In this episode, Mark shares a live discussion from the Rock Apocalypse conference and workshop in Cleveland, OH that took place in early May 2019.
The session is a recorded panel discussion from the two day event. Zach Bohannon moderated a panel discussion with T.W. Piperbrook, J, Thorn, Jim Kukral and Mark.
Prior to the interview, Mark reads a few comments from listeners from the previous episode and thanks Patrons and commenters for engaging with the podcast.
He then shares a word from the episode’s sponsor.
In his personal update, Mark shares the details of how he planned a marriage proposal for his girlfriend with Alicia Witt at her recent Toronto live concert performance, and plays a few clips from the song Alicia wrote for the engagement.
The panel discussion that was recorded at the Cleveland conference features Zach asking the panelists about:
- How they got started in publishing
- What’s advice they’d offer their 2019 self
- What they think might be coming in the future of publishing
Links of Interest
- Alicia Witt
- The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto
- The Career Author Summit
- Findaway Voices
- J. Thorn
- Zach Bohannon
- T. W. Piperbrook
- Jim Kukral
- Patreon for Stark Reflections
- Stark Reflections Survey
Zach Bohannon writes post-apocalyptic science fiction, horror, and fantasy. He is the author of the bestselling zombie series, Empty Bodies, as
J. Thorn has published two million words and has sold more than 185,000 books worldwide. In March of 2014 Thorn held the #5 position in
T. W. Piperbrook lives in Connecticut with his wife and son. He is the author of the CONTAMINATION series, the OUTAGE series, and co-author of THE LAST SURVIVORS, as well as the author of THE RUINS. In his former lives, he has worked as a claims adjuster, a touring musician, and a business systems analyst for a Fortune 500 company. Now he spends his days fighting zombies, battling werewolves, and roaming post-apocalyptic cities and planets.
Jim Kukral is recognized as an expert in online marketing and branding. He delivers insightful and entertaining keynotes to
Additional music in this episode:
“Liz” was written, composed and produced by Alicia Witt. Copyright © 2019 Alicia Witt.
“Bobcaygeon” written by Rob Baker, Gord Downey, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois, Gord Sinclair, from the album Phantom Power Copyright © 1999 by The Tragically Hip