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Episode 246 – Four of the Pitfalls of Publishing

Mark shares four of the many pitfalls of publishing that can befall authors. Prior to the main content, Mark shares a personal update  and a word from this episode's sponsor. This episode is sponsored by The 2022 Write Stuff StoryBundle. For StoryBundle, you decide what price you want to pay. For $5 (or more, if… Continue reading Episode 246 – Four of the Pitfalls of Publishing

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Episode 230 – Jacob Hess on Character Development, Story, & The Hero’s Journey

Mark interviews author Jacob Hess about character development, world-building and The Hero's Journey. Prior to the main content, Mark shares a personal update, a cautionary tale about making POD titles returnable, and a word about this episode's sponsor. You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers and library systems… Continue reading Episode 230 – Jacob Hess on Character Development, Story, & The Hero’s Journey

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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 191 – Insights from the Immersive Media & Books 2020 Consumer Survey

Mark interviews Dr. Rachel Noorda and Dr. Kathi Inman Berens about the Immersive Media & Books 2020 Consumer Survey conducted by the Panorama Project and Portland State University. Prior to the interview, Mark shares a word from this episode's sponsor (which includes a sample from the first narrator that Mark ever used through Findaway Voices).… Continue reading Episode 191 – Insights from the Immersive Media & Books 2020 Consumer Survey

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Episode 190 – The Episode When Shit Went Down With James Fell Sweary Historian

In this episode Mark interviews James Fell, Sweary Historian, about his latest book On This Day in History, Sh!t Went Down. Warning to listeners: In this episode, adult language goes down. A lot. If you are offended by swearing and adult language, please do NOT listen to this episode. Prior to the interview, Mark shares… Continue reading Episode 190 – The Episode When Shit Went Down With James Fell Sweary Historian