The Lesser and Greater Seals of Cthulhu
My new project has gone live and as horror fans I am sure you will find it of interest.
Here is some art from the project.
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Blasphemous Cocktails needs your help
If you liked Blasphemous Cocktails then please take a moment and give it a vote. If we raise 1000 votes a mainstream publisher may pick up the title and you... Read more
Thats a Wrap
Thank-you all for the belief in me and my project. You have helped me make a dream come true and given me a great story to tell my grandkids. Until... Read more
All of you who ordered Leather books from the USA should have them by now. If you don't please let me know so I can run the tracking numbers.
I... Read more
I have three copies of the hand made leather bound version of the book that were not paid for by people who wanted them. As such they are going back... Read more
All of the books except for one have shipped. That one is awaiting a reply from a message sent to the backer, to clarify his request.
The final shipments
All of the Leatherbound books are ready for shipping and will be delivered to the post office at 9 am tomorrow. You should have your books by Saturday or Monday... Read more
Books are on their way
A screw up on the part of the book binder put us back another few weeks but all has now been resolved. The books are finally in my hands and... Read more
update good news
The book binder contacted me yesterday to tell me that all of the books are stitched and he is working on the covers now. If he maintains this pace we... Read more
Another crappy setback
I got home from GenCon to hear a message on my machine. My book maker had a death in the family and has left for Europe and wont be back... Read more
Gen Con Edition Books
The first three leatherbound books are in my hands and I just finished branding them. Each book took the maker twelve hours to make and they are quite extraordinary. They... Read more
Gen Con Books
The three people who requested I bring their leatherbound books to GenCon are getting a special treat. Not because I thought of it beforehand but because of a screw up... Read more
Leatherbound Books nearly complete and more
Good news all around.
1. Five of the leatherbound books will be done by the end of the week. I will take them with me to gencon. If you are... Read more
Leather Bound Books
Things are back to forward momentum. We ran into a delay with the paper we are using but that has been resolved and the books are under production. I am... Read more
The Con Men Podcast
Peter Bryant of Con Men Podcast interviews me about Blasphemous Cocktails during the book release party.
Gen Con Book Signing
I will be at the Marriott Bar Friday August 16th showcasing some of the drinks from the book and doing a book signing. The Marriott contacted me and asked me... Read more
The Bad first, My guy making the Leather Bound books has run into a delay and they look like the wont be ready on time this week. Not sure how... Read more
Slowly but surely
The Leather bound hardback books are being made as we speak. The layout was different than the soft bound and took more time than expects but I am told the... Read more
Blasphemous Branding Iron
We are having a custom branding iron made for use on the leather cover of the hardback books. The brand will be usable on wood or leather or flesh if... Read more
State of events
Other than a couple of minor hickups, everyone should have their books and swag by now. Perhaps a few of the other country recipients are still waiting but be assured... Read more
I got the last of the bulk load to the Post Office today. Only ten packages await shipping. I ran out of boxes. lol I will get them in the... Read more
200 more packages are on their way, the last will go out tomorrow or Friday, I can't fit anymore into my car. All is moving quickly and I am tired... Read more
Final shippings almost done
Weekend stuff got me and I am behind on those shippers that were supposed to go out today, I should have them in the mail by Thursday. This will include... Read more
More shippers going out
Over the next two day another 200 shippers will be going out into the mail. This will cover all of the people in the US and a good many of... Read more
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Packages in the mail but some delayed.
Everyone at the Mythos level and higher, your packages are in the mail. (Except the people who are getting the hardback book). Everyone else, I am waiting on the padded... Read more
About 20% of the books are in the mail. I started with the most complicated orders and am working backwards towards the easiest. This way I get the hard stuff... Read more
I am starting to prepare labels for mailing out books this weekend. I am aware of at least three people that had address corrections/changes but their messages are buried in... Read more
The Pre-release party
A great time had by all that made it to the party. We had people drive in from as far away as North Carolina and several people I ave supported... Read more
Our drink menu is set for Friday Night: Looks like it will be one inebriated night.
