Advice from a Hack – Dealing with Doubt

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When I finished my third book, I was proud of it.  It had taken me a while to write it, but in the end it was the book I had wanted to write.  I felt redeemed in my choices when it had the best reception from any of my previous books.

Then I started writing my latest novel, and the doubt kicked it.  For all the success that “Caught in the Web” has had and all the praise, it has actually made me doubt myself and my writing more than I had ever before...

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Surviving the Independent Film Business

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Clapboard Jungle: Surviving the Independent Film Business is a comprehensive documentary aimed at helping independent filmmakers navigate the current film industry. Featuring interviews with over 80 subjects, including George A. Romero, Avi Lerner, Tom Savini, Dean Cundey, Tom Holland and dozens more, and following two years in the life of one filmmaker. The film has been shot in locations around the world: film festivals, markets, and multiple other industry events.

The film is the third part ...

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A great fantasy read!

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Born to Magic

Probably the best fantasy novel I’ve read.

Except for a few minor nitpick a that are barely worth mentioning, this is probably the best fantasy novel I have read.  This novel is an amazing combination of both sci/fi and fantasy that creates a world that I can not wait to read more into.

Areena is barely eighteen and already she is looking to be named queen of her land.  However, visions have come and a an old evil is coming back to plague the land...

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EVESTUS NEW VIDEO REVIVES 90-s INDUSTRIAL ROCK

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The Estonian industrialist releases the first song from his upcoming album “All Goes Black” (due in spring 2016) revealing a more grunge influenced industrial rock sound of the 90s. Take a look into the home of an Industrial Rocker Evestus in his new intimate music video where he honestly depicts his life with addiction, rejection and frustration towards the people around him...

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Tune in to the Rebel Radio

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Rebel Radio: A Post-Apocalyptic Story

The apocalypse has happened, some kind of EMP has struck and has taken out nearly all electronic devices.  This event has caused civilization to break down and now there are only pockets of survivors scrounging to survive.  Some of these survivors have found ham radios and they help each other in this new world.  It is Rebel Radio and is time to tune in…

Don and Z are two of these survivors who have found each other and now work together to fight through ...

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Fangs Vs Spurs Releases New Trailer and Begins Post Production!

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4Lizard Productions began developing Fangs Vs Spurs nearly three years ago with the intention to produce it as the third Ed Wood tribute film, closing the book on the trilogy in progress.  Anticipating to partner it with award winning films “Green Lobster Men From Planet Z!” and “House of the Degenerate Brain-Eating Mutant Fog Insects”, it was quickly decided once 4Lizard began working with Boomstick Films and Faith Innertainment Group that this script would stand on it’s own as a highly enter...

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“PISTOLERO” IS LOOKING TO BE SOMETHING QUITE EPIC!

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Award winning Director Ezequiel (Stormy Night, Chingaso The Clown) has a new film in the works called “Pistolero”.  Not much is to be known of the story yet, but the names attached scream of epic film of mass proportions!  Speaking of scream, scream queen Tiffany Shepis (Sharknado 2, Doctor Spine) stars in Pistolero as Sybil Vane!  Leading men joining her in this supernatural action thriller are Juan Riedinger (Jennifers Body, Stormy Night) and Ruben Suarez (Dark Crossing, Shady Lane)!

And if...

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Breaking Fate Announces “Hill Valley Hurt” – Feature Film Aimed At Teen Battles

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“Hill Valley Hurt” is a film that explores many teen life issues like bullying, suicide, gay and lesbian hardships, pregnancy and abuse.

Stemming from a desire Director Willy Adkins had to produce a feature film that would incorporate many of the challenges teens face in modern society, he began brainstorming an idea to pull many of teen life’s struggles together in one story...

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Breaking Fate Entertainment Announces Preproduction of “Infernal Angels”

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Breaking Fate Entertainment has begun preproduction on another film in support of the LGBT community called “Infernal Angels” that reveals one lesbian’s fears as she prepares to come out of the closet to her very conservative father.

Willy Adkins will be directing this film written by Christopher Siaens.  Production is being planned for early Fall 2015 in Tennessee.

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The 2015 Smokey Night Film Fest Wraps Up!

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The 2015 Smokey Night Film Fest has wrapped it’s 2015 season and event with several amazing films, awards and heartfelt speeches!  Check out the list of award winners by CLICKING HERE!

