Why Publishing is Slow: the Experience

As you probably know, I’ve been working towards the goal of getting published for several years now. Last year I had some success with my short stories, managing to get three of them accepted by various e-magazines and digital sites. That success only encouraged me to work harder to get my books in front of publishers to try and get them published as well. Then, in October, I received my first book contract for my YA Superhero novel, “Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero”. The book is the first in what I expect to be a six-book series. I was (and still am) very excited about this development, but, as I have said many, many times, publishing is slow. I know where […]

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Get Published Episode 40 – Getting to Know Jennifer Rahn

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode40.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Jennifer Rahn is the author of two novels, The Longevity Thesis and Wicked Initiations, and has two short stories published or accepted; the first is ElectroFunkSepukku, which appeared in Dragon Moon’s Podthology, and the second is Metal Rat and the Brand New Jungle, which is slated to appear in the inaugural edition of Space Puppet Press’ Strange Worlds anthology. She wrote her first novel, The Longevity Thesis, while in grad school and vehemently denies that her graduate supervisors resemble in any way, the villain of her novel — it’s just for fun. She’s still academically active and enjoys writing and kickboxing when not in the lab. She talks […]

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Get Published Episode 20 – Lynda Williams talks Writing

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode20.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWelcome to episode 20 and Happy Anniversary to ‘Get Published’. I never expected to hit 20 shows this soon but it has been a lot of fun getting here. I am very happy to have Lynda Williams on the show today. Lynda is married with three children and works by day as an educational technologist at the University of Northern B.C. where she oversees an ever-changing pack of student employees in her web development lab. Lynda writes science fiction set in the “Okal Rel Universe” Enjoy. Get Published, Episode 20 – Lynda Williams talks Writing Show Notes 00:00 — Opening – Get Published, Episode 20 – Lynda Williams talks Writing […]

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