Next Big Thing Blog Hop

Lorina Stephens was kind enough to tag me in the Next Big Thing Blog Hop, which is a Goodreads promotional enterprise among indie authors and publishers to highlight authors and books which might otherwise slide under the radar of many readers. We all answer the same 10 questions, which allows readers an opportunity to receive a brief overview of either a published work or a work in progress. 1. What is the working title of the book? Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero 2. Where did the idea come from for the book? I grew up reading comic books. I always wanted to be a superhero myself and tried various things to get my own super-powers (too goofy to go into at this […]

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Spreading the Word

I love helping other people spread the word about what they are working on. I even like talking about what I’m working on. What (I think) I am terrible at is promoting my own finished work. In this case, I’m talking specifically about Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero. As you probably know, Mik Murdoch was released last August. I have tweeted about it. I have created a Facebook Group and I have received several great reviews about it. What I haven’t done is managed to spread the word well to the target demographic (youth 9 – 14, in case you are wondering). That means doing school visits, readings at the public libraries and even bookstore signings. The challenge for me has been […]

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Get Published Episode 100 – Aaron Kite Talks Wattpad

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode100.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSYes that’s right, episode 100 is finally here! It has been a wonderful journey that has lasted much longer than I ever expected. I have learned so much from doing the podcast and speaking to all my guests not to mention all of the friends and contacts I’ve made along the way. It has truly been life changing. Some of the many highlights? Well, I got to have several fanboy moments with authors like Jack Whyte, Robert J Sawyer, JC Hutchins, Scott Sigler, Gail Carriger and David B Coe. I’ve met many up-and-coming superstars and I have made a lot of new friends. I met my publisher through the […]

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