Friday, October 3, 2014

Open Call for Proofreaders has been closed

At this time we are no longer looking for Proofreaders/Slush Editors.  The positions have been filled.  Thanks to all that showed interest.  We are sorry we could not use everybody that applied for this position.  If things change Silver Screen Books will post an announcement.

Thank you everyone!


One more Proofreader/Slush Editor has joined Silver Screen Books: Russell Holbrook

We are proud to announce that-

Russell Holbrook

has been added to the Silver Screen Books team.  Russell has joined us as a Proofreader/Slush Editor.  We look forward to working with Russell, and hope he enjoys the work.  Russell is a avid reader and writer of Horror.  Hopefully we might get a submission from him sometime in the near future.

Welcome aboard Russel Holbrook!

Condemned to Live: An Excerpt

Condemned to Live by R. Archer,  is a Novella to be published by Silver Screen Books in late October early November 2014. 

This is the first of several excerpts that Silver Screen Books will be releasing here over the next few weeks of this Novella.

Condemned to Live, named after the classic B-Movie (found in the public domain), is loosely based on the original movie.  The author took many liberties in rewriting this new version of Condemned to Live, including giving the story an all star cast of characters not found in the original movie.

(updated cover working cover)
(excerpt-working draft)
This scene takes place when Dr. Watson (yes of Sherlock Holmes) is confronted by the vampire bat creature (main character-Cromwell Harker). Copyright (c) R. Archer.

Watson blinked, as that was the only thing he could do as the great bat wings engulfed the few feet that separated himself from the beast.  He felt the wings grab a hold of him and pull him into its grasp.  He tried to scream, but it was fruitless as he no longer possessed a throat.  His last conscious moment was looking into the red evil eyes of the bat creature and seeking it spit out his larynx.
Cromwell buried his face in the hole that was Watson’s neck.   He drank deeply.  The sweet blood coursed through his veins, nourishing him.
Officer Rocker entered the foyer.   He stopped dead in his tracks.  Standing before him was the bat creature, with its back to him.  Rocker drew his pistol, already loaded to fire.  He himself was not sure of what it was he was looking at. 
The creature larger than a man with monstrous wings turned to face Officer Rocker.  It’s face and torso covered in blood.  It’s giant wings closed before it, the wings opened, letting the corpse of Watson fall to floor.  It screeched at the police man.
Rocker was scared to death now, he had never imagined anything so horrifying in his life.  The creature was a demon from a nightmare.  His hand shook, he tried to steady it at the bat creature, his finger start to squeeze the trigger, when something bizarre happened.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Tentative Release Schedule for October

Tentative Release Schedule for October

Silver Screen Books, an Imprint of Madwriter Press will be releasing the following
Novelettes in October 2014:

By John W. Dennehy

By G. Lloyd Helm

By R. Archer

Exact release dates are not available at this time and will posted as we draw to completion on the publication of each edition.

In addition Silver Screen Books will be releasing our first novella by R. Archer, titled: CONDEMNED TO LIVE. (Expected Release is late October of early November)

Condemned to Live, originally began as a novelette by the publisher, but has ended up as Novella. 

Illegal Aliens- October Release

G. Lloyd Helm's


to be release in October following the release of Escape from Venus.  Posted here is a working cover.  Bookmark for updates about this exciting new release from G. Lloyd Helm.

ESCAPE FROM VENUS - Coming this October

Author John W. Dennehy's -


Will be released the 3rd week of October, exact day is not known at the moment and will be posted the beginning of the 3rd week, but we here at Silver Screen Books are tentatively scheduling the release for the weekend of the 18th. 

Posted here is a working cover for this NEW Silver Screen release, bookmark Silver Screen for further updates of this upcoming novelette.  Expect excerpts and an author interview of this fantastic novel in the days to come before publication.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Silver Screen is on Horror Tree

Interesting a great deal of traffic has come from:

Which we are very pleased with, and thank who ever listed us with the publishing index.

visit the horror tree Silver Screen listing here.