First you need to know who World Indie Warriors is.
World Indie Warriors is a collaborative group of indie creatives.
Indie creatives are people who created something and decided to put their product out into the world themselves. Creatives can be writers, artists, musicians, singers, actors, designers, etc. The list is endless.
For these creatives to make their product they need resources, knowledge, experience. The vision of WIW is that together we can help each other grow.
Why am I part of this?
It’s true, for years I’ve dreamt of being traditionally published but as I’ve met more brilliant talented authors that are self published, I’ve started to ask ”Why wait for someone else to say yes, when I can say yes right now.”
Being part of WIW has enabled me to see how self publishing could be a reality. One of my fears was that I had no idea where to start. The answer is WIW.
The group shares what works, what doesn’t work and offers guidance and encouragement.
At first I wondered what I could bring to the group. All the other members are more experienced and I felt inferior in comparison. But, those beliefs were my own. The members never treated me as less important and always value everyones contribution. It is a truly inclusive and diverse group.
What do I get out of it?
Initially I joined for the wealth of information. Whenever someone is willing to help me, I’m always very grateful. However, I quickly found myself part of something much bigger.
Being part of WIW is much more than just a knowledge source. They have become my author friends and together we empower each others creativity to become more than we could alone.
We support each other with marketing so we don’t get lost in the noise of social media. We collaborated to create a giveaway with an incredible prize of signed books and merchandise for our first winner. I got to be part of the Claerie Kavana’s Duet Rubato ARC (review coming soon).
Over the next few months, I plan to share more with you about the WIW members and activities.
Anyone can join WIW. If you want to be part of the group, here is where to find World Indie Warriors:
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