Testing My Resolve

Life has a way of testing a person, sometimes continually. As I am typing this, I realize that the difficulties I have faced in my life are trivial to what others have faced and it feels a little bit like whining to me. Still, we all get used to a certain lifestyle. When we are removed from that lifestyle for something less, it is jarring. It is a test to see how we will react. Will we adapt to the new life, will we struggle and fight our way back to where we were (or beyond) or will we roll over and die. I would like to think that I will fight my way back up to former glories and […]

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Show Me the Limits

Every time I think I have done something as well as I possibly can, I learn something new that takes me beyond that last milestone. Can it go on indefinitely? Well, maybe if I were immortal and my mind was the size of a planet. However, since neither of those things are true (as far as I know, anyway), I’m going to say, it can go on as long as I’m still learning new things. <picture Mike holding up right hand in some sort of oath position> So, that being said, I vow to always try to learn new things so that I am always testing my own limits (and maybe even exceeding them). Limits have, for me anyway, another […]

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Get Published Episode 103 – Deux Voiliers Publishing Making Art

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode103.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSOn today’s show I have Ian Shaw who is the publisher for Deux Voiliers Publishing. I met Ian through Nicole Chardenet. Or did I meet Nicole through Ian? Sometimes the introductions get a little muddies. Either way, I met them both and we had a great discussion. I also talk about deadlines. How I handle them and some of the tools I use to keep them tracked and under control. That’s today’s episode. I hope you enjoy it.   Show Notes 00:00 — Opening – Get Published Episode 103 – Deux Voiliers Publishing Making Art Everything has to start somewhere and this is the start of “Get Published” 00:14 — […]

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