Ambrosia From Yuggoth: A delightful blend of Amaretto, Banana Liqueur, Black Rum, and Pineapple... Read more
On Friday we will be hosting a party at the Charles Village Pub in Towson, Maryland. Costumes are welcome and everyone is invited. I know many of you live way... Read more
The mass printing of the perfect and spiral bound books is done. I shall receive them within 10 days. The PDFs will be finished this weekend and should start getting... Read more
State of the Project
The review copies arrived today and they look fraking awesome. There was a minor error on the cover and once that is fixed they will start the mass run.
The... Read more
Review copy is on the way
I have ordered the review copies of Blasphemous Cocktails, they get here next Tues and if they look good the bulk order will go out and should arrive to me... Read more
The final layout and editing appear to be done. I am making some last minute reviews and sending off to the printer either today or tomorrow. This means the books... Read more
Happy Zombie Jesus Day
I received a message from the editor that he is very likely to have the book ready for me by the end of the night if not tomorrow. I will... Read more
The swag is in
I picked up the last of the swag today and started unpacking things to see how they look. The shirts are freaking awesome. They turned out better than expected and... Read more
I should have all of the swag in by early next week. I have emails that everything is in transit as we speak except for the shirts which I will... Read more
This is a list of all the cocktails contained in the book. Should give you something to drool over.
Al'Hazred's Dreaming Al'Hazred's Lime Explosion Ambrosia from Yuggoth Arkham Coffee Azathoth's... Read more
The Swag has been ordered.
All of the swag is ordered (extras ordered to cover those who have yet to do their survey), Now waiting on the book to pass the editor's hands and it... Read more
Blasphemous Cocktails Pre-release Party
Join us for the party if you are in the Baltimore/Washington area.
Friday April 26 from 8pm-midnight
Wow, you have all amazed me with you support on this project. I am starting to send out surveys. Make sure to get them complete so you can collect your... Read more
last update until the kickstarter ends
A combination of pressing family matters has arisen and shall pull me away for the next few days. How does the saying go, "Shortest horror story in the world, 'REALITY'"... Read more
Some of you have already committed to getting a copy of one of the limited edition hardback prints of Blasphemous Cocktails. As stated originally, we planned to print only 25... Read more
T-Shirt Design (FINAL)
We have the art and the T-shirts start getting made next week. Here is what the final design looks like. The shirts will be black.
I am awaiting some art from two of the artist but beyond that the book is complete. Once they arrive I shall pack it all up and send it to... Read more
The T-shirt idea is coming along and here is the sketch the artist sent me today to give me a feel for the design.
$10k Stretch goal Reached - New Options available
Well we made it and with a few days left we have the opportunity to make another. Earlier I posed a question for all to consider and based on the... Read more
The 10k stretch goal is so close it might as well already be here. As such we have a decision to make and need your help. We can get you... Read more
Final leg of the trip
We have five days left and are just a mere $500 away from our second stretch goal. You guys and gals made this happen and for that you are awesome.... Read more
Last night I watched Deep Rising for the thirtieth time and enjoyed this very drink. The unearthly green is striking and if poured into a glass with interesting lines, creates... Read more
New Artist on board helping with t-shirt design. I am told the new design shall be a chalice overflowing with eyeballs and tentacles. Hope to see it in about two... Read more
Now that we are at 300 we need to go to war and face an army of 100,000 so that we can go down in history just like those insane... Read more
This is one of the concepts we are working on for the t-shirt. We have several designs in progress so nothing is set in stone.
Only 15 Hardback copies left
We only have 15 hardback copies left available and eight days to go. Don't miss your chance to get one of the 25 hardback books that shall be printed. Only... Read more
Shipping Costs - NON-US Backers only
For those that missed this earlier, I screwed up on the shipping costs for non-US countries. On average the shipping is hitting about $6-7 more than expected. I shall honor... Read more
Pushing towards the final stretch
It has been a great morning, Nearly 1k in pledges last night and some interesting emails found me as I awoke from my coma. We have all the RPG game... Read more
Artwork, photographs, etc.
