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Vases or Faces?

Thousands of people read my books. (Quick aside: that phrase still rattles my melon — thousands of people read my books. Livin’ the dream, boss.)

But in any large enough population, you get groups of people who look at the exact same thing and see something completely different. People tend to imprint their worldview upon what they experience. […]

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A GFL Novella. The tale of Yolanda Davenport and her quest to prove the innocence of murder suspect Ju Tweedy.

THE REPORTER Episode #12

This is it, the final episode! Yolanda’s quest comes to a close as we learn the fates of her, Whykor the Aware, Parmont the Insane, GFL Commissioner Rob Froese, Anna Villani, Joey and Miriam. Does this episode contain Ju Tweedy and Quentin Barnes? Why, yes … yes it does.

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FridayFix • Dystopic Super Bowl 50

This morning io9 published this quiz: Fictional Dystopia or the Super Bowl?, by Katharine Trendacosta. Scott and I recorded ourselves taking the quiz, because a) scifi and b) football.  We had not seen the questions beforehand, so you get our first hand reactions.

I also did not realize until halfway through the quiz that Scott and I were competing, so I demand that his one point lead be recorded with an asterisk.

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You have to listen in to find out how. It’s not complicated. Which means it’s not like politics. Or math.

SHOW NOTES:

  • CREATURE by John Saul
  • Don’t forget to send any Q&A questions about THE REPORTER (or anything else) to info@emptyset.com
  • Key & Peele – McCringleberry’s Excessive Celebration:

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THE REPORTER Episode #11

Yolanda’s search for the killer of Grace McDermot finally comes to fruition. She’s found a store near the building where McDermot was killed, a store that has security cameras monitoring the exit of that building. If those records are intact, Yolanda will have with incontrovertible evidence of who left the building right after McDermot died — and that will give her the killer.

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THE REPORTER Episode #10

Yolanda, Whykor and Miriam narrowly escaped the Black Hole stadium, thanks to an assist from Tarat the Smasher. But that help doesn’t put them in the clear. Madderch’s deadliest cop — Parmot the Insane — was following Yolanda. Is Parmot behind the killing of Grace McDermot, for which Krakens running back Ju Tweedy is blamed? And if so, what is Parmot willing to do to keep Yolanda from getting proof?

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FridayFix • Wanna Be A Writer Q&A

We’re about halfway through the “So You Wanna Be A Writer” series. Scott gives his own advice about writing in short videos hosted on YouTube. It is fun, and give us a place to direct most questions that come in from new writers looking for advice.

Today we talk about some of the questions we’ve received after someone’s seen the videos.

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Check out all these cool folks we talked about:

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THE REPORTER Episode #9

Yolanda, Whykor and Miriam narrowly escaped an assassination attempt, and all it took was running out onto the middle of the field during a game between the To Pirates and the OS1 Orbiting death while thousands of fans in the stands and billions watching across the galaxy looked on. But now the trio find themselves on the mean streets of Madderch while they’re still the target of at least one crime lord. Where can they possibly go to find safety?

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FridayFix • THE RIDER preview!

At SiglerFest 2K15, Scott busted out a sneak peek of THE RIDER, the GFL novella co-written with podcasting author Paul E. Cooley.

I know lots of you have been waiting a very long time for this one, so I’m happy to say it’s in production!  You’ll see it by this summer! Woo hoo!

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A GFL Novella. The tale of Yolanda Davenport and her quest to prove the innocence of murder suspect Ju Tweedy.

THE REPORTER Episode #8

One moment, Yolanda is in a luxury booth at OS1 Stadium, watching the Death play the To Pirates. The next, she, Miram, Whykor and booth staffer Puck are under attack from Turon the Ugly and Marik the Covetous. Yolanda and her friends barely escaped and are in an elevator, heading down to the stadium’s main level. Yolanda knows that if they are to escape the stadium alive, she needs a distraction.

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FridayFix • SiglerFest 2K16 Registration is Now Open!

SiglerFest 2K16 • October 7 & 8, 2016 The Orleans Hotel & Casino 4500 West Tropicana Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89103

The 6th Annual SiglerFest is now open for registration!

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A GFL Novella. The tale of Yolanda Davenport and her quest to prove the innocence of murder suspect Ju Tweedy.

THE REPORTER Episode #7

After interviewing Ma Tweedy — mother of Ju Tweedy, the man accused of the murder of Grace McDermot — Yolanda increasingly questions the official story of the Madderch police. Yolanda also thinks her friend Miriam — McDermot’s bodyguard when McDermot was murdered — is holding back information. Yolanda and Whykor have arranged to meet Miriam at the game between the OS1 Orbiting Death and the To Pirates, played on the home field of the Death, that facility famously known as “The Black Hole.” On the field, it’s Condor Adrian vs. Frank Zimmer, and off the field, it’s Yolanda Davenport vs. this damn story.

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FridayFix • 2015 Year In Review

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2016 Junkies! We are pretty excited for all the fun stuff we’ve got planned in the year ahead, but today we’re taking our annual look back at what’s transpired over the last twelve months!

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A selfies with Commander Hadfield! A’s selfie with Commander Hadfield! ——>

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Scott met astronaut Jeanette Epps during his visit to Stennis Space Center. So cool.Scott met astronaut Jeanette Epps during his visit to Stennis Space Center. So cool.

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