Tip Trifecta, a new advice series for creatives from award-winning Seventh Star Press author and filmmaker Stephen Zimmer, made it's debut today on Stephen's YouTube channel. The videos will be short in format, less than 2 1/2 minutes in length, featuring 3 pieces of advice, or tips, on a theme of relevance to independent creatives. You can see the first one right here and if you enjoy it, be sure to subscribe to Stephen's YouTube channel!
The first episode is live of The Creative's Cauldron, a down-to-earth raw and candid Vlog (video blog) show on the Seventh Star Press YouTube channel about life as creatives in the independent creative's world, co-hosted by StephenZimmer and Holly Marie Phillippe. In this episode, they give a a little overview to what the show is about and what they do. It runs about 18 minutes and hope you enjoy it! if you do, be sure to click "like" and leave a comment on the show page!
Here is the 2nd Teaser Trailer for Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart, following its debut in an exclusive screening this past weekend for attendees at Imaginarium 2017. Take a look, leave a comment, and share to help us raise awareness of this exciting project!
Pick up a copy of Thunder Horizon in print or eBook formats at any of the following links!Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart TV Pilot, being produced this summer! Synopsis of Thunder Horizon: Synopsis of Thunder Horizon: A deadly menace stalks the shadows of the lands to the north, stirring the winds of war. Farther south, the power of the Teveren Empire spreads with every passing day, empowered by dark sorcery. Formidable legions bent on conquest are on the march, slavery and subjugation following in their wake. Within the rising maelstrom, Rayden Valkyrie has returned to the Gessa, to stand with the tribe that once took her into their care as a child. No amount of jewels or coin can sway her, nor can the great power of her adversaries intimidate her. With a sword blade in her right hand and axe in her left, Rayden confronts foes both supernatural and of flesh and blood. Horrific revelations and tremendous risks loom; some that will see Rayden’s survival in the gravest of peril. Even if Rayden and the Gessa survive the trials plaguing their lands, the thunder of an even darker storm booms across the far horizon. Thunder Horizon is the second book in the Dark Sun Dawn Saga. About Stephen Zimmer: Stephen Zimmer is an award-winning author and filmmaker based out of Lexington Kentucky. His works include the Rayden Valkyrie novels (Sword and Sorcery), the Rising Dawn Saga (Cross Genre), the Fires in Eden Series (Epic Fantasy), the Hellscapes short story collections (Horror), the Chronicles of Ave short story collections (Fantasy), and the Harvey and Solomon Tales (Steampunk). Stephen’s visual work includes the feature film Shadows Light, shorts films such as The Sirens and Swordbearer, and the forthcoming Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart TV Pilot. Stephen is a proud Kentucky Colonel who also enjoys the realms of music, martial arts, good bourbons, and spending time with family. Find Stephen online at: Website: www.stephenzimmer.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/stephenzimmer7 Twitter: @sgzimmer Instagram: @stephenzimmer7
See the new video trailer for Stephen Zimmer's latest Rayden Valkyrie novel, Thunder Horizon, the 2nd book in the Dark Sun Dawn Trilogy. The trailer was produced by Frozen Creek Studios and features a voice over by Kylie Jude!
Seventh Star Press is proud to reveal the cover art from the award-winning Bonnie Wasson for Thunder Horizon, the latest Rayden Valkyrie Novel and the second book of the Dark Sun Dawn Trilogy from Stephen Zimmer! Fans of sword and sorcery, fantasy, and heroine protagonists will love the follow-up to Heart of a Lion. The adventures of Rayden Valkyrie continue and the dangers are even greater in this action-packed novel full of twists, revelations, supernatural elements, and fearsome entities. Thunder Horizon will be released in both print and eBook formats on May 23rd. Pre-order the Kindle version of Thunder Horizon right now for just $3.99 and have it delivered automatically to your device the moment it becomes available! www.stephenzimmer.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/stephenzimmer7 Twitter: @sgzimmer Instagram: @stephenzimmer7
Seventh Star Studios is proud to announce the casting of Sól Geirsdóttir to bring the heroic Rayden Valkyrie character to life onscreen in the TV pilot Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart. Sól will star as Rayden Valkyrie, an iconic warrior in a dark age who leads a mercenary war band to rescue a group of captives destined for slave markets. When some of the surviving raiders take a pair of female captives with them, seeking escape into an ancient forest said to harbor deadly perils, Rayden does not hesitate to pursue them. In the shadows of the forest, Rayden and her companions must overcome monstrous threats and deadly sorcery to prevail. "Sól Geirsdóttir is our Rayden," Director/Screenwriter Stephen Zimmer said. "During our extensive search, we have seen many very talented actresses, but Sól conveyed the right kind of presence needed for this pivotal character. Sól has a passion for the genre, for history, and loves a good sword fight. I know that Sól is dedicated to bringing the best performance possible to the screen, and I am absolutely confident that audiences are going to love Sól and the Rayden Valkyrie character when they see this show. Rayden Valkyrie is my favorite character to write, and I am thrilled that Sól will be the one to portray her onscreen." Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart represents the first onscreen portrayal of the Rayden Valkyrie character. The character's literary debut occurred in Stephen Zimmer's sword and sorcery novel Heart of a Lion. The story in the TV pilot is not an adaptation of the novel, but rather an original storyline envisioned to be the foundation for a series of episodes filled with Rayden Valkyrie adventures. Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart is scheduled for production late spring on locations in Kentucky and represents the first visual media project for Seventh Star Studios, a division of Seventh Star Press, a publisher of speculative fiction based out of Lexington, Kentucky. More about Sól Geirsdóttir: Sól Geirsdóttir made her stage debut at the age of 13, performing traditional norwegian folk songs. Since then she has been creating and producing music with her band Vǫluspá, who will be releasing a full album in 2017. Sól has also appeared in several theatrical plays and was given a part as "Jora" in the TV pilot 'Rangers: A Shadow Rising' in 2014. She has worked with Ron Newcomb, Ian Hencher, John Wells, Marita Tathariel and many more. Sól is an alternative model and has been featured in several magazines such as Fae Magazine and Dark Beauty. She currently attends the University of Oslo pursuing a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. In addition to this, she is a trained vocalist, an accomplished belly dancer and a seemstress specialized in Viking Era clothing. Sól is thrilled to embark on the epic journey of playing the role of "Rayden Valkyrie" in the Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart TV Pilot. Follow Sól Geirsdóttir online at the following links: Website: www.thevikingqueen.com IG: @thevikingqueen Twitter: @solgeirsdottir To follow the Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart TV pilot on Twitter and Facebook, use these links: Twitter: @RaydenValkyrie Facebook: www.facebook.com/raydenvalkyrie
With exclusive memorabilia, credits, and events and experiences offered in the reward levels, we have a great new campaign to support the creation of a TV Pilot based upon the character Rayden Valkyrie from Stephen ZImmer's novel Heart of a Lion. Yesterday, the first concept art piece of Rayden Valkyrie for the project was unveiled, from artist Jerome Sayers. This project represents a new area of activity for Seventh Star Press as well, entering the realms of original television and movie content! See the intro video and get involved in making this project happen! Just follow this link:
Seventh Star Press is proud to announce that Stephen Zimmer's Hellscapes, Volume II, the second installment in his building horror short story collection, is now available in eBook format!
You can get Hellscapes, Volume II for $2.99 at the following links:
Nook version will be live shortly.Synopsis of Hellscapes, Volume II: Return to the nightmarish, shadowy realms of Hell in the latest installment of the Hellscapes series by Stephen Zimmer. Six brand new, macabre tales of the infernal await you … but be that you only visit these realms, you do not want to share the fates of the inhabitants you will encounter! Included in the pages of Hellscapes, Volume II: In “The Cavern”, a man finds his way into a nightmare, subterranean world that leads to an even greater, and more devastating, revelation. A police officer takes pleasure in violently executing his duties and it appears to be open season in “The Riot” when he is part of an operation sent to crack down on a gathering of people protesting an economic summit nearby. But this is an operation that is going to take a very different kind of turn, one that opens his eyes to a new reality. A woman finds herself stranded on a high, rocky ledge, along with many other men and women, surrounded by a frothing sea in “Above as Below”. Shadows glide beneath the surface and soon she will discover what lurks within the depths. “Spots Do Not Change” tells the story of a man who has never had any qualms lying, cheating, or deceiving the women in his life. A reckoning day looms as he comes to understand that his actions have harmed the lives of many others, actions that in the realms of Hell take on forms of their own. Having spun webs of intrigue and personal destruction at the heights of national politics throughout his life, a man finds webs of another sort to present grave danger when he finds himself lost within a strange wilderness in “Weaving Webs”. Many are drawn to “The Club” in the heart of the decaying, shadow-filled city of Malizia, hoping for some entertainment and release, or even safety from the monstrous dangers lurking in the darkness. One man struggling against amnesia finds his way to the seemingly popular establishment and its confines give him momentary hope; until he discovers the nature of this night club and those who run it.
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