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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 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

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Episode 77 – A Gut-Check on the State of Publishing with Kristine Kathryn Rusch

In this episode Mark chats with New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch about writing with chronic health issues, contract negotiations with publishers, mistakes that authors are making, and so much more. Prior to the interview, Mark does a little house-keeping regarding winners of Danny Bell's first novel from Episode 70,… Continue reading Episode 77 – A Gut-Check on the State of Publishing with Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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Episode 65 – Two Publishing Paths Diverged

In this episode, Mark shares an article that he recently had published in WRITE magazine, the official magazine of The Writer's Union of Canada. In the word about this episode's sponsor, Findaway Voices . . . . . . Mark shares a recent announcement from BookBub regarding Chirp, the new audiobook promotion service they are… Continue reading Episode 65 – Two Publishing Paths Diverged

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Episode 46 – 52 Stories in 52 Weeks with Phillip McCollum

In this episode Mark interviews Phillip McCollum about an intriguing project of writing 52 stories in 52 weeks. Or, "One writer's journey in tackling, shackling, and shooting his inner critic." Prior to the interview, Mark shares a word from the podcast's sponsor, Findaway Voices . . . . . . and then a personal update… Continue reading Episode 46 – 52 Stories in 52 Weeks with Phillip McCollum