Well, I’ve finally started using my Instagram account now that some young whippersnappers have done their best to explain it to me. You can find me here:
Brian James Freeman on Instagram
If you’re on Instagram and want to follow me, I’ll be posting photos from the office from time to time (production materials, new books, etc), plus occasionally other shots from my day that I just happen to like. (Trees, the moon, famous zombies, and stuff like that.)
One of the many steps during the printing of a book is to confirm the printer is using the correct binding material. This is also your last chance to see and approve the hot foil stamping placement, foil color, and stamping job quality before the printer produces hundreds or thousands of finished bindings for the book.
Here is an example from READING STEPHEN KING, which will be published later this year. If you click on the image below and view the high res photo, you can almost see how DEEP the stamping plate is pushing to get this particular hot foil to cover properly:ng S
Here are two quick photos of the Cemetery Dance Publications special slipcased Gift Edition of ‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King, which is SOLD OUT and OUT OF PRINT. Copies will begin shipping later this week!
Unlike in the original novel, though, it took THREE trucks to get him to our warehouse!
Cemetery Dance Publications has been shipping the Gift Edition and Numbered Artist Edition of Carrie by Stephen King for a few days now. Here’s a stack of the Numbered Artist Edition books in the warehouse waiting to be traycased:
Here are two photos of our approval copies of Smoke & Mirrors edited by Richard Chizmar and Screamplays edited by Richard Chizmar and Martin H. Greenberg, which will be published next month. I grabbed a random paperback off my desk for the front cover shot and then a copy of The Secretary of Dreams by Stephen King for the spine shot: