So You’ve Decided to Become an Indie Author…

You’re one of those people with a vivid imagination and a way with words. Your friends all tell you you are smart or deep or articulate or funny or witty or creative. You spin stories and people love those stories. They have been telling you for years you should write a book, because they would definitely buy that book.

Maybe you have characters in your head whose stories are demanding to be told, who will not leave you alone until you sit down at a computer and let it flow. Maybe these characters in your head talk to you, and you talk back to them, and the medication doesn’t seem to be helping at all.

So, you’ve decided to become an indie author. Wise choice. Now you’re thinking about:

  • Fame
  • Wealth
  • Critical Acclaim

These are just three of the things that won’t be happening anytime soon. But don’t worry, all is not lost. I’m here with some helpful tips on how to survive on an indie author income of tens of dollars a year. You won’t have to do this for long, of course, because your big break is right around the corner. I can feel it. But, until then, this may be a big adjustment if you’re used to having things like spending money and electricity. Here are 7 suggestions that will help ease the transition: Continue reading “So You’ve Decided to Become an Indie Author…”

Indies Unlimited Gear Now Available!

I had no idea money was such a big part of being an evil mastermind. I am sick and tired of all the other evil masterminds laughing at me from the safe seclusion of their island lairs while I blog from between two dumpsters. I need parts for my laser death ray, and the distributor doesn’t accept the Discover card.

My first fundraising efforts involved sending the minions out to sell candy door-to-door. Mader was the only one who’d wear the Girl Scout uniform and everyone came back with no candy and no money.

But this—this is an idea too good to fail! By popular demand (meaning someone once mentioned it to me) we are now offering Indies Unlimited gear. You can choose from a whole line of fine products and show your support for Indies Unlimited.Win-win.

Check out the Indies Unlimited Gear Page. Then pick something and buy it. Don’t be a lookie-loo.