Each month Orna Ross and Joanna Penn join forces to bring you The Self-Publishing Salon, and live online broadcast where they discuss what’s going on in the publishing industry, and provide an update on the latest tools and techniques that are helping them achieve their writing and publishing goals.
Advice on business plans, pricing, funding and all money matters for authors
How to plan your indie author career with realistic goals that reflect your true ambitions and without getting overwhelmed or stressed
In a month when we’re sharing lots of partnership ideas for authors, here’s a great case study of a zero-budget book launch shared by two authors
Sneak preview of a month of great posts about partnership on ALLi’s Author Advice Center blog this January
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.
What would you do if you had the opportunity to write full-time, rent-free for year? Would you take it? Should you take it? Or are their traps along the way? ALLi members discuss the pros and cons.
How to use the ALLi affiliate scheme to boost your author income for Christmas
ALLi’s Dan Holloway wants to spread the word about an EU consultation on VAT on ebooks. The EU has just launched a public consultation on the subject of VAT on ebooks. The consultation runs until 19th September. I want to outline very briefly in this post why, as indie authors, we should take part. The […]
On 2 August, Draft2Digital, ALLi Partner Member and one of ALLi’s favorite book distributors, introduced a new service called “Universal Book Links,” or UBL. We asked Kevin Tumlinson, Draft2Digital’s new Director of Marketing, to tell us more about it.
No matter how your books are published, whether self-published or by a traditional publishing company, only a small minority of authors are able to earn their keep simply by writing fiction. While many stick with their day jobs to supplement the income from their books, diversifying into other forms of writing is common – a […]