Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 23: Michael Robertson

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Michael Robertson

Michael Robertson is a writer from the UK with several publications to his name, both online and in print.

He writes dystopian, sci-fi, and apocalyptic fiction, though predominantly science fiction with a darker edge to it.

Michael has written stories of all kinds since his late teens and finally started publishing in 2013 after having a short story accepted by HarperCollins.

He's also had his first three books in the Alpha Plague series produced by Podium – who put together Andy Weir's The Martian – and we all know how well that turned out!

He has an active presence online – you'll find him on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and on his own website – and he's the most prolific writer that we've spoken to on the podcast to date.

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Find Out More:

Michael's Amazon Author page:

Michael's Google+ page:

Michael's Facebook page:

Michael's website:

Michael's Twitter profile:

Michael's Quick Reviews YouTube channel, short reviews on books, comics, television shows, and movies:

Check out Christian Bentulan's great book covers: [Used by Michael – I also used Christian's services for The Grid Trilogy]

Dusty Crossley, space opera artwork:

Save The Cat: [I have the audio version of Save The Cat! Strikes Back, the original book, Save The Cat! doesn't appear to be avilable in audio form. I'bve now bought the book.) – great for outsourcing small jobs: [Affiliate link!]

The Self-Publishing Podcast: [Recommended!]

AWeber for mailing lists:

Book Funnel, for e-book delivery:

Rocking Self Publishing Podcast:

Writing excuses Podcast:

Self Publishing Formula Podcast:

My Dad Wrote A Porno:

Podium Publishing:

Amazon ACX:

Book formatting via:

Book promo sites



Free Kindle Books:

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Episode 23, release date Monday 8th August, 2016

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