It’s official. John Williams will score the music for the upcoming Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Williams, as you may know, has composed every Star Wars movie soundtrack, as well as the iconic movie scores for Jaws, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, E.T., and many others. But what you may not know is that Williams’s inspiration for the Star Wars […]
Some major Fallen Odyssey news is coming this Friday! In the meantime, who’s your favorite TFO character? Justin, the lost boy Zechariah, the ancient scholar Ahlund, the merciless mercenary Leah, the courageous exile Olorus, the loyal lieutenant Hook, the silent soldier Gunnar, the one-eyed scoundrel The character with the most votes by next Friday wins. Write-ins accepted. […]
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The newest of several book trailers for The Fallen Odyssey epic fantasy book series for young adults. I went a slightly different direction with this one. Check out my YouTube Channel for more. What do you think?
When 17-year-old Justin Holmes wakes up in a bizarre, unknown world, far from his rural Pennsylvania hometown, he goes from an ordinary high school student to a refugee, fighting for his very survival against dark, mysterious forces. Lost in a world of swords, shields and twin moons, Justin’s fate becomes entangled with a group of […]
“Imagination is a force that can actually manifest a reality.” – James Cameron
C.B. McCullough Loves Sequels… Sometimes Sequels: the double-edged sword of the film industry. Like all movie geeks, I love a good sequel, and I hate, hate, hate a bad one. It’s a pity that such a vast majority of Part 2s fall into that second category. So what do good sequels do right, where the bad ones go […]
“Some, dreading that awareness of how they do what they do would cripple their spontaneity, never study the craft. Instead, they march along in a lockstep of unconscious habit, thinking it’s instinct. Their dreams of creating unique works of power and wonder are seldom, if ever, realized. They put in long, tough days, for no […]
Body hunched and head bowed, hammering the keys, breaking the stream of words only long enough to grab the mug and gulp down coffee that’s been cold for hours: the writer at work, delving into territories unknown. We’ve romanticized the art of fiction to almost spiritual levels. To hear some people talk about it, you’d think simply sitting […]
Now available! The Fallen Aeneid, the much-anticipated sequel to C.B. McCullough’s debut novel, The Fallen Odyssey (2013). The Fallen Aeneid will take readers to new corners of the epic fantasy world that has captured the imaginations of readers of all ages. Justin Holmes returns to the Oikoumene to discover that something unexplainable happened in his absence. […]