Interview

Episode 40 – NINC 2018

This episode's main content features quick chats with industry folks from NINC (Novelists Inc) 2018 in St Pete, Florida. Mark shares quick hallway interviews (originally posted as Facebook Live videos on Sept 27, 2018) with: Carlyn Robertson from BookBub Damon Courtney from BookFunnel Christine Munroe from Kobo Writing Life Ricardo Fayet from Reedsy Prior to… Continue reading Episode 40 – NINC 2018

Interview

Episode 38 – Nathan Van Coops on Writing, Flying, and Safely Landing Your Audience

In this episode, Mark interviews Nathan Van Coops who claims that he lives on a diet comprised mainly of tacos. He enjoys old planes, motorcycles, and Volkswagen's, contends that there is such a thing as “dressy” flip-flops and is the time travel adventure series, In Times Like These, and The Skylighter Adventures. Nathan, of course,… Continue reading Episode 38 – Nathan Van Coops on Writing, Flying, and Safely Landing Your Audience

Solo

Episode 36 – It’s Not You, It’s Your Crappy Book Cover

In this solo episode, Mark talks about two specific examples from his own publishing experience, where having a crappy cover didn't help book sales. He walks through the back-story for the eBooks in question, his reasoning behind the initial crappy cover (which he didn't realize was crappy in the first place) as well as the… Continue reading Episode 36 – It’s Not You, It’s Your Crappy Book Cover

Interview

Episode 35 – Lessons Learned From The Novel Intensive Workshop

This episode includes a conversation with three guests: Ara Grigorian, Janis Thomas and Julie Strauss. Ara and Janis are the brains and brawn behind the Novel Intensive Seminar and Workshop and Julie was a writer who has attended and benefited from these sessions. The Novel Intensive Workshop is a hands-on full day collaborative workshop in… Continue reading Episode 35 – Lessons Learned From The Novel Intensive Workshop

Interview

Episode 34 – Samantha Davidson on Inspiring Creatives

Mark interviews Alberta writer Samantha Davidson a writer he met at the recent When Words Collide conference in Calgary about the author branding of hers that immediately caught his attention immediately and about her next plans while being just at the point of finishing the first novel she plans on publishing. They also talk about… Continue reading Episode 34 – Samantha Davidson on Inspiring Creatives