Henry David Thoreau said: "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you imagined." In this episode's interview, Mark speaks with musician and writer Tommy Ray about how he had done just that. They talk about Tommy's experience of how he took a dream (an actual dream) and transitioned it into reality… Continue reading Episode 49 – Rambling Across America with Tommy Ray
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
Having just spent six days at the WMG Business Master Class workshop in Las Vegas, Mark reflects on the overwhelming and head-spinning influx of information, insight, wisdom, ideas, inspiriation, and perspective that he had just taken in. In this episode, he walks through some of the ideas on how authors can process such a deluge… Continue reading Episode 44 – How To Deal With A Fire-hose of Information
In this solo episode, Mark reflects upon some of the things that happened at NINC and why he enjoys attending it every year. One of the things, of course, was that he recently became Director of Business Development for Draft2Digital. He talks about four specific things: NINC itself, and why it is such a great… Continue reading Episode 41 – What Happens at NINC . . .
This episode's main content features quick chats with industry folks from NINC (Novelists Inc) 2018 in St Pete, Florida. Mark shares quick hallway interviews (originally posted as Facebook Live videos on Sept 27, 2018) with: Carlyn Robertson from BookBub Damon Courtney from BookFunnel Christine Munroe from Kobo Writing Life Ricardo Fayet from Reedsy Prior to… Continue reading Episode 40 – NINC 2018