Interview

Episode 133 – Anatomy of a Rebel with Sacha Black

Mark interviews Sacha Black about her role and brand as a Rebel Author, about her writing, her podcast, and about her books for writers on crafting heroes, villains, and prose. Prior to the interview, Mark shares a personal update, talking about recent birthday activities, a recent Star Wars parody video he created, and what that… Continue reading Episode 133 – Anatomy of a Rebel with Sacha Black

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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.

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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. You can learn more about how you can get your… 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