This is the self-publishing advice blog, written by members of the Alliance of Independent Authors. We cover the seven processes of publishing – editorial, design, production, distribution, marketing, promotion and licensing publishing rights – here week on week, together with writing advice and how to run an indie author business.
Welcome to AskALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly Member Q&A where ALLi Members’ have their most pressing self-publishing questions analyzed and answered. Join your regular hosts for the Member Q&A: Michael La Ronn and Dan Blank. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by Damonza: Books Made […]
Do you write fiction novel series? Do you plan to? Here’s why you might like to consider adding in short stories and novellas to the mix for a real book marketing advantage – with a case study by Alison Morton.
ALLi Director Orna Ross shares the key takeaways from the groundbreaking Digital Book World conference 2018, including exciting opportunities and calls to action for indie authors who want to be a part of selfpublishing 3.0.
Ever thought of co-writing with another indie author? Aria Grace believes that every author ought to at least try it once – and explains why it’s a good idea and shares top tips on how to do it successfully, including advice on finance and marketing.
Subscription services are the talk of Frankfurt Book Fair while Comic Con’s success demonstrates the continued rise of graphic literature. Amazon faces increased postal costs while Barnes and N oble Press has something new.
Nervous about moving your CreateSpace books to KDP? It’s easier than it looks! Here’s everything you need to know about the switchover.
Pick up top tips and inspiration from Clare Flynn, bestselling historical novelist, in this exclusive interview – especially helpful with ideas on how to remain productive and how to stay on top of the many admin tasks that come with being an authorpreneur.
Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly beginners’ self-publishing salon with advice, tips, and tools for indie authors just starting out. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by Damonza: Books Made Awesome. Topics discussed this week include: How important are categories for selling ebooks on […]
This intriguing case study will help you improve your choice of keywords for Amazon advertising and other marketing purposes, examining how words about Vikings and moon landings helped Brad Borkan increase sales of a book about Antarctic explorers
Can hybrid publishing be advantageous to indie authors? Brooke Warner and John Doppler explore this sometimes controversial publishing model.