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Episode 228 – Goals & Achievements Retrospective for 2021

In this episode, Mark looks back at his 2021 goals and achievements, outlining the successes, the failures, and the unexpected. Prior to the main content, Mark shares comments from recent episodes and also shares a word about this episode's sponsor. You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers and… Continue reading Episode 228 – Goals & Achievements Retrospective for 2021

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Episode 224 – Being an Independent Publisher and Bookseller with Heather Campbell

Mark interviews Heather Campbell co-founder and publisher at Latitude 46 Publishing, and owner of a brand-new indie bookstore in Sudbury, Ontario. Prior to the main content, Mark shares some recent comments, a personal update, and shares a word about this episode's sponsor. You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to… Continue reading Episode 224 – Being an Independent Publisher and Bookseller with Heather Campbell

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Episode 203 – A Rant on Unprofessional Author Behavior

Mark shares a rant about a particular thing he noticed continues to happen related to authors looking for promotional opportunities. Prior to the main content, Mark talks about how this episode was born from content originally sent to patrons of the podcast who responded to his slightly rawer rant on the same topic. For that… Continue reading Episode 203 – A Rant on Unprofessional Author Behavior

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Episode 180 – Tips for Publishing Wide for Authors at Different Stages

This episode features an excerpt from Mark's forthcoming book Wide for the Win, which was also shared on an Alliance of Independent Authors online article. To “go wide” or “publish wide” is to distribute and sell books via multiple platforms, rather than limiting yourself to a single outlet, usually Kindle (the only retailer with a… Continue reading Episode 180 – Tips for Publishing Wide for Authors at Different Stages

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Episode 164 – Reflections on The Creative Penn Podcast Episode 517

This is a special "Reflections on Other Podcasts" style episode. Mark reflects on Episode 517 of The Creative Penn Podcast, where Joanna Penn interviews Holly Worton. The description from that episode, which is highly recommended that you listen to is this: How can you prevent self-doubt and fear from blocking your creative expression? What if… Continue reading Episode 164 – Reflections on The Creative Penn Podcast Episode 517