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The Mando Method

305 EpisodesProduced by Armand Rosamilia and Chuck BudaWebsite

The Mando Method Podcast, where publishing veteran Armand Rosamilia and relative newcomer Chuck Buda try to find the answers to their writing and publishing questions each week. Whether it’s social media or the craft of writing or a plethora of other relevant topics, these two authors will tackle th… read more

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The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 305 - Mid-Year Goal Review

July 6th, 2022

48:32

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go over their writing goals they set in the beginning of the year and give an update halfway to the end

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 304 - Author Roundtable #6

June 29th, 2022

47:04

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda have a chat with authors Mack Little and VS Holmes, where they all talk abut …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 303 - Top Gun

June 22nd, 2022

46:04

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about the movie and writing behind Top Gun

One of them loves this move. The other? Not so much. 

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 302 - Chuck's Mailbag #6 2022

June 15th, 2022

41:38

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda delve into the mailbag, answering listener's questions and so much more

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 301 - Author Roundtable #5

June 8th, 2022

48:21

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by authors Paul Bahou and Shane Wilson to chat about writing, publishing …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 300 - 300th Episode!

June 1st, 2022

54:19

On this very special episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by a living room full of superstars …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 299 - Dealing With Criticism

May 25th, 2022

54:41

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about getting reviews from readers and the good and the bad that comes along with it

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 298 - Tracking Sales

May 18th, 2022

50:24

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by author A.C. Ward to talk about some of the ways to track your sales …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 297 - Going Full-Time

May 11th, 2022

57:34

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by a special guest, author A.C. Ward, to talk about her move into being …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 296 - Chuck's Mailbag #5 2022

May 4th, 2022

53:15

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive into the listener questions and perhaps even answer them properly

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 295 - Author Roundtable #4

April 27th, 2022

50:11

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by two award-winning authors, Nzondi and Robert J. Sawyer, to discuss winning awards, their writing processes and so much …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 294 - Fun With Ads

April 20th, 2022

45:15

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda chat about having fun with ads. Plus a lot more stuff that might not make sense

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 293 - Chuck's Mailbag #4 2022

April 13th, 2022

57:01

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive into the listener questions! Time for another Chuck's Mailbag episode! 

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 292 - Book Descriptions

April 6th, 2022

56:44

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about their processes of writing the best possible book descriptions for their releases, and what they've learned, good and bad

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 291 - Alternative Sites

March 30th, 2022

47:59

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive into a great article from Simona Tolcheva, 8 Alternative Sites Better Than …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 290 - Authors Versus Our Demons

March 23rd, 2022

49:09

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go over some highlights from a great article by author Robert Chazz Chute

Authors Versus Our Demons

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 289 - Author Roundtable #3 2022

March 16th, 2022

1:02:21

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by authors Ann Charles and JP McLean for an author roundtable discussion about writing, publishing and so much more!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 288 - Chuck's Mailbag #3 2022

March 9th, 2022

45:41

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive back into the listener questions and answer a couple of them

The Mando Method Podcast: Chuck's Mailbag #2 2022

March 2nd, 2022

46:52

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer the listener questions with another episode of Chuck's Mailbag

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 286 - We Are Stuck

February 23rd, 2022

42:50

On a very personal episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about the writers block and struggles they are both having with their latest projects, and try to talk through them

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 285 - Author Roundtable #2

February 16th, 2022

55:57

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by authors Jennifer Lieberman and Miranda Oh to chat about writing, life and so much more!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 284 - BookBub Followers

February 9th, 2022

41:33

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda break down a great article, How I Went From Zero to 6,500 …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 283 - Chuck's Mailbag #1 2022

February 2nd, 2022

42:33

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer the listener's questions!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 282 - Author Roundtable #1 2022

January 26th, 2022

48:40

The Mando Method Podcast cohost Armand Rosamilia and Special cohost Jay Wilburn chat with New York Times Best Selling authors Hank Phillippi Ryan and Tosca Lee, about anything and everything writing and publishing. And …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 281 - 2022 Listener Goals

January 19th, 2022

57:38

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go through the #MandoMafia listener goals for 2022

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 280 - 2021 Listener Wrap-Up

January 12th, 2022

50:31

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go over the listener-submitted wrap-ups of their 2021 goals

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 279 - 2022 Writing Goals

January 5th, 2022

1:12:50

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuk Buda reveal their writing goals for 2022

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 278 - 2021 Year End Goal Wrap-Up

December 29th, 2021

57:34

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda wrap up 2021 with the final results of their yearly goals.

Did they do well or no? …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 277 - Ritual de lo Habitual

December 22nd, 2021

47:59

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about their writing rituals they go through when it comes to starting, writing and finishing a project

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 276 - No More Confusion

December 15th, 2021

40:49

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive into another great article about writing:

Never Confuse the Key Event and the First Plot Point in Your Book Again! by K.M. Weiland

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 275 - Chuck's Mailbag #12 2021

December 8th, 2021

49:48

On this, the last Chuck's Mailbag episode of 2021, The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer a couple of listener questions and talk abut random things

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 274 - NaNoWriMo Wrap-Up

December 1st, 2021

47:46

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about their successes and failures of writing 50,000 words in 30 days during NaNoWriMo

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 273 - Holiday Promoting

November 24th, 2021

46:26

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda chat about the upcoming holidays and what their plans are for …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 272 - Twitch

November 17th, 2021

47:25

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about how writers can use Twitch to write, promote and so much more!

Friend Armand's Twitch to see it in action, too:

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 271 - Chuck's Mailbag #11 2021

November 10th, 2021

57:06

Another month and another Chuck's Mailbag episode on The Mando Method Podcast, where cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer listener questions

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 270 - 15 Ways Authors Support Each Other On Social Media

November 3rd, 2021

53:14

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda break down another great article, 15 Ways Authors …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 269 - NaNoWriMo 2021

October 27th, 2021

51:36

Another year and another NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) event is upon us!

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are in it again, and they chat about their upcoming projects as well …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 268 - 6 Twisty Ways to Trick Your Reader

October 20th, 2021

1:00:13

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about the great article 6 Twisty Ways to Trick Your Reader by Dana Isaacson

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 267 - Recent Outings

October 13th, 2021

54:33

On another exciting episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda had two book signings in two weekends. They feel the need to talk about them and a few other things.

