Get Published Episode 108 – From Television Producer to Writing About Human Trafficking

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode108.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSOn today’s show I have Derek Williams. Derek is a television producer, director and novelist. We talk about his new book, The Disillusioned as well as his day job in television. Derek gave me the opportunity to read his book, which is about human trafficking. I give a review of the novel in the Tips and Typos section. That’s today’s episode. I hope you enjoy it. Show Notes 00:00 — Opening – Get Published Episode 108 – From Television Producer to Writing About Human Trafficking Everything has to start somewhere and this is the start of “Get Published” 00:14 — Introduction – Get Published Episode 108 – From Television Producer […]

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What a Difference a Couple Days Make

It always amazes me how much difference a couple days make. Monday, I was feeling a bit down for several reasons and today I am re-energized. Manic-depressive, much? The truth is, it doesn’t take much to drag you down. It also doesn’t take much to lift your spirits. In my case, I was notified that someone nominated Get Published for a Parsec award. For those of you who don’t know, Parsecs are podcasting awards. I have been fortunate to have been nominated every year Get Published has been out. I’ve even been short-listed a couple times. Maybe this will be the year! This morning, I got an email from Katharina Bordet telling me that my short story “You Can Never Go […]

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For the past several months I have been struggling as a writer. There, I’ve said it. I always TRY to stay positive and play through the pain (so to speak), but I’ve finally had to admit to myself that I’ve been less effective lately than I would like. There is a very good reason for this. In March, the company I worked for was purchased. We had been hearing rumours about the purchase for months and it was something that, on paper at least, looked like a good thing for all of us. The reality was slightly less than many of us hoped. I went from being a full-time permanent employee to a full-time term employee with an end date […]

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