Posts Tagged ‘ Scott Sigler ’

Novelist Seth Harwood Gets A Book Deal With Help Of Podcasting Community

May 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Making Money with Podcasts, The New Media Update

Audio podcaster and novelist Seth Harwood is pulling out all the stops, celebrating today. No, not the typical americanized Cinco de Mayo revelry. Today commemorates the publication of Harwood’s crime novel, Jack Wakes Up, by Random House. This is his first novel to be published by a major publishing house, but Harwood is no stranger […]

Publisher Offers Titles in Multiple Formats, One-Time Price

Mar 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: General, The New Media Update

Publishers Weekly magazine reports today what may be the first offer of its kind from traditional publishing. Book publisher Thomas Nelson has launched “NelsonFree,” a program which gives readers their content in several different formats – as a hardcover book, an e-book, and an audiobook, all for the purchase price of a single volume. Thomas […]

Another Reason Magazines Are Dying: They Just Discovered Podcasts

Jan 31st, 2009 | By | Category: Making Money with Podcasts

Time magazine has published an article today about podcasting novelists. In the article, they note that podcasting could be publishing’s next wave: Scott Sigler of San Francisco missed out on getting his first novel published, with a deal collapsing in late 2001. But he built a big Internet fan base on novel podcasting, which led to […]

And Now For Something Completely Different: Monty Python And Making New Money With Old Stuff

Jan 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Digital Music, Video

Yesterday’s article, about the newly-launched Vatican channel on YouTube, reminded us of a favorite Monty Python sketch, “The Pope and Michaelangelo,” which we embed here for your amusement. “Look – I’m the bloody Pope, I am! I may not know much about art, but I know what I like!” Priceless. It got me off on […]

Book Deal Brings Zombie Podcaster Dreams To Life

Nov 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting

James Melzer, creator of the podcast novel The Zombie Chronicles, has landed a three-book publishing deal with indie publisher Permuted Press. In one of the most heartfelt and gracious announcements I have ever read, Melzer says: “I will treasure this moment, the moment I put pen to paper in order to finalize the deal, for […]

Scott Sigler Talks About Social Media, Podcast Books And The Future Of Publishing

Aug 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Featured Story, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting

In this exclusive interview, audiobook podcasting pioneer Scott Sigler explains how he used his podcast to get a book deal and even a movie deal, how he uses social media to promote his work and why he wants to kill you off in his next book.

Podcasting Promotes Book Sales

Apr 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Making Money with Podcasts

Mainstream media is getting savvy to the way podcasts are being effectively used to promote authors and their work. A Washington Post article looks at how Scott Sigler, J.C. Hutchins and Cory Doctorow are using podcasting an Internet media to get noticed: Horror writer Scott Sigler, one of the pioneers in this area, began regularly […]

Novelist Scott Sigler On Using Podcasts For Promotion

Apr 6th, 2008 | By | Category: General

The SFGate has a profile of podcasting novelist Scott Sigler that looks at how he’s used free podcasts to promoting his writing career: Before Sigler revealed podcasting as a new frontier for book promotion, the San Francisco author was rebuffed hundreds of times by major publishers. Sigler’s science fiction-horror thrillers attracted little attention. That changed […]

Podcast Novelist Sigler Has ‘INFECTED’ Bookstores

Apr 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, General

Pioneering podcast novelist Scott Sigler saw “a dream come true” yesterday, April Fool’s Day, with Random House’s publication of a hardcover version of his book, Infected. Sigler, one of the (the very?) first writers to offer their fiction in podcast format, began back in 2005 with his science-fiction/horror book Earthcore. With a bevy of devoted […]