Please read this important statement from Orna Ross, calling for greater and more appropriate government support for indie authors and recognition of our enormous socio-economic contributions – not reflected in traditional author earnings research.
Here’s an inspiring story of an impressive achievement for an indie author competing with the big names in the audiobook publishing industry: Brad Borkan tells how his book was shortlisted for the voice artist’s equivalent to the Oscars.
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss how to position yourself for success in the next year. Catch up on the latest self-publishing news for author entrepreneurs, including search on voice devices and the importance of a good pitch. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by […]
Ever thought of publishing large-print editions of your books? There’s much more to it than just increasing font size – but with Russell Phillips’ handy guide here, you’ll find it an easy way to build your inventory and readership.
Like to write more convincing dialogue in your fiction? Let professional editor Richard Bradburn alert you to the ancient Greek technique of “maid and butler dialogue” – and convince you why you should avoid it now!
Amazon remains tight-lipped after leaking many of its customers emails, but opens up its US store to Australian customers once again.
If you’re now in a comfortable groove of writing and publishing your own books, it’s time to step up your indie author operation and diversify – here’s why and how, by authorpreneur Karen Myers, drawing on her own experience
Are you worried that book reviews aren’t coming in as quickly as you’d like? Read this checklist of 15 things you can do to build up reviews and see if you are missing any tricks! Compiled from the ALLi Hive wisdom.
We talk a lot about each end of the distribution chain – POD production and sales in bookstores – so Clare Flynn’s post profiling book wholesaler Gardners provides valuable insights into the bit in between!
Whether you’re a planner or a pantser, you’ll find John Lynch’s review of the Plottr plotting tool may help you turn out more flowing, flawless stories faster.