2013 Holiday Wishes

I had intended to put a post up for Christmas, but time got away from me. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and continue to enjoy the remaining days of 2013. I know 2014 is going to be another busy year for us all, so cherish these remaining days. And since my Christmas wishes were late, I will say Happy New Year, early. That balances everything out, right?

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Get Published Episode 125 – Jake Bible & the Reveal of a Secret Project

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode125.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSA couple years ago, JR Murdock and I wrote a book together. The suggestion to do so came, as Iā€™m finding many of my projects do, via Twitter. A mutual friend, DanDanTheArtMan said we should write together. I thought about the idea, liked it and approached JR about it. In short order we had a working plot hammered out and an idea of how to do it. We started the actual writing during NaNoWriMo of that year. The resulting draft needed a lot of work but we both knew we had something fun. Even better, we had both enjoyed the experience of writing together so we starting plotting […]

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Big News!

As you may know, J.R. Murdock and I collaborated a couple years ago on a book. We wrote what we hoped would be the first book in a new YA/Steampunk/Superhero series. Writing as a team was a real learning experience with ups and downs, but we managed to finish the book, currently titled “Jack Kane and the Statue of Liberty”. J.R. wrote the protagonist POV and I wrote the antagonist. The story went through several editorial iterations before we felt it was ready to submit. And submit we did! And today, I am very pleased to announce that we have signed a book deal with Champagne Books. The book should be out in the fall of 2014. And, in case […]

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