Interview

Episode 213 – Putting Story Theory Into Practice With Valerie Francis

Mark has a conversation with Canadian author Valerie Francis, a literary editor, podcaster, story nerd, and the bestselling author of the steamy romance, Masquerade (think Bridgerton for the 21st century). Prior to the main content, Mark shares a personal update, recent comments, thanks Patrons and offers a few words about this episode's sponsor regarding their… Continue reading Episode 213 – Putting Story Theory Into Practice With Valerie Francis

Interview

Episode 212 – A Conversation with Joanna Penn on Co-Authoring The Relaxed Author

Mark and Joanna Penn talk about collaborating on the writing and release of their co-authored book THE RELAXED AUTHOR: Take the Pressure Off Your Art and Enjoy the Creative Journey. Prior to the main content, Mark shares comments from a recent episode, thanks Patrons and offers a few words about this episode's sponsor. This episode… Continue reading Episode 212 – A Conversation with Joanna Penn on Co-Authoring The Relaxed Author

Interview

Episode 211 – Around the World in 90 Minutes with Marty Essen

Mark interviews Marty Essen, the author of several non-fiction and fiction titles, and a much sought after public speaker. Prior to the main content, Mark thanks Patrons to the podcast, shares comments from recent episodes, a personal update, and a word about this episode's sponsor. This episode is sponsored by Findaway Voices. You can learn… Continue reading Episode 211 – Around the World in 90 Minutes with Marty Essen

Interview

Episode 209 – Growing Sales, Subscribers, and Twitch Marketing with Kerrie Flanagan & Chuck Harrelson

Mark interviews Kerrie Flanagan and Chuck Harrelson about collaborating on multiple genres under two shared pseudonyms, growing global sales, increasing author newsletter subscribers, and experimenting with marketing through Twitch. Prior to the interview, Mark welcomes new patron Malcolm Coon, shares a personal update, and a word about this episode's sponsor. This episode is sponsored by… Continue reading Episode 209 – Growing Sales, Subscribers, and Twitch Marketing with Kerrie Flanagan & Chuck Harrelson

Solo

Episode 207 – Library and Bookstore Strategies

This solo episode features a recording of a talk Mark gave at When Words Collide 2021. Prior to the talk, Mark shares 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 distributed to retailers and library… Continue reading Episode 207 – Library and Bookstore Strategies