Coming soon: new revised edition of “Opening Up To Indie Authors” – and why we still need ti
Opinion posts on a topical, controversial or interesting self-publishing issue. By ALLi Director, Orna Ross, on the first Monday of each month and other ALLi members on the other Mondays.
Sometimes it’s too easy for indie authors to drive themselves to the point of exhaustion, as Dr Carol Soloway discovered when promoting her novel.
Why you should walk the occasional mile in your readers’ shoes – rather than expecting to call the shots for them
4 top tips gained from Amazon’s Marketing Academy – valuable information for any indie author
Stress needn’t be inevitable in the lot of an indie author – seasoned self-publisher Dave Sivers explains his stress avoidance tips.
So how do you judge book sales success?Alison Morton, a British novelist who writes alternative history thrillers inspired by ancient Rome from her home in France, has been in conversation with other ALLis via our members-only forum (a good Roman concept there!). To start our blogging week with a spirited debate, she shares their views […]
Why indie authors need to be bolder in their use of social media – encouraging and practical tips from Ladey Adey
Should indie authors move their books from CreateSpace to Kindle Direct Publishing? ALLi’s Watchdog Desk examines the pros and cons of Amazon’s new beta feature, KDP Paperbacks. The integration of ebook and print-on-demand publishing on Amazon is something authors have been requesting for years, so the introduction of KDP Paperbacks was greeted with interest. Let’s […]
What should indie authors blog about? ALLi authors discuss, in the 1500th post on the ALLi blog!
A valuable insight into how booksellers view self-published books, by successful US indie author Karen Myers