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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

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 114: 7 examples for getting story ideas from everyday lifeJune 01, 2021 Episode artwork 113: Productivity tips for multi-passionate creativesMay 25, 2021 Episode artwork 112: Interview with polyamorous author Kitty ChamblissMay 18, 2021 Episode artwork 111: A reading from "Out of Control"May 11, 2021 Episode artwork 110: How to create a world around your storyMay 04, 2021 Episode artwork 109: 5 steps for coping with burnoutApril 27, 2021 Episode artwork 108: Indie author interview (Read It With Whiskey)April 20, 2021 Episode artwork 107: Top 5 episodes from the 2nd year of Indie Author WeeklyApril 13, 2021 Episode artwork 106: Dealing with imposter syndromeApril 06, 2021 Episode artwork 105: When should you press pause on a book project?March 30, 2021 Episode artwork 104: On working with beta readersMarch 23, 2021 Episode artwork 103: The other "messy middle"... and 5 tips for how to deal with itMarch 16, 2021 Episode artwork 102: Which book in a romance series should I read first? (Polyamorous Passions example)March 09, 2021 Episode artwork 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