The Productive Indie Fiction Writer
now available everywhere!

Today is the retail release of The Productive Indie Fiction Writer.

The image, above, is a mock-up, but the number of pages isn’t a lie. There is just shy of 100,000 words in the book!

I spoke about The Productive Indie Fiction Writer with Joanna Penn on the Creative Penn podcast a few weeks ago. You can catch up with that episode here.


Strategies for Writing More, Earning More, and Living Well

Productive Indie Fiction Writer cover

Proven tactics from an author of 200+ fiction titles.

Is your indie writing business overwhelming you?  Are you flailing, looking for the way to increase your revenue?

Are you constantly buying courses, watching webinars and wondering how to get ahead?

There is so much information available for indies that, often, we don’t know where to start or who to trust.

Dip into The Productive Indie Fiction Writer and learn how to deal with everything that comes at you on a daily basis.  Get back control of your writing career not by adopting yet another system, or buying yet another expensive technological solution, but by going back to basics.

Get organized.  Get a handle on your writing business…and your life.

Introduction: It’s time to stop the madness

About You.

Section I:  Writing More

The Power of Prolificacy: Why Writing More Matters

Backlist is Holy

Does Writing Fast = Crap?

Build a Writing Routine You Can Stick To

Keep Word Count Logs

How to Build A Workable, Useful Production Schedule

Using your production schedule and writing schedule.

Procrastination, Resistance and Ducking The Writing

Textual Shorthand For Manuscripts, or: Do NOT Click Away!

Resenting the Schedule

5 More Powerful Strategies to Defeat Resistance

Anyone Can Write Faster. Even You.

How to Juggle Your Production Schedule So You’re Never Bored.

The Flip Side To Beating Resistance.

Hitting the Mattresses

Watch, thou, for thy mutant voice!

Section II:  Thriving In the Indie Publishing World

5 Types Of Writing Sprints – And Why You Need This Tool

Managing The Tsunami Of Information

Direct Sales Is a Tactic For the Productive Writer

Should You Use Multiple Pen Names?

The Power Of Short Stories

Write Short

Handling The Costs of Writing Lots of Books

Writing in Series

Backlist Maintenance

9 High Level Hacks to Preserve Your Indie Revenue in Our Current Hard Times

Why Being Productive And Prolific Pays Off In The Long Term

The Last Remaining Temptation Of Indie Authors

Section III:  Living Well

Why “Live Well”?

Re-energize Your Writing In Just One Step

Dealing with Discouragement

Don’t Look Down!

Why You Might Want to Start Moving More

How To Deal with Overwhelm

Is It Really Burnout?

The Case for Writing Less

Slowing…but not stopping.

Where Next?

Final thoughts

Appendix: Recommended Resources


Reader praise for The Productive Indie Fiction Writer:

For writers who are newer in their careers this is a great way to build in good habits from the start. For those further along the path, I have no doubt there’s something within the pages that will strike a cord that can improve productivity.

 It stands as a comprehensive compendium of knowledge, presented with remarkable accessibility by an author genuinely committed to sharing her experiences. The ultimate goal? To empower writers to achieve financial independence through their novels while leading their best lives. It comes with my highest recommendation!

…her generous desire to share her hard-won experience resonates in every chapter. She wants ever writer to succeed and sums up her philosophy with this succinct encouragement: “You haven’t failed until you quit.”


You can pick up a copy of The Productive Indie Fiction Writer at either my store on Stories Rule Press, (and use your reward points for a discount) or at your preferred retail store.

Write More, Faster Than Ever Before

Are You Prolific?

The Productive Indie Fiction Writer Workbook now available for pre-order!

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