Mark Noldy


Building my Funnel

After reading this article, I have decided not to publish a stand-alone novel as my first book. Rather, I am crafting a three-book series — a trilogy. In order to hit the ground running, people who know more than me suggest the trilogy for the simple reason that it lends itself to designing a better product funnel. Recapping Step #5 […]

Scope creep…

While my writing has continued, I have also been learning how to podcast, create my own YouTube videos, and tweaking my online courses at PlanetNumeracy™ for the 2017-18 school year. Managing many projects (while keeping up with my honey-do list) has forced me to prioritize. Planet Numeracy™ is getting the lion’s share of my attention, because it is most related […]

Long time, no post…

Just a quick update… Summer break is fully underway. Andi’s graduation party was over the weekend. So guess what? I got my 500 words in today! I spent most of the day story planning, and I’ll have many more words tomorrow. Now I know exactly what happens, and I just have to fill in the blanks. I made this pledge […]

Finding Time… Again

At long last, I am finding some writing time. Winter sports are over. The spring yard work is done. I see light at the end of the tunnel. Thanks to Jon Acuff for talking about life seasons. I am less frantic about my perceived lack of flow time, though I am learning to fill the margins. The situation must not […]

New World-Building App

Back on March 10, I received an email. The subject was Kickstarter Update #36: StoryShop. Since I regularly listen to the Self Publishing Podcast, I was aware that the app was getting closer to going operational. So I decided to finally read the email yesterday. After all, I originally supported this project in November 2015 with a projected completion date […]