In this solo episode, Mark offers a perspective on bookstores, booksellers, and bookselling, and shares ideas on how authors can best get their books into bookstores. Prior to the topic, Mark shares a personal update about the move back upstairs to his renovated office, discusses a comment on a previous episode, reminds listeners about the… Continue reading Episode 87 – You, Your Book, And Bookstores
Mark interviews Natasha Bajema, a fiction author who lives in Washington, D.C. and has been an expert on national security issues for over 18 years, specializing in weapons of mass destruction (WMD), nuclear proliferation, terrorism and emerging technologies. In the introduction, Mark takes a couple of minutes go off on a rant about how much… Continue reading Episode 16 – Crowd Funding and Audience Engagement with Natasha Bajema
Featuring an interview with Chuck Heintzelman of BundleRabbit.com. In the introduction to the show, Mark talks about being on the Oregon Coast at the Fiction River writer workshops which leads into this week's post-interview "reflection" about rejection for writers. He also talks a little about the success he has had with Findaway Voices (the episode's… Continue reading Episode 009 – Collaborative Publishing with Chuck Heintzelman of Bundlerabbit
Today's episode is a solo one, rather than an interview. I wanted to do a solid reflection, or perhaps even a rant, on something I've been thinking about a lot, especially in the last few weeks. This episode is entitled "What's Wrong With Indie Publishing" or perhaps, "3 Things I Worry About And That I… Continue reading Episode 006 – What’s Wrong With Indie Publishing?