The Indie Author Lifestyle Show Podcast

Angela J. Ford is an International Best-selling Fantasy author and the Pantser of Indie Author Lifestyle. Stephanie BwaBwa is an Epic Fantasy author and the Plotter of IAL. Join them both each week as they chat about writing, marketing, and living your best indie life.

Indie Authors Featured on the Podcast

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Jeffrey L. Kohanek
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Robert Zangari
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Andy Peloquin
J.T. Williams
Jordan Rivet
Miri C. Golden
Alisha Klapheke
Melissa Frey
JA Andrews
Elise Kova
Meg Cowley
Emma Hamm
Aaron Hodges
Shayla Raquel

Your Weekly Guide to An Indie Author Career and Life

The Indie Author Lifestyle Show provides weekly advice, resources, and best practices for indie authors and enthusiasts at all stages of their careers.

The podcast features the purview of a plotter and a pantser as they provide clarity on the best way to navigate reaching a succesful indie author career.

Highlights include bestselling indie authors, their multi-passionate endeavors within the writing industry, the lifestyles of indies, and the processes it took to get there.

We discuss topics related to writing, publishing, book marketing, author platforms, author branding, and the everyday lifestyle of indie authors.

Our goal remains: Conversational episodes with a plotter, a pantser, and value on all aspects of living your best indie life. Welcome Indies.

029: How To Co-Write an Epic Fantasy Series with Robert Zangari

Interesting in co-writing an epic fantasy series? Robert Zangari takes us behind the scenes of cowriting a 12-book series with his dad. IN EPISODE 29 YOU WILL LEARN: The creative freedom of self-publishing. How to take someone else's vision and incorporate ideas to...

028: Book Launching Basics: Pricing, Pre-Orders and Planning

To pre-order or not to pre-order? 99 cents or full price? This episode covers book launching challenges authors face and simple steps to overcome them. IN EPISODE 28 YOU WILL LEARN: Should you pre-order or live launch? The answer may surprise you.How established...

016: A Candid Conversation on Taking Risks and Dreaming Big

Do you feel frozen with indecision? Does the idea of taking risks and dreaming big in your author career terrify you? Listen in to this episode to help you get grounded, push past fear, and go for what you really want. In episode sixteen you will learn: How to go back...

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014: How to Build and Engage your Email List

Struggling with list building? In episode fourteen we deep dive into list building, how to grow your email list (without using social media) and what you should say in your newsletter to keep your email list engaged. In episode fourteen you will learn: Why you should...

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012: Habits, Mindset & Goals of Successful Authors

Do you have the right mindset for a successful career as an indie author? In episode twelve we discuss the mindset of a successful author plus how to set goals and actually meet them. If 2019 was a rough year for you, here are some words of encouragement. via GIPHY In...

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010: The Roadmap from Enthusiast to a Career Author

Are you ready to get the support you need for your author career and life? Join International Indie Bestseller, Angela J. Ford, and fantasy author, Stephanie BwaBwa, as they talk all things writing, publishing, and the real life of an indie author. Welcome...

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