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Episode 156 – The Stark Reality Facing Authors

In this solo episode, Mark shares the content that is normally reserved for patrons of the Stark Reflections Podcast in a "Stark Reflections on Other Podcasts" episode. In this episode, he shares clips from two other podcasts that he listens to, then reflects upon the things discussed. In this particular case, both episodes include the… Continue reading Episode 156 – The Stark Reality Facing Authors

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Episode 153 – Thanks for the Inspiration: Ron Roberts

In this solo "thanks for the inspiration" episode, Mark reflects on how Ron Roberts from Levack, Ontario was an important mentor who inspired him in his reading and his writing life. Middle and Right photo © Greg Roberts A thank you to Ronald Roberts, librarian, teacher, mentor. Links of Interest: Tomes of TerrorLevack, Ontario (Onaping… Continue reading Episode 153 – Thanks for the Inspiration: Ron Roberts

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Episode 150 – Anatomy of a Book Launch

In this episode, Mark shares the details of a recent book launch, including the series re-branding, the promotion efforts taken in the metadata, the third party promotion sites used, and also shares the good, the bad, and the ugly of the results. Prior to his personal update and the main content, Mark shares comments from… Continue reading Episode 150 – Anatomy of a Book Launch

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Episode 144 – 10 Tips for Winning with Wide Publishing

Are you looking for ways to stop being dependent upon Amazon for your author earnings income?Are you hoping to expand and grow your sales on multiple platforms in global territories?Do you need strategies to help you get started NOW in terms of creating a successful "publish wide" author plan?Would you like to increase and optimize… Continue reading Episode 144 – 10 Tips for Winning with Wide Publishing

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Episode 131 – Thanks for the Inspiration: Todd Anderson

In this solo "thanks for the inspiration" episode, Mark reflects on how Todd Anderson was an important colleague whose influence, mentorship, and leadership resulted in a critical shift in his career. Todd Anderson in front of an Espresso Book Machine at U of A Todd in Banff Prior to the main segment, Mark shares a… Continue reading Episode 131 – Thanks for the Inspiration: Todd Anderson