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S7, E119: Five Years, Seven Years

With it being Aisuru’s fifth book birthday this month and this being the 7th year TLW being on the air, come July, I decided to take some time to reflect on my first five/seven years as an indie author and podcaster, and then look forward to what I hope the […]


S7, E118: Tools of the Trade

In this episode, I’m sharing the various tools (i.e. software, apps, and such) that I use as a writer and publisher, as well as some of my favorite tools for the financial and business side of things!  This is a “revisit” topic, though the last time I talked about it […]


S7, E117: The I, The R, and the S

It’s January, which means the start of a new year, but also the time to start thinking of that oft-dreaded thing: income taxes! In this episode, I’m breaking down why you do have to deal with filing taxes for your indie author income, how to set yourself up to make […]


2020 Broad Goals and 1st Quarter Goals

I talked a bit about my broad goals in my recent podcast episode, but here is the finalized list, along with my goals for the first quarter.   Oh, and I’m introducing a new goal image for 2020 😀 Broad Goals/Targets for 2020 These are the slightly looser goals and targets […]


2019 4th Quarter Goal Results!

With the year winding down, let’s see how I did on my fourth-quarter goals….hmm…yeah, not as good as I’d like.  Some good goals accomplished, but some failed miserably – particularly I have still not finished that sci-fi short story and I am not consistently writing fiction 3 times a week. […]


S6, E115: Best Laid Plans

This one is an off-the-cuff hodgepodge episode in which I talk about my NaNo progress, how my writing style has changed and coping with it, the lack of sales, and venting a bit about AMS ads and author advice to spend money you don’t have.