THE CHAMPION, Book V in the YA/scifi Galactic Football League series.

THE CHAMPION Episode #10

The quest is almost over. Quentin finally gets to see his sister. In the massive Portath ship, quentin and his friends learn that the “Bermuda Triangle” of the galaxy is not all it seems. But to get his sister out, will Quentin have to face … the Gouger?

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FridayFix • Inside Empty Set: Friends, beers, irrational fears

Also: chugging mouthwash, puberty, George Burns impressions, Angry Trivial Pursuit™, DEATHRACE 2000, anti-boobie laws, and the worst nightmare Scott has ever had.

Deathrace 2000On this week’s FridayFix we’re lucky to have our good friends Evo Terra and Sheila Dee join us. They came to San Diego for a visit, and sat down to talk irrational fears.

Why, you ask? This was recorded last weekend, and yesterday I had a tonsillectomy. It went well, straightforward with no complications, but back on Saturday night, I didn’t know all of that. I just knew I was scared with some reasonable fears, and some … less so.

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So listen first, then cheer me up by telling me about your irrational fears in the comments section! I promise to check in obsessively in the few hours a day I’m not sleeping a drug fueled sleep after fighting to swallow as little as possible and still stay hydrated.

Also, we discuss chugging mouthwash, puberty, George Burns impressions, Angry Trivial Pursuit™, DEATHRACE 2000 (not 3000), your constitutional right to go topless, anti-boobie laws, giant fucking spiders, and the worst nightmare Scott has ever had.

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THE CHAMPION Episode #9

Quentin and his friends have met the mostly unknown Portath. In that meeting, he came to learn that the kidnapping of his sister wasn’t set up by a rival team or a revenge-minded gangster, but none other than the living god herself: Petra Prawatt, so she could deliver a message to the Prawatt about a pending galactic-scale invasion from a race known as the Abernessia. Petra’s tool for this manipulation? Cormerant Bumberpuff, Quentin’s Ionath Krakens teammate. Quentin needs to find out Bumberpuff’s involvement, and find a way to free his sister, his friends and himself from the Portath.

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FridayFix • T-Shirt poll results!

We polled and we pondered. We discussed at the Office of Doom. And we’ve decided which designs we’re moving forward with, even if not all of them will make it to an actual t-shirt. We’re in a terrific spot: so many good ideas, we’ve got to see art on more than expected!

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Right now, we’ll print a new Krakens t-shirt, plus one each of the non-Krakens designs and the non-GFL designs. Which ones? Sorry, you’ll have to listen to the cast. Don’t worry, it’s only ten minutes long! Ten minutes!

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THE CHAMPION Episode #8

Quentin and his friends have made first contact with Hulsey, a Human representative of the as-yet-unseen Portath. Hulsey gave the grim news that while she could help Quentin find his lost sister, Jeanine, and his friend Fred, that wouldn’t do Quentin much good, because he and his friends would never be allowed to leave the […]

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FridayFix • Pick our new T-shirts!

It’s time for new T-shirts! Who gets to choose what we make? You get to choose! Listen in to this awesome cast (there is slurping), click through to the post, then vote!

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THE CHAMPION Episode #7

Quentin and his friends are aboard the Rosalind Franklin, a living Prawatt ship. Rosalind just entered the portath cloud looking for Quentin’s missing sister and his friend Fred, who were onboard Quentin’s yacht. the Hypatia. Rosalind’s proximity alarm just sounded — there is a ship inbound, and it’s not the hypatia.

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Friday Fix: Inside Empty Set! Scott’s writing schedule for the rest of 2014

Inside Empty Set is back, and this time out we’re talking about Scott’s writing schedule for the rest of 2014, and early 2015. Info you want, and we have it!

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Cover of the scifi/horror novel EARTHCORE, by New York Times best-selling author Scott Sigler.We chat about big things:

  • ALIVE: out from Del Rey on July 14, 2015 (even though we say August 25th during this ‘cast!) How can you help us most? Pre-order the hardcover.
  • THE RIDER, the GFL novella co-written with Paul E. Cooley. Soon, people. Sooooon.
  • Dun dun dun! EARTHCORE is officially on the writing schedule! w00t!

We chat about other things:

  • Mormon Jello: seriously people, I don’t know why it works, but it works.
  • Paul E. Cooley’s THE BLACK: We talk a bit about Cooley awesome deep-sea scare-fest THE BLACK. Get some for yourself Junkies!
  • The FDO’s insistence on slurping his Sidecar. Goodness we don’t need much more of that. (I used this yummy recipe!)
  • Batman.

 

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Guest Goods: Jake Bible

Known for his ultraviolent and profane post-apocalyptic action/horror, Jake Bible now has a Young Adult zombie novel out by Permuted Platinum! All the insanity minus the naughty bits!

