Books I’ve Written

Below are some of my published books. Click here to visit my Author page on Amazon.com.

Recent Titles


The Truth About Self-Publishing Your Book

Learning how to quickly and easily create, self-publish and market your new book

The Truth About Self-Publishing - Front Cover imageBy Mark T. Arsenault

Learn the truth about self-publishing from a best-selling and award winning self-published author, Mark T. Arsenault. The Truth About Self-Publishing takes you step by step through the process of self-publishing your book, from choosing a topic to write about to marketing your new book to boost sales.

By the time you’re finished reading this book, you’ll know how to:

  • Choose the best topic for you to write about
  • Complete your book quickly (even without typing at all)
  • Understand common publishing and printing industry terms
  • Find an editor who won’t charge an arm and a leg
  • Reduce editing costs by delivering a clean manuscript
  • Design a simple but evocative book cover
  • Understand what an ISBN is and why your book needs one
  • Choose the best POD company for your project
  • Learn 10 powerful ways to market your book for next to nothing
  • Understand the importance of hosting a blog

ISBN: 978-1-890305-12-3

Release Date: October 21, 2016

Available soon from Amazon.com and BN.com

 

The Truth About Self-Publishing Workbook coverThe Truth About Self-Publishing Your Book Workbook

By  Mark T. Arsenault

Mark T. Arsenault, presents a hands-on companion to his book The Truth About Self-Publishing Your Book. An engaging companion, The Truth About Self-Publishing Your Book Workbook will help readers: Complete their book quickly (even without typing at all); Reduce the cost of editing their manuscript; Design a simple but evocative book cover; Understand what an ISBN is and why their book needs one; Choose the best POD company for their project; Market their book for next to nothing.

ISBN: 978-1-890305-14-7

Release Date: October 21, 2016

Available soon from Amazon.com and BN.com

 

Beat the Curve book cover

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Beat The Curve

The World’s Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals Reveal Their Secrets To Outperforming The Status Quo In Health Wealth and Success

by Brian Tracy, Mark T. Arsenault, et al.

Beat The Status Quo! Those who wish to improve are willing to make changes, others are dreamers. Beat The Curve is a compilation of authors who have outperformed the status quo. With the expert help available in the pages of this book, you will not only learn from their successes and their failures, but you will now have their guidance to help Beat The Curve.

ISBN: 978-0996688-71-0

Release Date: January 17, 2016

Available from Amazon.com and BN.com

 

 

Cover image of Semicolon by Mark T. ArsenaultSemicolon; Memoir of a Colon Cancer Survivor

by Mark T. Arsenault

Semicolon takes a frank but humorous, and often witty, look at the procedures and events surrounding one man’s journey through colorectal cancer. Mark takes on the serious, at times frightening, and potentially deadly issues. It will enlighten and entertain you at the same time.

ISBN: 978-1890305-05-5

Available from Amazon.com and BN.com

Visit the official Semicolon web site: http://semicolonthebook.com

 

Coming Soon

Think Up! by Mark T. Arsenault book coverThink Up!

A collection of short articles to help achieve a positive mindset

By Mark T. Arsenault

Best-selling author Mark T. Arsenault, presents Think Up!: A collection of short articles to help achieve a positive mindset, an anthology of short articles and blog posts designed to help readers look beyond their circumstances, achieve a positive mindset and reach their goals.

ISBN: 978-1-890305-16-1

Release Date: November 4, 2016

 

 

Red Banner book coverRed Banner

by Mark T. Arsenault

Red Banner is the working title of a new fiction novel by Mark T. Arsenault. It tells the story of Dylan “DC” Hunter, a young man struggling to deal with his circumstances. He finds himself in trouble with the law, which lands him behind bars. In his heart he wants a better life but feels like he’s not meant for anything other than a life behind bars like his father. As Dylan deals with the challenges and politics of life behind the wall, he meets a man with a different plan who teaches Dylan a different way to think.

