Interview

Episode 211 – Around the World in 90 Minutes with Marty Essen

Mark interviews Marty Essen, the author of several non-fiction and fiction titles, and a much sought after public speaker. Prior to the main content, Mark thanks Patrons to the podcast, shares comments from recent episodes, a personal update, and a word about this episode's sponsor. This episode is sponsored by Findaway Voices. You can learn… Continue reading Episode 211 – Around the World in 90 Minutes with Marty Essen

Interview

Episode 208 – Writing & Living a True Crime with Deborah Vadas Levison

Mark interviews Deborah Levison, a multi award-winning author, freelance writer, publicist and the author of THE CRATE: A Story of War, a Murder, and Justice - a true crime story with echoes of the Holocaust. Prior to the interview, Mark reads comments from recent episodes, shares a personal update, and talks about this episode's sponsor.… Continue reading Episode 208 – Writing & Living a True Crime with Deborah Vadas Levison

Solo

Episode 207 – Library and Bookstore Strategies

This solo episode features a recording of a talk Mark gave at When Words Collide 2021. Prior to the talk, Mark shares a personal update and a word from this episode's sponsor. This episode is sponsored by Findaway Voices. You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers and library… Continue reading Episode 207 – Library and Bookstore Strategies

Interview

Episode 204 – Overcoming Self-Doubt with Tessa Smith McGovern

Mark interviews Tessa Smith McGovern an award-winning and best-selling author who has taught writing for 22 year. Prior to the interview, Mark says comments from recent episodes, a personal update, and a word from this episode's sponsor. This episode is sponsored by Findaway Voices. You can learn more about how you can get your work… Continue reading Episode 204 – Overcoming Self-Doubt with Tessa Smith McGovern

Solo

Episode 202 – Publishers and Predators

Mark shares an early draft excerpt from his forthcoming August 2021 book PUBLISHING PITFALLS FOR AUTHORS. Specifically he talks about Publishers and Predators and the things that authors need to be careful to look out for. Prior to the main content, Mark shares some comments from a recent Patreon only rant episode he recently released… Continue reading Episode 202 – Publishers and Predators