What can artificial intelligence and blockchain do for you? Kathy Meis of Bublish gives a clear summary and a link to a free webinar on 13 February. (Can’t make the event live? Register anyway to access post-event recording.)
Orna Ross and Tim Lewis discuss the challenges and delights of self-editing for author-publishers. Every author needs to self-edit before submission but when you’re self publishing, there are particular things you need to think about. Tune in to a wide-ranging discussion on this essential topic, including tips and tools and the value of beta readers. […]
Celebrating the launch of the 2019 ALLi Self-publishing Services Directory, with a link to view, download and print it for your own reference, to help you choose the best services to make your self-published books the best they can be.
Unsure of the best distribution strategy for your books – to go exclusive with KDP Select or to go wide with other distribution platforms? John Doppler explains the concepts, with helpful input from Mark Coker and Joanna Penn.
Why spellcheckers are good and getting better – but are still no substitute for the brain and eye of a human editor. Jim Giammatteo explains why, with some fun examples.
Indie authors are getting their work made into movies, whether through Wattpad, KDP, or other means. And Scribd hits 1 million subscribers.
What does self-publishing success mean to you? How do you measure it? ALLi Director Orna Ross explains why she believes it’s money – and explains the reasoning and background behind her thinking. Do you agree? Join the conversation!
The indie author community is famously generous, inspiring members to pay it forward and help others – as in this case study by Christine Hammacott about why she set up a the Porstmouth BookFest Publishing Weekend.
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn explore the findings of the US Authors’ Guild Survey on author income and issues arising, including the problems with most author income surveys. What are the takeaways for indie authors who want to make a decent income from their […]
Like to sell more rights to your books – translation, film, tv, etc – but not sure where to start? First step: read ALLi’s three guiding principles to rights selling to set you in the right direction. From the guidebook by Orna Ross and lawyer Helen Sedwick.