Can Dylan accept this new way of thinking and change his ways or is he doomed to a life in prison? Find out in this first in a series of books featuring true-to-life characters who unlock their true potential!

ISBN: TBA

Release Date: TBA 2016

 

 

Past Titles

  • Gunslingers: Wild West Action! (Feb, 2004; by Mark T Arsenault and Ann Dupuis)
  • San Angelo: City of Heroes 1.5 (Feb, 2004; by Patrick Sweeney, Mark T. Arsenault, and Greg Lloyd)
  • The Dragon’s Gate: San Angelo’s Chinatown (Nov 7, 2003; by Evan Jamieson and Mark T. Arsenault)
  • What Does A Published Author Look Like? (Oct 24, 2003; by Mark T. Arsenault)
  • Shinobi Ryu: Ninja Clans of Nihon (Nov 15, 2002, by Darren-Jon Ashmore and Mark T. Arsenault)
  • Sengoku, Revised Edition (May 30, 2002; by Anthony J. Bryant and Mark T. Arsenault)
  • Action! System Core Rule Book (May 28, 2002; by Mark T. Arsenault, Ross Winn, and Patrick Sweeney)
  • The Legacy of Zorro (Jul 2001; by Mark Arsenault)
  • Shinobi: Shadows of Nihon (July 1, 2001; by Darren-Jon Ashmore and Mark T. Arsenault)
  • Usagi Yojimbo: Monsters (Dec 15, 2000; by Jason Prince and Mark Arsenault)
  • Sengoku: Chanbara Roleplaying in Feudal Japan (Aug 1, 1999; by Anthony J. Bryant and Mark T. Arsenault)
  • Enemies of San Angelo (July, 1999; by Mark Arsenault, Stephen Kenson, and Patrick Sweeney)
  • Usagi Yojimbo Roleplaying Adventure Game (Oct 1998; by Greg Stolze and Mark Arsenault)
  • San Angelo: City of Heroes (Apr 1, 1998; by Patrick Sweeney, Mark T. Arsenault, and Steve Bryant)
  • Hidden Invasion (1994; by Paul Arden Lidberg and Mark T. Arsenault)
  • Corporations (1994, Hero Games; by Mark Arsenault & Geoff Berman)

Other Projects I’ve Contributed To (other than as author)

  • Gamemastering Secrets , Book Design/Layout (July, 2002; Grey Ghost Press, Inc.)
  • Invasion of Monster Island, Book Design/Layout (July, 2003, Firefly Games)
  • Escape From Monster Island, Book Design/Layout (January, 2003; Firefly Games)
  • A Look Inside, Book Design/Layout (Dec, 2002; Golden Pillar Publishing)
  • Monster Island, Book Design/Layout (July 2002; Firefly Games)
  • Alien Earth, Book Design (March, 2002; Golden Pillar Publishing)
  • Heroic Adventures, Vol. 2 , Developer/Book Design (Aug 1, 1996; Gold Rush Games)
  • Heroic Adventures, Vol. 1, Developer/Book Design (1995, Gold Rush Games)
  • Night City Trax: Cyberpunk 2020 Soundtrack, Producer (1994, Gold Rush Games)

Awards & Nominations

  • Quilly® Award – Beat the Curve (National Academy of Best-Selling Authors®), 2016
  • Origins® Award, Best Roleplaying Game – Gamemastering Secrets (GAMA/Origins® Award), 2003
  • Grg D’Or Award Nominee – Sengoku (Guide du Roliste Galactique), 2002
  • Best Oriental RPG Book – Sengoku (Academy of Oriental RPGs), 2000
  • Origins Award Nominee, Best Roleplaying Game – Usagi Yojimbo Roleplaying Game (GAMA/Origins Award), 1999
  • Best Historical Game – Sengoku (AniMail / Central Park Media), 1999
  • Origins Award Nominee, Best Roleplaying Game- Sengoku (GAMA/Origins Award), 1999
  • Origins Award Nominee, Best Roleplaying Supplement- San Angelo: City of Heroes  (GAMA/Origins Award), 1998