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Ep. 361 – “Stark Reflections on Writing and Publishing” with Mark Leslie (@MarkLeslie)

Going North Podcast

Release Date: 06/07/2021

Ep. 683 – Easy Walks, Hard Lessons with Marjorie Turner Hollman show art Ep. 683 – Easy Walks, Hard Lessons with Marjorie Turner Hollman

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“When you put a book in someone’s hand, you’re opening up worlds to them.” – Mark Leslie

Today’s featured international bestselling author is a fellow podcast host, professional speaker, and bookseller with more than a quarter-century of experience in writing, publishing, and bookselling, Mark Leslie Lefebvre. Mark and I talk about podcasting, the power of helping others through the written word, and tons more!!!

 

Key Thing’s You’ll Learn:

Why he writes thriller novels.

The 2 greatest gifts Mark received from publishing his work.

Why you should have a long-term strategy instead of just one-off tactics as an author.

One of the major benefits of starting an interview-based podcast.

 

Mark’s Site: http://markleslie.ca/

Mark’s Books: http://markleslie.ca/bibliography/  

Mark’s Podcast, “Stark Reflections on Writing and Publishing”: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/stark-reflections-on-writing-and-publishing/id1331135549

 

The opening track it titled, “The Journey” by Asis Galvin. To hear the full track and financially support the artist, click the following link. https://asisgalvin.bandcamp.com/track/the-journey

 

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