According to the quote on the cover of my paperback edition of Into Thin Air, The Wall Street Journal says that Into Thin Air, “Ranks among the great adventure books of all time.” With all due respect to TWSJ, it is “THE greatest adventure book of all time!” Although I’ve never climbed Everest, and probably … Continue reading Book Review – Into Thin Air
Salt Lake City, Utah (Roiders News Agency) – Makebelieve Studios has announced that they have signed Chris Pratt to star in their upcoming blockbuster, “Suicide By Everest”. The movie is based on the novel of the same name, and written by Scott J. Thurman. The movie is scheduled for release on February 29th, 2021. The … Continue reading Fake News – Chris Pratt to play Brigham Young VIII
Read the first chapter of Suicide By Everest. If you’re not interested after reading this excerpt, you probably won’t enjoy the rest of the book. –ed
I like lists and I like music. Easy blog post. But first, a couple of caveats. First, this is a list of bands I’m listening to today. My son asked me “Where are The Beatles”? I like The Beatles. In fact, they would likely be in my Top 10 Bands of All Time (Oooo! Another … Continue reading Listmania! Top 10 Bands on Spotify
Will LDS MIllionaire find love through gimmicky contest? Warning: It’s not Brigham Young VIII from Suicide by Everest.
My son Haydn Thurman (aka Kublaii) mocked up some new book covers for “Suicide By Everest” and I wanted to get feedback from friends of the book. Let me know what you think.
Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? My daughter asked our family this question during Christmas break. She had obviously already thought this through as she was able to eloquently answer her own question. My wife, always the pragmatic one, laughed, and in Cantonese opined (and I’m paraphrasing), “Making New Year’s resolutions is useless. Don’t … Continue reading New Day Resolutions
I had lunch with an old friend of mine, who bought the eBook version of “Suicide By Everest” and gave me a list of spelling errors and grammar issues that he had found. (Thanks Troy W.!). I’ve since gone into the KDP author portal and updated the novel. Although I hope that I’ve now caught … Continue reading And Bad Mistakes. I’ve Made a Few.
I just started this list (11/20/2018) so I’m sure it will be edited and added to over the years. What are your favorites? What am I missing? The Hobbit & The Lord of The Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer Suicide By Everest by Scott J. Thurman A Secret History by … Continue reading Top 25 Favorite/Influential Books of All Time
Now that I’ve published my book, and I’m in the sales and marketing phase, I find myself constantly having to look up all of the different ways a reader can find my book, or contact me. So I’m creating this page to gather all the places I exist on the Internet. Primary Author Website: https://scottthurman.com … Continue reading My Contact Information