Better to be Talked About Than Forgotten

Better to be talked about than forgotten is something I say a fair amount. Usually it is in jest, but last night I came to realize that it really is a key to any success I may or may not have. In this case, it is that talk about my books. I ran into a fellow writer last night who told me again that I was robbed for the Prix Aurora last year. In his opinion Mik Murdoch: Boy Superhero was the best book in the category and should have won. Granted, that is only one person’s opinion but it was the opinion of someone who I respect. He isn’t one for idle praise and is an accomplished writer in […]

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Get Published Episode 129 – David Laderoute

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode129.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI had the privilege to talk to David Laderoute. David is a Geologist, retired Lieutenant Colonel from the Canadian Army Reserves, entrepreneur and a writer. He has several short stories in print in various small press publications and has written extensively for role-playing games. He is active on Wattpad and his debut novel, Out of Time was released by Five Rivers Publishing in December of 2013. We had a great conversation that I think you will get a lot out of. I’ve also been working my way through first revisions of Mik Murdoch: The Power Within for my editor for almost two months now. I won’t deny that […]

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Get Published Episode 125 – Jake Bible & the Reveal of a Secret Project

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode125.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSA couple years ago, JR Murdock and I wrote a book together. The suggestion to do so came, as I’m finding many of my projects do, via Twitter. A mutual friend, DanDanTheArtMan said we should write together. I thought about the idea, liked it and approached JR about it. In short order we had a working plot hammered out and an idea of how to do it. We started the actual writing during NaNoWriMo of that year. The resulting draft needed a lot of work but we both knew we had something fun. Even better, we had both enjoyed the experience of writing together so we starting plotting […]

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