The particular challenges of self-publishing across different genres is the theme of this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi), with ALLi Director Orna Ross and Advisor, Joanna Penn. Orna writes novels and poetry as well as creative guides for authors and other creative entrepreneurs. Joanna writes fiction and nonfiction. Their podcast […]
In the second of really useful, clear guide to managing the profitability of your indie author business, authorpreneur Karen Myers talks about net income and how to calculate it.
Ever thought about self-publishing a box set in paperback form? It’s easier than you might think – and a great supplement to an ebook box set. Helena Halme talks you through the process in this helpful post.
Do you dread self-editing? Learn to embrace and enjoy it – and to do it faster and better – with this simple checklist of 8 top tips by ProWritingAid’s Hayley Millman – suitable for writers in every genre
Figures show that author incomes continue to fall. Now is the time to make your website secure or fall foul of Google’s algorithms, while you may already be falling foul of Facebook and Amazon’s.
Honestly, the weird things people say to indie authors… Alex Klaushofer raises a laugh – and some community spirit among indie authors – with the results of her recent informal survey of odd comments writers receive – and suggests some smart responses.
Our weekly dose of inspiration from a bestselling indie author: meet British self-starter Lynn Florkiewicz and find out how she is making her living from writing and self-publishing cozy mystery novels
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 broadcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly IndieVoices’ self-publishing salon with interviews conducted by ALLi Managing Editor Howard Lovy and updates from News Editor Dan Holloway. This Month’s IndieVoices If you think your kids aren’t reading books like you did when you were young, […]
Want to make your author business more profitable/cost-effective? Karen Myers’ new series on financial management for indie authors kicks off with a clear explanation of what gross income is, why you need to know yours, and how that data can help you.