Guest Post – Books that Inspired – Sounding Like Yourself – by Kelsey Mills

I have been reading since a very young age. I can still remember the first book I ever read: Patrick the Pup.  I think that, along the way, I have learned a little bit from every book I have read (even Patrick), and have applied it to my writing. I have one problem with this. Ever since I was young enough to start playing make-believe, I have become obsessed with one author or one movie and all my play and stories were direct reflections of it. As I got older, I thought that immaturity would stop and I could enjoy and learn from books without becoming obsessed and using the same motifs over and over. I was very, very wrong. […]

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Get Published Episode 66 – SEO and Self-Promotion with Allison Duncan

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode66.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI’ve been working on editing my “Mik Murdoch” manuscript and it has proven to be an interesting exercise. I’m already seeing where I have rushed things too much and I have a better understanding about focusing my story. It will be interesting to see what my editor thinks about the changes I’m making. In today’s show, I have some questions from an up-and-coming author I met during the “When Words Collide” convention. She asks about building a website and blogging. I also had the chance to listen to Allison Duncan talk about Search Engine Optimization during the DragonCant virtual convention. I quickly realized how much I had to […]

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