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The First Drafts Issue
You can’t edit a blank page – you must write that first draft. First drafts are the toughest part of the process. They’re rough, they’re messy, and they’re necessary.
So how do you keep going when you hate every word you’ve written?
Don’t be just another “aspiring author” — it’s time to finish.
★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, you’ll learn how to optimize your first draft process and join the ranks of working indies.
✓ How to conquer the muddy middle of your first draft… and finish strong.
✓ How to use dictation software like the most productive authors.
✓ What writing software can make your first draft a joy instead of a slog.
In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, you’ll learn all about first drafts...
...and meet Jami Albright, our featured author. She’s hilarious, relatable, and shares her story of pouring literal blood, sweat and tears into her first book — a runaway hit.
Besides the in-depth topic articles on first drafts, we have over a dozen more articles for you!
➼ How do top-earning authors leverage collaboration? Read their strategies!
➼ Discover what readers of Urban Fantasy expect and how you can satisfy them.
➼ Learn how to design your own author logo without spending a dime.
➼ Implement Ten Tips for Clubhouse – the new app indies use to share their secrets
➼ Do you know how to effectively kill a character with poison? Learn how to get away with murder.
➼ Uncover why hydration is key to imagination — and what apps work
➼ Get serious about Scrivener – read the shortcuts that pros use to master this popular tool
➼ Read reviews of top first draft books for indie authors
➼ Peruse Podcast Picks you need to bookmark and listen to every week
➼ Learn the technology tools the top-selling authors use (plus tutorials!)
BONUS: Learn what thought-leader Kevin McLaughlin has to say about Amazon’s new serialized fiction marketplace, Kindle Vella. Is it the new killer app?

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About Indie Author Magazine

With a mission to educate, inform, and inspire authors taking charge of their writing and career, Indie Author Magazine publishes articles designed to cut the fluff for the author ready to sell more books.

 

In every issue we tackle one area of focus, like outlining, first drafts, book covers, business, and retailers. You’ll get a 360-degree view of one main topic. And you’ll meet our Featured Author - someone we think will inspire you to see what’s possible in your own career.

Plus, our regular sections:

  • Indie Annie: Hear from our sassy, savvy, advice-giving aunt with a tipple in her teacup.
  • Devil in the Details: Avoid the mistakes readers catch that kill their experience
  • Technology: Dive deep into the tools that successful authors use.
  • Craft: Write better, cleaner prose - and discover the books, podcasts and tools to achieve it.
  • Tropes: All the promises your readers expect you to keep broken down by genre.
  • Marketing: Quick actionable 10-Tips, plus the insider information for what’s working right now.
  • Bonus: You’ll hear from thought-leaders each month in our Op-Ed, and share your thoughts in our IAM polls.

 

Indie Author Magazine is crafted by working indie authors. It’s a magazine designed for writers blazing their own trails, even if they haven’t (yet) published a book. It’s the essential tool every writer needs in their toolbox.

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Publisher: Indie Author Magazine
Published: Monthly
Language: English
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