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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

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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

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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

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Episode 95 – Pamela Brookes on Helping Learners with Dyslexia

Mark interviews author Pamela Brookes about the DOG ON A LOG series of books she writes that help kids learning to read with phonics, especially learners with dyslexia. Prior to the interview, Mark shares some recent social media comments from podcast listeners as well as a personal update about the progress he has made with… Continue reading Episode 95 – Pamela Brookes on Helping Learners with Dyslexia

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Episode 92 – Strong Authors and the IP Legacies They Deserve with ML Buchman

Mark interviews M. L. "Matt" Buchman about his writing journey and the importance of ensuring that an author's legacy and earning potential can be maintained for 70 years after an author's death, which is the subject of his book: Estate Planning for Authors: Your Final Letter (and why you need to write it now). Estate… Continue reading Episode 92 – Strong Authors and the IP Legacies They Deserve with ML Buchman