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Indie Beginning Podcast

Indie Beginning is an audiobook format show focused on bringing readers and indie authors together through reviews and dialog. Every month the hosts, Ben and Marie, will read the beginning of two independently published novels and then read reviews and discuss topics sent in by the listeners on the following week's episode. Our hope is to help indie authors grow through the feedback given by the people who love stories. Submit your Indie Stories at acnbooks.com/submit or leave feedback by commenting on your favorite podcasting platform; you may just find yourself on the following week's episode. Thanks for listening!

Mar 26, 2018

Marie and Ben discuss reviews left for last week’s thrilling featured beginning On Ice by Scott Stevens as well as the author advice topic on outlining; is it necessary? Through some research the two find that there may not be a universal agreement on this topic and, as marriage goes, even they may not agree. Scott...


Mar 19, 2018

John Kinkaid is plagued with alcoholism and the fear of what retirement will bring. Alone and without friends John is used to taking the solo approach at life, even while on a mission with his fellow S.W.A.T. members. How far can John push his team? Will one of them put him On Ice? This week we bring you the thrilling...


Mar 17, 2018

Listen to a preview of the upcoming Indie Beginning featured story On Ice by Scott Stevens. John Kinkaid is nearing that troubling part of life where he doesn't know what will come - retirement. His life is in shambles and he may have just made it worse.


Mar 12, 2018

Do you ever wonder if it is too late to start your writing career? Fear not! Many famous authors have accomplished this feat including Toni Morrison. In this episode we discuss reviews left for My Remarkable Little Monkey, by Mark Lages who was in his sixties before pursuing his passion and he is receiving much praise...


Mar 5, 2018

A monkey for happiness? Shakespeare is not just your average monkey, he is remarkable. This week we bring you the indie tale My Remarkable Little Monkey by Mark Langes. This story follows Marty who is in search of the perfect animal companion, but discovers something much more. This episode is brought to you by the...