Indie Fire Writers Conference

Confused about self publishing? Looking to improve your indie author business?

Join us for Indie Fire Writers Conference; a brand new indie author and self publishing event, happening online.

A virtual event, offering lifetime access to workshop and panel discussion videos, as well as live, interactive events on the day. Delivered by a full line-up of rising stars from the indie author world.

Discussion Panels

Lifetime access to panel videos on a whole range of writing and publishing topics

Writing Workshops

Lifetime access to workshop videos to help you improve your craft and level-up your author business

Live Events

Join us on the day for live writing workshops and ineractive events, all from the comfort of home

Join us, online, on Saturday November 28th 2020

Tickets Available Now

Full Access Tickets: £20 each

Guest Indie Authors

Sacha Black

Sacha Black

Sacha Black is a bestselling and competition winning author, developmental editor and writing coach. She writes books about people with magical powers and other books about the art of writing.

Duncan P. Bradshaw

Duncan P. Bradshaw

Duncan P. Bradshaw is terrible with longsword, a liability with a morning star and the less said about his archery skills, the better. His stories contain weird wyrds, where he takes convention and snaps it in twain over his knapsack stick!

Meg Jolly

Meg Jolly

Meg Jolly is a USA Today Bestselling fantasy author from Yorkshire, England. Since 2017, she has been a full-time writer and sold approximately 125,000 books worldwide.

Caroline Goldsworthy

Caroline Goldsworthy

Caroline Goldsworthy has a BA in Spanish Language and Linguistics and won a full scholarship for an MA in Language Acquisition. Her debut novel Tangent, was shortlisted in 2019 for The Selfies Award.

J.D. Groom

J.D. Groom

Jodie spent her early life near Lichfield before settling in the valleys of West Yorkshire. As well as writing, Jodie enjoys trying her hand at all kinds of crafts. Her existing work includes her debut novel, Sorceress Of Truth, and a short story, Envy.

Marisa Noelle

Marisa Noelle

Marisa Noelle is the writer of middle grade & young adult novels in the genres of science-fiction, fantasy & mental health. She is also a mentor for the Write Mentor program that helps aspiring MG & YA authors.

J.R. Park

J.R. Park

J.R. Park runs the Sinister Horror Company, an independent publisher that has been running for five years. His book Punch has recently been optioned for film, and he has worked on films himself as a writer, assistant director and actor.

Ken Preston

Ken Preston

Growing up, Ken Preston never wanted a proper job, and now he sits in his cellar and writes novels. He is the author of horror/crime mashup the Joe Coffin series and YA adventure series Planet of the Dinosaurs.

Unstoppable Authors Podcast

Unstoppable Authors Podcast

Indie authors Angeline and Holly discuss their adventures in self publishing and fantasy worldbuilding. Episodes every Monday, juggled around their limited child-free time.

David Wake

David Wake

David Wake started out writing for theatre, winning awards and taking shows to the Edinburgh Fringe. He chaired the Birmingham Science Fiction and Fantasy Society, and has been a guest of honour at SF conventions ArmadaCon and Redemption.

Daniel Willcocks

Daniel Willcocks

Daniel Willcocks is an international bestselling author and podcaster of dark fiction. His stories span the genres of horror, post-apocalyptic, and sci-fi, and his work has seen him collaborating with some of the biggest names in the independent publishing community.

Dion Winton-Polak

Dion Winton-Polak

Dion Winton-Polak started out as a reviewer and podcaster on the Geek Syndicate network, then switched track to work on a couple of fun small-press anthologies. These days Dion spends his time helping authors to shine, with his freelance editing business: The Fine-toothed Comb.

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Full Access Tickets: £20 each | Individual Live Workshops £8 each

Full Schedule

Replayable Panels

  • STORY STRUCTURE WITH & WITHOUT A PLOT - Holly Lyne (chair), J.D. Groom, Duncan P. Bradshaw, Sacha Black
  • NUTS & BOLTS: TIME MANAGEMENT & WRITING PROCESS - Holly Lyne (chair), Daniel Willcocks, Caroline Goldsworthy, J.R. Park
  • HYBRID PUBLISHING OPTIONS & TACKLING THE MARKETING BEAST - Angeline Trevena (chair), David Wake, J.R. Park, Meg Jolly
  • AUTHOR MINDSET: WHAT IS IT & WHERE DO I GET ONE? - Angeline Trevena (chair), Marisa Noelle, Caroline Goldsworthy, Ken Preston

Replayable Workshops

  • WRITING THE WEIRD: HOW DO YOU FUSE WEIRD & GENRE FICTION TOGETHER? with Duncan P. Bradshaw
  • MAKING A LIVING AS AN AUTHOR: WHAT IT TAKES TO BUILD AN ENGAGED READERSHIP, LAUNCH SUCCESSFULLY, & MAKE MONEY with Meg Jolly
  • COLLABORATION FOR AUTHORS: WHEN THE WHOLE IS GREATER THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS with Daniel Willcocks
  • HOW TO WRITE FAST, EVEN WHEN YOU DON'T WANT TO WRITE AT ALL with Ken Preston
  • CREATING FANTASY WORLDS with Angeline Trevena

Live Events

  • EDITORS SAVE ARSES: OR HOW I LEARNED THAT TWO BRAINS ARE BETTER THAN ONE with Dion Winton-Polak
  • CREATING FANTASY WORLDS with Angeline Trevena
  • SET THE RIGHT GOALS FOR 2021 with Holly Lyne
  • LIVE RECORDING OF THE UNSTOPPABLE AUTHORS PODCAST

Ticket Options

Full Access Ticket £20
Lifetime access to all replayable panels and discussions
Access to all live workshop sessions
A bonus replayable video of the live podcast recording

Get everything with a Full Access Ticket, or buy access to individual live workshops, without full access to the rest.

Live Workshop Tickets
Editing workshop with Dion Winton-Polak - £8
Worldbuilding workshop with Angeline Trevena - £8
Goal Setting workshop with Holly Lyne - £8

Phoenix and Crow for Writers

Indie Fire is hosted by:

Angeline Trevena and H.B. Lyne

We are established indie authors, as well as experienced podcasters, events managers, workshop facilitators, and unstoppable dreamers.

Indie Fire Writers Conference

Indie Fire is an online indie author and indie publishing conference

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