Sneak preview of a month of great posts about partnership on ALLi’s Author Advice Center blog this January
Advice on business plans, pricing, funding and all money matters for authors
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 […]
Indie Author Fringe: David Gaughran is not impressed with some Book Fair practices, especially offers to display self-published books at inflated prices.
Every ALLi member knows there is power in authors working together. Whether it is through large organisations or small groups, one-off projects, or long-term ventures, collaboration can reap huge benefits. It can also be a challenge. The Triskele Books author collective, established in 2012, has published twenty titles from its five core members plus associates. Here, […]
Here’s a quick book marketing tip to enable you to personalise your books for individual readers, wherever they are in the world, without running up big postage bills. Receiving a signed copy of a book makes it feel special. A signature and a personalised message add a “money can’t buy” touch to a book. I often buy […]