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Come see Apex at The Scarefest in Lexington, KY this weekend

Posted by on Sep 28, 2012 in Apex News | 0 comments

Apex Publications will have an exhibitor’s booth this weekend at the fifth incarnation of The Scarefest. Come out and meet publisher and editor Jason Sizemore along with senior Apex editor Janet Harriett. ScareFest Convention Times: Sept. 28: 5pm-10pm (4pm for Golden Ticket Holders) Sept. 29: 11am-9pm (10am for Golden Ticket Holders) Sept. 30: 11am-4pm (10am for Golden Ticket Holders) This is a media horror convention that drew about 12,000 visitors last year. Last year, I got to hang out with Lance Henriksen, flirt with Lea Thompson (she called me cute!), and become best pals with Midnight Syndicate. 2011 will be a tough year to top! I hope to see some of our...

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The Apex Books Gateway Guide: Dark Faith Invocations

Posted by on Sep 28, 2012 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 0 comments

Dark Faith came out around the time I started becoming involved with Apex, so for as long as I’ve been a part of Apex, I’ve been hearing the same question: “When are you doing Dark Faith 2?” Ask and you shall receive. Open submissions for Dark Faith 2 were in January, and over the course of the month, the editors received round about 700 submissions for what would come to be titled Dark Faith: Invocations. In the interest of full disclosure, I was one of them, and I’ll admit to being a little sulky about the prospect of reading 26 doses of what got judged better than what I think is the best story I’ve written so far. However, since I...

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Guy Hasson’s Film Journal, Entry #7: Inventing Something New

Posted by on Sep 26, 2012 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 0 comments

By Guy Hasson Has Everything Been Done? The question I keep asking myself as I plan the shots for the film is: Is there a new cinematic language to be invented? I have a problem with the old cinematic language. It’s built for budgets. Everything we see falls under the scale that has Hollywood on one side, goes through almost-Hollywood, down the scale to not-even-close-to-Hollywood which is only a step above just-pure-piss. As you recall, The Indestructibles was born out of the fact that these days I have the technology to create film. There’s no need to beg for big budgets or to kowtow notes from executives who know nothing about story or art. I have a writer,...

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