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The Future of Digital Publishing by Bob Mayer

Where Are We? It’s been a while since I’ve blogged about the publishing business.  I used to blog a lot about it.  I used to make predictions.  I used to argue with people.  I used to contradict people. I’ve surrendered. I’ve got probably two hundred blog posts at Write It Forwardstacked up.  Feel free to […]

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Why The Alliance of Independent Authors is Sponsoring IndieReCon

ALLi reckons that IndieReCon is, hands down, the web’s best free conference for self-publishing writers. Featuring over 25 stellar guests discussing the nuts and bolts of self publishing, this three-day event is an opportunity you won’t want to miss. As a nonprofit organisation, ALLi’s resources are limited but when IndieRecon reached out and asked us […]

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Alliance Independent Authors Member News. Bulletin #6

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. Joanne Phillips The Family Trap Released on Valentine’s Day The Family Trap – stand-alone sequel to my debut novel Can’t Live Without – will be officially released […]

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How to Deal with Rejection and Criticism as an Indie Author. A Guest Post by ALLi’s Creative Advisor, Mark McGuiness

The great thing about being an independent author is that you side-step the usual interminable rejections by agents and publishers, and put your work out there for the world to see and buy. No longer constrained by the cautious taste of editors, the prejudices of marketing departments, or the carping of reviewers who don’t ‘get’ […]

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