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Stark Reflections on Writing and Publishing

Nov 14, 2019

In this episode, Mark interviews Gary Morris, Head of Production at the South African-based company VoiceMap. VoiceMap takes stories beyond the screen. It papers them to walls, hangs them over statues, and plants them neatly in public parks. Then, when you come along, there they are: reflections on the soul of LA,...


Nov 7, 2019

This episode features an interview with Valerie Francis, who is is an author, a bona fide story nerd, a Certified Story Grid Editor and a podcaster. She has published fiction for both women (love stories for busy women) and children (middle grade fantasy), and is currently working on her first thriller.

Prior to the...


Oct 30, 2019

In this episode, Mark shares 15 different quotes and ideas that inspired him during the Fall 2019 WMG Publishing Business Master Class workshop led by Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith in Las Vegas.

Mark shares a very brief personal update, explaining that this episode was recorded in a less-than-ideal...


Oct 24, 2019

In this episode Mark interviews Vanessa Ricci-Thode, a fantasy author,  fiction editor and a NaNoWriMo veteran.

Prior to the interview, Mark shares some recent comments from previous episodes and Twitter.

He also shares a word from this episode's sponsor...

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Oct 22, 2019

On Oct 17, 2019, Mark Lefebvre and Kevin Tumlinson from Draft2Digital hosted a live webinar "Ask Us Anything" Q&A about audiobooks, relaying questions from authors to Will Dages, head of Findaway Voices.

This is a slightly abridged version of the audio track from this video, which you can see on YouTube.

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