We have several great artist who have donated artwork to this project but I want more. If you are an artist and want to see your art appear in this... Read more
If you use facebook please add https://www.facebook.com/BlasphemyPress as one of your liked pages. This will put you in the loop for updates far beyond the scope of this project. Blasphemy Press plans... Read more
State of the project
I found a printer willing to run 25 hardbound copies of Blasphemous Cocktails. They will have a nice slip jacket and I shall sign and number each of them. I... Read more
Reward Levels Updated
Since no one seemed interested in the higher reward levels we have reworked them to make them more interesting. Check them out as you may desire to increase your pledge... Read more
STRETCH GOAL ACHIEVED
We have made out first stretch goal and still have 13 days left to make some more. Every person who pledges at the Mythos level or higher shall now receive... Read more
Ye Ol' Grog Distillery DEEP ONE SPAWN
I have been in contact with Ye Ol' Grog Distillery and they have tentatively agreed to provide some of their cocktail recipes which are quite tasty. If you have never... Read more
Blasphemous Cocktail Party
At some point in March I shall be hosting a Cocktail Party in Baltimore, MD USA. All backers are welcome to come. I am not sure of the date yet,... Read more
We are closing in on our first stretch goal but is that enough for you? It is great that we have had this much success but I believe we can... Read more
A night cap to help you find the Dreamlands
Last night I was up late working on Star Trek Late Night, a role playing campaign that I run on Obsidian Portal. The adventure the players are currently on is... Read more
PAN GALACTIC GARGLE BLASTER
I realize that Douglas Adams is not a horror author but I fell that no book of cocktails would be complete without an Earth equivalent version of the infamous Pan... Read more
We are in the news
The York Dispatch put us in the news by publishing an article by Mel Barber about Blasphemous Cocktails. The article was very nicely written. Here is a link for you... Read more
In honor of the Super Bowl and the amazing victory of the Baltimore Ravens I give you this cocktail. For our non-American backers, the Baltimore Ravens are an American football... Read more
I really want to give my warmest thanks to all of you that have believed in this project enough to put your money or time towards helping it succeed. The... Read more
Mel Barber of the York Dispatch, my local news paper, just called and interviewed me about this project. She says the article shall go to print some time next week.... Read more
Everyone needs some kind of drinking game for their party. Some games are designed to get you drunk. Some are designed to get you laughing. Others a combination of both.... Read more
Cocktail of the day
For those of you using the metric system, I have included metric measurements. I believe with the current layout, metric and imperial measurements should be able to be presented in... Read more
WE DID IT
Thanks to all of you we have made our goal in only 10 days. Now its time to start working on stretch goals. The next goal is $5,000 and at... Read more
Imperial vs Metric
I have received a number of messages regarding the use of imperial measurements and requesting metric. I had intended to put a chart to make conversion easy but now am... Read more
I got amazingly good news today. Bill Chancellor, THE Bill Chancellor of Scream Magazine, has agreed to let me use some of his illustrations for Blasphemous Cocktails. For those of... Read more
New Stretch Goal Added
We have added a new stretch goal that is only at $5000. I am certain that you can advertise this project to your friends and family and make this very... Read more
This is the Logo Design that we are planning to use on the Blasphemy Press Glasses, shot glasses, ceramic coasters, etc. that we hope will be available after the kickstarter... Read more
NFL Championship games
I am getting ready to watch the championship games and realized that I hadn't shared a drink for all of you to enjoy during the game. Well here is a... Read more
We broke the 1k mark
I want to thank everyone who has backed the project thus far. In just a few days we broke the $1000 mark and have 40% of the pledges needed to... Read more
If you are like me, this week is draggin by at a snails pace. Well you need a pick-me-up. Why not try an Arkham Coffee and get some much needed... Read more
Eleven backers in the first 24 hours is a great start. Thank you for supporting this project. On Friday I will be at the Charles Village Pub in Towson, MD... Read more