Get Published Episode 155 – Jack Kane is Coming

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode155.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA few years ago someone had the brilliant idea that JR Murdock and I should do a project together. The reasoning was, our writing had a lot of similarities. We both wrote science fiction where humour played an important part. Our styles of writing were similar. What would happen if we joined forces? We met one night via Skype and talked about the idea. Before the call was complete some two hours later we had a firm idea of what we wanted to do, when we wanted to do it and how. And now, on June 1st, that project will finally be available for everyone to enjoy. Burst books […]

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Fun and Creativity

I have always liked to create things. When I was young(er?) I would make things out of wood and paper and whatever else I had at hand. I’ve also always written stories. Granted, most of my stories were childish and not terribly good, but I was able to write them and feel good about what I’d put on the page. That is even more true now, although I put the added pressure on myself of wanting the stories to be publishable. And, in the case of Mik Murdoch: The Power Within, I want the book to be equal to or better than the first one in the series. It has meant writing, rewriting, editing, revising and stressing about the book. […]

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Get Published Episode 126 – JR Murdock & Michell Plested Sold a Book!

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode126.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHappy New Year and welcome to the first episode of 2014, which is also my sixth year podcasting. With the exciting news of our new book deal, JR Murdock and I decided it might be time to talk about our collaboration one more time. It has been quite a while since we last gave any tips or talked about what we had done. Besides, we are both really stoked to be bringing the book out for everyone to enjoy. We just want to spread the news one more time. I also came across something that hasn’t reared its head before. Tying a sequel novel into the previous one. That […]

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