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 266 - Chuck's Mailbag #10 2021

October 6th, 2021

43:21

Another month and another episode where The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer the listener questions about writing and publishing

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 265 - Amazon A+ Content

September 29th, 2021

44:59

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about Amazon A+ Content, what it is, what they should be …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 263 - Chuck's Mailbag #9 2021

September 15th, 2021

51:55

Another month and another The Mando Method Podcast episode where cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer the listener questions to the best of their ability

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 262 - Observations

September 8th, 2021

52:41

On this weeks episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda catch up on a few things about writing, publishing, live events and so much more it will make your head spin

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 261 - 3 Quick Fixes For Your Dialogue

September 1st, 2021

47:45

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go over a great writing article, 3 Quick Fixes For Your Dialogue by Jessica Strawser

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 260 - Chuck's Mailbag #8 2021

August 25th, 2021

52:00

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive deep into the listener questions and hopefully answer a couple of them, too

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 259 - Mando Con II

August 18th, 2021

33:25

On another exciting special episode, recorded outside at night in Florida while drinking alcohol, The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 258 - Mando Con I

August 11th, 2021

44:23

On a very special episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by authors Shawnna Deresch, Frank Edler and JC Walsh during the opening (drinking) ceremonies of Mando Con

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 257 - Write For Yourself

August 4th, 2021

49:49

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda discuss writing for yourself.

You have to ask yourself the question... do you? Well, do you?

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 256 - TikTok

July 28th, 2021

42:36

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about TikTok, the social media app all the kids …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 255 - Chuck's Mailbag #7 2021

July 21st, 2021

44:51

Another exciting episode of The Mando Method Podcast, where cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive into the listener questions and spit some wisdom

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 254 - Listener Mid Year Updates 2021 Part 2

July 14th, 2021

1:12:45

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts, Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda, shared their mid year goal updates in episode 252. Now it's an update for the listeners and where they stand halfway through the year!

Part 2 of 2

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 253 - Listener Mid Year Updates 2021 Part 1

July 7th, 2021

55:51

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts, Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda, shared their mid year goal updates in episode 252. Now it's an update for the listeners and where they stand halfway through the year!

Part 1 of 2

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 252 - 2021 Goals Half Year Check-In

June 30th, 2021

48:17

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are halfway there (cue the Bon Jovi music)

Have they crushed their writing/publishing/life goals so far in 2021? Who can say!

Wait. They can, and they'll …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 251 - Roundtable #3

June 23rd, 2021

1:05:31

Author Dan Padavona and Artist Lynne Hansen join The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda for a discussion on newsletters

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 250 - Chuck's Mailbag #6 2021

June 16th, 2021

43:02

Another episode of The Mando Method Podcast where cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer the listener questions and also talk a lot about stuff having nothing to do with writing and publishing

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 249 - 5 Ways to Build An Email List For Authors

June 9th, 2021

57:02

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda break down another great article

5 Ways to Build An Email List For Authors

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 248 - 17 Book Marketing Ideas You Can Do In Under 90 Minutes

June 2nd, 2021

55:54

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive into another great article given to them by a listener, 17 Book Marketing Ideas You Can Do In Under 90 Minutes

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 247 - Chuck's Mailbag #5 2021

May 26th, 2021

44:33

It's time for another episode of The Mando Method Podcast where cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer the listener questions to the best of their (limited) abilities

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 246 - Roundtable #2

May 19th, 2021

1:04:48

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by two horror heavyweights: Drew from Godless.com and Damon from Slasher app.

They talk all things horror and so much more!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 245 - How To Write Faster

May 12th, 2021

41:07

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda break down another great writing article, this time from Kindlepreneur

Learn How to Write Faster [13 Tips for Writers]

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 243 - Chuck's Mailbag #4 2021

April 28th, 2021

42:44

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive into the listener questions and attempt to answer them with their wit and wisdom

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 242 - Roundtable #1 2021

April 21st, 2021

1:10:15

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by authors E. Chris Garrison and LM Archer for a chat about writing, publishing and a dozen other things that came …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 241 - Chuck Goes Wide

April 14th, 2021

48:34

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about the pros and cons of Chuck going wide and taking books out of KDP exclusively and adding them to all platforms.

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 240 - Ten Ways for Authors to Waste Their Money

April 7th, 2021

55:45

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive into an article from the FWA (Florida Writer's Association) : Ten Ways for Authors to Waste Their Money by Nate Hoffelder

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 239 - 2021 Goals (1st Q Check-In)

March 31st, 2021

46:28

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda update the listeners on their 2021 writing goals and what they've accomplished, haven't accomplished, won't ever accomplish …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 238 - Audiobook Marketing

March 24th, 2021

47:31

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about their strategies for marketing audiobooks

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 237 - Chuck's Mailbag #3 2021

March 17th, 2021

53:34

Another The Mando Method Podcast episode and another answering of the listener questions from cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 236 - Classic Story Archetypes

March 10th, 2021

39:22

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about the various classic story archetypes.

Follow …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 235 - Rapid Release

March 3rd, 2021

46:56

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda update their views on rapidly releasing books in a series

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 234 - Chuck's Mailbag #2 2021

February 24th, 2021

50:26

Another week and another stellar episode of The Mando Method Podcast, where cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer the listener questions so everyone can sleep better at night

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 233 - Michael Moorcock's 10 Tips for Good Storytelling

February 17th, 2021

43:46

On this exciting episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go over the top 10 writing tips from one of the …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 232 - Chuck's Mailbag #1 2021

February 10th, 2021

56:18

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer listener's burning questions!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 231 - 2021 Listener Goals Part 2

February 3rd, 2021

58:23

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go over the listener goals for 2021.

Part 2 of 2

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 230 - 2021 Listener Goals Part 1

January 27th, 2021

1:05:22

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go over the listener goals for 2021.

Part 1 of 2

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 229 - Listener 2020 Final Results Part 2

January 20th, 2021

56:11

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go through the great listener's final results for their 2020 goals.

How did they …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 228 - Listener 2020 Final Results Part 1

January 13th, 2021

56:39

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go through the great listener's final results for their 2020 goals.

How did they …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 227 - 2021 Writing Goals

January 6th, 2021

1:11:24

A new year and new writing goals for The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda, as they wipe the slate clean and give their lists out to the world

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 226 - 2020 Year End Goals

December 30th, 2020

1:04:27

How did The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda do with their 2020 writing goals?

If you listen in you'll hear it! They swear!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 225 - Chuck's Mailbag #12 2020

December 23rd, 2020

1:00:19

The last time in 2020 The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda will answer the listener questions!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 224 - Rejectomancy

December 16th, 2020

48:44

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda discuss an article from the Rejectomancy blog about …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 223 - Collaborating

December 9th, 2020

57:58

On this special episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by authors Chad Lutzke and Tim Meyer to talk about writing a book together

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 222 - Vocabulary Lesson

December 2nd, 2020

46:44

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda find out if they really know big words. Like, really big …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 221 - Change of Venue

November 25th, 2020

48:11

Even if you have the coolest writing space in the world, sometimes you need to find somewhere new to write.

The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 220 - Rejection

November 18th, 2020

42:35

Lucky for The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuk Buda this episode isn't about them in the 80's with mullets playing Dungeons …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 219 - Chuck's Mailbag #11 2020

November 11th, 2020

49:31

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer listener questions and talk about an upcoming NaNoWriMo event

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 218 - Holiday Marketing

November 4th, 2020

45:15

It's never too early to think about holiday marketing your books, and The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are trying to …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 217 - NaNoWriMo

October 28th, 2020

45:35

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda do their yearly episode about NaNoWriMo, where one of them gets a kick out of the other one going in kicking and screaming. We …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 216 - No

October 21st, 2020

53:20

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda just say no.

