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Posts about ALLi’s campaigns for the benefit of the self-publishing, indie author community

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Our round-up of Indie Author Podcasts for your Holiday Listening

Jay Artale our ALLi communications manager has put together a roundup of our Ask ALLi and Indie Author Fringe podcasts, and coaxes us to take time for ourselves over the festive season to listen and be inspired.

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Opinion: Are Indie Authors Really Ready to Open Up?

While our #publishingopenup campaign has long called for greater acceptance of indie authors in the wider publishing world, today we’re pleased to welcome our News Editor Dan Holloway discussing openness in a different sense: open access to work shared under Creative Commons licences, unprotected by copyright. Here at ALLi we talk a lot about opening […]

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Opinion: The Dollars and Sense of Diversity

Grace Wynter, American writer of women’s fiction and romance, sounds the rallying cry for indie authors to be a driving force within the publishing industry for greater diversity in books. Increasingly, members of the broader writing community are understanding that the publishing industry needs to do a better job of representing diverse voices. Even so, there […]

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Australian Government’s Proposed Changes to Copyright Law

A few weeks ago, in our regular news column, we mentioned the Australian Productivity Commission’s consultation on proposed revisions to intellectual property law. As the consultation deadline of June 3rd nears, and the realization of exactly what these proposed changes would involve grows, authors concerns are mounting. The removal of parallel importation rights could have a disastrous […]

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