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Alliance Independent Authors Member News. Bulletin #3

Every Wednesday ALLi will tell the world about our members’ latest book launches, news, awards, freebies, workshops and updates on the writing life — our #WriterWednesday (#WW) update. Lyndon Pugh (Paintings and Poems) We’ve just released a small paperback of poems and watercolours, details as attachments. The book is available from Amazon, local booksellers or […]

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Cracking Kobo: Free Self-Publishing Event for Indie Authors

Join us on Wednesday at 4pm EST (9pm GMT) for an online Alliance of Independent Authors event with Mark Lefebre, Director of Self-Publishing & Author Relations at Kobo. Mark will be talking about Kobo policies and possibilities for self-publishers, specifically how to use Kobo’s self-publishing platform, Kobo Writing Life, to sell e-books in almost 200 countries. Here’s Mark’s […]

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Indie Authors ALLi Watchdog Warning: Archway Publishing

  The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) is concerned about the email approach being made by Archway Publishing to a number of our advisors and colleagues. Archway is a new joint venture between publisher Simon & Schuster and Author Solutions (AS) an umbrella company operating self-publishing package brands such as AuthorHouse, Xlibris, and iUniverse. Several […]

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January 2013 Newsletter

The latest ALLi newsletter has details of the Alliance’s upcoming publications and campaigns, including our “Open Up To Indies” Campaign. Watch out booksellers, reviewers, literary festivals and prizes: we’re on the way! Also lots of member news, some great books to read and a peek behind the scenes at ALLi. Alliance of Independent Authors Newsletter […]

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Vantage Press Suspends Operations

The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) is concerned about reported happenings at Vantage Press, a US-based self-publishing service which also owns two small trade publishing imprints. The company has “suspended operations” leaving many authors out of pocket and with books undelivered. According to The Independent Publishing Magazine (TIPM) who broke the story, several authors began […]

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