Scott Semegran

Biography

Scott Semegran lives in Austin, Texas. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in English. He is a cartoonist and a writer. He can also bend metal with his mind and run really fast, if chased by a pack of wolves. His comic strips have appeared in the following newspapers: The Austin Student, The Funny Times, The Austin American-Statesman, Rocky Mountain Bullhorn, Seven Days, The University of Texas at Dallas Mercury, and The North Austin Bee. His short stories have appeared in independent publications and literary journals like The Next One Literary Journal from the Texas Tech University Honors College. He is a Kindle bestselling author.

Where to find Scott Semegran online


Where to buy in print


Books

The Spectacular Simon Burchwood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Simon Burchwood's life is a complete disaster. His literary career is in shambles. When he learns that his ex-wife abruptly moves to Dallas with his children, he embarks on a crazy road trip with a nerdy coworker and a hitchhiking punk rock girl and discovers the inspiration he desperately needs for his new literary masterpiece. Take another trip with the one and only Simon Burchwood.
Modicum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of short stories, musings, and cartoons by writer / cartoonist Scott Semegran explores such themes as suicide, parenting, religion, masculinity, the apocalypse, and, most importantly, erections. It’s guaranteed to make you laugh, cry, and pee your pants (hopefully, not at the same time).
Mia Ryan And Her Fearless Cat, Angel-Boy in: Tea, Cupcakes, and the Great Ant Famine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Mia Ryan and her cat Angel-Boy were enjoying their tea party when all of a sudden one of the cupcakes sprouted legs and ran out of the house. After chasing the cupcake, Mia Ryan learns about the Great Ant Famine from her newest little friend Anthony the Ant. Read about the choices Mia Ryan makes to help Anthony and the rest of his friends.
Morningwood
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Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When a strange old man slowly shuffles in front of a suburban house, the quiet neighborhood is turned upside down. A short story by Scott Semegran.
That Mouse Is High
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Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A father frantically prepares for his daughter's birthday party only to come across a stumbling block that threatens to ruin the day. A short story by Scott Semegran.
That Little Devil
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Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rogelio enjoyed playing with his friend George in the ditch behind his house. And Rogelio's mother was glad he had a friend to play with until she found out George's true identity. Short story by Scott Semegran. This short story was first published in The Next One Literary Journal, Texas Tech University Honors College - Winter 2003-2004.
The Butterfly Effect
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Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A father watches his daughters lovingly care for a squirmy gang of caterpillars. When they morph into butterflies, the girls witness the true meaning of life... unfortunately. A short story by Scott Semegran.
In My Garage
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Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A couple of years ago, I made a pact with my two best friends, Nolan and Jacob. We decided that we would spend the last night before the end of the world partying in my garage. And that's just what we did. A short story by Scott Semegran.
A Perfect Moment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,070. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Perfect Moment is indeed an interesting and adventurous journey through the sometimes sordid, and often awesome moments of its protagonists. From the charming fantasies of an elusive dream world to the gruesome and often nightmarish experiences of those not so enchanting moments where we come to understand that, "Good comes from the bad. It always does."
The Meteoric Rise of Simon Burchwood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,380. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
On his way to New York to celebrate his impending literary success, Simon Burchwood is the prototypical American careerist. But a quick detour to Montgomery, Alabama to visit a childhood friend sends Simon on a bizarre journey, challenging his hopes and dreams of becoming a famous writer. This is a character study that delves into the psyche of a man who desperately tries to redefine himself.

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