Why Podcasting Your Work Can Be Good

I was thinking about my writing and my podcasting the other day and I came to realize how much benefit my writing actually gets from being podcast. It might stem from that advice you hear many professional authors give to “read your work out loud”, but there are definite positive outcomes to doing it: You end up with a much cleaner manuscript. That is a direct advantage to podcasting. I know, when I did GalaxyBillies, I would take a scene that I thought was pretty clean, especially the dialogue parts, and find little niggly errors that interupted the flow. I was able to clean up many of those problems during recording. Now that I’m preparing GalaxyBillies for submission, I’m amazed at […]

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Get Published Episode 75 – Jennifer White Talks Screenwriting

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode75.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSI’ve been curious about screenwriting and just how a writer can make it in Hollywood. Can screenwriters work outside Los Angeles and be successful? I was able to ask these questions and many more when I talked to Jennifer White who is a screenwriter, tagline writer and novelist. I am also happy to have JRMurdock do another of his Unorthodox Writing Tips. In today’s show he talks about paying attention. I also wanted to briefly talk about a couple of new projects I’m working on that you may or may not be aware of. The first, of these is the Mad Scientist Handbook that you have likely heard a […]

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Keep Your Eyes (and Ears) Open for Opportunities

Last week I thought I was hitting all the important places to get word out on my work and ongoing projects. Then, out of the blue, without so much as a “By-your-leave”, a good friend of mine asked me if I had spent any time on Wattpad. I had to reluctantly admit that, no, I had not spent ANY time on Wattpad. As in none whatsoever. That lack may not surprise those of you who don’t know what Wattpad is. In a nutshell, and borrowing a line from their About section: Wattpad is a revolutionary way for readers to discover and participate in the creation of new stories. Okay, that’s great, but why do I care? Let me put it to […]

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