Inching Ever Closer

I made a decision the other day. That decision was to self-publish one of my novels. The story, a YA mystery/adventure has already been sent out to a few publishers and not picked up. The ones who have seen it all said it was well-written but took a pass on it. I’m OK with it because I believe it will find an audience. So why am I going in that direction? A lot of reasons actually. The first is to help support my upcoming book release. I believe that by having more than one book available I can cross-promote and hopefully increase the book’s profile and sales. The second is because I’m curious to try my hand at self-publishing. I […]

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Get Published Episode 51 – Alicia Hendley Talks “A Subtle Thing”

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode51.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Hello everyone and welcome to episode 51. In today’s show I talk to Alicia Hendley about her writing career to date and her new book “A Subtle Thing”. I also talk about selling/promoting both eBooks and traditional paper books. Enjoy. Show Notes 00:00 — Opening – Get Published Episode 51 – Alicia Hendley Talks “A Subtle Thing” Everything has to start somewhere and this is the start of “Get Published” 00:14 — Introduction – Get Published Episode 51 – Alicia Hendley Talks “A Subtle Thing” Welcome to the show. 00:58 — Promo – Nutty Bites 02:05— Tips and Typos – Get Published Episode 51 – Alicia Hendley Talks “A […]

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How I hope to sell my books

I’ve been thinking a lot about books and how they are being published. Probably very much like a lot of you are too. The publishing industry is undergoing some extremely big changes from the way authors are signed to books published and finally distributed and sold. It seems to me that there is a parallel to the huge format change (albeit a small one) that has me thinking in a certain direction. The parallel I’m thinking of is that of DVD to Blu-Ray. You may argue that the change in format was a minor thing. The DVD’s published under the old standard continue to hit the shelves and the Blu-Ray are starting to fill the niche. Sounds a little like […]

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