Like Nancy Reagan told us to do as kids, …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 215 - Chuck's Mailbag #10 2020

October 14th, 2020

48:57

It's time for another episode where The Mando Method Podcast cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda get lazy and answer the listener's questions instead of coming up with something on their own

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 214 - All About Chuck

October 7th, 2020

53:03

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohost Armand Rosamilia unwraps the anomaly, the enigma, the history of the mystery that is cohost Chuck Buda

Warning: you might learn things about Chuck you didn't …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 213 - Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing

September 30th, 2020

48:49

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go through Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing. 

Do they …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 212 - Chuck's Mailbag #9 2020

September 23rd, 2020

48:25

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda take a deep dive into the listener questions and talk about a bunch of other random things

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 211 - Ego

September 16th, 2020

45:24

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by author Alexander C. Bailey.

The trio talk about having an ego as a writer, the good and the bad that comes …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 210 - Bradbury's Writing Advice

September 9th, 2020

44:36

On this week's The Mando Method Podcast episode, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive into writing advice from one of the masters: Ray …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 209 - Standalone Or Series

September 2nd, 2020

48:24

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, cohosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about the pros and cons of a standalone book versus writing a series, or something along those lines.

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 208 - Happy Endings

August 26th, 2020

45:04

The Mando Method Podcast co-host Chuck Buda swears the title has nothing to do with what you're thinking. Get your mind out of the gutter. What's …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 207 - Chuck's Mailbag #8 2020

August 19th, 2020

47:45

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive into the listener questions and do their best to answer them

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 206 - Family Feud

August 12th, 2020

54:47

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda shake it up with a game of The Mando Method Family Feud. Hugs and kisses to all!

The Mando Method: Episode 205 - Rock You Like A Hurricane

August 5th, 2020

57:46

The Mando Method Podcast co-host Chuck Buda wanted to name the episode that. Why? Only he really knows. Co-host Armand Rosamilia wrote it down but then can't remember what they talked about, so... enjoy.

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 204 - Chuck's Mailbag #7 2020

July 29th, 2020

52:28

On this weeks' episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dip into the listener questions and see what's up

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 203 - Listener Mid Year Updates Part 2

July 22nd, 2020

1:21:36

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda critique the listener mid year updates sent to them in the second part of a two parter

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 202 - Listener Mid Year Updates Part 1

July 15th, 2020

1:13:47

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda critique the listener mid year updates sent to them in the first part of a two parter

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 201 - Editor

July 8th, 2020

50:12

On this week's The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by the amazing Kenneth W. Cain, who talks about being an editor and shares a few pointers for writers who submit to …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 200 - Looking Back/Mid Year Review

July 1st, 2020

1:39:56

On a very special episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda look back on the previous 199 episodes with fondness, confusion and where they are now

Then they get down and dirty with …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 199 - Failed Experiments

June 24th, 2020

50:34

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-host Chuck Buda details all of the missed opportunities, screw-ups, denials, and gross neglect of his writing career. Well, a good chunk of them... while co-host

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 198 - Chuck's Mailbag #6 2020

June 17th, 2020

49:05

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive back into the listener questions and hopefully answer …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 197 - Reapers Brew

June 10th, 2020

54:34

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go all out product placement in this episode, chatting with Reapers Brew founder

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 196 - Right Sizing Your Writing

June 3rd, 2020

56:16

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda discuss their different tactics for writing short stories, novellas and novels, and the challenges figuring out how big the story idea really is

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 195 - Book Funnel

May 27th, 2020

50:00

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda discuss the pros and cons of promoting and marketing your book(s) specifically using Chuck's latest find, Book Funnel

The Mando Method: Episode 194 - Chuck's Mailbag #5

May 20th, 2020

56:31

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda once again answer listener questions the best they possibly can... by making it up as they go along

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 193 - First Time Author

May 13th, 2020

56:56

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by debut author J.C. Wlash (Death Highway) to discuss the things he learned before, during and after releasing his first novel

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 192 - Chuck's Big Strategy

May 6th, 2020

56:42

On this week's hair-raising episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-host Chuck Buda revamps and re-imagines his book selling strategies and wants to know what co-host Armand Rosamilia thinks about it

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 191 - Verb Tense

April 29th, 2020

49:32

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda recorded a podcast. Are recording a podcast. Will record a podcast. 

See how confusing verb tense is?

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 190 - Good Idea/Bad Idea

April 22nd, 2020

1:18:57

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are graced with the presence of author/podcaster/three kidney superhero Jay Wilburn, who brings a topic with him

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 189 - Chuck's Mailbag #4 2020

April 15th, 2020

52:30

You know what time it is!

Time for another exciting episode of Chuck's Mailbag, where The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer listener questions!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 188 - Social Distancing

April 8th, 2020

1:00:02

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about social distancing, how lives are being changed and a lot of other sobering things

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 187 - Audiobooks

April 1st, 2020

49:49

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-host Armand Rosamilia listens in on the edge of his seat as co-host Chuck Buda talks about the pros and cons of using ACX vs. Findaway Voices for his audiobooks

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 186 - Top 10 Ways To Improve Productivity

March 25th, 2020

1:05:44

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by author Tim Meyer (Limbs)

Tim brings in his personal list of top 10 ways he increases productivity. 

They also talk a lot of nonsense, too. 

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 185 - 15 Traps That Could Hurt Your Writing Goals

March 18th, 2020

1:03:42

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about a recent article that is of interest to new and seasoned authors alike

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 184 - Chuck's Mailbag #3 2020

March 11th, 2020

56:40

Get ready for another exciting episode of The Mando Method Podcast, with co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda, answering the listener's important questions!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 183 - 10 Commandments of Detective Fiction

March 4th, 2020

53:24

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda get a suggestion from long-time listener Ryan Miller, …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 182 - Depression

February 26th, 2020

1:01:48

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda get about as serious as they'll ever get with a frank discussion about depression and mental health

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 181 - The Dream Is Over

February 19th, 2020

55:32

On this very special episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-host Chuck Buda talks openly about yet another failed experiment in publishing, while …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 180 - Chuck's Mailbag #2 2020

February 12th, 2020

54:36

It's that time again... another exciting installment of Chuck's Mailbag, where The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer YOUR questions. 

Unless you didn't actually send us a question, in …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 179 - Subtitles On Book Covers

February 5th, 2020

45:40

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about the pros and cons of having your subtitle on your book cover, in your description and beyond

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 178 - Top 10 Publishing Industry Trends

January 29th, 2020

1:07:06

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dissect and discuss and dance with an article they found, The Top Ten Publishing Industry Trends Every Author Needs to Know in 2020

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 177 - Listener Goals 2020 Part 2

January 22nd, 2020

47:16

The Mando Method Podcast listeners have writing goals, too!

