Ramping Up for a New Year

2011 was pretty busy and I got a lot done. I left a lot of things needing finishing touches though too. Since 2012 is looking to be even busier, I need to take these last few days of 2011 to finish them off and plan for the coming year. So what does the new year hold? Well: My first book will be out in print: “Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero”. I should also have at least one self-published book out too; I will also be working with Jeff Hite on the Mad Scientist Anthology (which begins to accept submissions January 1, 2012, by-the-way); I will continue to produce “Get Published” podcast; I will be trying to find a home for “GalaxyBillies; […]

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Get Published Episode 73 – Jeremy Lassen & Nightshade Books

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode73.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAs I talked about last episode, I went to World Fantasy Convention hoping to line up some guests for the show. The first, with Michael Stackpole was a great conversation but there was a lot of background noise that I wasn’t able to clean up. My second interview also suffers from background noise, this time from people in the area. I kept trying to find different and better places to do the interviews but everywhere I went there were people. Today’s interview is with Jeremy Lassen, Editor-in-Chief at Nightshade books. I met Jeremy once before and I was very happy to get some of his time for the interview. […]

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THE SUGARPLUM FAVOR (A Christmas Story) by Tad Williams

Tad Williams’ new short story collection, A Stark And Wormy Knight, is available now, worldwide, as an ebook, $4.99 (or equivalent) for one month http://www.amazon.com/Stark-Wormy-Knight-ebook/dp/B006P2QX3U The following story is unique to this blog and a few others.  Happy Holidays. THE SUGARPLUM FAVOR (A Christmas Story) Tad Williams Danny Mendoza counted his change three times in while the teacher talked about what they were all supposed to bring for the class winter holiday party tomorrow.  It was really a Christmas party, at least in Danny’s class, because that’s what all the kids’ families’ celebrated.  Danny had his party contribution covered.  He had volunteered to bring napkins and paper plates and cups because his family had some left over from his little […]

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