The Indie Writer ✍️

just living my writing dream with a blog and a little publishing company.

In recent years, as I’ve realised how much I like writing and would love to be able to write words and make money from them, I’ve explored a bunch of different options in an attempt to work and make money as a writer.

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Sharing the various blog platforms I’ve used, my thoughts on each of them, and my overall recommendations for both “newbie” and “committed” bloggers.

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Last week, I shared how I became a writer, in the face of some of the gnarly, unhelpful and untrue rules and expectations I had put on my shoulders as an aspiring writer.

In this post, I am sharing how I not only became a writer but an independent writer – that is, someone with the freedom to write things I care about, and making an income from doing so.

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The story of leaving my job, starting my blogging journey, and becoming ‘a writer’.

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“Writing consistently is helping me process things and manage that pressure cooker consistently... without letting things build up.”

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Why I like to plan things by hand, the planner I’ve chosen for 2022, and my “theme word” for the year ahead.

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If you’re curious about starting a blog, making new friends, possibly one day making money as a writer, and experiencing the joys of writing to a blog… this PDF guide is for you.

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For anyone interested in blogging, making friends around the world, and becoming a writer in the process.

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Looking at life after my book launch / the art and business of being a independent writer.

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I’m so happy to share with you that The Indie Author book is officially on sale.

You can now purchase a copy to read on your Kindle, e-reader or any electronic device.

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