David Sloma


Category: My writing (page 1 of 17)


I’ve been doing this “blog streak” exercise for nearly 2 weeks now, and think I could continue for longer, if I was enjoying it more. But I’m not.

I dislike having to do my own writing to a set schedule, always have. I think my time is better spent working on my novels and short stories, of which there’s a big backlog!

That’s not to say I won’t make blog posts from time to time, but I’d rather make a post when I have something I really want to express, rather than have to come up with something daily, just to have it done. I was never much of a blogger anyhow.

So, look for less blog posts and more of my books and stories. Good deal? I think so, hope you will, too.

Why do I write?

I’m sure people wonder why a writer writes. It’s often not for the money, as it’s often tough to make money as a writer (not impossible, and the chances are better today than ever, but still, it can be tough, especially during the first few years to the first decade of professional writing).

To be a writer you’ve got to like being alone and using your imagination. Those were two things I enjoyed from a young age, so no problem there.

You have to love words and reading – again, no problem, as I was reading at a young age and developed a love for words and books that is still with me.

And you’ve got to like to tell stories and get into the world of the characters you write about. That seemed to come second nature to me, so good there as well.

In the end though, ask any dedicated and true writer and they’ll often give you an answer like this: I write because I need to. It’s a creative outlet for us, without which we don’t feel as alive. It can even be a spiritual path and experience – I know I’ve felt that way many times.

I just think writing is a wonderful thing, as is reading; the two go hand-in-hand. It was a natural progression from my love of reading to try my hand as a writer. I’m so glad I did, as it brings me a lot of joy! I’m also glad that others enjoy reading what I’ve written – I’m ever thankful for my readers and hope you will come along on many more tales and adventures with me!

And writing is an adventure for me, too, as I often don’t know where it’s going or how it’s going to turn out until I get to the end. That keeps it entertaining for me as well, so you can’t lose with that!

Blog Post Streak Count: Day 9

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What do you want to do with your life?

I knew from a young age that I loved writing, reading, and words. So, it’s no surprise that I followed those interests in my life. I knew early on that I wanted to be a writer.

Some people have a hard time figuring out what to do with their lives, and I haven’t really had that problem. I’ve done many things in my life, but it’s always come back to the writing, primarily.

Writing was something I did as a child because I enjoyed it. I would often draw pictures to go along with the stories and imaginings. It was fun! I would see my favourite movies, then make up stories about them. Maybe this was early fan fiction?

Many of the jobs in my life were directly writing related, and I think this was a natural progression. I find writing comes easy to me, usually, no matter the type of subject matter. I guess you can call it a gift; I certainly think it is, a talent I was given. I wrote before I got paid to do it, and I would still do it if I didn’t get paid. So, you can say I found my vocation and passion. I am grateful for that.

I know some people struggle with their purpose in life, and if you are, I would say to follow what Joseph Campbell, author of The Power of Myth series said, and that is to “follow your bliss” and it will lead you to your purpose and passion.

Blog Post Streak Count: Day 6

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Valentine’s Day

Tears for love gone.

Hope for love yet to come.

Immortals bundle


My novel Brainjob is part of the Immortals bundle! Release date: Jan., 31, 2018.

Gods, nymphs, vampires, deathless clones, cursed mages and those who serve them face perils where immortality acts as either curse or blessing or…both. Souls and selves lie at stake in this eclectic bundle.

The Goddess Problem by Sherry D. Ramsey
Glamour of the God-Touched by Ron Collins
A Man and His God by Janet Morris
Unnatural Immortal by Russ Crossley
First Chosen by M. Todd Gallowglas
Walking Gods by Leah Cutter
Rainbow’s Lodestone by J.M. Ney-Grimm
Brainjob by David Sloma
Silver Dust by Leslie Claire Walker
Vale of Semūin by Eric Kent Edstrom
Fate’s Door by J.M. Ney-Grimm
Kaylyn the Sister-in-Darkness by Barbara G. Tarn
The Legend of Oeliana by A. L. Butcher
Jamal & the Skeleton’s Heart by Ezekiel James Boston

Over 2000 pages, for only $4.99 USD!






Destroyer: D.U.M.B.s. Book 6 – Now Out!

Destroyer: D.U.M.B.s.(Deep Underground Military Bases) – Book 6

As the returning planet “Wormwood” (also known as the “Destroyer”) gets closer, trailing its debris of asteroids, Leon, the General, and Major Marks struggle to free themselves from the inner Earth and the clutches of a group of Annunaki, who have been awakened deep underground by their servants the Lizard People and the tall Greys.

Back on the surface, Leon’s wife Mary and their daughter Jennie are thrown into the fight of their lives as the reality of the alien threat, and of the rogue planet, begin to be felt all over the world.

The rest of the ancient “gods” who inhabit the “Destroyer” plan to take over Earth with the help of their Earth-based kin, in the wake of the chaos and destruction they are bringing. As advanced as the Annunaki are, they did not predict the unforeseen opposition that is rising to meet them even as the meteors begin to fall.

Good news fans!

Destroyer: D.U.M.B.s.(Deep Underground Military Bases) – Book 6 was released Dec., 21, 2017. (Will be unavailable for a short time, as I make updates to the book. Please be patient and check back soon. I’ll remove this notice when the book is once again on sale. Thanks, Dave
Feb, 19, 2018

You can get it here:







Scribd – link coming soon

24symbols – link coming soon

Inktera – link coming soon

Also on Tolino (no link available), and other smaller sites.

MIB Files: Driller is out!

MIB Files: Driller (Tales of the Men In Black – Book 8)

The latest story in the MIB Files is now out! MIB Files: Driller is available in ebook, soon to be paperback.

When the Men In Black (MIB) show up at a construction site and haul the foreman away, he’s got no idea why, but he finds himself part of a strange situation, fighting for his life. The MIB FILES are stories of the paranormal, strange things, and UFO sightings with one thing in common: interactions with the Men In Black (MIB). These stories are stand-alone and can be read in any order.



More links coming soon.


Cyborg City Bundle

My story “The Suit” is in the Cyborg City bundle, Tales Of High Tech Terror!

This is a great deal on a lot of reading, only $3.99! https://bundlerabbit.com/b/cyborg-city?nocache=1

It’s also available from Kobo, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iBooks. (The link above lists all of these locations.)


My story “Ugly Night” is in The BIG BUNDLE OF SHORTS…STORIES! bundle.

This is a great deal on a lot of short reading, only $3.49!: https://bundlerabbit.com/b/big-bundles-shortsstories?nocache=1

It’s also available from Kobo, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iBooks. (The link above lists all of these locations.)

THE SUIT – new short story

THE SUIT by David Sloma

Robotic suits that people wear are all the rage and the hottest status symbol. They make life easier for their owners and a lot more fun! The first problem with the suits is that they are very expensive. Oswald “Wally” Manske, a humble mailroom clerk, saved up for most of his life for a suit and now he’s finally got it. He’s looking forward to his new life of popularity and easy times. The second problem with the suits is that they can be hacked and turned against their owners…A short sci-fi story.

But it direct from me with PayPal on your credit card or with BTC: (coming soon)

Gumroad (credit cards and PayPal): https://gum.co/HoovB

Amazon (ebook or paperback): http://amzn.to/2waaB14

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/743112

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1273098951

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/books/author?id=David+Sloma

B&N (ebook or paperback): https://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/%22David+Sloma%22?Nrpp=20&Ns=P_Sales_Rank&Ntk=P_key_Contributor_List&Ntx=mode+matchall&page=1

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/ca/en/ebook/the-suit-3

More Stores: http://www.davidsloma.com/book-stores/

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