Writing from Life – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

I have always believed that in order to really write about life, you need to have lived a little. That is not to say you, as a writer, need to have traveled to far off exotic destinations or spent time among the lepers. Not at all. But you do have to get involved in life and experience the highs and the lows and really understand what those things mean. For example, I have been involved in several lay-offs. Early in my career that experience was simply hearing the corporate communication telling us that such a Vice President was let go or  that Business Unit ceased to exist. It was shocking and unpleasant and when it was over I got back […]

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Get Published Episode 86 – What Happens After Your Book is Accepted?

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode86.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn today’s episode, I speak with my publisher, Lorina Stephens from 5 Rivers Publishing, about the journey a manuscript takes to publication once it has been accepted. You will get a much clearer understanding of why the process can be slow. We also talk about the direction of publishing and books sales. Apologies, but the interview audio is not quite as good as I like. I am also very pleased to have another Unorthodox Writing Tips from JR Murdock. This episode he talks about momentum.   I hope you enjoy the show. Show Notes 00:00 — Opening – Get Published Episode 86 – What Happens After Your Book is Accepted? […]

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