Co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda break them down and share them with the world in part 2 of this excitement

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 176 - Listener Goals 2020 Part 1

January 15th, 2020

52:27

The Mando Method Podcast listeners have writing goals, too!

Co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda break them down and share them with the world in part 1 of this excitement

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 175 - Chuck's Mailbag #1 2020

January 8th, 2020

53:54

Another super exciting episode of The Mando Method Podcast, where co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer a listener question or two!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 174 - 2020 Goals

January 1st, 2020

1:03:27

Another year and another set of writing goals for The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda, as they leave 2019 behind and focus on the year ahead of them

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 173 - 2019 Goals In Review

December 25th, 2019

58:29

As the 2019 year comes to a close, The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go over their writing goals for the last twelve months and let you know if they succeeded or failed at them

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 172 - Characters

December 18th, 2019

47:28

On this week's exciting episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about the different character types in your stories.

Chuck found an article we dive into about it. Read along …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 171 - Chuck's Mailbag #15 2019

December 11th, 2019

45:12

Yet another exciting episode where The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer listener questions! 

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 170 - NaNoWriMo 2019 Wrap-Up

December 4th, 2019

48:35

NaNoWriMo2019 is over.

How did The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts, Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda, do?

Plus, Chuck's birthday surprise!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 169 - Deadlines

November 27th, 2019

53:01

Writing with a deadline. 

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about their own experiences writing when a deadline is looming, how it affects their process and writing, and a lot of …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 168 - 50th Birthday Bash

November 20th, 2019

49:42

No, the podcast isn't turning 50... but both The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts, Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda, are! 

So instead of the normal …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 167 - Chuck's Mailbag #14 2019

November 13th, 2019

54:14

Another exciting episode of The Mando Method Podcast where co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer the listener questions and also veer off into a lot of odd stuff as usual

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 166 - Jay Asks A Question

November 6th, 2019

58:13

A special listener question episode!

Author Jay Wilburn (Enemy Held Near, Yard Full of Bones, and many more) asks a question for The Mando Method …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 165 - NaNoWriMo 2019

October 30th, 2019

56:31

National Novel Writing Month is upon us again!

Will The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive in and write their way to victory this year? 

No idea. They've only recorded the initial …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 164 - Going Wide

October 23rd, 2019

49:42

Please, no fat jokes... sizable The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda chat about Chuck's plans to take his books out of …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 163 - Chuck's Mailbag #13 2019

October 16th, 2019

52:51

It's that time again! Another exciting and informative episode where The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda tackle the important listener questions

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 162 - Naming Characters

October 9th, 2019

53:36

What's in a name?

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about their own writing, and what their characters are going to be called, and the process to get there. 

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 161 - First Person POV

October 2nd, 2019

52:45

This week, on The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda tackle the pros and cons of writing in first person point of view

They also talk a lot about other things completely unrelated to first …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 160 - Things You Can't Control

September 25th, 2019

53:50

On this week's The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda chat about things in a writer's career that they can't control

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 159 - Chuck's Mailbag #12 2019

September 18th, 2019

1:00:28

Another month, another mailbag!

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer listener questions once again!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 158 - Discoverability

September 11th, 2019

58:21

This week on The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda chat about discoverability. 

What is is. What it means. What you need to do about it. What they need to do to help their own careers with …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 157 - Crossing Genres

September 4th, 2019

44:39

On this week's episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about writing in different genres, what it means for authors who are known for a certain genre, and what genres their …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 156 - Subtitles

August 28th, 2019

48:51

Are subtitles on your books important, or annoying? The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda chat about the pros and cons of having a subtitle on your book cover, in your book description and …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 155 - Chuck's Mailbag #11 2019

August 21st, 2019

48:15

Another exciting episode where The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer a couple of exciting listener questions.

How exciting!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 154 - Convention Etiquette

August 14th, 2019

1:03:16

Conventional wisdom about conventions

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda have been to quite a few conventions together over the years. They touch on some of the do's and don't's they've …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 153 - Scares That Care

August 7th, 2019

1:03:54

Recorded at this year's Scares That Care Charity Weekend in Williamsburg, Virginia, on the last day of the convention

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda give their opinions, insights and …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 152 - Necon 2019

July 31st, 2019

57:58

A drunken drunkfest of an episode, recorded at Necon 2019 in Rhode Island. The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by authors Tommy Clark and JC Walsh, who neglected to give the …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 151 - Chuck's Mailbag #10 2019

July 24th, 2019

56:58

Another mystifying episode of The Mando Method Podcast has arrived, with co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda diving into the mailbag once again to answer your questions. 

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 150 - Listener Goals Halfway Mark Pt 2

July 17th, 2019

1:01:07

 The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda updated their 2019 goals in episode 147.

Now it’s the listener’s turn, as their goals are read, dissected and graded in the second of two parts

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 149 - Listener Goals Halfway Mark Pt 1

July 10th, 2019

1:04:41

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda updated their 2019 goals in episode 147.

Now it's the listener's turn, as their goals are read, dissected and graded in the first of two parts

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 148 - Legacy

July 3rd, 2019

53:09

What's going to be your legacy when the end inevitably comes?

Morbid but realistic. The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda wonder aloud what their lasting legacy, if any, will be on the …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 147 - Halfway Checkpoint

June 26th, 2019

1:24:49

We're about halfway through the year, so The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are updating the listeners about their 2019 goals they tossed out there six months ago.

Are they on-track? Have …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 146 - Chuck's Mailbag #9 2019

June 19th, 2019

59:49

Chuck's Mailbag Number 9

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer another listener question or two and hope they help everyone when it comes to writing and publishing. 

If not... they …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 145 - Remembering Friends

June 12th, 2019

56:04

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about two wonderful people we lost recently and their impact in our lives... …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 144 - Bye Bye MailCh*mp

June 5th, 2019

59:52

There was a time when nearly every author used a newsletter service to help spread the word about their books. 

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Chuck Buda and Armand Rosamilia converse about where they stand on using …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 143 - Chuck's Mailbag #8 2019

May 29th, 2019

53:32

Another exciting and mystifying entry into Chuck's Mailbag, as The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer a couple of …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 142 - Beers N Fears 2019

May 22nd, 2019

1:04:04

With the Beers N Fears book tour recently completed, The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda chat about it with the emphasis on Chuck's point of view #BeersNFears

This episode sponsored by …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 141 - Chuck's Mailbag #7 2019

May 15th, 2019

54:38

Another fine, fine episode of Chuck's Mailbag, where The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer a question or two from the listening audience!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 140 - Re-Releasing

May 8th, 2019

58:19

The Mando Method Podcast Bad Boys Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about Here I Go Again when it comes to re-releasing their work. 

