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Self-publishing Author Advice about how to best design, lay out and format a book, including cover and interior design

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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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Book Marketing: How the Cover of Your Self-published Book Influences Your Brand as an Indie Author

Do your book covers convey your author brand effectively? Professional book designer Aimee Coveney explains the many benefits of good cover branding for self-published books and shares simple tips on how to develop effective author branding for your books, whatever kind of book your write.

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Sunday Success Stories: A Triple Win for an ALLi Team

Here’s the first in a new occasional series for Sundays, celebrating successful collaborations between ALLi Members. Remember, ALLi isn’t only for authors, but also for service providers, who, once they’ve passed our quality vetting process, become Partner Members.   The Dragon’s Blade, a debut fantasy title by ALLi member Michael Miller, has just won the prestigious […]

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Book Marketing: Choosing the Cover for your Self-Published Book – Follow the Crowd or Dare to be Different?

As an indie author, it’s your prerogative to do things your way, including choosing the cover design for your self-published book. While trade-published authors often dislike the covers picked by their publishers, that doesn’t mean their publishers have got it wrong. Though it may seem that all book covers in a particular genre start to […]

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