 

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Advice from a Hack – Birth of an Idea

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So…Where do ideas come from? I get asked this a lot and I don’t have to read too many interviews with other authors to know that it is the one single most often asked question. Everyone always wants to know, and I can understand why. Not only does it give you insight into the mind of another author, and they would like the insight. Many others ask just because they want the simple answer of where such tales come from as they can’t grasp it themselves.

First off, I should get past one v...

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A note from Breaking Fate

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As many know, Breaking Fate has their hands in many things. We have our main branch, Breaking Fate Entertainment, which produces events, films and more!

In addition to BFE though, we also have Breaking Fate Publishing, Breaking Fate Radio and Breaking Fate TV.

Breaking Fate Publishing releases books throughout the year and have an open call for submissions for four new upcoming anthologies set to release in 2015...

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Advice from a Hack – Writers Block

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Writers Block. That dread pirate that all writers fear. Writers block is that annoying absence of words spewing forth to the page as a writer is trying to write. To a writer It can be more than a little annoying when they are not there. You are a writer, you want to be able to sit down and write. A writer dedicates their time to it and for some it may be that late night when the kids are put down to sleep and for others it may be that few minutes between work shifts or between classes...

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Wolf McKinney’s “Guardianship” Begins Post Production!

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Fresh off of his Best Short win at The Prairie State Film Festival for “Gordon Finn”, Breaking Fate Entertainment’s own Wolf McKinney recently finished directing Guardianship!  He brought award winning filmmaker Willy Adkins back to Chicago to Produce/Photograph this highly emotional and shocking short film written by Bruno Machado Gomes.  The film stars award winning actors Andy Schatner, North Roberts and Mykal Rodriguez!

“Guardianship” is a short crime/drama / thriller about a man facing ...

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“A Woman And A Gun” Begins Post Production!

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Breaking Fate Entertainment has began post production on “A Woman And A Gun”.  Award winning filmmaker Willy Adkins returned to Chicago to Direct / Produce this highly emotional and shocking short film written by Bruno Machado Gomes and staring Anita Nicole Brown.  Adkins will also be voicing an off screen character “Roy” and editing the film.

“A Woman And A Gun” is a short drama / thriller about a woman who has been pushed to the edge of killing herself by a verbally abusive husband...

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Team Phoenix Announces Midnight Rain To Begin Production!

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Team Phoenix Productions, in association with The Nevermore Film Society, presents Midnight Rain. A SAG/Aftra feature film starring Shannon Brown, Amy Powell and Brian Rooney. Written and Directed by Adam R. Jones.

This is Adam’s passion project that he has spent 3 years developing. Adam has spent countless hours putting a team together of talented individuals to bring his vision to life...

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What in the Sam Hill is Headed For Post Production!

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CHICAGO, IL – Breaking Fate Entertainment (www.breakingfate.com) has announced that it’s highly anticipated comedy film “What in the Sam Hill” is just a few short scenes away from wrapping production!  This film has gained much early buzz as it is writer/director/producer Willy Adkins’s (www.willyadkins.com) last film before he relocates from Northern Illinois to Tennessee.

What in the Sam Hill is the story of Sam Hill, played by Michael Schmid (Bacon, Headline News, House of the Degenerate Bra...

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“Release” Launches Indiegogo Campaign and Debuts New Trailer!

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Johnston, RI, March 28, 2014– Ashley Rae Paolino is an independent filmmaker who is about to embark on writing, directing, composing and editing her first short film. In making this film, she plans to show that if you have an idea, a passion and a story to tell, that you do not need a Hollywood studio backing you, to bring it to fruition. The possibilities are endless and it’s important for independent cinema and films directed by women to be shown to audiences as well.

“Release” is a short...

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Advanced Trailer of Arkham Sanitarium: Soul Eater Released!

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Chemical Burn Entertainment in association with Grant Guignol recently screened for a private audience their new feature film, ARKHAM SANITARIUM: SOUL EATER at the exclusive PUBLIC HOTEL in Chicago, IL for a select VIP Audience of fans and horror film aficionados. Says Writer/ Director Julian Grant – “We love getting a chance to show our work to the fans before official release. It’s a way of giving back to the supporters and followers that make the Chicago Indy Film scene so vital...

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Cyber Tiger Studios and Two 9 Productions present “Till Death Do Us Part”

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Cyber Tiger Studios and Two 9 Productions present Till Death Do Us Part. A unique film that fuses live narration and Japanese anime. A fantasy suspense film, Till Death centers around a husband(Brown) and wife(Julianus) that have grown apart. Their relationship takes a huge blow when the wife’s billionaire parents are killed in a plane accident...

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