Mark interviews writer, editor and podcaster Valerie Francis about her perspectives on writing, being a StoryGrid Editor, and how creativity and storytelling have always been a part of her life.
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
In this episode Mark interviews Vanessa Ricci-Thode, a fantasy author, fiction editor and a NaNoWriMo veteran. Vanessa Ricci-Thode Prior to the interview, Mark shares some recent comments from previous episodes and Twitter. He also shares a word from this episode's sponsor... You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers… Continue reading Episode 102 – NaNoWriMo Wisdom with Vanessa Ricci-Thode
In this episode Mark interviews Phillip McCollum about an intriguing project of writing 52 stories in 52 weeks. Or, "One writer's journey in tackling, shackling, and shooting his inner critic." Prior to the interview, Mark shares a word from the podcast's sponsor, Findaway Voices . . . . . . and then a personal update… Continue reading Episode 46 – 52 Stories in 52 Weeks with Phillip McCollum
Mark interviews authors Kerrie Flanagan and Chuck Harrelson about the steamy romantic comedy novels they have been co-authoring under the name C.K. Wiles. Before the interview, Mark shares a personal update explaining why he isn't participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) this year, even though he loves it. He talks about how he will… Continue reading Episode 45 – Co-Authoring with the Writers Behind C. K. Wiles