Media kit and info for media outlets.

This page is provided to media outlets to make the interview process as smooth and enlightening as possible. 

Mark Bradford wins award for best new author 2019

Mark Bradford

Mark Bradford is an author of both fiction and nonfiction books, host of a top 5% global podcast, licensed UAV pilot, speaker, and full stack web developer.  Father of two and martini aficionado (those two things might not be related).

His latest fiction is a novella called The Devil’s in the Details and the award-winning The Sword and the Sunflower epic duet.

On this page you will find:

  • Interview prompt questions
  • Links to sites
  • Links to social media
  • Images for publication (Mark Bradford, headshots, book covers, etc)
  • Links to books
  • Personal statistics


Questions for you as the interviewer

Separated based on which capacity you’ve engaged me for the show.  There’s a lot going on and this may help you to narrow it down.  I’ve appeared in the capacity of a fiction author, nonfiction author, personal coach, speaker, single parent, single person dating. You are not limited to any one capacity, and as you already know it is the crossover stuff that makes it fun!

I have mixed feelings on prompt questions like this for guests on my own show, but they are offered here to help and interviewers seem to appreciate them.  This is just intended as a time-saver for you.

As a coach

  • What is the Alchemy for Life™ system?
  • What makes it different from all other coaching systems?
  • How / why did you develop it?
  • What is life made of?  What are the five facets of life?
  • Is there any other media or activities that support your coaching?
  • What books have you written that are related to life management and change?
  • Tell me about the podcast, how many episodes?  Have you interviewed anyone noteworthy?
  • Do you do book coaching? 

As an author of fiction:

  • What fiction have you written?
  • What was the genesis of The Sword and the Sunflower?  How did it occur?
  • Have you won any awards?
  • Is there an audiobook?  Who was the narrator?
  • You believe there are three parts to writing fiction, what are they?
  • Have you ever taught writing classes?


As an author of nonfiction:

  • What nonfiction have you written?
  • What’s the difference in experience in writing nonfiction vs. fiction?
  • Explain experimental psychology, and have any of your books been endorsed?

As a single man / single parent:

  • Were there any unique challenges raising your kids by yourself
  • Do you feel society treats men & women the same as single parents
  • Why did you create a dating site when there were already so many?
  • What sets yours apart?
  • Why did you create the card game, how do you play it and where can we find it?

 Statistics that may be of use:

  • Authored nine books
  • Authored fiction & nonfiction
  • Is a public speaker
  • Hosts a top 5% global podcast with 250+ episodes
  • Quora answers have 3 million views
  • Narrated two audiobooks:  The Sword and the Sunflower and The Status Game II
  • Won Best New Author for audiobook of The Sword and the Sunflower
  • One of the last people to speak to John McAfee
  • Has taught writing classes to both adults and kids
  • Raised his two kids on his own, full time with 100% placement
  • Created a dating site from scratch
  • Created a dating card game
  • Created a writing site (now closed)
  • Developed and sold two paper-based role-playing games including three 12-sided dice to handle all math
  • Invented the first 12-sided hit location die
  • Created an all-indie library for indie authors
  • Invented a new kind of coaching system implemented system and wrote the web application from scratch
  • Is a licensed pilot (part 107) pilot in the USA, UK and the EU
  • Is a professional aerial photographer
  • Has run a small technology consulting firm for two decades
  • Enjoys cycling, 3d printing

Links (including this site):

Feel free to cut and paste however needed.

List of books:

  • The Status Game
  • The Status Game II
  • OneSelf
  • Alchemy for Life: Formulas for Success
  • The Sword and the Sunflower
  • Amira
  • Upside Down
  • The Devil’s in the Details
  • Three Voices


Previous appearances in the media.

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