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The Seven Processes of Publishing: Book Distribution
Once you've published your book, how exactly do you get it to readers? Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team is examining the fourth process of publishing: book distribution.
Using Your Creative Mission to Discover Your Publishing Purpose: Creative Self-Publishing Podcast with Orna Ross and Howard Lovy
On the Creative Self-Publishing Podcast, ALLi Director Orna Ross discusses how to use your creative mission to discover your publishing purpose. Using reflective exercises and free writing, Orna will help you answer: What kind of difference do you want to make as a self-publishing author? What do you want to be known for? Together, we'll illuminate your creative mission. Grab your pen and paper, and let's begin this exciting journey of discovery.
Matty Dalrymple and Mark Lefebvre: Reaching More Readers with Your Short Fiction — Self-Publishing Conference Highlight
In this Self-Publishing Conference Highlight, authors and educators Matty Dalrymple and Mark Lefebvre explore ways writers can use their short fiction to connect with more readers, while generating income at the same time. Opportunities in anthologies, foreign language markets, and audio, as well as effective use of short fiction as reader magnets or reader funnels are covered, alongside creative ideas such as incorporating short fiction in location-based apps, or using micro-fiction as part of your bookstore pitches.
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