In this first Video recorded by Kobo Writing Life at the London Book Fair 2016, authors Mark Dawson, Tina Folsom, Joanna Penny, Orna Ross and Ian Sutherland are interviewed.
Indie Author Fringe: In this live 20 minute presentation from BEA, author and copywriter Bryan Cohen explains how you can optimize your sales paged to get more readers to buy your book.
Indie Author Fringe: In this session, we’ll delve into the six crucial steps that authors need to take before launching their book.
Indie Author Fringe: Listen in to this frank discussion between Emily Labram, former product manager at HarperCollins and now technologist at Bibliocloud, and Orna Ross, Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors
For the next 24 hours, the Indie Author Fringe Conference BEA 2016 is taking over the self-publishing advice blog.
The virtual doors of our second Indie Author Fringe event open at 10am Chicago/4pm London today, Saturday May 14th. Here’s how to attend and get the most out of our Online Author Conference, and how to join in conversations with Sponsors and Speakers on the day.
It’s been a week of memories since we last spoke. Specifically, one of my self-publishing heroes and inspirations has been back in the UK for the first time since we collaborated on a pop-up art and literature project back in 2010. It was working with her that launched me firmly in the direction I’ve tried to […]
Non-fiction author Arun Kohli’s testimony about how joining ALLi helped him refine his offer to a trade publishing firm demonstrates the blurring of the line between traditional and self-publishing – and that being an indie author is about attitude, rather than how you are published. On 7th November last year, without expecting much, I attended […]
Author, ghost-writer and writing coach Roz Morris provides a handy checklist to help you make sure you’re not making classic novice errors when planning the plot of your novel. Far-fetched or trite story metaphor Metaphors only work if they are used well and go deep. If your characters’ activities are to be a metaphor, such […]
We’ve all heard of writer’s block, but what about writer’s doubt? What can we do about those questions and criticisms that beset you after you’ve written those glorious words, ‘The End’”? As an editor, mentor and creative writing tutor, Debi Alper is well aware of the power of what she terms “the doubt demons” can […]