Mark chats with patrons Matty Dalrymple and Roland Denzel from the March 2022 "Reflective Round-Table." Prior to the main content, Mark shares a personal update (that includes the release of the co-authored book Accounting for Authors) and a word from this episode's sponsor. This episode is sponsored by the patrons of the Stark Reflections Podcast… Continue reading Episode 245 – Reflective Round Table March 2022
If you are familiar with the Self Publishing Formula Podcast, you'll likely recognize James Blatch as Mark Dawson's right-hand man; his co-host, or, perhaps, his co-pilot for the podcast. But in this episode Mark puts James in the pilots seat with a focus on Blatch's own writing, his background as a reporter, a videographer and,… Continue reading Episode 47 – In The Pilot’s Seat With James Blatch
Today's episode is a solo one, rather than an interview. I wanted to do a solid reflection, or perhaps even a rant, on something I've been thinking about a lot, especially in the last few weeks. This episode is entitled "What's Wrong With Indie Publishing" or perhaps, "3 Things I Worry About And That I… Continue reading Episode 006 – What’s Wrong With Indie Publishing?
Mark chats with premiere Canadian Science Fiction writer Robert J. Sawyer. Sawyer, the author of twenty-three novels and two story collections, is one of only eight writers in history — and the only Canadian — to win all three of the world’s top Science Fiction awards for best novel of the year: the Hugo, the… Continue reading Episode 004 – Optimizing Your Author Brand with Robert J. Sawyer