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Amazon Studios Buying Movie Rights to Books?
Posted: Nov 2, 2012 8:41 AM
 
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I have heard reports on the radio and on line that the new Amazon Studios is buying movie rights and options for books - particularly those on their site. I have had nearly zero sales of my books on KDP - yet my Autobiography (fazebook will not let me put the name of my book on MY page - too controvertial after that "Gravy" incident in CA) - ahem - it would make a great series of movies. I had hoped folks would see it as 'Action Adventure Fantasy - but within days of putting it up on Kindle, late 2010, the people involved started coming after me - AND it went viral after sending it to folks like Glenn Beck - objective; get his FOX TV show cancelled - achieved less than a week later - Strong stuff, yet the only people reading it now are the agents using it for training to... Well let's just say I need some money to hide out while I work on the sequel to my life story - 'An Armageddon of One' which is nearly done except for the typing - How do I submit my work for consideration of them buying the movie rights? This one is 300,000 words so it could be longer than the Star Wars Saga - and it is all true - right up to my recent pictures, and videos, of 'Space Craft of Unknown Origin' following me around in the North Woods. Real enough to scare the people who watch them - yet I practice 'Fearlessness'!
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Re: Amazon Studios Buying Movie Rights to Books?
Posted: Nov 2, 2012 9:15 AM   in response to: T. Gordon Ander... in response to: T. Gordon Ander...
 
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Nobody, not Amazon, nor any movie studio or independent producer, has the slightest interest in any book until it starts selling LOTS of copies, or they can buy a book in galleys from a famous author. There's no point in submitting something to Amazon hoping they will buy the film rights. Get into the top 100 overall and Amazon might come to you. It's really that simple and there's hardly any other way to do it.
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Re: Amazon Studios Buying Movie Rights to Books?
Posted: Nov 2, 2012 9:35 AM   in response to: T. Gordon Ander... in response to: T. Gordon Ander...
 
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WOW! except for the typing? Are you writing it by hand?
Oh! You're the ONE that got Glen Becks show removed from Fox.

'Space Craft of Unknown Origin' That's not a space craft, it's one of the goverments secret spy drones, but it can zap you just the same. I know they've been all over hidding here and there. If you ever post those videos they will zap you, they already have a tracer inplanted in you, remember that little twitch you have.

I know those agents you speak of, bunch of great people, they're training Robots and 'chimps'. I can't spell chimpanseeees.

If you sell to the movies for a million you would only get a little bit after taxes, maybe $20 bucks or so.

Edited by: 76year2 on Nov 2, 2012 9:47 AM

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Posted: Nov 2, 2012 9:41 AM   in response to: T. Gordon Ander... in response to: T. Gordon Ander...
 
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My name is Kumare and I have come to lead you to safety on my planet. The atmosphere there is a mix of oxygen and Tetrahydrocannabinol and one can achieve bongness just by breathing. Nutbars grow on trees so nobody starves, and we have no money. We use oak leaves for currency. Because of munificence Hot Mama Nature, no one starves. There is no need for universal healthcare. Everyone looks beautiful, hot and fabulous. Sex is a sacrament and at any given time, someone will be playing a sitar. I have a space ship waiting. Send me all your earthly money and I will send you a ticket.
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Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:34 AM   in response to: Ken Bodnar in response to: Ken Bodnar
 
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Lead me away Kumare, I haven't got any money but I'll give you an IOU. It sounds so nice there.
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Posted: Nov 2, 2012 11:58 AM   in response to: Ken Bodnar in response to: Ken Bodnar
 
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The atmosphere there is a mix of oxygen and Tetrahydrocannabinol

Sounds like my kind of place. :) You come in peace, don't you?
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Posted: Nov 2, 2012 12:03 PM   in response to: Alex Bobl in response to: Alex Bobl
 
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actually we come for the doritos
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Posted: Nov 2, 2012 12:14 PM   in response to: Ken Bodnar in response to: Ken Bodnar
 