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Little Dead Man is the story of conjoined twins, Garret and Garth Weir- one living and one undead!

They are two brothers trying to make their way in a post-apocalyptic world where the people are more dangerous than the zombies! Full of high-action and plenty of scares, Little Dead Man is the summer read for those young adults, teens, and adults looking for something a little different than your normal zombie story.

BOOK SIGNING
Jake will be at Malaprop’s Bookstore in Asheville, NC on October 30th at 7:00pm — signing and story telling and generally entertaining your faces. Go see ‘im!

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THE CHAMPION Episode #6

Quentin and his friends are aboard the Rosalind Franklin, a living Prawatt ship. Rosalind was swallowed up by a massive Rewall ship — which she nicknamed “Joey” — in hopes of having the Rewall take her into the Portath Cloud, where Quentin & Co. could continue the search for his sister. The thing was, as the Rewall tentacles closed in and engulfed her, she couldn’t say for sure if Joey was going to transport them … or digest them, killing everyone in a tidal wave of acid.

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INFECTED $1.99 for Kindle

Offer expires Oct. 24, 2014 (and is apparently only in the USA)

INFECTED for KindleHard to beat Book I of the INFECTED Trilogy for just $1.99 fer yer Kindle. That’s some good pricing right there.What? You already have it? Well, sir or ma’am, you can gift it to anyone you know for that same lousy $2. Spread the Stank, suckas.

Two Dollars!

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THE CHAMPION Episode #5

Quentin and his friends rendezvous with Cormorant Bumberpuff on the Rosalind Franklin, an intelligent Prawatt ship that will escort them to the Portath Cloud. But to reach this desolate place, Rosalind needs help from the Rewall, one of the strangest sentient races in the galaxy. As Rosalind heads to Rewall space, Michael Kimberlin tries to bring Quentin up to speed on what little is known of this bizarre species.

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FridayFix – THE CHAMPION recap, GFL Book VI news

Hey Junkies! We’re still at SiglerFest2K14 in Vegas, but wanted to do a quick follow-up now that THE CHAMPION has been shipped and ebook links have been sent!

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We get a few standard questions once we’ve shipped a GFL book:

  1. My book hasn’t shown up … have all the pre-orders been shipped?
    All pre-orders have shipped, with the last batch going out this past Monday morning.

    It takes a maximum of ten business days to arrive to a US destination, but since we deliver them right to the central office, it often takes less.  We sent books on Friday, Saturday and Monday, so *worst case* your book would arrive around October 20th if you’re in the continental US.

  2. How can I get my free ebook because I bought the hardcover?
    You should have received an email with the download link on or about September 30th. If you have not, just email info@emptyset.com and we’ll sort you out!
  3. My ebook won’t load onto my smart phone/tablet … what gives?
    The ebook file you get is a zip file that contains the .mobi and the .epub versions of the book, so you have whatever format fits your preferred device. Zip files must be downloaded to your computer, unzipped, and then the right file (.mobi or .epub) loaded into your device software. As far as I know, tablets and smart phones can’t unzip files directly.
  4. When is the audiobook going to be out?
    Although we talk about it being “out soon” during this ‘cast, it’s actually out now! You can get it on iTunes, Audible or at Amazon! woo HOO!

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FridayFix – THE CHAMPION audiobook available

THE CHAMPION audiobook now available at Amazon, iTunes and Audible (get it for free as part of an Audible Free Trial, learn more at http://scottsigler.com/audible-free-trial/

We’re at SiglerFest2k14 in Vegas, and the news just dropped that THE CHAMPION (GFL Book V) audiobook is finally available on iTunes, Amazon and Audible. Here’s a quick FridayFix to give you some info, along with comments by five Junkies whose lives have changed forever due to this staggering news.

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Read by your favorite Future Dark Overlord himself, the epic saga of Quentin Barnes and the Ionath Krakens continues.

GET IT FOR FREE?
If you are not already an Audible customer, you can sign up for a no-risk, 30-day trial and download the THE CHAMPION audiobook for free. If you like Audible’s service, just pay the monthly fee and keep getting audiobooks. If you don’t like their service, cancel and keep THE CHAMPION — it don’t even cost nuthin’.

SCOTT, WHICH WAY MAKE YOU THE MOST $$$
This remains the single most-common question we are asked. The answer is: “do what you’re comfortable with.” We’re here for you, you’re not here for us. However, if you really want to know, we actually make more if you sign up for the trial and download THE CHAMPION as your first audiobook. That’s right, you get the book for free, we get more money. Ka-boom! If you’re already an Audible customer, just snag it at the posted price or use one of your Audible credits. Doesn’t matter to us either way.

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