Archive for the ‘Short Stories’ Category

Unforgettable Gets a Thumbs Up in St. Paul Pioneer Press

May 25th, 2014 | Blog, Short Stories, Unforgettable: Short Stories | 7 Comments

unforgettablecover153Mary Ann Grossmann, Books Editor at the St. Paul Pioneer Press, gave Unforgettable: Short Stories a nice boost in her “Readers and Writers” column in the Sunday, May 25, 2014 issue of the newspaper:

“Unforgettable” by Paulette Alden (Radiator Press, $4.99 ebook, $13.99 paperback, free at Amazon Prime)

Minnesotan Alden jokes that she went from “The Reluctant Self-Publisher” to “The Obnoxious Self-Promoter” when she self-published her book “The Answer to Your Question.” Now she’s hoping readers will look for her new — and wonderful — story collection.

These nine stories feature Miriam Batson, the author’s persona from her collection “Feeding Read More


Would You Like a Free Copy of Unforgettable: Short Stories?

April 22nd, 2014 | Blog, Self Publishing, Short Stories, The Reluctant Self-Publisher, Unforgettable: Short Stories | 2 Comments

unforgettablecover153I’d like to send you a copy of my new book of short stories–either the paperback or a Mobi or epub file which you can “sideload” to your Kindle or Ipad.  Free. No strings attached.

Well, there is one small string.

I’m looking for readers and reviews.  So the catch is if you like the stories, you give me a review on Amazon, and maybe Goodreads. Why reviews? Because reviews–good ones, that is–bring more readers, who write more reviews, which bring more readers . . .

I published Unforgettable: Short Stories in February. Unlike The Answer to Your Read More


Announcing UNFORGETTABLE: Paulette’s New Collection of (Old) Short Stories

February 19th, 2014 | Blog, Self Publishing, Short Stories, Unforgettable: Short Stories | 11 Comments

Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000037_00025]I’m happy to tell you that Unforgettable: Short Stories,  my new collection of (old) short stories, is now available for purchase as an ebook and print-on-demand paperback on Amazon.

To the best of my memory, I wrote these nine stories between maybe 1990, when my father died, and 2005, when my mother died. They’re autobiographical Miriam Batson stories again, my persona from the earlier stories in Feeding the Eagles.  They follow Miriam into middle age, as she navigates the decline and death of loved ones, her own aging, and once again, the inevitable losses of life.

I didn’t … Read More