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Episode 246 – Four of the Pitfalls of Publishing

Mark shares four of the many pitfalls of publishing that can befall authors. Prior to the main content, Mark shares a personal update  and a word from this episode's sponsor. This episode is sponsored by The 2022 Write Stuff StoryBundle. For StoryBundle, you decide what price you want to pay. For $5 (or more, if… Continue reading Episode 246 – Four of the Pitfalls of Publishing

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Episode 244 – Rambling Reflections

A rambling reflection episode that talks about writing fast and slow, writing with passion, worrying over reviews, and marketing, and Mark's "Pineapple on Pizza Principle." Prior to the main content, Mark welcomes new patron S.W. Millar, reads a few comments, shares a personal update, and a word from this episode's sponsor. You can learn more… Continue reading Episode 244 – Rambling Reflections

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Episode 239 – Public Lending Right for Authors

In this solo episode Mark talks about Public Lending Right programs. Public Lending Right (PLR) is the right of authors and other rightsholders to receive payment for the free public use of their works in libraries. PLR has been in existence since the 1940s and is currently available for authors in more than 30 countries… Continue reading Episode 239 – Public Lending Right for Authors

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Episode 228 – Goals & Achievements Retrospective for 2021

In this episode, Mark looks back at his 2021 goals and achievements, outlining the successes, the failures, and the unexpected. Prior to the main content, Mark shares comments from recent episodes and also shares a word about this episode's sponsor. You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers and… Continue reading Episode 228 – Goals & Achievements Retrospective for 2021

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Episode 227 – Publishing Trends and Reflections for 2022

Mark reads from a 2000 word article he wrote when asked to discuss publishing trends for 2022. Prior to the main content, Mark, using an AI voice double (Overdub) from Descript to speak the words he has typed, explains why he is using a voice double for the interstitial parts of the podcast, and also… Continue reading Episode 227 – Publishing Trends and Reflections for 2022