Being an indie author is a lot of work and no one said it would be easy. Which is undoubtably why so many of us, at all levels of publishing, still suffer with overwhelm. That's exactly what we're talking about today. Overcoming overwhelm is not only important but vital to the health of your business and your ability to continue writing. The Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team thanks its members for their contributions to today's post.
Feeling overwhelmed by the need to market your book? Try breaking the process down into baby steps - a system that Cathy Dudley found worked for her, as she describes with a case study here.
Wise and kindly counsel for any indie author who has ever felt overwhelmed or burned out by the constant pressures of being an authorpreneur and a writer, by author and bookseller Patti Brassard Jefferson.
How to plan your indie author career with realistic goals that reflect your true ambitions and without getting overwhelmed or stressed
ALLi partner member Ellie Stevenson, strategic coach and author, considers a different kind of teaching that will encourage "stuck" self-published writers to keep going: strategic intervention. Her imagined conversation with a client explains how this works.
With the freedom of being an indie author comes an unavoidable side order of pressure: pressure to make all your…