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Today's guest is none other than the multi-talented and award-winning #1 New York Times bestselling author of several thrillers, PLUS one of the nicest dudes walking the planet: Mark Greaney!
He's written SEVEN Tom Clancy thrillers, ELEVEN Gray Man Novels...coming soon to Netflix and starring Ryan Gosling, one stand-alone, and has more recently turned one of his attempts at screenplay writing into, not only an audiobook, but "reverse-engineered" that same property into what will most certainly become ANOTHER best-seller called ARMORED.
Mark joins me today to talk about a bevy of bodacious books in a brilliant career of behemoth adventures. And one of my favorite things about Mark is his level-headed approach to the BUSINESS of writing-which you'll enjoy in this show, but also the kindness with which he approaches each and every podcast.
Yes, Mark's been on my show before, but as you'll see and hear again today, he shares the same enthusiasm for his craft, each time he tells a story, as though it's the very first time.
Take the hour to listen to this podcast, despite the less-than-ordinarily-spectacular audio, and enjoy hearing about a career that, while is still rather young, shows NO signs of slowing down.
To learn more about my friend Mark, visit his website at: MarkGreaneyBooks.com. You can also follow him on Twitter @markgreanybook, on Instagram & Facebook @markgreanybooks.
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Thank you for listening,
David Temple, host of TheThrillerZone.com
Honorable Mentions include:
Tom Colgan, Editor Extraordinaire
Don Bentley, another author of Tom Clancy Novels and frequent guest to The TZ
Allison Greaney, his lovely wife and fantastic artist on Instagram
Jack Carr, New York Times Bestselling Author of FOUR James Reece Military Thrillers
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