Interview

Episode 42 – Tina Dietz on Writing, Entrepreneurship and Audio

In this week's episode, Mark speaks with Tina Dietz who is an award-winning and internationally acclaimed speaker, audiobook publisher, podcast producer, and content marketing expert. Prior to the interview, Mark shares a few personal updates that include the launch of his new traditionally published book Macabre Montreal, and how that book launch interfered with attending… Continue reading Episode 42 – Tina Dietz on Writing, Entrepreneurship and Audio

Solo

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

Interview

Episode 34 – Samantha Davidson on Inspiring Creatives

Mark interviews Alberta writer Samantha Davidson a writer he met at the recent When Words Collide conference in Calgary about the author branding of hers that immediately caught his attention immediately and about her next plans while being just at the point of finishing the first novel she plans on publishing. They also talk about… Continue reading Episode 34 – Samantha Davidson on Inspiring Creatives

Solo

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

Interview

Episode 32 – C C Humphreys on Hybrid Author Publishing

The feature interview in this episode is with C.C. Humphreys, an actor, playwright, fight choreographer and novelist. Chris has ten novels that were all traditionally published, several of which have been Globe and Mail Bestsellers and his historic novel "Plague won the Crime Writers of Canada's Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel in 2015.… Continue reading Episode 32 – C C Humphreys on Hybrid Author Publishing