Interview

Episode 106 – Hybrid Publishing with Arthur Slade

In this episode Mark interviews Arthur Slade, the author of twenty-five novels for young readers about his writing, about his multi-layered hybrid publishing activities, about writing at a treadmill desk, and about his author newsletter. Prior to the interview, Mark shares a personal update, discusses a few social media and podcast comments, and shares a… Continue reading Episode 106 – Hybrid Publishing with Arthur Slade

Interview

Episode 105 – Location Based Storytelling with VoiceMap

In this episode, Mark interviews Gary Morris, Head of Production at the South African-based company VoiceMap. VoiceMap takes stories beyond the screen. It papers them to walls, hangs them over statues, and plants them neatly in public parks. Then, when you come along, there they are: reflections on the soul of LA, murder on Edinburgh’s… Continue reading Episode 105 – Location Based Storytelling with VoiceMap

Solo

Episode 103 – 15 Takeaways from the WMG Publishing Business Master Class

In this episode, Mark shares 15 different quotes and ideas that inspired him during the Fall 2019 WMG Publishing Business Master Class workshop led by Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith in Las Vegas. Mark shares a very brief personal update, explaining that this episode was recorded in a less-than-ideal acoustic environment, his hotel… Continue reading Episode 103 – 15 Takeaways from the WMG Publishing Business Master Class

Interview

Episode 101 – All About Audiobooks with Will Dages from Findaway Voices

On Oct 17, 2019, Mark Lefebvre and Kevin Tumlinson from Draft2Digital hosted a live webinar "Ask Us Anything" Q&A about audiobooks, relaying questions from authors to Will Dages, head of Findaway Voices. Screenshot from the webinar This is a slightly abridged version of the audio track from this video, which you can see on YouTube.… Continue reading Episode 101 – All About Audiobooks with Will Dages from Findaway Voices

Solo

Episode 99 – Getting Your Book Into Libraries

In this solo episode Mark talks about how authors can get their books into libraries in print, eBook and audiobook format. He covers the topic by discussing the triple A's of: AVAILABILITY, AWARENESS, and ACQUISITION. Pics from a Tomes of Terror: Haunted Bookstores & Libraries event in Hamilton Prior to the main topic of this… Continue reading Episode 99 – Getting Your Book Into Libraries