Interview

Episode 163 – Getting A Creative Edge with Mickey Mikkelson

In this episode Mark interviews Mickey Mikellson of Creative Edge Publicity - a boutique publicity firm specializing in arranging events such as book signings, library or school presentations, online and print media opportunities, and many other events related to the arts in general. Mickey and his firm are advocates for both the traditional and independent… Continue reading Episode 163 – Getting A Creative Edge with Mickey Mikkelson

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Episode 161 – NaNoWriMo No-No’s

In this episode Mark shares some tips for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), as well as an overview of his previous NaNoWriMo experiences, sharing the errors, the mistakes, and the failures he has made along the way. Prior to the main content, Mark shares comments from recent episodes, a personal update, and a word from… Continue reading Episode 161 – NaNoWriMo No-No’s

Interview

Episode 158 – Kate Tilton on Helping Authors Succeed

In this episode Mark interviews Kate Tilton about the work she does supporting and helping authors be successful. Prior to the interview, Mark shares shares comments from recent episodes and social media, offers a personal update, and says a word about this episode's sponsor... You can learn more about how you can get your work… Continue reading Episode 158 – Kate Tilton on Helping Authors Succeed

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Episode 157 – A Conversation with Jeff Elkins The Dialogue Doctor

In this episode Mark chats with Jeff Elkins, The Dialogue Doctor, about the importance of solid dialogue for characterization, moving a plot along, and creating a bestselling novel. Prior to the interview, Mark shares shares comments from recent episodes, welcomes new Patron, Macy Dixon, offers a personal update, and says a word about this episode's… Continue reading Episode 157 – A Conversation with Jeff Elkins The Dialogue Doctor

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Episode 156 – The Stark Reality Facing Authors

In this solo episode, Mark shares the content that is normally reserved for patrons of the Stark Reflections Podcast in a "Stark Reflections on Other Podcasts" episode. In this episode, he shares clips from two other podcasts that he listens to, then reflects upon the things discussed. In this particular case, both episodes include the… Continue reading Episode 156 – The Stark Reality Facing Authors