Beginning in the last half of 2016, many indie authors reported sharp declines in their Amazon sales. Some wonder if a global slump in sales could be to blame, while others point to the rise of Amazon’s imprints as a possible cause. More than a possible cause: I’ve heard authors express absolute certainty that Amazon […]
How to write a trilogy – Rosalind Minett shares what she learned while writing her Relative Invasion trilogy
The first hot day of the year is something I relish ever since I started running ultramarathons. There are two really important things to learn about taking part in 100 kilometre running race. The first is pretty obvious – when the weather is hot, running 100 kilometres gets a whole lot more difficult. And the […]
4 top tips gained from Amazon’s Marketing Academy – valuable information for any indie author
6 smart ways to use Goodreads to network with readers and authors and promote your self-published books
Each month ALLi hosts two live events on YouTube aimed at helping indie authors achieve their self-publishing goals. The first event is an Ask ALLi Member Q&A hosted by Orna Ross, who’ll be joined by Paul Teague this month. Our second event is our self-publishing salon hosted by Orna Ross and Joanna Penn.
How indie fantasy author Ron Vitale made some surprising discoveries about his readers using Google analytics
If you’ve decided to blog, how much time should you spend and how often should you post? ALLi authors discuss.
The first week in April is brought to you by a question. There is a very specific and very newsworthy reason for the question, but it is one that should be on our lips anyway. It’s one that was particularly brought home to me this week as I watched my dear friend and sometime partner […]
Stress needn’t be inevitable in the lot of an indie author – seasoned self-publisher Dave Sivers explains his stress avoidance tips.