On 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 noticed recently.
That’s today’s episode. I hope you enjoy it.
00:00 — Opening – Get Published Episode 107 – Michael R Fletcher – Lessons of a First-time Author
Everything has to start somewhere and this is the start of “Get Published”
00:14 — Introduction – Get Published Episode 107 – Michael R Fletcher – Lessons of a First-time Author (continued)
Welcome to the show.
01:04 Promo: BabylonPodcast
02:07 -Tips and Typos
Mike talks about vanity presses and money flowing to authors.
07:07 – Promo – Nutty Bites
07:36 — Get Published Episode 107 – Michael R Fletcher – Lessons of a First-time Author (continued)
Mike and Mike talk about the hard-won lessons of the first-time published author.
45:41 – Promo – Every Photo Tells
46:50 — Closing
Thank you for listening.
Websites mentioned in this episode:
Michael R. Fletcher – http://michaelrfletcher.com/
Babylon Podcast – http://www.babylonpodcast.com/
NIMLAS Studios/Nutty Bites – http://nimlas.org/blog/
Every Photo Tells – http://everyphototells.com/