In The Still of The Night they ask: Is This Love, and then they Slide It In Slow …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 139 - Writing Nonfiction

May 1st, 2019

55:40

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about the ins and outs of writing nonfiction and their own experiences doing it

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 138 - Chuck's Mailbag #6 2019

April 24th, 2019

57:33

Yet another exciting installment of Chuck's Mailbag!

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dig into the listener questions and maybe even answer them coherently

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 137 - Expectations Fear

April 17th, 2019

51:22

Expectations & Fear

This week co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda, of Mando Method Podcast fame, talk about building a career and the pitfalls of thinking too hard on it. 

Chuck describes it more eloquently in …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 136 - Chuck's Mailbag #5 2019

April 10th, 2019

57:46

Another exciting episode of Chuck's Mailbag!

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer a listener question (perhaps two!) on this week's episode

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 135 - Anthology Editing

April 3rd, 2019

1:00:48

Since The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are humble and respectful (not to mention damn good-looking!) they bring on …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 134 - Chuck's Mailbag #4 2019

March 27th, 2019

1:04:15

Another exciting Chuck's Mailbag episode!

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive deep into some listener questions …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 133 - We Got The Beat

March 20th, 2019

1:02:31

We Got The Beat. Everybody get on your feet.

This week The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk not about the Go-Go's but about writing stuff like beat sheets, pinch points and other …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 132 - Rapid Releases

March 13th, 2019

51:49

Rapid Releases

This week, The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda discuss their book release schedules and what they think …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 131 - Chuck's Mailbag #3 2019

March 6th, 2019

57:54

Another episode where The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer YOUR questions about writing and publishing. 

Maybe not YOU specifically, but you get the idea.

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 130 - Researched Or Written

February 27th, 2019

50:12

Researched Or Written

Author/Podcaster/Canadian Robert Chazz Chute joins The Mando Method Podcast for a segment spanning a plethora of subjects and poses a question for co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda as well!

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 129 - Memorable Lines

February 20th, 2019

1:01:00

 

"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen" - 1984 by George Orwell

“Nowadays people know the price of everything …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 128 - The Danger of Art

February 13th, 2019

1:02:40

The Danger of Art

A bit of controversy on this week's episode as The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda get down and dirty with their own personal beliefs on writing taboo subjects, being …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 127 - Chuck's Mailbag #2 2019

February 6th, 2019

58:49

Chuck's Mailbag Time!

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer listener questions that will amaze, inspire and change the way you eat grapefruit... forever

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 126 - Book Blogging

January 30th, 2019

1:06:29

Book Blogging

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda tackle the subject of book blogging and how important it is to authors... but they do it with some excellent help

Book blogger Meghan (The …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 125 - Showing Not Telling

January 23rd, 2019

59:18

Show Don't Tell.

On this week's rousing tribute to Broadway musicals, The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda...

OK, no musicals. 

The sexy pair talk about showing and not telling with your …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 124 - Chuck's Mailbag #1 2019

January 16th, 2019

1:07:37

A new year, a new mailbag!

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda pull a listener question from the mailbag and …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 123 - Listener Goals 2019

January 9th, 2019

1:02:14

You've heard from The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda about their 2019 writing goals.

Now it's time for the listeners to tell us what they have in mind for 2019, as a dozen loyal listeners …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 122 - 2019 Goals

January 2nd, 2019

59:23

2019 Goals.

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda start the New Year with their goals and ideas for a great 2019 in their writing careers

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 121 - 2018 Goals In Review

December 26th, 2018

1:00:04

2018 Goals In Review

Remember in the beginning of the year when The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda made bold …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 120 - Bizzong Bag

December 19th, 2018

57:44

Bizzong Bag

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda reach deep into the listener mailbag and find a question from the guy from that other podcast we don't like to name

Guarantee you'll never …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 119 - NaNoWriMo Recap

December 12th, 2018

1:01:12

NaNoWriMo is over. How did The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda do in the month-long writing exercise?

There are only sixteen ways to find out. One of them is to actually listen to the …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 118 - Road Mando

December 5th, 2018

1:10:34

Road Mando.

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda took their wives and their love of donuts on the road to Ft. Myers Florida to SW Florida Con and to hang with the unsupervised podcast.

Here …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 117 - Mando's Mailbag

November 28th, 2018

58:39

Mando's Mailbag

This week The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are hanging out in person, as Chuck is slumming it down in Florida with Armand

They dive into the mailbag again and answer …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 116 - Birthday Mailbag

November 21st, 2018

1:06:00

Birthday Mailbag

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda both have birthdays this week, book-ending Thanksgiving like a …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 115 - Chuck's Mailbag XV

November 14th, 2018

1:10:19

Chuck's Mailbag XV

Another episode where The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda go through Chuck's mailbag and find a gem of a question for them to answer. 

Whether or not the answer is also …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 114 - Chuck's Mailbag 14

November 7th, 2018

1:02:55

Lucky Number 14

On this week's stellar episode, The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive deep into Chuck's full …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 113 - Growing Local

October 31st, 2018

1:10:17

Think Global. Go Local.

Or loco, if you're The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda, who toss out ways to get involved with …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 112 - NaNoWriMo 2018

October 24th, 2018

1:03:11

NaNoWriMo 2018

National Novel Writing Month, where The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda attempt 50,000 words on a book …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 111 - Wasted Time

October 17th, 2018

1:09:00

Wasted Time

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda try to get a handle on schedules, releases and when it's more …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 110 - Chuck's Mailbag 13

October 10th, 2018

1:10:12

Baker's Dozen. Lucky 13.

Another episode of The Mando Method Podcast where co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda reach into the mailbag and pull …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 109 - Potpourri

October 3rd, 2018

1:06:36

Potpourri.

The stuff your spouse puts in the bathroom because you stink... also, a bunch of random things The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about on this exciting episode.

And it's …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 108 - Podcast To Sell Books

September 26th, 2018

1:05:33

We Podcast. We Sell Books. 

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are authors. They write books. One of them brilliantly. 

Does the podcast help sell some of those books? They take a look …

The Mando Method Podcast: Chuck's Mailbag Twelve

September 19th, 2018

56:48

The Dirty Dozen. Twelve Angry Men.

Another exciting installment of Chuck's Mailbag aka Listener Questions is afoot. 

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer a question sent in from one …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 106 - Chuck's Mailbag XI

September 12th, 2018

1:07:15

Smooth Opinion. Wet Turkey.

That will make sense when you listen to the latest Chuck's Mailbag on The Mando Method Podcast with co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda.

Or it won't. 50-50 chance. 

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 105 - Patreon

September 5th, 2018

1:03:00

Patreon

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda get down and dirty about Patreon

Not really down and dirty. Kinda semi-lower and a few crumbs of cookies on their hands. More like they talk …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 104 - Paperbacks

August 29th, 2018

1:02:54

Paperback Writer

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda have a timely chat about paperbacks: sizing, pricing and which paper to use. 

Timely because the morning after they recorded this …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 103 - Chuck's Mailbag X

August 22nd, 2018

1:05:13

Ignore the part in the episode where The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda swear this is Chuck's Mailbag Eleven. 

