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Thread: "The Cows Are Coming"- Debut short story by Thomas Cranham-Lettered Edition

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    Default "The Cows Are Coming"- Debut short story by Thomas Cranham-Lettered Edition

    The Dark Tower.org is proud to debut "The Cows are Coming" a short story by member Tito_Villa. Featuring original art by Glenn Chadbourne, the story will be published in a Lettered edition limited to 52 copies. Price: $25 (Shipping Included)
    Thomas Cranham has offered to donate $15 from each sale to our 2012 Fundraiser benefiting The Haven Foundation. Additionally, each person who buys a copy will be eligible for a drawing with the winner receiving one of the original art pieces done by Glenn Chadbourne.


    To reserve you copy please Paypal (as a gift) $25 to: dip_dab@hotmail.co.uk

    Excerpt:
    I would say that around 99.9% of people know what a cow is and what sort of sounds it makes. They are unique, large, slow, cumbersome prey animals. Told to children at a young age through nursery rhymes, a ‘moo’, along with ‘baa’ and ‘oink’ are happy sounds to be found in the farm yard. This ‘moo’ that echoed through the trees and over hills sent the ducks from the mill pond to flight, stopped Peter and Charlie in their tracks and sent a shiver down my spine. It was wrong, so very wrong. The ‘moo’ was deep, hard, gruff and throaty. Louder too; so loud that I felt the vibrations in my teeth, which chattered together. It wasn’t quite right, more of a ‘mahoo’ than a ‘moo’.
    Warm light splashed over my head and fizzled out near the wall at the bottom of the garden. Behind me Charlie had opened the door to let the light escape. “What the fuck was that?” he asked.


    Here are some samples of the artwork:

















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    Same here, can't wait! Tito, is it going to be available in any other formats? I'd actually like to read the story and I won't do that with the lettered! Electronic maybe?
    We must donate to the Haven Fund.
    It is only .... logical.

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    Thanks everyone, and yeah if you want an electronic copy I will sort it. Also if you would like a certain letter please let me know :-)

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    Hell, I'll take A if I was early enough! If not then E, G or S, in that order (had to edit initial comment ... never pass up an opportunity at an A if it presents itself :-)
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    This worked out perfect...someone just dropped $30 back into my PP account last night so now it's heading your way Mr. Cranham! BTW the book looks great.
    Pay It Forward. 2014 Haven Fundraiser.

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    I bought two (which should solve the reading problem), and I'm hoping for Z and ZZ (because of my last name, and not because they are last).

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    Looks great. Do we get a book blurb?

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    Quote Originally Posted by becca69 View Post
    Looks great. Do we get a book blurb?
    I edited the first post to include a brief excerpt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by becca69 View Post
    Looks great. Do we get a book blurb?
    Errr I have to admit that I haven't written one yet, will sort it asap!

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    Ordered! Letter G or GG for me please if possible.

    Tom. I'm not sure if I included my shipping address with the paypal payment. Let me know if you need it.

    Thanks!

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    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tito_Villa View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by becca69 View Post
    Looks great. Do we get a book blurb?
    Errr I have to admit that I haven't written one yet, will sort it asap!
    Tom, you need an agent. I will be Kirby McCauly to your Stephen King

    No charge since it's for a great cause.

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    “What the fuck was that?” he asked.
    Well, I guess maybe this one won't be good for my eight-year old?

    NAHHHH >>> He hears worse from me, I'm pretty sure! Bring on the scary damn cows!!!!!

    And I'm thinking a nice framed original hanging right over his bed ought to do the trick and scar him for life! MMAAAAAHHHOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Haven Fund Donation? A book by the Illustrious Tom Cranham? I'm IN!! Letter "B" for Bill if ya please!!!


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    Sorry about not being organised tonight, i have been at my girlfriends parents for tea ... anyway could everyone wo has already sent a payment please pm me their address because i can't find them on my paypal account and so i can send the books out asap

    I'm not sure about a blurb, never written one but here is a brief description without giving anything away that i sent to a friend ... It's horror, a couple are moving into a new home (a picturesque cottage in the English countryside) and are being helped by 2 friends. Apart from the wierd old lady from the state agents who handed over the keys everything goes great, that is until the cows come to vistit. It doesn't take long for the realisation that they aren't the normal beef burger variety to hit home and a fight for survival follows.

    Also this is not going to win any awards fro writing style, i know that, but what i think is that it's quite an entertaining read

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    Glenn did his usual Awesome work!!! Great idea to get an illustrator!!!


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    That's the best bargain on a lettered edition I ever got!
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    My copy ordered

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    Very cool ordered

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    Nice, I got me a lettered!

    My Colorado kid doesn't count as they stuck numbers in that one,

    Preferance of D or DD if there is any option of choice.

    Looking forward to this,

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    Ordered. Looking forward to reading it, friend.
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    Thanks everyone for the kind words, i'm hoping to get the first batch of 12 out tonight

    Also if people don't have the $$$ for a while but still want to have a copy please let me know because i will definitely reserve one

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