Sign Up to Win Your Free Copy of “Alpine Glow”

WHAT? Another free giveaway?

Yep, we’ve discovered Goodread’s fun little widget that allows us to give books away to RANDOM STRANGERS!! And, quite honestly, it’s a little addicting.

Today, we’ve got the new-to-paperback novel “Alpine Glow” out there in Goodreads-land in a giveaway that will end with some lucky people (could it be you?) receiving your own copy, wrapped in lovely tissue paper with, oh, I don’t know, maybe a beautiful card personally addressed to you via the mail at absolutely ZERO cost 🙂  All you have to do is be a Goodreads participant and click on this link…

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Alpine Glow by Robin Balogh Cox

Alpine Glow

by Robin Balogh Cox

Giveaway ends November 06, 2015.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

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See? That was fun, wasn’t it?

You may be wondering what this book is about. Well, it DOESN’T MATTER because if you enter this giveaway and win your copy you’ll be getting it for free and, therefore, feel good about it no matter what it’s about!!

For those of you who are still curious, “Alpine Glow” is what you would call a parallel story. There’s a modern day mystery happening in Alpine, TX and an equally intriguing tale happening in exactly the same spot except back in time, during the shoot ’em up times of the Old West. These two tales are expertly woven together by Robin Balogh Cox and take you on a wild adventure through love, lust, arson and murder in the present and the past.

Enter to win your free copy and good luck to you!

p.s. The next in this book trilogy is due to come out before Christmas! Keep your eyes peeled for its release!

Goodreads Giveaway for “How To Be An Artist”

Are you a member of Goodreads?

If not, it’s a pretty neat social media site for book lovers – you may want to check it out.

If so, well you may want to join the giveaway we have going on on Goodreads for “How to be an Artist”, a small book with big inspiration for anyone looking to get past their self-imposed obstacles and live a more creative life!

Go ahead…click on it…this could be your lucky day 🙂

Goodreads Book Giveaway

How to be an Artist by Terri Balogh

How to be an Artist

by Terri Balogh

Giveaway ends November 05, 2015.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

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Orchard Arts Festival 2015

Had a great time at the annual Orchard Arts Festival put on by the South Westminster Arts Group (SWAG) this past weekend!

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Spent some time communing with nature and other artists, as well as patrons of the arts who came by and bought some of Terri’s handmade pottery and/or signed up for our book giveaway!

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As the summer dwindles away, we here at Knowhere Media are excited for cooler weather and afternoons spent relaxing in coffee shops and bookstores. We’ll be holding some book signings in Denver and beyond very soon.  We’ve dubbed these get togethers “Author’s Cups” because we’re bringing along some of Terri’s hand thrown coffee mugs as well as our latest paperbacks. Look for more information as the leaves begin to fall and we all get in the mood to curl up with a good book and a steaming cup of coffee…

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Bottoms up!

Darci

Bodragaz “Symphony” Video

Recently, we had a really cool opportunity to shoot some video unlike any we’ve ever shot before. The guys in the heavy metal band, Bodragaz, were seeking a high contrast, smoke filled, head banging kind of look for their new video and we were happy to pull out all the stops for them. This is what happened…

Two things:

First…filming heavy metal rock bands doing their thing is now high on our list of “fun things about being a filmmaker”. Serious attitude and all of that smoke! It really was a blast.

Second…the dedication these guys have for their music and their art was invigorating to be around. We’re glad the footage turned out for them and hope the world digs the video!

Rock On!

– Darci

Why Robert Downey Jr. Will Never Work with Me

RDJThe other day, Robert Downey Jr. made a statement about how he has no desire to work on indie films because of the lack of professionalism and talent, the extra hard work involved and the general mediocrity of the end product. I’m not usually too over the top worried about what Hollywood types say regarding those of us on the outer realms of film success, but for some reason this little news bite totally irked me. Like, bugged me to the point that I had to walk around and rant about it to my friends and family and, God help me, argue about it on Facebook.

