Shelley Stout's Blog: Updates for Shelley Stout

October 30, 2011

If you are a teacher at an independent school in South Carolina, you may be attending the annual teacher's conference of the South Carolina Independent Schools Association on November 4. At the conference, there will be numerous workshops and presentations, including mine:

Living History, Using Historical Fiction in the Classroom

At the conference, I will be both an exhibitor and a presenter.

I will have an exhibitors booth/table where I will be signing and selling copies of my novel, Radium Halos, a Novel about the Radium Dial Painters.

I will also be presenting a workshop to teachers, detailing how they can use the novel in their classrooms.

The event will be held on Friday, November 4, on the Monticello Road campus of Ben Lippen School in Columbia, SC from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

I look forward to meeting you at the event!
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Published on October 30, 2011 08:12 • 201 views • Tags: history, independent-schools, private-schools, south-carolina, teachers

October 12, 2011

If you haven't yet purchased Radium Halos, the eBook version is discounted at Amazon for only .99! Please help spread the word, and enjoy the read!!
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Published on October 12, 2011 04:34 • 105 views • Tags: 99-ebooks, illinois-history, radium, radium-girls

July 17, 2011

Visit my new blog, for teachers and students of U.S. History, where you can see an excerpt from my curriculum guide, view my book trailer, and learn about the 1920s!
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Published on July 17, 2011 16:15 • 95 views • Tags: curriculum-guide, history, teachers, teaching, u-s-history

June 22, 2011

I am excited to announce I now have a book trailer for Radium Halos! I created it using Microsoft Movie Maker.
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Published on June 22, 2011 16:40 • 97 views • Tags: 1920s, radiation, radiation-poisoning, radium, radium-halos, shelley-stout

April 2, 2011

Ever since my publisher and I decided to drop the price on Radium Halos and Celebrities for Breakfast to .99 each, sales have been phenomenal!

A few years ago, I had an offer from a small press to publish Radium Halos as an ebook, claiming that ebooks were the wave of the future. I declined at the time, not really believing this to be true. My, how a few years can make a difference!

Radium Halos: A Novel about the Radium Dial Painters

Radium Halos  A Novel about the Radium Dial Painters by Shelley Stout

Celebrities for Breakfast - a romantic comedy

Celebrities for Breakfast - a romantic comedy by Shelley Stout
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Published on April 02, 2011 09:19 • 91 views • Tags: celebrities-for-breakfast, ebooks, kindle, nook, radium-halos, shelley-stout

March 17, 2011

Of course, everyone does.

Both of my novels (ebooks) have a special price: --.99!!

Radium Halos  A Novel about the Radium Dial Painters by Shelley Stout

You can order Radium Halos for Kindle here:

Celebrities for Breakfast - a romantic comedy by Shelley Stout

And Celebrities for Breakfast for Kindle here:
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March 4, 2011

My next booksigning will be on March 12, from 1 to 3 at the Barnes and Noble Arboretum in Charlotte, NC.

This will be a multi-author event.

Hope to see you there!
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Published on March 04, 2011 10:41 • 112 views • Tags: arboretum, authors, booksigning, charlotte-nc, shelley-stout

February 13, 2011

Coming up!

Wednesday, February 23. I will be the guest on Anjuelle Floyd's one-hour live radio program, Book Talk, Creativity & Family Matters, discussing my novel, Radium Halos. If you would like to join in the discussion, remember, this is live, so depending on where you live, call in times are as follows:

12 Noon PT, 1pm MT, 2pm CT, and 3pm ET. Call-in Number: (347) 215-7740)

Please do call, I'm looking forward to hearing from you!

Radium Halos  A Novel about the Radium Dial Painters by Shelley Stout
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Published on February 13, 2011 10:14 • 129 views • Tags: anjuelle-floyd, author-interview, blogtalkradio, radium-halos, shelley-stout

November 14, 2010

Librifiles Publishing will soon be taking RADIUM HALOS to the next level—CreateSpace’s Expanded Distribution. This will be the third edition for the novel, with a new cover, (front and back) with a new blurb from a former senior news producer from CBS. We have also added an epilogue with details about the years of litigation the dial painters endured.

The price for the paperback will increase slightly from $9.99 to $11.99. If you were planning to order a paperback version from Amazon, now would be a good time!

To apologize (and hopefully make up for) the paperback price increase, both of my ebooks (current editions) will be available for .99 beginning today!!
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Published on November 14, 2010 12:47 • 139 views • Tags: bargains, dial-painters, discounts, ebooks, fiction, historical-fiction, radium-halos

November 13, 2010

The moon and the stars must have aligned for me, because I now have interest for translation/publication rights from two foreign countries for both of my novels!

The two countries are Korea and Turkey. More details to follow!

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Published on November 13, 2010 10:31 • 163 views • Tags: ancillary-rights, foreign-rights, literary-agents, publication, translation-rights