Interview

Episode 230 – Jacob Hess on Character Development, Story, & The Hero’s Journey

Mark interviews author Jacob Hess about character development, world-building and The Hero's Journey. Prior to the main content, Mark shares a personal update, a cautionary tale about making POD titles returnable, and a word about this episode's sponsor. You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers and library systems… Continue reading Episode 230 – Jacob Hess on Character Development, Story, & The Hero’s Journey

Interview

Episode 229 – The Multiple Genres and Publishing Paths of Michelle Rowen/Morgan Rhodes

Mark interview Michelle Rowen/Morgan Rhodes about her different pen names, the genres she writes, her publishing journey, and her latest novel, ECHOES & EMPIRES. Prior to the main content, Mark shares comments from recent episodes, a personal update that includes devastating news of the loss of a writer friend (David Farland / Dave Wolverton), along… Continue reading Episode 229 – The Multiple Genres and Publishing Paths of Michelle Rowen/Morgan Rhodes

Solo

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

Interview

Episode 214 – Collaborations in Space with Carol Van Natta

Mark interviews Carol Van Natta about the collaborative author PETS IN SPACE series. Prior to the main content, Mark shares a personal update, recent comments, and shares an audio clip of Will Dages from Findaway Voices, this episode's sponsor. You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers and library… Continue reading Episode 214 – Collaborations in Space with Carol Van Natta

Interview

Episode 209 – Growing Sales, Subscribers, and Twitch Marketing with Kerrie Flanagan & Chuck Harrelson

Mark interviews Kerrie Flanagan and Chuck Harrelson about collaborating on multiple genres under two shared pseudonyms, growing global sales, increasing author newsletter subscribers, and experimenting with marketing through Twitch. Prior to the interview, Mark welcomes new patron Malcolm Coon, shares a personal update, and a word about this episode's sponsor. This episode is sponsored by… Continue reading Episode 209 – Growing Sales, Subscribers, and Twitch Marketing with Kerrie Flanagan & Chuck Harrelson