Tag Archives: In Hero Years… I’m Dead
Thank You All, Very Much

Thank You All, Very Much

The last month and a half have been a whirlwind for me—so much so that I’ve spent more time out of my house than in it. Phoenix ComiCon was very successful, and two weeks after that I was in Columbus, Ohio for the Origins Game Faire. The weekend after that found me in Albuquerque for [...]

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Getting Physical With Books

Getting Physical With Books

I’ve been a huge proponent of digital publishing down through the years. In fact, I take great delight at watching other pundits holding forth on discoveries they’ve made, which are identical to things I was saying five years ago. These would be things concerning the pricing of books, the rise in popularity of series fiction [...]

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Upcoming Convention Specials!

Upcoming Convention Specials!

Convention season begins in less than ten days, with Phoenix Comicon here in Phoenix. This is a great show, which has gotten bigger each year, and I’ll be in attendance once again. Not only will I participate in some panels, but I’ll be teaching my 21 Days to a Novel seminar and, for the first [...]

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Why Selling Direct is Vital for Authors

Why Selling Direct is Vital for Authors

News hit this morning that Google has decided to no longer sell ebooks through independent bookstores. Instead Google will focus on selling ebooks directly through Google Play. Their collaborative effort with bookstores had been an attempt by both parties to crack Amazon’s dominance of the ebook market. Writers having their own websites and/or taking other [...]

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Join the Stormwolf Mailing List

Join the Stormwolf Mailing List

In this new world of digital distribution, I’m turning out a fair amount of work which is digital-original. I mention it in blog posts and on Twitter and Facebook. I realize that I’ve really missed the boat, all these years, by not putting together a mailing list for folks where I can shoot off an [...]

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Ask Dr. Sinisterion: Who do I back in the GOP Primary?

Ask Dr. Sinisterion: Who do I back in the GOP Primary?

(After months of having been absent from blogging and off the radar, please welcome back Doctor Sinisterion. He assures me that he’s successfully fought extradition, so should be a regular here once again. Here is his latest dose of insight about the world from a decidedly and distinctly unique point of view. —Mike Stackpole) Doctor [...]

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iBook Author Software projects…

iBook Author Software projects…

On 19 January, Apple made its big announcement about reinventing textbooks. They showed off some gorgeous, interactive texts that, frankly, I’d have killed to have as a kid. The animations, graphics and even the review section in the book really make it easy for kids, in my opinion, to move ahead at their own pace. [...]

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