Interview

Episode 142 – Strategies for Launching a Book During a Pandemic with Suzy Vadori

In this episode mark interviews Suzy Vadori about the massive in person book launches she has done for the first two books in her The Fountain trilogy and the way she had to pivot away from the original plans of a major launch for book three, Wall of Wishes, due to the global pandemic. Mark… Continue reading Episode 142 – Strategies for Launching a Book During a Pandemic with Suzy Vadori

Interview

Episode 110 – Working with Libraries and Bookstores

In this episode Mark shares an interview that was conducted in the Draft2Digital offices for a Facebook Live video where Dan Wood interviewed Mark about his new book An Author's Guide to Working with Libraries and Bookstores. An Author's Guide to Working with Libraries and Bookstores This episode is sponsored by the Patrons of this… Continue reading Episode 110 – Working with Libraries and Bookstores

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

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Episode 89 – Why You Can’t Have Mass Market POD Books

In this solo episode Mark explains why you can't have Mass Market POD books; how the very definition of the term makes it impossible. Prior to the main content, Mark shares a comment from Linda from the previous episode, with a reminder that there's a still a chance for those who comment on Episode 88… Continue reading Episode 89 – Why You Can’t Have Mass Market POD Books

Solo

Episode 87 – You, Your Book, And Bookstores

In this solo episode, Mark offers a perspective on bookstores, booksellers, and bookselling, and shares ideas on how authors can best get their books into bookstores. Prior to the topic, Mark shares a personal update about the move back upstairs to his renovated office, discusses a comment on a previous episode, reminds listeners about the… Continue reading Episode 87 – You, Your Book, And Bookstores