My Achilles Heel

I think there are several things that I do well (although I usually don’t dwell on what they are). On the writing front, I am able to knock off words that make sense relatively quickly. I’m a good line editor and a passing developmental editor on other people’s work. I’m even pretty good at talking to people about writing and pitching my work. What I am VERY bad at (and hence the title of this post) is promoting my work once it is out there. I don’t know what it is. Maybe I’m worried that I will talk TOO much about my writing and drive people away. I’ve seen many other people do exactly that. All I get from them […]

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Get Published, Episode 12 – The Value of Conventions to a Writer

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Hello Everyone. I’ve been thinking about the value of conventions to writers lately, specifically with some wistfulness because I’m missing Dragon Con yet again. As you probably know, I’m a big proponent of self-promotion and what better place to sell yourself than at a convention? Listen in and hear more. Enjoy. Get Published, Episode 12 – The Value of Conventions to a Writer Show Notes 00:00 — Opening – Get Published, Episode 12 Everything has to start somewhere and this is the start of “Get Published” 0:14 — Introduction – Show #12:  The Value of Conventions to a Writer Welcome to the show. 00:45 — Promos: Variant Frequencies […]

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