When I was a kid, we only ever listened to one radio station. It was a local station that played round-the-clock country music. Not a terrible thing, but also not something that gave me any real exposure to the broader pleasures radio could bring. It wasn’t until many years later that I discovered radio plays. In fact, I think the first one I ever listened to was Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (BBC – Douglas Adams). To this day, that story is one of my favorites and definitely defines my sense of humour. Then I discovered (this time, only a scant few years ago) Decoder Ring Theatre. I reveled in the wonderful stories and excellent production values I found there. […]Read more
The adventures of five misfits in deep space.
I’ve finished putting Boyscouts of the Apocalypse up on Wattpad and I’m still waiting and watching to see if I get the full results I was hoping for. So far, I’ve had a good response to the story. Not stellar, mind you, but good. The exercise has helped me to solidify my own plans for the story. And just what are those plans, you might ask (or perhaps you might not)? Well, since I’ve now got two books published (Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero and A Method to the Madness: A Guide to the Super Evil), I’ve been wanting to try a few cross-promotion ideas. The problem with the aforementioned books is, my publisher has a stake in their well-being and […]Read more
http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GalaxyBillies/GalaxyBilliesChristmasSpecial.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHello my Friends. I’ve been thinking about what my next GalaxyBillies story would be ever since I finished the 20-episode original Podcast. I have a couple ideas, but I simply haven’t had time to do anything with them. Then, as Christmas began to near I felt more an more that I needed to write a Christmas story. But what? Then it dawned on me that I could do a story with my favorite Galaxy-hopping humans. I hope you enjoy the story. It was fun to write and a real reminder to me of how much work the production is for each episode. I must have been working on some […]Read more