Instead, they delve into two listener questions in episode X. 

Kinda like

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 102 - Necon And Scares That Care

August 15th, 2018

1:00:50

Necon and Scares That Care

Two delicious treats that go well together. Maybe they're just great conventions The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda went to. Who can really say...

A wrap-up of …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 101 - Scares That Care

August 8th, 2018

1:03:43

Scares That Care Edition

Recorded in front of a rousing studio audience, The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda chat about story structure and getting through the acts of a story. 

But that's …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 100 - Episode 100!

August 1st, 2018

1:14:51

Episode 100!

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda have reached a milestone. 

So to celebrate they say stupid things, …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 99 - Short Stories

July 25th, 2018

1:06:13

Short Stories

Recorded at Necon by The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda with special guest Loud Air Conditioner In Background

They talk about short stories and a buncha other stuffs

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 98 - Chuck's Mailbag Nein

July 18th, 2018

1:05:09

Chuck's Mailbag Nein.

Yeah, we know Nein isn't really the number nine. We're not idiots. It's Hungarian for celery. We know!

Regardless, The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive deep into …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 97 - Chuck's Mailbag Ocho

July 11th, 2018

1:10:08

Another installment of Chuck's Mailbag

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer YOUR questions!

Maybe not you …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 96 - Chuck's Mailbag VII

July 4th, 2018

58:05

Another one of Chuck's Big Mailbag Episodes!

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive back into listener questions

Did we answer your question? Listen to find out!

Did we answer it …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 95 - Titles

June 27th, 2018

1:04:45

Titles

You need to have the very best compelling title for your books. Right?

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda give you their answers to this imposing question and so much more in …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 94 - Monkey Business

June 20th, 2018

1:02:18

The Mid-Year Review Episode

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda set several goals in the beginning of 2018. 

How good or bad did they do so far?

Find out by actually listening to the …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 93 - GDPR

June 13th, 2018

1:05:22

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is upon us. I had to look up what it actually stood for. 

But what does it mean for authors and …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 92 - Beers N Fears 2018

June 6th, 2018

1:13:45

Beers N Fears Brewery Tour 2018

This week The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about their recent brewery tour through PA and NJ and the mighty cast of characters they signed books …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 91 - Chuck's Bigger Mailbag

May 30th, 2018

1:01:21

Chuck's Bigger Mailbag

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer even more listener questions in this exciting episode filled with words and laughing and childish behavior

Sponsored by

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 90 - Chuck Loves Mailbag

May 23rd, 2018

1:06:21

Chuck Loves Mailbag

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive back into the Mando Method Mailbag (patent pending) to answer more of the listener's questions!

This week's episode sponsored …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 89 - Videos and Social Media

May 16th, 2018

1:06:37

Videos And Social Media

The Mando Method Podcast co-host Chuck Buda has a question or three for fellow co-host Armand Rosamilia about promotional …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 88 - Branding

May 9th, 2018

59:23

Branding aka Author Persona

On this life-altering episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about building their author persona and how/if it differs from them in real life. 

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 87 - Crowdfunding

May 2nd, 2018

57:34

Kickstarter and Crowdfunding

Is it the way to go for authors? Getting the collective fan-base together and collecting their money for new projects?

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 86 - BookBub Ads

April 25th, 2018

1:06:37

BookBub Ads

So, remember a few episodes ago, when The Mando Method Podcast co-host Chuck Buda said he was toying with BookBub ads? 

He gives some further insight into it for his co-host, Armand Rosamilia, as well as …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 85 - Seriously! More Mailbag?!

April 18th, 2018

1:20:34

Seriously! More Mailbag?!

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer yet another important question from the listening audience. Did we dive into your question? Did you even bother to send …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 84 - Even More Mailbag

April 11th, 2018

1:12:21

Now with 73% More Mailbag!

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda answer all of your questions!

Actually, probably only one listener question gets answered this week since they spend way too …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 83 - Back In Black

April 4th, 2018

1:04:19

Back In Black. 

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda tackle something important to authors, and they're not talking about the AC/DC song (which Chuck apparently doesn't know the lyrics …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 82 - Eat The Rich

March 28th, 2018

1:07:24

Eat The Rich.

It's that time of year. Baseball season!

Oh, not that? Tax time. Yay!

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about what they do with the money they get from writing and how …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 81 - More Mailbag

March 21st, 2018

56:18

More Mailbag. 

Yep, another episode The Mando method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda dive into one of the many questions posed to us by loyal listeners. 

Did we answer your question this time around?

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 80 - Listener Question

March 14th, 2018

1:00:39

Listener Mailbag. Listener Question. 

Call it by any name and it's still The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talking for an hour and you trying to figure out what we're saying and why …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 79 - Why Do We Write?

March 7th, 2018

1:13:22

Why Do We Write?

A question mankind has asked for five hundred and sixty-seven billion years. Why did the caveman write poetry while riding dinosaurs given to us by the ancient aliens?

Why will future man use their …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 78 - $1,000 Experiment

February 28th, 2018

1:08:47

Let's try this again... I promise, this week, the proper episode is up. Maybe.

$1,000 Experiment. A listener gave The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 77 - Top Five Story Techniques

February 21st, 2018

1:10:36

Top Five Story Techniques

On this weeks' episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about the top five most important things about a story. 

Do they agree or disagree or agree …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 76 - Writing A Series

February 14th, 2018

1:05:29

Writing A Series. Are You Serious?

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda delve into our mailbag and pick out a question from a new loyal listener.

It's all about our own personal journeys …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 75 - Also-Boughts

February 7th, 2018

1:05:09

Also-Boughts on Amazon.

There's a lot of information about your book and the reading habits of your fans if you take the time to look.

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda delve into not …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 74 - We Need To Walk

January 31st, 2018

1:01:57

We Need To Walk.

Exercise... I thought you said extra fries?

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda will never be accused of being skinny or in shape, if we're being honest. 

They have been …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 73 - Writing Rituals

January 24th, 2018

55:20

Writing Rituals.

Do you sacrifice small woodland animals before you can write your first word each morning, or is it more about the coffee?

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 72 - Abandon A Project

January 17th, 2018

1:03:41

Abandoning a project...

Sometimes you're just not feeling it. Sometimes you feel like everything you write is garbage. Sometimes you lose momentum.

Sometimes you just want to write something else. 

We've all bee there. …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 71 - Kindle Scout

January 10th, 2018

1:01:16

Kindle Scout. 

Critics say it's the American Idol of publishing. Others say it's just another way to get published in this day and age.

The Mando …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 70 - 2018 Goals

January 3rd, 2018

1:28:11

We all have goals. New Year resolutions that might back it to the second week of the year. Stuff we'd really like to do but need the clean slate of …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 69 - 2017 In Review

December 27th, 2017

1:08:59

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda look back on their first full year of the show and figure out what they could've …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 68 - Anthologies

December 20th, 2017

1:23:31

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are in-studio this week and joined by special guest Jay Wilburn of the Matters of …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 67 - Conventions Gone Badly

December 13th, 2017

1:03:16

This week The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by author Jay Wilburn as well as podcaster Shelly Rosamilia live in studio. A Christmas miracle. 

