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Scott Sigler

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Born
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November 30

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Stephen King, Jack London, King Kong (1976 film)

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December 2008

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Get Scott's free, unabridged weekly audiobook episodes from iTunes by subscribing to his podcast.

#1 New York Times best-selling author Scott Sigler is the creator of fifteen novels, six novellas and dozens of short stories. He gives away his stories as weekly, serialized, audiobooks, with over 40 million episodes downloaded.

Scott launched his career by releasing his novels as author-read podcasts. His rabid fans were so hungry for each week’s episode that they dubbed themselves the “Junkies.” The first hit is always free …

He is also is a co-founder of Empty Set Entertainment, which publishes his Galactic Football League series. He lives in San Diego, CA, with his wee little dog Reesie. Both Scott and Ree
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Scott Sigler I think saying "the meat" is important is disenfranchising the value of other sandwich innards. What about a cheese sandwich? What about peanut butter…moreI think saying "the meat" is important is disenfranchising the value of other sandwich innards. What about a cheese sandwich? What about peanut butter and jelly? Does the fish in a fish sandwich count as "meat?"

What I think you're asking is, "What is more important to the sandwich, the bread or the sammich innards?"

Plato considered this same question shortly before his death in 347 BC. He was a big fan of lamb and tomato sandwiches. To his way of thinking: "A sandwich without innards is simply two slices of bread, and why would you eat two slices at once? Are you a glutton, or is there some imbalance in your soul?"

I side with Plato: one cannot individually consider the relative value of sandwich parts, because those parts alone are no longer parts of a sandwich. (less)
Scott Sigler I'm doing fine, don't worry. My partner and I are building a mini-empire where we get to create the things we want to create, and make a living doing …moreI'm doing fine, don't worry. My partner and I are building a mini-empire where we get to create the things we want to create, and make a living doing it. What I care most about is that you read PANDEMIC and come out of it thinking, "I would have gladly paid twice as much for that and still got my money's worth."

My goal is to take you away and let you lose yourself in my creation. If I do that, I know I am making lives a little bit better, and that's the reward. I put everything I can into a book to make it as good as it can be — everything else will work itself out in the long run. (less)
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THE ROOKIE Adult Version Episode #6 sponsored by “Audible Free Trial” scottsigler.com/audible-free-trial.

At the Combine, Quentin set all-time records for his position. He's about to board the Krakens shuttle and head to Ionath if team owner Gredok the Splithead allows it and his rookie teammate doesn't kill him first.

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" I couldn't tell you who was responsible for what bits at this point. It became a hodgepodge of our influences and styles. Super-mega-mecha fun. ...more "
" Jeff wrote: "this was a fun discussion! I need to rewatch that movie."

It really holds up.
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" Rich wrote: "Thanks Scott - I thoroughly enjoyed the discussion on the podcast."
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I got a kick out of this book, which I describe as THE TRUMAN SHOW meets BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (but without Cylons and space battles).

While this books seems a touch lighthearted on the surface, the darkness runs deep. Man's inhumanity to man reaches
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This book was not for me. Fantastic writing, very impressive descriptions, but the story was a bit less streamlined than I prefer.
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“That sure as fuck ain't no cow”
Scott Sigler

“Despair filled his skull even more tightly than his own brain. All around him cars filled with normal people perfectly unaware of the disease turning Perry's body inside out. Fucking normal people.”
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“When you're winning, everyone is a fan.”
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Polls

What would you like to read this month to discuss in September. (Remember, if your vote is the winner, come back for the discussion Sept. 1st.)

100 Days in Deadland by Rachel Aukes

2013, 450 pages, AR 4.14
£0.99 Kindle UK, $1.54 Kindle US


 
  6 votes, 35.3%

The Bradbury Report by Steven Polansky
2010, 336 pages, AR 3.05
$9.99 Kindle, cheap used

 
  5 votes, 29.4%

Infected by Scott Sigler

2008, 342 pgs, 3.86 AR
$1.99 Kindle, cheap used

 
  4 votes, 23.5%

 
  2 votes, 11.8%

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Scott Sigler Veronica wrote: "Descendant??? Ancestor was my very first Scott Sigler book. Can't wait!"

No plans for DESCENDANT at this time. I want to write it, but there are many games currently afoot.


Veronica Descendant??? Ancestor was my very first Scott Sigler book. Can't wait!


message 13: by Scott

Scott Sigler Chantal wrote: "You should limit your giveaway invitations to those in countries who can participate - I was very disappointed to get an invite and follow the link only to be told I couldn't enter. :("

You're absolutely right. I have too many Goodreads friends to look at the country for each one, but I can make it clear in the invite it is US-only. Will fix in the description, and will put that in email invite from now on. My apologies.


message 12: by Chantal

Chantal Boudreau You should limit your giveaway invitations to those in countries who can participate - I was very disappointed to get an invite and follow the link only to be told I couldn't enter. :(


message 11: by Patrick

Patrick Suffering some serious football withdrawal. Time to re-read the GFL series books and get my fix!


message 10: by Dale (last edited Jul 20, 2014 01:50PM)

Dale Thele Scott, thank you for the Goodreads connect.
Wish you the very best in 2014!


Veronica Scott wrote: "Veronica wrote: "Ohh, I'm dying to read Pandemic!"

I hope you enjoy it!"


Thanks :) I finally got my hands on a copy and am enjoying it immensely. I dont want it to end.


Dustin Hertel I'm a slow reader when it comes to actual hard copy print (A.D.D., no matter how good the book I can't read too long in a sitting) so I'm only a couple chapters in... but Pandemic is awesome so far!


message 7: by Scott

Scott Sigler Veronica wrote: "Ohh, I'm dying to read Pandemic!"

I hope you enjoy it!


Veronica Ohh, I'm dying to read Pandemic!


message 5: by Bobby

Bobby Just picked up Nocturnal by Scott Sigler . Can't wait to start the read. I have 2 other books to review and then I take your journey.


Lawrence Thanks for accepting my friendship and I really enjoy reading your books.


message 3: by Gary

Gary Revel Thank you for being a friend Scott:

My Memoir, TO LIVE OR MAYBE NOT is at Barnes and Noble.

It includes details of my birth in Alabama, youth, high school-Holmes County High School, US Navy Service, music-Hollywood, Memphis, Nashville, Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination Investigation, recording and releasing the single record of the song about the MLK assassination, THEY SLEW THE DREAMER and more.

Paperback and Nook Book

Links to more Jongleur books and book sellers.


message 2: by Simon

Simon I cannot wait for Pandemic!


Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hey Scott, thanks for the add! Hope you're enjoying an awesome wkend!
Blessings,
Jeannie


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