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What! No doritos there! I'll have to pass and stay here.
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Posted: Nov 2, 2012 12:25 PM   in response to: 76year2 in response to: 76year2
 
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ive been to button moon i followed mr spoon and we had a jolly good time :)
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ive been to button moon i followed mr spoon and we had a jolly good time :)
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Posted: Nov 2, 2012 12:26 PM   in response to: 76year2 in response to: 76year2
 
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my posts keep coming up twice dunno why

Edited by: elizabeth on Nov 2, 2012 12:26 PM
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Posted: Nov 2, 2012 1:39 PM   in response to: elizabeth in response to: elizabeth
 
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You just have to push the button once, and wait, and wait, and wait sometimes if the net or this board got slow with to many people.
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Posted: Nov 7, 2012 8:29 AM   in response to: T. Gordon Ander... in response to: T. Gordon Ander...
 
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OK, so we got the gov. "psy-ops" sods t come out and play, oh wait they get paid to do that so it is "work".
Anyone actually read any of my book? To the guy who says no one will be interested that is not what all the news stories said - more like "Amazon studios" are buying everything, because they can..."
I would like to talk with the guy who pretends to know soemthing about these Space Craft of Unknown Origin" Yeah, they will try to zap any of us who talk about it - That is where the Fun starts - As one who helped develope the tech. I can brag about how easy it si to thwart it - Yet the trick is hwo to make a living off it all! Right? We can not all retreat to some other Planet, well I will once i can afford to build the space craft I have on the drawing board, but they will have to be powered by these engines that ehaust only water. THAT idea must be worth soemthing, despite what CIA funded movies tell us - {See Chain Reaction and Wronfully Accused, etc.}
So to business - the videos and fim I have of the SCOU's may be - if you are into far out theory - my future self coming back to "Block the Shot" as the drones hoovered over head. Really, my "forbidden" SONY nightshot (tmt) camera showed a bright making light was shinning on me from the pitch black tree line. That's called "Painting a Target" - but soemthing got in the way. Hmmm - perhaps I got around the 'Never go visit your self" clause of Time Travel by coming in a future incarnation with NO biological link to this body - just a theory - to find out why O am still alive please read my book - BY ANY AND ALL MEANS NECESSARY - My Efforts in Music, Love, Spirituality, Clean Energy Rocket Science and the Fifty attempts to Kill Me' because it would make a great movie since a familiar looking agent came and told me -"I have been following you around since the '70's at UMD and by our count we have tried to kill you 212 times, like that night on the beach of Lake Superior, graduation week 1980..."
Really. A book about a man who gets around death and dying? Could catch on, like it has before....
Any REAL people out there with real advice? THE Author.

Edited by: T. Gordon Anderson on Nov 7, 2012 8:30 AM
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Re: Amazon Studios Buying Movie Rights to Books?
Posted: Nov 7, 2012 8:51 AM   in response to: david19271 in response to: david19271
 
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David, Nothing in 'Show Biz.' as we used to call it - or "The Industry" is ever that simple.
I have been thru all parts of this for decades and yes - Movie Studios often consider buying movie rights before a good interesting book comes out; and before it makes the best sellars list - ACTUALLY it has ocurred to some that when their product has made that much money they do not need to look for soemone to help with it.
Maybe us poor guys at the bottom can work together -cooperatively - and we will all do better.
The New slogan - to compete with the Elite 1% -
Educate, Motivate, Organize, Activate. We can not be defeated, except by our inability to work together. Hey that will be good in my new book 'An Armegeddon of One' once I figure out how to spell Armageddon.
'The Battle of Arma-Gordon' tests well, even with our Senator Franken's people.
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Re: Amazon Studios Buying Movie Rights to Books?
Posted: Nov 7, 2012 9:15 AM   in response to: T. Gordon Ander... in response to: T. Gordon Ander...
 
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I wish they'd buy mine.
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