Day 38. 92 pages, 45,575 words.
Today, I would like to share the full bulk of my promotional posters here on the blog, in full size, before going into a bit more detail in the coming days of the response I have received on Facebook. It’s been quite funny, especially as the ‘inspirations’ for the main characters realise what is going on (you’d think they had forgotten how this started).
Obviously, the story has changed a lot since this humble beginning, and the nine most-frequently-engaging people on my Facebook Wall have become merely a starting-point, a foundation, to these characters I am really quite starting to love (not that I don’t also love my friends, but they’re two very different kinds of love). Works of fiction, any similarity between people living or dead, bla bla bla, and so forth. Any characteristics you might find insulting, yada yada.
Anyway, here they are.
“Classic tagline” original poster.
“Tagline #2” poster, bit of a peek into the rest of the series and an interesting philosophical question (if I do say so myself).
“Flat-out advertising” poster, establishes genre (or lack thereof) and poses another interesting philosophical question.
Bruce’s poster. Bruce was not really based on anyone, except of course there is a certain amount of HAL-9000 and a hint of shark-from-Jaws about it.
Commander Z-Lin Clue’s poster.
Helmsman Zeegon Pendraegg’s poster.
Ship’s medic Glomulus Cratch’s poster.
Comms Officer General Moral Decay (Alcohol)’s poster.
Counsellor Janus Whye’s poster.
Head of Science Janya Adeneo’s poster.
Chief Tactical Officer Sally’s poster. I’m aware that I could have used her full name here for completeness, but I’m leaving that as a treat for those who read the book.
Chief of Security and Operations Waffa’s poster. As above, I could have used Waffa’s full name here too – but since I have yet to use it in the books, and am saving it for later amusing revelation, I … uh, I just didn’t.
Chief Engineer Controversial-To-The-End’s poster.
Stay tuned for more excitement.