Review: Dracula by Bram Stoker

When I was in grade school I read everything. Or, at least, I tried to read everything. When I got to the “Classics” like Moby Dick, Three Musketeers, Don Juan and many others, I just couldn’t get through them. The language was too dense and odd to my teenage eye. Recently I started reading Dracula. I had nothing else to read at the time and decided to fight my way through it if for no other reason than to say I’d done it. I can now see why some people gravitate to the “Classics”. The language is rich, the characters are proper and polite and the detail makes the prose extremely vivid. You feel like you know the characters when […]

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Get Published Episode 121 – Horror Comes to Get Published

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode121.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIt should come as no surprise to anyone that Halloween is just around the corner. That being the case, I decided it might be fun to hear about a genre I haven’t talked about much on the show. That genre…wait for it, is horror. I know. You are probably shocked that I would have a horror writer on the show just before All Hallow’s Eve. Well, prepare to be even more shocked because I not only have one horror writer, I have three. Okay, four if I count myself. On today’s episode I have Paul E Cooley, Scott Roche and Jake Bible as my guests in a discussion about […]

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Get Published Episode 98 – JW Schnarr Talks Horror

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode98.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe holiday season is upon us and for some that means stress. For me, stress really starts to show up around deadline time. If I have properly scheduled myself, no stress. If I have too much going on, proper scheduling goes out the window. This episode I talk about how goals should help you reduce that stress if done properly. I also have Bill Schnarr on the show. Bill is an award winning journalist, horror author, editor and publisher. We had a really great conversation that I’m pleased to share with you today. That’s today’s episode. I hope you enjoy it. Show Notes 00:00 — Opening – Get Published […]

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