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Episode 228 – Goals & Achievements Retrospective for 2021

In this episode, Mark looks back at his 2021 goals and achievements, outlining the successes, the failures, and the unexpected. Prior to the main content, Mark shares comments from recent episodes and also shares a word about this episode's sponsor. You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers and… Continue reading Episode 228 – Goals & Achievements Retrospective for 2021

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Episode 227 – Publishing Trends and Reflections for 2022

Mark reads from a 2000 word article he wrote when asked to discuss publishing trends for 2022. Prior to the main content, Mark, using an AI voice double (Overdub) from Descript to speak the words he has typed, explains why he is using a voice double for the interstitial parts of the podcast, and also… Continue reading Episode 227 – Publishing Trends and Reflections for 2022

Clips/Highlights

Episode 221 – Highlights from 20BooksVegas 2021

Mark shares three short audio excerpts from the November 2021 20BooksVegas conference. 20Books Vegas 2021 is by far the biggest and best of the 20Books shows (there have been ten so far). It is the biggest show in the world focused on self-publishing although there is something for every author, traditional or indie. The 20Books… Continue reading Episode 221 – Highlights from 20BooksVegas 2021

Interview

Episode 220 – Vikrant Shaurya of Bestsellingbook.com

Mark interviews Vikrant Shaurya, CEO and Founder of Bestsellingbook.com. Prior to the interview, Mark shares an extremely brief personal update with crappy audio from a Vegas hotel room and a word about this episode's sponsor. You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers and library systems around the world… Continue reading Episode 220 – Vikrant Shaurya of Bestsellingbook.com

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Episode 218 – John Gaspard on Business, Magic, and Writing

Mark interviews John Gaspard about his mystery novels, his decision to move from traditional publishing to indie publishing, and other behind the scenes business decisions about his life in writing. Prior to the interview, Mark shares comments from recent episodes, a brief personal update and a word about this episode's sponsor. You can learn more… Continue reading Episode 218 – John Gaspard on Business, Magic, and Writing