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Ask ALLi Member Q&A: Self-Publishing Questions Answered by Orna Ross and Carla King

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Each month Orna Ross and a special guest answer Member’s self-publishing questions. This month we’re welcoming ALLi member Carla King into the hot-seat. 

carla-kingCarla King is the creator of the Self-Publishing Boot Camp books and workshops and founder of Author Friendly, a resource, education, and service center for self-publishers and small presses. Her comprehensive Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Authors is now in its fourth edition. She has written for Bowker’s Self-Published Author, Bookworks, PBS MediaShift, and hosts a popular blog at AuthorFriendly.com. Carla also penned the Book Formatting, Book Distribution, and Book Discovery guides for IngramSpark, where she is on the advisory board.

Carla spent years as a technical writer and transitioned to travel technology journalist, freelancing for PC World and other magazines, in the early days of portable computing. This paved the way for a career as an adventure travel writer and she has contributed to many magazines and anthologies. With her writing group, the Wild Writing Women, she self-published Wild Writing Women: Stories of World Travel, in 2001, which was sold to a NY publishing house. Other books Carla has authored include Stories from Elsewhere: Travels on Two and Three Wheels and motorcycle memoir titled American Borders: A circumnavigation of the United States on a Russian sidecar motorcycle. She is working on another memoir about a solo motorcycle trip through China.


This Ask ALLi Member Q&A is a great opportunity to pose your indie author and self-publishing questions.

Submit your Member Question

Only ALLi members can submit questions to this particular event but all authors can watch the event live and learn from the expertise shared.

The Q&A will broadcast live on YouTube: Click here to watch live

Event starts at 8:00pm GMT 

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  • Time: This event goes out on at 12noon PST (Vancouver) / 3pm EST  (New York City / 6pm BRST (Sao Paolo) / 8pm GMT (London) / 10pm SAST (Johannesburg) /and +1Day 1.30am IST (Dehli) and 7am AEDT (Sydney)

Our monthly Member Q&A is part of our “Ask ALLi” Campaign: in which ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) commits to answering any question about self-publishing that any ALLi author might have.


Where can you watch or listen to more Ask ALLi?

You can catch up on all of our videos on ALLi’s YouTube Channel 

Subscribe to our Ask ALLi podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Soundcloud of via our RSS feed: Subscribe on iTunes

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6 weeks until BookExpo Indie Author Fringe 2017: Are you ready to sell more books?

Yes, it’s Indie Author Fringe online conference time again, brought to you in association with The Alliance of Independent Authors. Our second event of the year is Fringe to New York’s BookExpo (formerly known as BookExpo America), and will feature 24-hours of round-the-clock sessions for authors with an independent mindset, all over the world.

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Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Member Q&A with Orna Ross & Paul Teague

Each month, Orna Ross, ALLi Director, invites a special guest into the indie author hot seat to answer ALLi Members’ self-publishing questions. This month’s special guest is ALLi Member Paul Teague.  Paul hosts the Self-Publishing Journeys Podcast which features discussions with other indie authors who talk about their approaches for self-publishing and reaching readers using inventive strategies that […]

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Ask ALLi Member Q&A: Self-Publishing Questions Answered by Orna Ross and Paul Teague

Ask ALLi Q & A badge v2Ask ALLi Member Q&A: Your Self-Publishing Questions answered by Orna Ross and Paul Teague

Each month Orna Ross and a special guest answer Member’s self-publishing questions. This month we’re welcoming ALLi member Paul Teague into the hot-seat. 

paul-teague-authorPaul Teague is the self-published author of two sci-fi/dystopian trilogies and a thriller trilogy which came out in March 2017. He has also written non-fiction books.

Paul worked at the BBC for 18 years as a radio presenter, reporter and web journalist. He works as a Digital Development Manager and corporate trainer for social and digital marketing.


This Ask ALLi Member Q&A is a great opportunity to pose your social and digital marketing questions.

Submit your Member Question

Only ALLi members can submit questions to this particular event but all authors can watch the event live and learn from the expertise shared.

The Q&A will broadcast live on YouTube: Click here to watch live

Event starts at 8:00pm GMT 

  • Global Dates and Times:
  • Time: This event goes out on at 12noon PST (Vancouver) / 3pm EST  (New York City / 6pm BRST (Sao Paolo) / 8pm GMT (London) / 10pm SAST (Johannesburg) /and +1Day 1.30am IST (Dehli) and 7am AEDT (Sydney)

Our monthly Member Q&A is part of our “Ask ALLi” Campaign: in which ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) commits to answering any question about self-publishing that any ALLi author might have.


Where can you watch or listen to more Ask ALLi?

You can catch up on all of our videos on ALLi’s YouTube Channel 

Subscribe to our Ask ALLi podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Soundcloud of via our RSS feed: Subscribe on iTunes Stitcher Podcast Logo for link to ALLi podcast Soundcloud RSS Feed Logo

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London Indie Author Fringe Giveaway Winners and Request for Feedback

We wrapped up another successful Indie Author Fringe at the weekend and want to say thanks to our fabulous sponsors and speakers who help us keep our online conference “Free to Attend”. We also want to thank you for attending, and helping us spread the word. The speakers provided a wealth of self-publishing advice about the craft of writing and […]

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A Good Book Is A Team Effort: Getting help with your Self-Publishing Journey: Jay Artale

An ongoing challenge for indie authors is choosing the best available self-publishing services, from the large distributors like Amazon KDP or Apple iBooks down to the right designer, editor and marketing approach for each title. ALLi offers assistance with this key decision through our Partner Member facility, Watchdog Desk, vetted services and regularly updated publication, […]

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