Get Published Episode 107 – Michael R Fletcher – Lessons of a First-time Author

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode107.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSOn today’s show I have Michael R Fletcher. Michael is a writer, rock n’ roller, sound engineer and dad. He has had several short stories published and is about to release his first novel through Five Rivers Publishing. We talk about first time books, writing and what it’s like to be an unknown writer. I also talk about a question I receive quite often. It’s one most published authors have likely heard at some point in their careers. Namely, “how much did you have to pay the publisher to get your book published.” It’s a question I have some strong feelings about, especially with some trends in publishing I’ve […]

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Excitement is Building

For those of you who don’t know, I am co-editing an anthology (titled A Method to the Madness: A Guide to the Super Evil) with Jeffrey Hite. This is a project that we conceived more than a year ago over Twitter. We decided it would be fun to try our hands at creating an anthology and started the process of doing it ourselves, all the while looking for a publisher. We didn’t have to look long before Lorina Stephens and Five Rivers Publishing decided to take on the project with us. It has been both an adventure and a LOT of work to gather stories, edit them, place them into the anthology and now proof the Galley. But we are almost […]

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Next Big Thing Blog Hop

Lorina Stephens was kind enough to tag me in the Next Big Thing Blog Hop, which is a Goodreads promotional enterprise among indie authors and publishers to highlight authors and books which might otherwise slide under the radar of many readers. We all answer the same 10 questions, which allows readers an opportunity to receive a brief overview of either a published work or a work in progress. 1. What is the working title of the book? Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero 2. Where did the idea come from for the book? I grew up reading comic books. I always wanted to be a superhero myself and tried various things to get my own super-powers (too goofy to go into at this […]

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