The question I kept coming back to after these sometimes heated discussions was, “Why?” Why do I care? It’s not like I had some fantasy worked up in my head of RDJ agreeing to act in one of my films. What’s the big deal? He wasn’t pointing his $75Millionayear finger directly at me and saying “You suck.”

Or was he?

The time, effort and money indie filmmakers put into creating their films is GIGANTIMOUS (real urban dictionary word, Google it) relative to the amount of time, effort and money that they have available to them. To flippantly brush all of our efforts aside and tell us that we’re wasting our time…and his…felt personal and more than just a little mean.

After all, we’ve stuck with RDJ as a whole. He’s a bit of a darling among most of the artistic filmmakers that I know, despite the fact that he’s churning out over hyped comic book movies like there’s some kind of world shortage…which there’s not. For him to tell us that most of us are “inexperienced and lame” was his honest opinion and one that ripped away at the veil of polite disdain Hollywood has for the indie artist, exposing something we indie folks don’t like to admit.

We’re not one of them.

One of our unspoken fears is now out in the open, in black and white, for everyone to see. We no longer have to wonder what many of those we’ve idolized for years are saying when we’re not in the room, which is almost always, because we never get the VIP pass. Now we know. Most of us, not all of us, but most of us, are somewhat of a joke to the Hollywood elite. They don’t look at us and envy or admire our small attempts at being filmmakers. They really don’t look at us at all.

So, what to do with this knowledge?

I, for one, am done ranting. I hold no ill will towards RDJ as a person, although I will probably be less likely to praise his acting talent with as much gushing adoration as I have in the past. That may be petty, but I never claimed to be perfect. And I’m not going to pay money to see any of the multiple Avenger movies barreling our way in the near future. However, to be totally honest, I probably wouldn’t have gone to see them anyway.

I guess all I can do is stick to my current path, making movies with as much care and cash that I can pull together. I’ll be as professional and talented as I know how to be and, with any luck, I may be part of something that turns out to be pretty good. Then, one day, when RDJ and I are at the same party, he for Avengers 15 and me for my little-movie-that-could, and he turns to me and says “Your movie was, at best, mediocre”, I will be able to look him straight in the eye, with the confidence that making your own movie in your own way gives you, and say, “Ditto.”

– Darci

Sci-Fi eBook “The Purist” Available Now

Ready or not, The Purist – Part One and Part Two are available now on Amazon.com.

If you’ve got a hankering for a strange, almost-juicy, sci-fi ebook series that examines the relationship between Gods and their people…this one’s for you.

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Start by downloading Part One and see where it takes you.

The Purist started with a dream, literally. I woke up in the middle of the night and stumbled to my computer to write down what was in my head. The Prologue and Chapter One of Part One are almost word-for-word what came from that strange, dream-induced writing session.

From that basic framework, the tale of a God who has been tapped for His power, and is losing His physical state because of it, emerged. Then each person, from each segment of the world that The Pure One has been born to save, came to life and the saga was created.

Part Two is available now, Part Three is available on pre-order and Part Four (the final of this saga) is due to release early fall of 2015.

– Darci

 

Out of Knowhere: A Blog About Our Blog

This is our blog. It’s called, Out of Knowhere. We thought this was a catchy name and knew that we needed to have some place to put news, articles, thoughts, release information, etc. on our website. Also, websites are just supposed to have blogs and we, as artists, are supposed to have something to say…so…here it is.

With any luck, we’ll be posting a lot of exciting news about the success of Knowhere Media books and films AND the resulting celebratory parties, making everyone we know jealous beyond belief.

However, we have a lot of other ideas for this blog that have nothing to do with luck or making people jealous. They have more to do with the vast number of talented indie artists that we know and love who don’t get the kind of recognition on the interweb that they deserve.

So, Gentle Reader (yep, you get a pet name), this blog post is to let you know that our blog will…someday very soon…we hope to get it going sooner rather than later…start highlighting the hard working, free spirited, creative individuals who inspire us.

Boom. First blog post complete.