Interview

Episode 137 – Action Sequences & Sex Scenes with Joshua Essoe

Mark interviews editor Joshua Essoe who has edited for bestsellers, Piers Anthony and David Farland, for Dean Lorey, lead writer of Arrested Development, as well as numerous Writers of the Future winners, and USA Today bestsellers. Prior to the interview, Mark reads some comments from recent episodes, reveals the winner of Sacha Black's Anatomy of… Continue reading Episode 137 – Action Sequences & Sex Scenes with Joshua Essoe

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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 127 – Consistency in Word Count & Publishing with Blaze Ward

In this episode, Mark has an in depth conversation with author Blaze Ward. Blaze Ward writes science fiction in multiple universes. He also writes odd bits of high fantasy with swords and orcs. In addition, he is the Editor and Publisher of Boundary Shock Quarterly Magazine and many other magazines and publishing projects. Prior to… Continue reading Episode 127 – Consistency in Word Count & Publishing with Blaze Ward

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Episode 90 – Craig Martelle on Successful Indie Author Release Strategies

Mark interviews bestselling science-fiction author Craig Martelle about his journey into and through writing, the 20Booksto50K™ group and conferences, and his new book Successful Indie Author Release Strategies. Prior to the interview, Mark shares a personal update about his recent visit to Calgary, Alberta for the When Words Collide conference, where he sat on panels,… Continue reading Episode 90 – Craig Martelle on Successful Indie Author Release Strategies

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Episode 54 – Personable Publishing with Lindsay Buroker

In the final episode of 2018, Mark interviews Science Fiction and Fantasy author Lindsay Buroker, a successful author who has been indie publishing for about eight years.  Dragon Tear Prior to the interview, Mark shares a short personal update and thanks new Patron, Michael Lister; he also mentions that he recently released the third special… Continue reading Episode 54 – Personable Publishing with Lindsay Buroker