They were all in Florida at a …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 66 - Getting Kids To Read

December 6th, 2017

56:14

We get our kicks on episode 66.

Anyone get it? No? 

On this episode of The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Negative Nancy (Armand Rosamilia) and Naive and Positeev (Chuck Buda) talk about the ways of the world. …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 65 - Writing Panels

November 29th, 2017

1:03:02

Panels At Conventions.

As authors we've either been on an exciting panel or been in the audience ready to ask a brilliant question as a panel is happening. Right before our eyes. 

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 64 - Mythos

November 22nd, 2017

1:00:36

Mythos.

Writers creating interlinked worlds for their stories. Characters crossing over into other novels. Settings used in other tales. Concepts. Creatures. Families. You name it. 

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 63 - Proper Author Mindset

November 15th, 2017

59:10

Proper Author Mindset. 

Has your master plan gone south? Are you struggling to stay focused with your writing career? Is everything you mapped out gone awry?

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 62 - Killing Your Darlings

November 8th, 2017

55:43

Killing Me Softly. Killing Is My Business. Killing Time. 

Nope. Sorry.

Killing Your Darlings. As in your characters. 

The Mando Method co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about their own experiences in the …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 61 - Beta Readers

November 1st, 2017

1:01:54

Beta Readers.

The first defense against a bad story for authors. Helpful readers going through your work before the public can sink their teeth into …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 60 - NaNoWriMo 2017

October 25th, 2017

1:07:35

NaNoWriMo. 

National Novel Writing Month. 

Or as Chuck likes to call it The Buda Writing Killer. 

Last year The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 59 - Updating Chuck's Survey

October 18th, 2017

1:05:17

Chuck updated his survey. 

On this week's exciting episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about a survey. …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 58 - Listener Mailbag 2

October 11th, 2017

1:05:05

They're at it again! 

Instead of coming up with anything creative on their own, The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 57 - Listener Mailbag

October 4th, 2017

1:06:32

Listener Mailbag. 

Got a question for The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda? 

Well, you're too late for this episode …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 56 - Surveying Readers

September 27th, 2017

1:03:33

Surveying Readers.

As authors we sometimes forget what the actual readers are interested in reading next. Do we take the time to ask them?

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda ask one …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 55 - Pirating

September 20th, 2017

1:00:17

Aarrggh! Show me the booty.

Pirating. 

In this case, The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda aren't chatting about buccaneer movies and books, but about the stealing of movies and books.

At …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 54 - Halloween

September 13th, 2017

1:09:09

It's never too late to chat about Halloween.

Or any holiday when it comes to writing. 

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 53 - Chapters Scenes

September 6th, 2017

1:02:06

Chapters & Scenes. 

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda get back to basics again, going through their process and ideas about writing chapters and scenes in their short stories and …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 52 - Writer's Retreats

August 30th, 2017

53:33

Writer's Retreats. 

Whether an organized event or something as simple as a couple of authors spending the weekend together in front of their laptops and writing, there is strength in numbers. Especially in the mostly …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 51 - Dialogue

August 23rd, 2017

51:05

"The sea was angry that day my friends, like an old man trying to return soup at a deli," George said. 

Dialogue.

When it's good it propels the story …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 50 - The Negatives

August 16th, 2017

1:12:19

Let's face it... there are some negatives to being an author. 

The Mando Method co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda tell a few sobering stories about deceit, getting screwed by publishers and the stuff authors …

The Mando Method: Episode 49 - International Sales

August 9th, 2017

1:00:14

International Sales.

Do you want to learn the simple method for garnering millions of international sales for your book in as little as one hour?

You've come to the wrong place. 

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 48 - Trying To Stand Out

August 2nd, 2017

59:27

With about 4,757 new books released each day (rough count) how can your 1 book stand out from the pack? What can you do to keep your head above water? What can you do as an author to rise above?

The Mando Method Podcast …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 47 - Scares That Care

July 26th, 2017

56:01

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda got to record in front of a live studio audience during Scares That Care Charity Weekend, taking comments from the audience and staring into one …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 46 - Pen Names

July 19th, 2017

1:04:22

Using a pen name.

Should an author do it? What are the pros and cons of not using your real name as an author? The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 45 - Plotters Vs. Pantsers

July 12th, 2017

50:43

Plotters Vs. Pansters. The age-old debate. 

What are they?

Definition stolen from Chuck Wendig, a reformed pantser: "If you aren’t familiar with the …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 44 - Lessons Learned

July 5th, 2017

1:02:24

Even if you're out of school you're still learning stuff. Things. Lessons and such.

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 43 - Halfway Inventory

June 28th, 2017

1:02:16

We're halfway there... oh, oh... 

You know the rest. 

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda chat about their plans for the second half of 2017. What books will they write? How will they …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 42 - Chuck's Revelation

June 21st, 2017

1:16:29

Chuck has a secret he's been meaning to share with the listeners of The Mando Method Podcast. 

Join Chuck and his co-host Armand Rosamilia as they break it down, rip it out and ram it up... er, something like that. 

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 41 - Slave To The Grind

June 14th, 2017

1:11:46

Slave to the grind.

Not only a great Skid Row album but what The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are talking about this …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 40 - Blog Tours

June 7th, 2017

1:06:29

Blog Tours.

Banding together with other authors to help spread the word about all of your books. Collectively, does it help you to reach new readers …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 39 - Making A Living

May 31st, 2017

1:13:52

As an author, what is your version of making a living off of your writing? 

Is it a goal to be a full-time author or is it just a part of your work? 

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 38 - Chuck's Lull

May 24th, 2017

1:04:05

Poor Chuck Buda. 

As co-host of The Mando Method Podcast, along with fellow co-host Armand Rosamilia, Chuck has plenty of resources at his fingertips. New ways of thinking about writing and working. Lots of inspiration …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 37 - Amazon Advertising

May 17th, 2017

1:06:06

Amazon Marketing Ads.

Some writers swear by them. Others have had no luck using them to sell books. Where do The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda stand? Listen to find out!

Then Erin Sweet …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 36 - Formatting

May 10th, 2017

1:09:03

Formatting Your Books.

One of the oft-overlooked parts to the complete author package, and one of the final steps to turn on or off a reader. 

Once again The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 35 - Amazon Descriptions

May 3rd, 2017

54:25

Amazon Descriptions and Blurbs for Print Books.

Two areas that are tied in together but befuddle even the best of us. Is your description and/or blurb too long? Too short? Just right? Keyword rich or confusing?

The …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 34 - Merchandising

April 26th, 2017

50:13

Merchandising.

