Indie Life

If you're looking for this month's IWSG post it is here.

A couple of weeks ago, I published my first item, a novelette titled Snowbound. I did it without much fanfare, but I've sold a few copies through Amazon and Smashwords, so far.  I've surprised myself in that I haven't spent every day checking my sales ranking.

My indie journey is slowly taking shape. I recently set up a five year plan for my writing, hoping that it will give me some motivation to actually put some effort into the whole thing. So, my action plan is as follows:

Five Year Action Plan:
Make writing a self supporting business.
  • Publish two novels a year.
  • Make enough money writing to count as a part time job.
  • Make each story, every book, better than the last. To always grow and improve as a writer.

And in support of the Five Year Plan, I've created a One Year Plan:
  • Publish Weaver by March of this year.
  • Have Weaver break even in regards to the money I've put into it. (This would require me to sell about 70 e-book copies. That's doable, isn't it?)
  • Finish writing, and publish, a second novel later this year.
So that's my plan for this year, and the future. It would be awesome if I could get this whole thing off the ground. It's been a long time coming for me.


  1. Wow, two novels a year! That's impressively ambitious to my ears. Congrats on Snowbound! Off to check it out now.

  2. Hi Jennifer, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris


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