It Has Been a Good Year

As I spend time with my family, I can’t help but reflect on the positives of 2012. First and foremost, my family continues to be healthy and happy. My children are doing well in school and my wife is enjoying her job. Get Published will hit its 100th episode in less than two weeks and I have many more interesting people already lined up for year five. The Action Pack Podcast is also going well. On the writing front, Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero was released August 1st and is gaining momentum. I’ve also got book two of the series under contract. The anthology, A Method to the Madness: A Guide to the Super Evil is under contract and will be released next […]

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Get Published Episode 99 – eBooks and Enthrill Distribution

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode99.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHappy Holidays, everyone! I hope you are all getting a break from the workaday and are spending some quality time doing what you enjoy. In today’s episode I am happy to have President of Enthrill Distribution, Kevin Franco talking about Enthrill’s excellent eBook gift card product. I first came across it at When Words Collide and then again at World Fantasy Convention. I think it is a fantastic way to market and sell eBooks and I’m very glad he agreed to come on the show. I’ve also had more success with promotion through the simplest means possible: talking to people. I discuss this in more detail during the tips […]

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Mik Murdoch, Audio book

One thing that I have a lot of difficulty with is looking at my own work with an unbiased eye. I suspect that is a problem many writers have. For the first time, I have heard (if not read) what it is like for my audience. I am listening to the Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero audio book proof and it is very strange for me. I’m not doing the narration so I am hearing someone else’s interpretation of the book. It is giving me a brand-new appreciation of the story. It is a lot of fun laughing at scenes (or being moved in other ways) simply from the reading of the story. I have a better idea of what works […]

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