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: iTunes | 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 a […]

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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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Get Published Episode 97 – Mark Leslie, Book Nerd with Many Hats

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode97.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSFor those of you who have the joy of Black Friday, I hope you survived the mayhem unscathed.  Rather than going shopping, I went out with my Scouts to do our Survival Shelter Camp. There was lots of snow and lots of hunters around, but I’m pleased to report that everyone who went came back intact. Still, I’m undecided whether the camp or Black Friday shopping would have been the easier choice. On today’s show I speak to Mark Leslie Lefebvre. Mark is a writer, editor and he recently became the Director of Self-Publishing & Author Relations at Kobo. Mark is also President of the Canadian Booksellers Association. We […]

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