Authors don't just write books anymore. They create a brand. They attempt to gain and keep the interest of readers. Sometimes it might be with swag. With podcasts (like this award winner!) or with …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 33 - Patreon

April 19th, 2017

59:01

Patreon.

Authors, artists, publishers, cosplayers, musicians... the list goes on and keeps growing for those who are delving into Patreon, looking to connect with true fans interested in their exclusive works. 

Is it a …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 32 - New Releases

April 12th, 2017

53:11

New Releases. 

If you're an author hopefully you always have a new book coming out at some point in the future, right?

The Mando Method Podcast …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 31 - Collaboration

April 5th, 2017

52:19

Collaborating with another Author.

It can be the greatest story you've ever had the privilege of writing or the worst piece of crap you've ever …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 30 - Convention Talk

March 29th, 2017

47:56

Another episode where we talk about conventions and book signings.

Because it's needed, right? The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda delve further into the good and the bad of conventions …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 29 - Headtalker/Thunderclap

March 22nd, 2017

1:08:34

Crowdspeaking platforms. A single message shared by many people, all at the same time.

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about their own experiences using these and what they've …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 28 - Pre-order Failure/Libraries

March 15th, 2017

1:12:26

Two amazing subjects for the price of one this week on The Mando Method Podcast, hosted by Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda.

One of the hosts (who shall remain nameless but his name rhymes with Duck) screwed up his …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 27 - Improving The Craft

March 8th, 2017

1:09:41

Improving The Craft. 

Are you feeling stuck in a rut? Using the same words over and over to describe things in your story? Feel like you're writing the same dialogue and scenes over and over? You're not alone.

The …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 26 - BookBub

March 1st, 2017

1:03:03

Ahh, BookBub. A wondrous place for authors if they can get their books into it.

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda tackle this subject and give their own opinions and vast failings when …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 25 - Twitter

February 22nd, 2017

1:09:18

Co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda, of the award winning The Mando Method Podcast, revisit Twitter as their subject this week. You can never get enough Twitter talk. Am I right? They also talk about coffee and a …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 24 - Keywords

February 15th, 2017

1:03:55

Keywords. They're more important than you think for a writer. The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda delve deeper into their own feelings about keywords and what positive and negative things …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 23 - Pitches

February 8th, 2017

55:26

Pitching to publishers. Nerve-wracking. Vomit-inducing. Something every author who wants to work for a publisher might need to do at some point. 

The Mando Method co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda give their own …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 22 - Cover Art

February 1st, 2017

1:00:54

Face it: We all judge a book by its cover. Having the best possible representation of your work is the first step to successful sales. Why take the …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 21 - Back Matter

January 25th, 2017

1:01:56

Not to be confused with black matter in space, back matter on books is what The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are talking about this episode. Maybe when they get their honorary …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 20 - Audiobooks

January 18th, 2017

55:37

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda have both delved into putting their work on audiobook. Is it a viable option? A massive waste of time? A nefarious scheme hatched by an alien race? They …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 19 - Book Reviews

January 11th, 2017

1:02:08

Book Reviews

Authors need them to survive. They read every review they get. They obsess over them. They want to know if they're really as important as people make them out to be. Co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 18 - New Year, New Goals

January 4th, 2017

1:04:07

New Year, New Goals

2017 is upon us, in case you forgot or don't use calendars or common sense. The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda reassess some of the things that worked and didn't work …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 17 - 2016 In Review

December 28th, 2016

1:26:51

What an end of the year treat! The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by Marketing Morsels host Erin Al-Mehairi and the three go through the previous sixteen episodes as well as …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 16 - Convention Report

December 21st, 2016

1:12:41

Jekyll Comic Convention Report

The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda are joined by author Jay Wilburn as they chat about the Jekyll Comic Con and dive deep into the good and bad, especially …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 15 - Writer's Burnout

December 14th, 2016

1:03:49

Writer's Burnout

The dreaded scourge of every author... just not wanting to continue to sit down and write. Co-host of The Mando Method Podcast Chuck Buda is going through it. Other co-host Armand Rosamilia is kinda …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 14 - Mailing Lists

December 7th, 2016

1:08:38

Mailing Lists

Co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda discuss the pros and cons of their mailing lists, what they've learned and done wrong with them and pretty much anything else associated with having one. They talk …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 13 - Con Etiquette

November 30th, 2016

1:06:46

Another exciting week where The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk it out like gentlemen.

 

Convention Etiquette

The basic, common sense do's and do not's are discussed, along with …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 12 - Post Book Signing

November 23rd, 2016

1:07:14

Twelfth episode of The Mando Method Podcast with co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda

Post Book Signing

Chuck just did his first book signing with author (and Bizzong! Podcast host) Frank Edler, so Mr. Frank joins …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 11 - Elevator Pitches

November 16th, 2016

48:53

All writers get put on the spot with the age old question 'what's your book about' and co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda do their best to …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 10 - Promotional Tools

November 9th, 2016

1:08:42

On this week's episode, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda chat about various promotional tools to use as an author, touching on a few items …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 9 – Pre-Orders

November 2nd, 2016

1:15:18
  Pre-orders for your upcoming releases seem to be all the rage right now. Will the trend continue and be a viable option in weeks and months and years to come? Or will they go the way of the Dodo bird, video rental …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 8 – NaNoWriMo

October 26th, 2016

1:12:05

NaNoWriMo. The month-long writing marathon you either love or hate or have no idea what we’re talking about. Co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda will break it down for you with their own thoughts on the subject …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 7 – Book Signings

October 19th, 2016

1:28:12
  Book signings… most authors do them, but do they do them well? We have no idea because we don’t go to every single book signing in the world. But we can give our opinions on the ones we’ve been to and have done, …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 6 – Giveaways

October 12th, 2016

1:20:07
  Giveaways, whether through Goodreads or the author, or another way, have pros and cons to it. Giving away books just to give away books? The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda discuss.Then …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 5 – Blogging

October 5th, 2016

1:10:57
  Blogging is the topic this week for co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda as we delve into our own thoughts (right or wrong) about the relevancy of using your blog as an author in this day and age. Then we talk …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 4 – Privacy

September 28th, 2016

1:15:39
The Mando Method Podcast is back with another action-packed episode. Co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda have a lively discussion about authors separating their private and public lives from potential problems. …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 3 – Editors

September 21st, 2016

1:06:49
  On this weeks’ stellar episode of The Mando Method Podcast, co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda chat about the pros and cons of hiring an editor, self-editing, and what an editor might do for you. Or not. Pros …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 2 – Series Priority

September 14th, 2016

1:17:30
  The Mando Method Podcast co-hosts Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda talk about series priorities and when is the ideal time to finish a series or start a new one. They talk about other stuff, too. Chuck gets homework …

The Mando Method Podcast: Episode 1 – Introductions

September 7th, 2016

1:03:03
On the premier episode of The Mando Method Podcast, Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda properly introduce themselves and talk about what the podcast will actually be about and what you can expect in the weeks to come.
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