Self-Publishing. The start of a new journey…

For those of you who are subscribed to my blog, you may have seen a few of my posts about my will to self-publish my next book. But for those who may not know, having recently published my first book, I have been contemplating a different path for my next book which is to completely produce…

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Immigration… Process, Procedure and Screw-ups!

Being from Canada and married to a wonderful American girl, I am in the process of obtaining my green card. The whole process was started over one year ago and now everything has gone to hell. Initially, I was told that the whole process for a marriage based green card generally took around 6-8 months….

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Flight Simulator… Behind The Scenes…

The Channel 9 team has finally posted the video they have taken of our group a few weeks back. Take a behind the scenes look at Flight Simulator!! https://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=26632#26632  

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No Posts? No i’m not dead…

Well not totally dead at least. Been struggling with the flu over the past week. Guess this means i won’t need one of those flu shots And on top, i’ve been dealing with deadlines at work and some immigration issues. Well, turns out my immigration attorneys have been somewhat negligent on my case and my…

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Author Interview: “Shaders for Game Programmers and Artists”

I’ve recently had the chance to be interviewed by The Compulsive Creative in regards to my latest book and my experience as a new author. I could copy in the content but it’s just simpler to provide a link, Click Here.

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Book: “Shaders for Game Programmers and Artists”

  Shaders for Game Programmers and Artists By Sebastien St-Laurent ISBN: 1-59200-092-4May 2004 (512 pages) Buy Directly From CoursePTR Book Errata, Corrections and FAQ   Description“Shaders for Game Programmers and Artists”—the title says it all. This book does something that other shader books don’t. It focuses solely on shaders and their creation. You’ll use ATI’s…

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Other Authors Venture Into Self-Publishing…

A few interesting posts I’ve found on authors self-publishing… The first interesting tidbit is Visual Studio .NET Tips and Tricks which has been written by Minh T. Nguyen and is being self-published through the LuLu.com service. Seems like the book has just been released but i am curious to see how well it will fare. Another interesting…

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Channel 9 Visits The Flight Sim Team!

Yesterday, Robert Scoble from the Channel 9 team came to visit the team – Robert and Steve Lacey walked around the halls, chatting whilst the video camera was running and talked with various developers in their offices (Victor, Gene and Adam), testers (Brent and Hal) and PM (Mike). It was a blast! I think we got some…

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Amazon Sales Ranking Mysteries.

I’ve never really put too much attention into the Amazon sales rank of a book until my first book got published and finally showed up on Amazon (this was another issue of its own… See HERE). But now that I’ve started paying attention to the values, I have noticed some very odd behaviors. Currently it…

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