Clips/Highlights, Panel Discussion

Episode 234 – Reflections on a Reflective Talk

This episode goes a bit meta with Mark sharing a recording of Kathy Mac interviewing a group of her students shortly after a virtual talk that Mark gave to them on the opportunities available to authors within the traditional and indie publishing realms. It is a "reflections on a reflective talk" episode. Prior to the… Continue reading Episode 234 – Reflections on a Reflective Talk

Interview

Episode 168 – Writing Your Way to Paradise with David Farland

In this episode Mark interviews David Farland, a New York Times bestselling and multi-award-winning author, who has written for major franchises such as Star Wars and The Mummy, and mentored dozens who have gone on to staggering literary success, including Brandon Mull, Brandon Sanderson, and Stephenie Meyer. Prior to the interview, Mark shares a personal… Continue reading Episode 168 – Writing Your Way to Paradise with David Farland

Interview

Episode 167 – Author, Author Give Me The News. Bookseller Insights with Laura Hayden

In this episode, Mark interviews author and bookseller Laura Hayden, who is the co-founder and owner of Author-Author an experimental retail bookshop that deals in online sales, special events, books for writers and books for authors. Prior to the interview, Mark shares a word from this episode's sponsor . . . You can learn more… Continue reading Episode 167 – Author, Author Give Me The News. Bookseller Insights with Laura Hayden

Interview

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

Interview

Episode 124 – Lindsay Flanagan on Working with an Editor

In this episode, Mark interviews Lindsay Flanagan, an editor that he had the privilege of working with. Prior to the interview, Mark shares a public service announcement from CDC regarding Covid-19, a number of comments from previous episodes, a new Patron (Katie), and injects a bit of a personal writing update in with those comments.… Continue reading Episode 124 – Lindsay Flanagan on Working with an Editor