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Episode 132 – Lauding the Art of Music with Martin Popoff

Mark interviews Martin Popoff about his latest book ANTHEM: Rush in the 70's as well as a lifetime of passion writing about music. Prior to the interview, Mark shares a personal update and some comments from recent episodes, and a word from this episode's sponsor, Findaway Voices. You can learn more about how you can… Continue reading Episode 132 – Lauding the Art of Music with Martin Popoff

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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

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Episode 119 – Super Reflections from Superstars Writing Seminars 2020

In this episode Mark shares a few tidbits from the 2020 Superstars Writing Seminars conference held in early February in Colorado Springs. Prior to the main episode content, he shares a personal update about his writing (or lack thereof) as well as a few comments from listeners from previous episodes. Just before the main topic,… Continue reading Episode 119 – Super Reflections from Superstars Writing Seminars 2020

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Episode 114 – Thanks for the Inspiration: Neil Peart

Thanks for the Inspiration is a type of show that appears from time to time in the regular schedule for this podcast. As writers, we often absorb elements from the world, the places, and the people around us. We observe, we ask questions, we speculative, we listen, we watch, we feel, and we write so… Continue reading Episode 114 – Thanks for the Inspiration: Neil Peart

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Episode 103 – 15 Takeaways from the WMG Publishing Business Master Class

In this episode, Mark shares 15 different quotes and ideas that inspired him during the Fall 2019 WMG Publishing Business Master Class workshop led by Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith in Las Vegas. Mark shares a very brief personal update, explaining that this episode was recorded in a less-than-ideal acoustic environment, his hotel… Continue reading Episode 103 – 15 Takeaways from the WMG Publishing Business Master Class