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Episode 99 – Getting Your Book Into Libraries

In this solo episode Mark talks about how authors can get their books into libraries in print, eBook and audiobook format. He covers the topic by discussing the triple A's of: AVAILABILITY, AWARENESS, and ACQUISITION. Pics from a Tomes of Terror: Haunted Bookstores & Libraries event in Hamilton Prior to the main topic of this… Continue reading Episode 99 – Getting Your Book Into Libraries

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Episode 94 – Thanks for the Inspiration: Laurie Blake

Thanks for the Inspiration is a new type of show that will appear from time to time in the regular schedule. As writers, we often absorb elements from the world, the places, and the people around us. We observe, we ask questions, we speculative, we listen, we watch, we feel, and we write so much… Continue reading Episode 94 – Thanks for the Inspiration: Laurie Blake

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Episode 89 – Why You Can’t Have Mass Market POD Books

In this solo episode Mark explains why you can't have Mass Market POD books; how the very definition of the term makes it impossible. Prior to the main content, Mark shares a comment from Linda from the previous episode, with a reminder that there's a still a chance for those who comment on Episode 88… Continue reading Episode 89 – Why You Can’t Have Mass Market POD Books

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Episode 87 – You, Your Book, And Bookstores

In this solo episode, Mark offers a perspective on bookstores, booksellers, and bookselling, and shares ideas on how authors can best get their books into bookstores. Prior to the topic, Mark shares a personal update about the move back upstairs to his renovated office, discusses a comment on a previous episode, reminds listeners about the… Continue reading Episode 87 – You, Your Book, And Bookstores

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Episode 78 – Post BEA 2019 Reflections

In this episode, Mark shares some thoughts and reflections from last week's visit to Book Expo America in New York. He explains a bit about what the fair is, why the fair is, his impressions and thoughts of this year's fair and a bit about its history, as well as a few news items related… Continue reading Episode 78 – Post BEA 2019 Reflections