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What values do stories have?

I always start with fun and joy, and then… Joy • Fun • Loyalty • Honesty • Thoughtfulness • […]


The Zombie Cat

Coming September 9 THE ZOMBIE CAT is a fun, funny, disgusting and exciting book. 147 pages with seven […]








Zowie!

I’m Mark Binder. I write and tell stories for diverse audiences of all ages. My goal? Transmit joy. […]



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How much sugar?

I love sugar! So does “The Little Girl Who Loved Sugar” But… did you ever wonder how much […]



Catholic School Programs

Author visits and storytelling programs that celebrate peace, joy, literacy and writing… “The  stories were both for the kids […]







2016 Summer Tour Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE – Mark Binder’s Awesome Stories for All Ages Request for coverage/photo/calendar/review… FOR IMAGES and photos and […]



Sneem! Audible! PVDFest!

This just in, I’ve been booked to perform at the Sneem Storytelling Festival from November 11-13 in Sneem, Ireland! […]



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Watermelons for Freedom

How I helped to end the cold war with 317 watermelons in a mine field in East Berlin […]



Join the Fan Club

Every so often I’ll send out news, tour information, and the occasional cool bonus bit. Join Mark’s Transmit Joy […]


The power of joyful voting

Wear your party hat at the polls! This isn’t a “vote for this candidate…” blog post… It is, however […]




Lively stories for all ages

In theaters, festivals, schools… libraries, senior centers, churches, synagogues… camps, parks and even parking lots… If you’ve never seen […]














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A Holiday Present – Audio Book

A Holiday Present includes stories for Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Ramadan, Diwali, the Solstice and New Year’s Eve. Plus […]








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Stink Bomb War… back in play

Last year, while courting an agent, I started writing a piece of “middle grade” fiction with certain specifications. It […]



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It Ate My Sister

Kids often ask, “What’s your favorite book?” I sigh and say, “That’s like asking, ‘Which of your kids […]




Video Shoot-Out

I need your help. The visual of this video was filmed at the Andy Warhol museum a few years […]










Ted Talk…

Why? Joy!

This TED talk helped me clarify and focus why I do what I do—Transmit Joy With Story. (Watch […]




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Happy Diwali!

Diwali is a festival of lights celebrated in India (and other parts of the world), beginning this year […]