I'm always looking for a clever title for these updates. If anyone has any clever titles please send one my way. I can't keep using Stephen King in my title! He'll come to my house and challenge me to a write off! I can't keep up with… Continue
Added by Arthur Slade on November 17, 2011 at 9:46am —
You must have faith.
That's the conclusion I've come to after all these years of writing. The cornerstone of becoming a writer and continuing on in this odd field is faith. By that I don't mean religious faith, but a personal faith. You must believe in…
Added by Arthur Slade on August 24, 2011 at 11:57am —
Light a cigar! Open a fizzy drink! Eat some chocolate! Have an organic carrot! My first ebook went on sale February 4th, 2011:
Since then I've added 5 more:…
Added by Arthur Slade on August 14, 2011 at 12:37pm —
If you're an author you've probably checked your Amazon rankings once or twice. Or every three seconds. And, perhaps you've stared at the rankings like you're trying to read your future in pig entrails. The great thing about the "modern" era is now there are even more ways to track things. Most of the time they're just charts that you stare at and learn nothing (and perhaps a little depressing) but I was recently able to track a "success" story to do with the my novel Jolted.… Continue
Added by Arthur Slade on June 23, 2011 at 6:57pm —
Today is the official worldwide--no galaxy-wide--wait, I mean, universe-wide release of the ebook for The Loki Wolf
, the third novel in the Northern Frights
series. It's a happy little Christmas werewolf story (because really… Continue
Added by Arthur Slade on May 17, 2011 at 8:47am —
Today I'm releasing the ebook of my novel TRIBES
worldwide (except Canada*). It will be the fifth ebook of my backlist that I've released so far. To recap here are the others:…
Added by Arthur Slade on April 15, 2011 at 9:10am —
Please don't let the cover scare you. I apologize if it causes you to recoil in fear. I just want to let you know that the book is now available on iBooks all across the world:
Just click here
for the links to download it to your iPod or iPad (and if you have an iPad2 I don't want to hear about how great it is, okay? Some of us are completely happy with our first… Continue
Added by Arthur Slade on April 7, 2011 at 9:10am —
I don't usually update my blog twice a day, but something extremely interesting happened today on the ebook front. Just after I finished my last blog I noticed that my ebook
had sold three copies. I thought great! Social networking actually works! Then at lunch time it had sold 10 copies on Amazon. Considering it had only sold 14 copies all last month, I thought this was a perfect start… Continue
Added by Arthur Slade on April 1, 2011 at 7:41pm —
Today is the official re-release of my second novel The Haunting of Drang Island
. All three books in the Northern Frights
series have been out of print for several years now, so I'm glad to see the second book in the series rise like...uh...like a giant serpent out of the water. It's the story of a teen going on a holiday on Drang Island (near… Continue
Added by Arthur Slade on March 31, 2011 at 9:56am —
is now available on B&N as a Nookbook. Wow, that really cooks like a wookie cooking cookies!
Added by Arthur Slade on March 23, 2011 at 11:30am —
Today, in my ever-ongoing quest to try and figure out how this whole interweb thing works, I'm going to interview Katie Davis
, author/illustrator extraordinaire. She is the author of Who Hops, I Hate To Go To Bed, Kindergarten Rocks,
and the middle grade novel The Curse of Addy McMahon
. More importantly, she has an app! Brain Burps About… Continue
Added by Arthur Slade on March 23, 2011 at 9:45am —
.99 cent eBooks will destroy publishing!
.99 cent eBooks will save writers!
.99 cent eBooks are the 4th horsemen of the apocalypse!
.99 cent eBooks will save the Toronto Maple Leafs (or fill in your favourite sports team here _______)! Continue
Okay, I don't know which (or if any) of these statements is true. The more I dig into the world of ePublishing the more arguments I hear for and against…
Added by Arthur Slade on March 14, 2011 at 6:55pm —