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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

Recent Episodes

101: What to think about when writing a non-fiction bookMarch 02, 2021 Episode artwork 100: 100 tips for indie authors, aspiring authors, and curious bookwormsFebruary 23, 2021 Episode artwork 099: Recap of this author's book sales in 2020February 16, 2021 Episode artwork 098: 5 tips for how to write confidently in a stigmatized genreFebruary 09, 2021 Episode artwork 097: Unexpected motivation & lessons learned from a short story contestFebruary 02, 2021 Episode artwork 096: Handling the business side of being an authorJanuary 26, 2021 Episode artwork 095: "Who am I to write a book?"January 19, 2021 Episode artwork 094: 7 areas of growth as an authorJanuary 12, 2021 Episode artwork 093: Writing meditationJanuary 05, 2021 Episode artwork 092: Book plans & writing projects for 2021December 29, 2020 Episode artwork 091: When book plans change during a pandemicDecember 22, 2020 Episode artwork 090: How to find your voice & style as a storyteller & writerDecember 15, 2020 Episode artwork 089: Call for beta readers! (Small Town Stilettos)December 08, 2020 Episode artwork 088: Process for choosing cover image & designDecember 01, 2020 Episode artwork 087: Why you should write short storiesNovember 24, 2020 Episode artwork 086: 6 ways to deal with FOMO when everyone else is writing a book (and you aren't)November 17, 2020 Episode artwork 085: The importance of "thinking" time as part of the book writing processNovember 10, 2020 Episode artwork 084: Getting over the fear of successNovember 03, 2020 Episode artwork 083: Step-by-step guide for how to fit "writing a book" into your scheduleOctober 27, 2020 Episode artwork 082: The truth about creativity that every writer needs to hearOctober 20, 2020 Episode artwork 081: 3 tips for how to FINISH writing your bookOctober 13, 2020 Episode artwork 080: 5 reasons why you're struggling with writing (and how to fix it)October 06, 2020 Episode artwork 079: Tips & writing prompts for the opening scene of your novelSeptember 29, 2020 Episode artwork 078: Book launch recap, part 2: paid ads & book sales resultsSeptember 22, 2020 Episode artwork 077: Book launch recap, part 1: organic marketingSeptember 15, 2020 Episode artwork