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Why are books disappearing from Amazon? Also, paper price hikes hit the publishing industry. These are among the topics discussed on Self-Publishing News with Alli News Editor Dan Holloway and book editor Howard Lovy. Together, they will bring you the latest in indie publishing news.
On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about Debunking self-publishing myths with Debbie Young
The EU's Digital Services Act waters down anti-piracy amendments. Print costs rise 40% in 3 months. Pandemic consumer trends are ending.
Option agreements are the stuff of author dreams. We all want our books to go to screen or theatre or TV or any other number of exciting opportunities. This is the magic of copyright. But what is an option agreement, what do you need to watch out for and what should you consider? Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors welcomes and thanks Silvia Schimdt for her contribution to The Ultimate Guide to Option Agreements.
My ALLi author guest this episode is Barry Nugent, who has been self-publishing and podcasting since the early 2000s, well before many people caught on to these trends. Barry is a mild mannered IT guy by day, but spends his early mornings writing action/adventure stories and making them widely available in many formats. His advice to other authors in an era of many choices: listen to your own inner voice.
In this episode: How to build a publishing team. Self-publishing is a misnomer. A good book is always a team effort. As a beginner author, it can be tempting to either try to handle everything yourself or totally hand over control to a publishing service. Neither is most likely to bring you a successful publishing business.
On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about Should Authors use Twitter?
Amazon backs down on threat to stop accepting UK Visa credit cards. RB Media, owner of Overdrive, celebrates record year.
You finally hit publish and have your masterpiece in both physical and digital hands. And then someone pirates your book. Book piracy feels horrible and scary and hopeless. So what can you do about it and what is the impact? Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors welcomes and thanks member Rob Biesenbach for today's article all about what to do when your book gets pirated.
What is the best way to format a paperback? This is among the questions answered on our #AskALLi Members Q&A hosted…
On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about How important is a Cover for a Book?
People borrowed half a billion times from Overdrive's catalogue last year. Is Spotify set to advertise in your audiobook?