You Can Never Give Up

It has been a tough last couple weeks for me. I am now into my fourth month of unemployment and some days I really don’t feel like applying for any more jobs. I mean, I’ve already got resumes numbering in the hundred’s out there already. But, despite the lack of success, I continue to soldier on because I have to. I’ve tried several different tactics and I know I will try several more until I meet with success. Getting your work published is exactly the same. You’ve got to keep working towards the goal, even when you’ve received dozens, maybe hundreds of rejections. If something isn’t working, you change up your tactics too. The only thing you cannot do is […]

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Get Published Episode 36 – John Hemry Talks About “The Writing Life”

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode36.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS John Hemry is the guest on today’s show. John is a retired United States Navy officer and author of military science fiction. He has written the Stark’s War and Paul Sinclair series under his own name and has written six volumes of the Lost Fleet series under the name Jack Campbell. He has also written many short stories and non-fiction works. I also address a writing question and talk about the tools I use for podcasting. There’s lots of good information in this episode. I hope you enjoy it. Thanks for listening. Show Notes 00:00 — Opening – Get Published Episode 36 – John Hemry Talks About “The […]

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Deadlines

Meeting deadlines is an important part of being a professional writer and up to now I’ve been very good about meeting mine, both self-imposed and those set by others. Until today. This post was intended to be out yesterday. The fact that I missed it doesn’t mean the end of the world but it is a first for me. The first time I’ve ever missed my Wednesday posting since the site started. I’m not exactly sure how to feel about it. I suppose I could beat myself up about it but I don’t think that will accomplish anything. Pick up and move forward is the best advice I can give myself. I do have to remember how important it is […]

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