Get Published Episode 58 – Scott Roche, Editor & Self-Published Author

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode58.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHello, my friends. As you may know I’m self publishing a book in the coming weeks. I’ve heard from some of you looking for more information on self publishing so I’ve made a point to have more guests who have self publishing experience. This episode I will continue in that vein with a great interview with Scott Roche. Scott is one of the editors with Flying Island Press and has come out with a self published version of his book Ginny Dare, Crimson Sand in both paper and eBook formats. I’ve also had a question come up on both Twitter and my blog from two difference people. That makes it […]

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Getting it Right

I have a confession to make: I HATE waiting. Having said that, I would like to think I’ve learned to be patient. I’m not great at it, but I can do it. It doesn’t make waiting for my work to be published any easier though. I want my contracted book to be done just like I want my self-published ones to be available too. But, I will not rush them and compromise the quality I’m putting out.. As you probably know, I was planning to have my self-published book out in May. A friend of mine did the line edits on it which I just got back. There are lots of them. I could cut corners and put it out […]

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Selling Vapourware

There is a reason I don’t like to talk about what I’m working on that has nothing to do with my muse or losing focus on writing the story. It comes squarely from my career in IT. That is, promoting something that doesn’t exist or isn’t finished. I have seen more than my fair share of software programs (as an example) that has been loudly and widely touted only to never, ever see it hit the shelves. There have been many reasons for the failures, but, at the end of the day, they were widely anticipated failures that cost the companies in question a great deal of credibility. So, you can imagine my reluctance to talk about my projects when […]

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