Writers of the Future

Welcome listeners of the Writers & Illustrators of the Future Podcast!

As John and I mentioned on the podcast episode, I’m offering free download codes for several of my novels. I only have a limited number of codes (30 for reach book), so I’m offering you an option to select a back-up in case I run out of them.

Below is a link to a where you can make that request. I should be able to get your code to you (if one’s still available) within 48 to 72 hours of you requesting it.

Form for Free Audiobook

Also, here are a few FREEBEES you might enjoy.


There is a free version of the audiobook LOVER’S MOON as read by the authors. You can listen to it wherever you can listen to podcasts.

Lover’s Moon Website/Podcasthttps://loversmoon.ca/

Here is the short story “This Time Around,” which is the original short story that inspired the novel A CANADIAN WEREWOLF IN NEW YORK.

This Time Around (10,000 Word Short Story) Listening time: About 58 Minutes


  • This Time Around (Short Story) – is free on almost every retail website
  • Snowman Shivers (Mini Short Story Collection) – family friendly. See details below.

You might never build another snowman again!

If you ever cast an uncomfortable glance over your shoulder when passing the silent snowy sentinels that stand looking at you as you pass on the icy sidewalk, if you’ve ever questioned what might really happen if the old silk hat placed on Frosty the Snowman’s head was truly magic, then these two dark humor snowman tales by Mark Leslie are for you.

This eBook contains two short stories, author’s notes about the writing of the stories, alook at anthropomorphic snow sculptures in history and popular culture, as well as the history of this digital chapbook. The total word count is about 7500 words. The stories themselves can be read on a quick coffee break.