About me

Hey, I'm Roland

I created The Indestructible Author in 2015 to help authors just like me be more productive and write more books, all while staying healthy, happy, and sane.

You might know me as a coach, nutritionist, and restorative exercise specialist who just happens to write, but the truth is I’ve always been an author first. Health and nutrition is where I got my start as a published author, but I’ve been writing since I was a teenager.

I’ve written over ten books, dozens of short stories, and like one poem, all while raising a family and working a sixty hour a week day job. I’m not a fast writer, and I make as many typos as I write words. If I can do this, so can you.

Roland

The Indestructible Author

“Fairy tales are more than true. Not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” – Neil Gaiman

Truth be told, being a full-time author used to be that fairy tale.

Percentage wise, very few published authors ever made a living from their books. You had to write good books, then be chosen by an agent, editor, and publisher. Only then could the reader decide.
 
Today, things are different. 
 
In 2007, Amazon released the 1st Kindle, and suddenly the only gatekeeper was the author. Yes, you still have to write good books, but the only thing standing between your books and your readers is you.
 
If you want to make a living as an author, you can do it. Like anything good, it takes hard work, dedication, and, in this case, plenty of time behind the keyboard.
 
Write a good book, launch it, build your readership, then write more books. 
 
To quote one of my indie author inspirations, thriller writer Mark Dawson, “There’s never been a better time to be a writer.”

Join me and learn to put your books in the hands of your readers.

Need ergonomic help?

As a trained restorative exercise specialist, who’s also an author, I know that “butt in chair” time is both necessary AND our biggest nemesis.

I fought off the onset of carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuropathy, and plantar fasciitis, all while managing to keep my butt down long enough to write books, training manuals, blog posts, and work my full-time job behind a keyboard.

If you need some help to get or stay your indestructible self, reach out for a free consultation. There are lots of simple tools and techniques that can keep you writing, productive, and healthy. 

That’s what we all want if we’re serious about our author careers.

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