Get Published Episode 105 – Comedy Writing with Ira Nayman

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode105.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSOn today’s show I have Ira Nayman, a Canadian comedy writer who has written both books and screenplays. He was also a writer/performer in a comedy troop in the 80’s. Ira and I talk about writing and comedy and several other things that we found funny at the time. I also provide a review of Ira’s book, Welcome to the Multiverse, Sorry for the Inconvenience. That’s today’s episode. I hope you enjoy it. Show Notes 00:00 — Opening – Get Published Episode 105 – Comedy Writing with Ira Nayman Everything has to start somewhere and this is the start of “Get Published” 00:14 — Introduction – Get Published Episode 105 […]

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Keeping Track of Your Characters

I just had an OMG moment while writing book 2 of Mik Murdoch, currently titled, Mik Murdoch and the Power Within. I have been moving along quite nicely in the writing when I realized something. I had named one of my new, main female protagonists the same as one of my baddies from the first book. That would never do! I mean, it is theoretically possible that two people will have the same name (obviously) but, with all the names in the world, should I be naming two characters the same? Considering that one is a protagonist and the other an antagonist, I would say not. It’s much too confusing for one thing. So I went back to the drawing board […]

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Cross Promotion

The Internet is a wonderful tool if you know how to leverage it. It provides each of us with the opportunity to reach most of the world’s population. That is kind of a staggering thought. I could have BILLIONS of people reading my blog, hearing about my books and interacting with me on a daily basis. If I were to have billions (or even millions) of people following me, I’m pretty confident I could make writing and blogging my full-time job. Heck, I would probably have to hire staff to keep on top of everything. That is the potential audience. The reality is MUCH different. I don’t know about you, but my audience is currently in the thousands. It starts […]

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