About Mark Stout


About Mark Stout

Mark was born in southern California and worked for his father’s business on Alameda Street in Compton back in the 1960’s. In 1977 he graduated with highest honors from California State University at Chico with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science.

Mark has worked in marketing his entire life, for the entertainment, travel, radio broadcasting and real estate industries and still maintains a State of Tennessee Real Estate Broker’s license (retired).

Mark is now a Storyteller and lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Stage Craft

In 1995 – Mark served as Marketing Director for Stage Craft, a theatrical set construction business.

Among other noteworthy accomplishments Stage Craft built the mind bending flowering mirror ball effect (shown above) for Pink Floyd’s 1994 world tour.





Rock Concert Promotion/Production

Rock and Roll in Reno, Nevada – circa 1980 – Mark worked as assistant to a rock concert promoter. He helped produce rock concert events featuring major touring attractions in Nevada.


Travel Industry

In the 1980’s Mark worked in the travel industry




California Marijuana Law Reform

Internship – In 1977 as a California State University at Chico Mark completed a student internship at NORML, working at the San Francisco office on the corner of Union and Fillmore.

Below a Feb 15, 1977 interview with Chico State Wildcat:

At Bob Marley’s home in Nine Mile, Jamaica.



Mark Stout is the writer/producer of the Professor Watts online mystery.