Help Veterans Recover – Buy a Story

Author and veteran Ben Coleman is launching an epic campaign to help veterans in the hospital recover. Sponsor A Vet lets readers buy a story from the Carry The Colors collection of anthologies and for every purchase the author will match that with a copy sent to an American military vet in the hospital. Visitors to his website www.malandanti.net can also buy a character slot and have themselves or anyone they choose written in as characters into epic sci fi stories honoring America’s heroes. And for every slot purchased another slot is reserved for a veteran in the hospital. The goal of the campaign is to honor American veterans and bring attention to their heroic service and sacrifice and to […]

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Get Published Episode 119 – Ben Coleman, Veteran and Writer

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode119.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWriters come from all walks of life. Some are businessmen, some are farmers, others teachers or, like today’s guest, Navy veterans. Where you come from and what your working life is like absolutely shapes your writing as Ben Coleman talks about today. We talk about what he is doing to make his writing relevant and to help monetize it. I also talk about making your characters work for their success. Something I didn’t do enough of in early drafts of my novel, Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero. I talk about one of the major lessons I learned while editing that manuscript for print. I also wanted to share some […]

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