Do you want to build a successful writing career doing what you love? Are you tired of just scraping by as a freelance writer? Did you self publish a book but struggle to get it in front of readers? Do you want to go from casual blogging to making a living as a professional blogger? If any of these things sound like you, you've come to the right place.
All Indie Writers combines a community atmosphere with writing blogs and exclusive resources to help writers manage the business side of freelancing writing, indie publishing, and professional blogging.
This site is the result of a merger of three former sites for writers -- a freelance writing blog called All Freelance Writing which launched in 2006, a blog for indie authors called All Indie Publishing, and a blog called Writing for Bloggers which focused on writing better blog content.
All Indie Writers is now a business hub for serious, professional, independent writers who want to build a successful freelance writing business, improve their book marketing efforts, build profitable blogs, or otherwise make a living pursuing their passion for writing.
Discover Everything All Indie Writers Has to Offer
From the Freelance Writing Blog
Here are some of the most recent updates from the All Indie Writers freelance writing blog. Here you'll find freelance business advice, marketing tips, information on managing freelance finances, productivity and organization tips for freelancers, stories about working from home and being a work at home parent, and much more. We also discuss the art of writing, from improving your grammar to different types of writing you might choose to pursue.
- By Jennifer Mattern on March 8, 2014
Are you confident that you set the right freelance writing rates? Are they really helping you reach all of your financial goals? Or did you find out through trial and error that there were some factors you forgot to consider?...
- By Jennifer Mattern on March 5, 2014
Today Yo Prinzel was kind enough to host a guest post of mine on her new blog, The Profitable Freelancer. Please stop by and check it out. Why You'll Fail at Freelancing if You Suck at Math In the...
- By Jennifer Mattern on March 4, 2014
Are you interested in starting a freelance writing career? Trying to figure out where to start can be one of the biggest challenges aspiring freelance writers face. To help point you in the right direction, I've put together a...
- By Jennifer Mattern on March 2, 2014
Today I'd like to share some reader questions from a reader who preferred to remain anonymous. His questions revolve around getting started as a new freelance writer on a part-time basis. We'll call him Matt for the sake of...
From the Indie Publishing Blog
Check out the latest updates from All Indie Writers' indie publishing blog. You'll find tips on book marketing and PR for indie authors, e-publishing, indie author interviews, and information on writing, editing, and designing a self published book or e-book.
- By Jennifer Mattern on March 3, 2014
Have you considered taking part in a virtual book tour to promote your book or e-book? Have you put it off because you're worried a virtual publicity tour might take too much time? It's true. There are a lot...
- By Jennifer Mattern on February 26, 2014
As a follow-up to my recent post and infographic, Twitter tips for authors, I'd like to share a resource from another author. Anne R. Allen shared this post with me on Twitter, which she wrote last fall. Social Media...
- By Jennifer Mattern on January 23, 2014
In traditional e-book publishing, authors sell their e-books predominantly on their own websites (mostly in .pdf format, although you aren't limited by that). Despite changes in the publishing world and Amazon's perceived takeover attempt of all things e-publishing, selling your...
Why Should You Join All Indie Writers?
You won't be coddled here. But you will find help when you need it. You won't get a pat on the back for sticking with the status quo. But if you fall in the pursuit of something better, you'll find a hand willing to help you back up so you can try again. All Indie Writers is one part encouragement and one part kick in the pants when you need it. We all do from time to time.
Successful writing careers come to those who work hard for them. All Indie Writers exists to help you navigate the business side of building your writing career. And you'll have access to plenty of tools and resources along the way. The best part? Most of these resources are 100% free. That includes the writing forums, several online tools and downloadable templates, a freelance writing job board, freelance writers' market directory, some free e-books, and frequent blog posts.
Why is so much available for free? All Indie Writers is about uplifting indie writers more than upselling. When you’re ready to invest in taking things a step further, you will still find premium resources here, like the freelance writer directory. You just won’t be nickel-and-dimed for every little thing along the way.
What's even better than free stuff and a great writing community? You'll realize that you can make a good living as a writer while still having fun! It doesn’t matter if your focus is landing freelance writing gigs, becoming an indie author, or making some serious scratch with your blogs. If you're interested in building a successful independent writing career, you’re bound to find something here that will help.
From the Blog on Blogging
Here are some of the latest updates on the All Indie Writers blog for bloggers. You'll find tips and tutorials related to blog set up and management, blog design, content strategy, blog post ideas, and making money as a professional blogger.
- By Jennifer Mattern on March 10, 2014
We've already looked at WordPress basics and WordPress plugins for writers. In this third, and final, post in our series on WordPress for writers we'll look at a few tips, tricks, and hacks that didn't fit in anywhere else....
- By Jennifer Mattern on March 9, 2014
There are many reasons to start a blog. One popular reason is to make money. When you do that, you treat your blog as a business model in its own right. Many people try to earn money from their...
- By Jennifer Mattern on March 8, 2014
In Part One of my post series on WordPress for Writers, I covered some of the most basic steps you should take and settings you should change right after installing the WordPress platform. In Part Two of this series,...
- By Jennifer Mattern on March 6, 2014
From working on my own WordPress issues to seeing a minor WordPress rant from John Soares, from talking WordPress security with Lori Widmer and Cathy Miller to recommending an SEO plugin on the forums to Alicia Rades, WordPress has...
What Are You Waiting For?
Are you ready to take your writing career to the next level? Join the party, meet your fellow writers, learn something new, and start making your career as a writer all you want it to be. Register today!