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Indie Author Weekly

Sagan Morrow

Indie Author Weekly shares the behind-the-scenes journey of writing and publishing books as a self-published authorpreneur. Each episode includes personal stories of what works—and what doesn’t—as a new author, plus tips on everything from book marketing to outlining chapters to managing perfectionism to finding writing inspiration and more! You’ll learn practical tips and ideas for getting started with your own writer journey. This indie author podcast can be enjoyed by new and aspiring authors who want to learn more about self-publishing (plus tips and tools for writing and editing your own work), as well as curious bookworms who are interested in getting a peek behind the curtain of a writer’s life. RECOMMENDED STARTING POINT: "Ep 50: What made me start writing the Polyamorous Passions series" and "Ep 53: Top 5 episodes from the first year of podcasting on Indie Author Weekly (and why I started this podcast)".Indie Author Weekly is hosted by Sagan Morrow, a Winnipeg-based writer with more than a decade of experience as a small business owner. Sagan has worked as a blogger and freelance copywriter and editor since 2008. In 2016, she began teaching other freelancers how to improve productivity and time management through her online courses. Sagan has published several business books in addition to her work as a romance novelist. She published her first work of fiction in 2018. The first 12 episodes of this podcast were originally published on a “secret” platform only for email subscribers, but you can tune into all of those original episodes right here. Access bonus materials to go along with the Indie Author Weekly podcast (including cheatsheets and spreadsheets relevant to the episode topics), plus full episode transcripts, sample chapters of her novels, and additional resources, at Learn more about Sagan’s published works and upcoming novels at Connect with Sagan on Twitter & Instagram: @Saganlives
139: Doing the uncomfortable thing… (this is not the episode I had planned!)December 03, 2021 Episode artwork 138: How to finish writing your book (NaNoWriMo tips—midway point!)November 16, 2021 Episode artwork 137: Is it time to quit your novel?November 09, 2021 Episode artwork 136: NaNoWriMo tips round-up for starting your novelNovember 02, 2021 Episode artwork 135: How stories change the world (Our Choice: Romance for Roe anthology)October 26, 2021 Episode artwork 134: Excerpt from "Gaming the System" polyamorous romcomOctober 19, 2021 Episode artwork 133: 5 tips for writing a book with a busy scheduleOctober 12, 2021 Episode artwork 132: Book writing & life updateOctober 05, 2021 Episode artwork 131: Leaning into your unique writing style and voiceSeptember 28, 2021 Episode artwork 130: Excerpt from "A Choice Between Two"September 21, 2021 Episode artwork 129: Show, don't tell—writing tip and exampleSeptember 14, 2021 Episode artwork 128: How to balance planning with taking action on your book projectSeptember 07, 2021 Episode artwork 127: Why each new book is both harder AND easier to write than the previous bookAugust 31, 2021 Episode artwork 126: Meditation to get to know your characters betterAugust 24, 2021 Episode artwork 125: The writing struggle is realAugust 17, 2021 Episode artwork 124: Sex and romance novelsAugust 10, 2021 Episode artwork 123: 3 pillars of consistencyAugust 03, 2021 Episode artwork 122: How to rewrite your novelJuly 27, 2021 Episode artwork 121: That didn't go as planned...July 20, 2021 Episode artwork 120: Q&A about writing a lengthy book seriesJuly 13, 2021 Episode artwork 119: Tortured artist vs joyful creativityJuly 06, 2021 Episode artwork 118: Why imposter syndrome isn’t real—plus 7 steps for shifting out of itJune 29, 2021 Episode artwork 117: Polyamorous romcom excerpt (meet cute)June 22, 2021 Episode artwork 116: It's okay if you aren't writing—pep talkJune 15, 2021 Episode artwork 115: Co-writing a Xena substack (5 tips for your next co-writing project)June 08, 2021 Episode artwork