Interview

Episode 215 – The Fusion of Horror, Culture, and Entertainment with Patricio X. Maya

Mark interviews Patricio X. Maya, who writes in both English and Spanish. They talk about his writing, his essays, his first novel, Reggaetón Cruise, which has been called "a techno-beat The Great Gatsby" about cultural exile, multiculturalism, and so much more. Prior to the main content, Mark shares a personal update, thanks Patreon supporters and… Continue reading Episode 215 – The Fusion of Horror, Culture, and Entertainment with Patricio X. Maya

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Episode 214 – Collaborations in Space with Carol Van Natta

Mark interviews Carol Van Natta about the collaborative author PETS IN SPACE series. Prior to the main content, Mark shares a personal update, recent comments, and shares an audio clip of Will Dages from Findaway Voices, this episode's sponsor. You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers and library… Continue reading Episode 214 – Collaborations in Space with Carol Van Natta

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Episode 205 – From Bookseller To Author With Simon Lowe

Mark interviews Simon Lowe, an author with a number of stories published in various magazines, who, after a decade working in book stores, released his first novel (The World is at War, Again) in June 2021 and now writes part time while also performing the role of a stay at home dad. Prior to the… Continue reading Episode 205 – From Bookseller To Author With Simon Lowe

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Episode 204 – Overcoming Self-Doubt with Tessa Smith McGovern

Mark interviews Tessa Smith McGovern an award-winning and best-selling author who has taught writing for 22 year. Prior to the interview, Mark says comments from recent episodes, a personal update, and a word from this episode's sponsor. This episode is sponsored by Findaway Voices. You can learn more about how you can get your work… Continue reading Episode 204 – Overcoming Self-Doubt with Tessa Smith McGovern

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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