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Episode 41 – What Happens at NINC . . .

In this solo episode, Mark reflects upon some of the things that happened at NINC and why he enjoys attending it every year. One of the things, of course, was that he recently became Director of Business Development for Draft2Digital. He talks about four specific things: NINC itself, and why it is such a great… Continue reading Episode 41 – What Happens at NINC . . .

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Episode 39 – Professionalism

In this episode, Mark shares an early audio draft of the chapter on Professionalism for his forthcoming book The 7 P'S of Publishing Success which will be released under his "Stark Publishing Solutions" imprint by the end of Sept 2018. Prior to the audiobook excerpt, Mark shares a few personal updates which include: Attending NINC… Continue reading Episode 39 – Professionalism

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Episode 36 – It’s Not You, It’s Your Crappy Book Cover

In this solo episode, Mark talks about two specific examples from his own publishing experience, where having a crappy cover didn't help book sales. He walks through the back-story for the eBooks in question, his reasoning behind the initial crappy cover (which he didn't realize was crappy in the first place) as well as the… Continue reading Episode 36 – It’s Not You, It’s Your Crappy Book Cover

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Episode 33 – Two Wrongs That Make A Writer Spite

This week's episode is solo, with Mark reflecting on Two Wrongs That Make a Writer Spite. He takes a look at two negative things that writers often focus on which can be demotivating and make them hateful or spiteful - things that detract from what writers should be focusing on to move onward and upward… Continue reading Episode 33 – Two Wrongs That Make A Writer Spite

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Episode 28 – Reflections on The Power of Moments by Chip Heath & Dan Heath

This episode is a solo one in which Mark walks through his reflections upon recently reading the book The Power of Moments by Chip Heath and Dan Heath. In his personal update, Mark shares an update about the Free Kobo promo that he ran which include the following results 5 weeks after starting that promo.… Continue reading Episode 28 – Reflections on The Power of Moments by Chip Heath & Dan Heath