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Arthur Slade

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Arthur Slade was raised in the Cypress Hills of southwest Saskatchewan and began writing at an early age. He is the author of the bestselling The Hunchback Assignments series of books, Dust (which won the Governor General's award), Tribes and Jolted. He lives in Saskatoon, Canada (which really is a real place). Join his creative & somewhat clever newsletter at: what a zany newsletter! ...more

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Arthur Slade I met a vampire librarian and asked her what she did in her spare time. Turns out she was an assassin. I was going to guess book collector.
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This is either a nervous writer…or someone scored a touchdown.















Okay. Let’s start with the big one. Yep, back in February of this year of woe (2020) I spent $11,153.98 US in advertising (mostly for my Dragon Assassin series) but earned back $15,340 for a profit of $3341.88 US. Those are all insane numbers, especially the first one, so let me explain how I got into this.

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Ꮗ€♫◗☿ ❤️ ilikebooksbest.com ❤️ Arthur,
I’m just popping by to say hello!
I look forward to our interactions.



TyCobbsTeeth TyCobbsTeeth Hi Arthur, thanks for the GR friendship. I look forward to any back and forth book banter.
Cheers!


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Arthur Douglas wrote: "Arthur, thank you for friending me on Goodreads!
Douglas"


You're welcome! Happy reading!


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Arthur Lidush wrote: "Hi Arthur! Thanks for friending :)"

Great to meet you!


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Lidush Hi Arthur! Thanks for friending :)


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Douglas Wickard Arthur, thank you for friending me on Goodreads!
Douglas


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Sarah Hi, Thank you for the friend request! (=


Harlequin Books Hello Arthur, it is a pleasure to meet you. If you ever have any questions about Harlequin or our books, please feel free to ask.

Kim S, Harlequin Books ambassador


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Natasha Thank you for connecting with me on goodreads, I look forward to sharing some good books and some not so good books with you -♥- Sincerely Natasha @ Paranormal Goddess [Book Blog] http://paranormal-goddess.blogspot.com


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James Piper Thanks Arthur for accepting my friendship request.

All the best,
James Piper

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Arthur Melita wrote: "Thank u Arthur for ur invite at ur fr list ;-)"

Great to meet you here!


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Arthur Penelope wrote: "Thanks for your friendship!"

Thanks to you, too!


Penelope Marzec Thanks for your friendship!


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Arthur Cheryl wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friendship, Arthur."
you're welcome!


Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friendship, Arthur.


Arthur Simon wrote: "Thanks for seeking me out, Art."

You're welcome! Glad to meet you here!


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Simon Thanks for seeking me out, Art.


★ Jess Oh, not too soon then! Thank you!!!


Arthur Booklover23 wrote: "hi! ... "
Thanks! Glad you loved it. Yeah, a movie would be fun. Crossing my fingers on that! The 2nd book comes out in APril in Canada/Sept in US




★ Jess hi!
I just finished reading THE HUNCHBACK ASSIGNMENTS and i loved it.
i can imagine that as a movie verrrrry soon.
Just wondering when the 2nd will be out?


Bradley I hope you are having a good day! =)

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Lincoln Hi Slade!

I don't get to Goodreads nearly as often as I'd like because I'm writing my 4th book. So, I wanted to make sure and stop by and let you know that I am thrilled to be your friend here! Are you on twitter? My twitter name is: linc0lnpark

Have a fantastic day!

-L-


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