[CONTEST] Winners TBA Monday

On Instagram, there is a contest running in which you can enter to win a proof printing of the trade paperback edition of Dead As Soon As Born, as well as a promotional paperback printing of “Wild Minds.” With June just about over, this is your last chance to enter. Two winners will be chosen…

[UPDATES/NEWS] Lulu Releases Print Editions Ahead of Schedule

Prior to the announced June 17th release of the pocket paperback, ALL print editions of Dead As Soon As Born are available via Lulu. Better yet, they are discounted through Lulu, and will probably always be cheaper there (seeing as they are the publishing house I use). All other retailers are currently processing the product…

[UPDATES/NEWS] Upcoming Novella On Hold For Submission

Some of you are aware of a novella I was thinking of releasing this November (The Plane). Originally, I was going to start sending out ARCs of the novella sometime late July, but I have decided to put that off. Grindhouse Press has submissions open from July through August, so I will be sending this…

[PRAISE] Dead As Soon As Born

“Aiden is a very gifted writer with a great knack for the creepy…” – Matthew V. Brockmeyer (author of Under Rotting Sky and Kind Nepenthe) “Merchant does an incredible job of dabbling in several genres and creating effective, memorable stories in each one, demonstrating his skill as a versatile writer.” – Keely Fuse (Goodreads) “The…