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Episode 137 – Action Sequences & Sex Scenes with Joshua Essoe

Mark interviews editor Joshua Essoe who has edited for bestsellers, Piers Anthony and David Farland, for Dean Lorey, lead writer of Arrested Development, as well as numerous Writers of the Future winners, and USA Today bestsellers. Prior to the interview, Mark reads some comments from recent episodes, reveals the winner of Sacha Black's Anatomy of… Continue reading Episode 137 – Action Sequences & Sex Scenes with Joshua Essoe

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Episode 124 – Lindsay Flanagan on Working with an Editor

In this episode, Mark interviews Lindsay Flanagan, an editor that he had the privilege of working with. Prior to the interview, Mark shares a public service announcement from CDC regarding Covid-19, a number of comments from previous episodes, a new Patron (Katie), and injects a bit of a personal writing update in with those comments.… Continue reading Episode 124 – Lindsay Flanagan on Working with an Editor

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Episode 102 – NaNoWriMo Wisdom with Vanessa Ricci-Thode

In this episode Mark interviews Vanessa Ricci-Thode, a fantasy author,  fiction editor and a NaNoWriMo veteran. Vanessa Ricci-Thode Prior to the interview, Mark shares some recent comments from previous episodes and Twitter. He also shares a word from this episode's sponsor... You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers… Continue reading Episode 102 – NaNoWriMo Wisdom with Vanessa Ricci-Thode

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Episode 49 – Rambling Across America with Tommy Ray

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

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Episode 31 – Writing and Selling Magazine Articles with Kerrie Flanagan

Mark interviews Kerrie Flanagan, author of the author of Guide to Magazine Article Writing by Writer's Digest. Kerrie is a freelance writer with over 20 years of experience. As a writing consultant, she works with writers, giving them the encouragement, support, resources and tools to find success on their writing journey. She is the author… Continue reading Episode 31 – Writing and Selling Magazine Articles with Kerrie Flanagan