Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Photo Shoot for Moon Over Manhattan!

Here's the deal. The new book I'm writing will easily be done by Christmas. But when snow hits the ground no person in Manhattan wants to do pictures in Central Park...including me.'s what I'm doing.

I put an ad on Craigslist, my FB Page and on Twitter directing people to come look HERE for the scoop.

The scoop is that Moon Over Manhattan is a story about the West Side Pack of werewolves, specifically Denika and Cash (as it's told from their perspectives), here in Manhattan. Much of the book takes place in the subways and in Central Park.

I thought it would be cool to find models to pose as my characters, in goth/industrial gear, and do some photos in Central Park in the fall...this October. Most pictures will be up at Belvedere Castle as the book also has a Gothic (as in the time period) feel with sword fights and so on.

So, below is the ad I put out on Craigs List. Read it...if you or someone you know fits the "look" of one of these on...

Adult Fantasy Writer Tamsin Silver is looking for actors/actresses and/or models to pose for photos for her website for a new book, Moon Over Manhattan.

All characters in the book are part of the Goth/Industrial scene and those chosen will need to be dressed as such for the photo shoot to hopefully be done at the top of October. Do not worry if you don't have the "gear", that will be taken care by pairing something you do have with something we have.

***Note: If you are part of the Goth/Industrial Scene here in NYC but are not an actor/actress/model but fit one of these descriptions still send in some pictures of you! You do not need to be a professional to qualify for this project.

The shoot will be done in Central Park, primarily up at the Belvedere Castle, Umpire Rock and the Great Hill.

The following characters are between 25 & 35 in age. Obviously you do not need to BE that age, just able to pass for it in photos.

We understand these are specific looks, but as we are going off of character descriptions by the author, they have to be. If you don't fit any of these but know someone who does, please pass this notice on to them. Thanks.

Denika: Short petite girl, dark hair (black or dark brown) to shoulders or chin (curly or straight), blue eyes or at least light colored. Preferably a size 6 or 8.

Cash: Tall male btwn 5'11" and 6'3", thin but yet built (not overly muscular), short blonde or dark blond hair, light colored eyes.

Lexie: Average built girl between 5'3" or 5'8" with red or strawberry blond hair (curly or straight).

Phin: Asian or half Asian male around 6' tall, average build, with dark hair that is either in a mohawk or faux-hawk (or something we can gel to look that way).

Zane: Skiny or average built young man with either long dark hair, a shaved head or a mix of the two! Anywhere from 5'7' to 6'2" is fine.

Marlen: Average to skinny built Jewish young man with dark eyes and short brown hair (curly/wavy preferred but not manditory).

Liam: Average built or skinny young man with long blond or dirty blond hair that at least come to his chin if not longer.

Inari: Delicate yet strong looking Middle Eastern girl with long black hair and fine features. Anywhere from 5'3" to 5'7".

Writer will pay for lunch on the day of the shoot and all pictures will be available for your portfolio.

If interested please email Ms. Silver at with a little about you in the body of the email and headshot or comp card attached. Multiple pictures are encouraged.

***Special Note: If you look a lot different than your formal headshot OR have a more edgier photo of you, especially if its in Goth/Industrial attire, attach it as well.***

Thank you so much for your interest and the author looks forward to receiving your submissions. This looks to be a fun, one day process. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.

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