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Episode 210 – Facing Creative Block with Morgan Rhodes

A keynote from Morgan Rhodes (Michelle Rowen) about her writer journey and facing creative block. The keynote is from the When Words Collide August 2021 Virtual Conference. Prior to the main content, Mark shares comments from recent episodes, shares a personal update, and a word about this episode's sponsor. This episode is sponsored by Findaway… Continue reading Episode 210 – Facing Creative Block with Morgan Rhodes

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Episode 193 – Showcasing Indie Authors in an Indie Bookstore with Susan Faw

In this episode Mark interviews author Susan Faw who is also the owner and founder of Dragon's Lair Artist Emporium, a physical bookstore in Norther Ontario that showcases books from indie authors. Prior to the interview, Mark shares a personal update, comments from recent episodes, and a word from this episode's sponsor. This episode is… Continue reading Episode 193 – Showcasing Indie Authors in an Indie Bookstore with Susan Faw

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Episode 179 – Emily Goodwin on Writers of the Future

In this episode Mark interviews Emily Goodwin. Emily is the Vice President Public Affairs for Author Services, Inc. based in Los Angeles, California. She has been involved with book publishing since 2007, including the international Writers & Illustrators of the Future Contests. She is the producer for the Writers of the Future annual Achievement Awards… Continue reading Episode 179 – Emily Goodwin on Writers of the Future

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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 130 – Writing Through Change, Tragedy, & Trauma with Kevin J. Anderson

In this episode Mark interviews author Kevin J. Anderson about dictating his first drafts, about adapting to change in the publishing industry and about writing through personal tragedy, grief, and trauma. Kevin & Mark at Superstars Writing Seminars 2020 - Photo: Katie Curtis Prior to the interview, Mark shares a personal update and goes into… Continue reading Episode 130 – Writing Through Change, Tragedy, & Trauma with Kevin J. Anderson