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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

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Episode 77 – A Gut-Check on the State of Publishing with Kristine Kathryn Rusch

In this episode Mark chats with New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch about writing with chronic health issues, contract negotiations with publishers, mistakes that authors are making, and so much more. Prior to the interview, Mark does a little house-keeping regarding winners of Danny Bell's first novel from Episode 70,… Continue reading Episode 77 – A Gut-Check on the State of Publishing with Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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Episode 65 – Two Publishing Paths Diverged

In this episode, Mark shares an article that he recently had published in WRITE magazine, the official magazine of The Writer's Union of Canada. In the word about this episode's sponsor, Findaway Voices . . . . . . Mark shares a recent announcement from BookBub regarding Chirp, the new audiobook promotion service they are… Continue reading Episode 65 – Two Publishing Paths Diverged

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Episode 44 – How To Deal With A Fire-hose of Information

Having just spent six days at the WMG Business Master Class workshop in Las Vegas, Mark reflects on the overwhelming and head-spinning influx of information, insight, wisdom, ideas, inspiriation, and perspective that he had just taken in. In this episode, he walks through some of the ideas on how authors can process such a deluge… Continue reading Episode 44 – How To Deal With A Fire-hose of Information

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Episode 14 – 5 Ways To Use Free To Optimize Your Author Platform

This episode is a solo one where Mark shares the 5 Ways mentioned in the title, and then goes on to reflect how the chat with T S Paul in the previous episode, combined with the concept of FREE helped inspire a new project that he is launching in April. The tongue twister this week… Continue reading Episode 14 – 5 Ways To Use Free To Optimize Your Author Platform