An Indie Story…

Indie Ink is born

May 5, 2010

Indie Ink is born

Indie Ink is founded by Suzanne Paschall and incorporated.

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First title launches

October 20, 2010

First title launches

Indie’s first non-fiction title, John Gormley’s Left Out: Saskatchewan’s NDP & the Relentless Pursuit of Mediocrity, is released at McNally Robinson Booksellers, Saskatoon, and also…

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Left Out becomes best-seller

November 30, 2010

Left Out becomes best-seller

Left Out officially becomes a Canadian best-seller, selling 5,000 copies in 40 days in the marketplace.

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Top Seller for Year!

January 15, 2011

McNally Robinson Saskatoon announces that Left Out was the top selling book for 2010 – all the more remarkable since it only came out in…

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The Boom Arrives…

September 16, 2011

The Boom Arrives…

Indie’s third title, David Breen Seymour’s public policy treatise on Saskatchewan’s surprising post-global recession economic prosperity, Birth of a Boom: Saskatchewan’s Dawning Golden Age, is…

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Boom-Boom!

January 31, 2012

Boom-Boom!

The second edition of Paschall’s book, Birth of a Boom: Lives & Legacies of Saskatchewan Entrepreneurs (the first in the Boom series of books) is…

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A Whirlwind!

April 6, 2012

A Whirlwind!

Indie’s first general interest title that expands into US territory is published: Greg Johnson’s Blown Away: A Year Through the Lens of The Tornado Hunter….

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Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained…

May 11, 2012

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained…

9-11- The University of Saskatchewan Industry Liaison Office announces that Indie Ink is one of 10 finalists in the $50,000 Tech Venture Challenge, a competition…

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Making Medical History

July 1, 2012

Making Medical History

British retired doctor Noel Doig’s “other side of the story” book Setting the Record Straight: A Doctor’s Memoir of the 1962 Medicare Crisis is released…

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PD time at PubWest

October 24, 2012

24-26 – Suzanne & Indie social media guru Rob Maguire attend PubWest’s New Age of Publishing Conference in Keystone, CO. Indie has just joined this…

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Rockstars Join Indie

March 6, 2013

Rockstars Join Indie

The New Rockstar Philosophy: A Guerrilla Blueprint for Digitally Conscious Artists  by Matt Voyno & Roshan Hoover became Indie’s 7th book, and it’s first to…

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Crazy Eating Topic of New Book

March 29, 2013

Crazy Eating Topic of New Book

Treena Wynes releases Eating Myself Crazy: How I Made Peace with Food and How You Can Too, Indie’s 8th title. Now a social worker helping…

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Bringin’ Home the Gold!

June 21, 2013

Blown Away wins a Gold Medal in the  Adult Trade-Illustrated category of the 2013 PubWest Book Design Awards. Designer Serge Bourgault and cover photographer Kiriako…

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Mega Megan

September 2, 2013

Mega Megan

Megan Evans joins Indie Ink as a Sales & Marketing Coordinator, and begins conspiring with Suzanne about new and exciting adventures in the business of…

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Brave Souls Showcased

September 20, 2013

Brave Souls Showcased

Wayne Ryan, a retired BC RCMP major crimes investigator for 21 years, publishes Souls Behind the Badge: The Real World Of Policing – An Insider’s View, Indie’s…

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Boom TM’ed

October 1, 2013

Boom TM’ed

After two years of paperwork and investment, Indie’s trademark is registered for the book brand Birth of a Boom™.

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Gormley Strikes Again

October 24, 2013

Gormley Strikes Again

Indie’s 10th title is John Gormley’s The Gormley Papers: I’m Right & You Know It, released to a packed house at Saskatoon’s McNally Robinson Booksellers.

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Innovation in Book Apps

November 1, 2013

Indie receives a federal grant from the IRAP and MITACS for a proposal to build an interactive e-book based on the New Rockstar Philosophy. Tech developer…

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Enter the Authorpreneur!

November 11, 2013

Enter the Authorpreneur!

Suzanne begins developing content for what would become the FreshVoice Discovery program for authorpreneurs– non-fiction writers who wanted to share their experience and expertise with…

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Religious Essays Become Heart of God

May 9, 2014

Religious Essays Become Heart of God

5 – Sister Valentia Leibel presents her book, Heart of God: Living in the Spirit of Love, to her home parish community in Unity, Saskatchewan….

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Interactive Book Launched at MOSO

June 11, 2014

Interactive Book Launched at MOSO

Members of the creative, editorial and technical team that built the interactive book based on The New Rockstar Philosophy present the launch and demo at…

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Mega-Megan Moves On

September 1, 2015

Mega-Megan Moves On

After blog-writing, book-editing, workshop-giving, strat-planning, video-making, new business-developing and other assorted projects, Keurig Kahlua coffee-making Megan Evans move onward and upward, to do her thang…

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First Corporate Storybook Produced

December 4, 2015

First Corporate Storybook Produced

ASL Paving celebrates its 65th Anniversary and as part of it launches its corporate storybook penned by Suzanne. Titled From the Rear View Mirror: The ASL…

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2nd Pubwest Award for ASL Storybook

May 13, 2016

2nd Pubwest Award for ASL Storybook

Indie wins a second PubWest design award–this time a Bronze Medal in the category of History/Biography–for From the Rear View Mirror: The ASL Paving story,…

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Hanna’s Letter First Children’s Book

June 1, 2016

Hanna’s Letter First Children’s Book

Hanna’s Letter tells the true-life story of the impact of a cancer diagnosis and treatment of a father on his family.  The first title published…

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Changing of the Guard…Make way for FreshVoice!

August 1, 2016

Changing of the Guard…Make way for FreshVoice!

Indie Ink Publishing is retired, and FreshVoice author training and support services takes center stage. Branding is simplified; services clarified, and the focus becomes on…

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