New cover for ALIVE? Whaaaa?

So you get that book deal with a big publisher, they work closely with you on a cover, and then, boom, three months from publication they change it? Why would they do that? How does that work? Does it screw up branding? Advertising? All previous marketing efforts? How much say does the author get? Watch the vid to find out.

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Our 10th Anniversary: free eBooks for you!

Free eBooks

10thBundleTo celebrate a decade of podcasting, we’re giving away an eBook bundle with all the Empty Set Entertainment titles. Click here or click on the image at right to get yours. Yes, feel free to tell all your friends about this.

This freebie is good on Monday, March 23, 2015 only, from midnight to 11:59pm.

When you get the link emailed to you, you need to download the bundle on your computer. If you get the download link on your phone and try to download on your phone, not gonna work. We can’t help you with that, so download on your computer, then transfer to your favorite eReader device.

INCLUDED IN THIS BUNDLE:

  • THE CHAMPION ebook
  • THE MVP ebook
  • THE ALL-PRO ebook
  • THE STARTER ebook
  • THE ROOKIE ebook
  • THE REPORTER ebook
  • THE DETECTIVE ebook
  • TITLE FIGHT ebook
  • BLOOD is RED ebook
  • BONES are WHITE ebook
  • A sneak peek PDF of the first fifty pages of the rewritten EARTHCORE
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The Waiting Game

Indy Infected

If you recall, ma’ams and/or sirs, Empty Set Entertainment currently has two properties optioned for TV series. NOCTURNAL is being developed by Lloyd Levin (producer of HELLBOY, DIE HARD 2, THE WATCHMEN), and INFECTED is being developed by Timberman/Beverly Productions (JUSTIFIED, ELEMENTARY). What, you say? You have two series in development?  Yes. We are fat […]

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THE CHAMPION Episode #27

The Krakens were onboard the Touchback and about to punch out for a road game at New Whitok when the Regulator — flagship of the GFL — appeared. Quentin was ordered to his own quarters to meet with League Commissioner Rob Froese. The last time Froese was on the touchback, someone got busted for mods, and was never heard from again? What does Froese want this time?

http://media.blubrry.com/scottsigler/media.libsyn.com/scottsigler/27_THE_CHAMPION_Episode_27.mp3

No post-story talky-talk this week!

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THE CHAMPION Episode #26

The attack on Quentin and his teammates at the Neptune Net Colony almost ended in disaster. The team is shaken up, and some of the Krakens want answers. Quentin is the only one that knows Jonathan Sandoval was both Quentin’s rescuer, and now his blackmailer — threatening to tell the Creterakian Ministry of Religion about the true size of the Church of Quentin Barnes unless Quentin forks over a huge sum of money. Quentin can’t tell anyone, or Sandoval will rat him out, and the CMR will want Quentin dead. 

http://media.blubrry.com/scottsigler/media.libsyn.com/scottsigler/26_THE_CHAMPION_Episode_26.mp3

This is a big fat episode, so there’s not talky talk after the episode.

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FridayFix • So You Wanna Be A Writer #2

Scott's tips on how to organize your research

“Hey, Sigler, how do you organize your research?” I get asked this all the time, and my answer is old-school — I use a big-ass binder. This video walks you through my process. Maybe it can help you be more efficient in your efforts. Now this isn’t the only way to organize research, but in the video I explain why it works for me.  Remember, kids — when it comes to writing there is no “correct answer.” Whatever works for you, works for you.

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Brought to you by our Moosejaw Coupon code SIGLER, which saves 10% on already discounted merch at the world’s biggest vendor of outdoor gear.

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Amazon knows us well …

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Amazon's knows us well

Oh, Amazon, you know us so well. This “buy it again” email nails the Empty Set Entertainment culture right on its cold, wet little nose. We run on dog toys and coffee. In our defense, there are 80 cups of coffee in that one box, so by the time the Little Ball of Hate™ finishes dismembering these toys (third time for the Cardinal, second time for the Dinosaur, the DoDo Bird is still hanging tough), we’ll nee to put in a new order to keep things moving along.

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Emma Galvin to narrate ALIVE audiobook

Narrator of the DIVERGENT series, WINTER'S BONE

Actress Emma Galvin, narrator of DIVERGENT and WINTER'S BONE, to do the audiobook for ALIVE by Scott Sigler

We’re downright tickled to announce that we’ve landed actress Emma Galvin as the voice talent for the ALIVE audiobook. I first heard her work narrating the blockbuster novel DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth. I felt Galvin’s performance of Tris, the main character in DIVERGENT, convincingly captured the essence of a young woman thrust into a difficult and […]

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THE CHAMPION Episode #23

Earlier in the year, the Krakens cut two players — the Ki lineman Gan-Ta-Kapil, and the Sklorno receiver Richfield. Richfield said she was heading out to see the universe and spread the word of the her “godling,” Quentin Barnes. In Episode #22, Becca Montagne and Danny Lundy executed a power play that would make that week’s tilt against the Yall Criminals her last as a fullback, meaning Kopor the Climber will have to get up to speed to become the team’s starter at that position. The Krakens beat the Criminals to move to 4-0 on the season.  Following the game, Quentin headed for the Ki Baths to clean up for the post-game press conference. 

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THE CHAMPION Episode #22

The Krakens are 3-and-0, but this week they face rivals in the Yall Criminals, led by former GFL MVP Rick Renaud. Following the away game at Coranadillana, this away game at Yall means the Krakens only have a day back at Ionath to take care of any business — and that business proves critical when Quentin’s agent shows up, demanding the Krakens make a trade.

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THE CHAMPION Episode #21

The Krakens just defeated the Sheb Stalkers to move to 2-0 on the season. Nothing gets easier, though — the Krakens travel to Coranadillana Cloud Killers, a team against which Quentin has zero wins and three losses. In fact, they are the only Planet Division team he hasn’t beat. Can he finally get off the schnide?

http://media.blubrry.com/scottsigler/media.libsyn.com/scottsigler/16_THE_CHAMPION_Episode_21.mp3

After the episode, Scott gives you an update on the EARTHCORE rewrite.

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