Interview

Episode 104 – Living the Writing & Editing Life with Valerie Francis

Mark interviews writer, editor and podcaster Valerie Francis about her perspectives on writing, being a StoryGrid Editor, and how creativity and storytelling have always been a part of her life.

Interview

Episode 97 – 10 Tips for Marketing and Making Money Off Your Short Fiction

In this episode, Mark shares ten tips on how authors can leverage their short fiction to earn more money as well as for various marketing activities. This episode is sponsored by Findaway Voices. Mark Talks about the promotional pricing tools built in to their tools. Links of Interest: Findaway VoicesRalan.con - (Short Fiction Market Resource)8… Continue reading Episode 97 – 10 Tips for Marketing and Making Money Off Your Short Fiction

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Episode 92 – Strong Authors and the IP Legacies They Deserve with ML Buchman

Mark interviews M. L. "Matt" Buchman about his writing journey and the importance of ensuring that an author's legacy and earning potential can be maintained for 70 years after an author's death, which is the subject of his book: Estate Planning for Authors: Your Final Letter (and why you need to write it now). Estate… Continue reading Episode 92 – Strong Authors and the IP Legacies They Deserve with ML Buchman

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Episode 77 – A Gut-Check on the State of Publishing with Kristine Kathryn Rusch

In this episode Mark chats with New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch about writing with chronic health issues, contract negotiations with publishers, mistakes that authors are making, and so much more. Prior to the interview, Mark does a little house-keeping regarding winners of Danny Bell's first novel from Episode 70,… Continue reading Episode 77 – A Gut-Check on the State of Publishing with Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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Episode 60 – The Holy Shit Moment and Other Sudden Insights with James Fell

Mark interviews James Fell, the author of The Holy Shit Moment: How Lasting Change Can Happen in An Instant about his new book. This episode comes with a special offer. If you comment on the show at www.starkreflections.ca (Episode 60) in the first week, your name will be entered into a random draw for winning… Continue reading Episode 60 – The Holy Shit Moment and Other Sudden Insights with James Fell