The Alliance of Independent Authors is compiling a list of famous self-publishing authors: past and present (see below). If you know anyone who should be on this list, please write to us and let us know. Though it took technology…
If you're a self-publisher, you need a media kit that works for your particular books. Let's look at what goes into a media kit for indie authors and poets. Self-Publishers! Does your media kit get the job done? If the answer…
Wondering whether it's worth going to the London Book Fair this year? Our preview shares the highlights of what's of special interest to indie authors - and some consolation for those who can't attend!
What is copyright exactly? Make sure you grasp the basic principles to ensure you protect and exploit your rights to your intellectual property - your self-published books. Orna Ross and Helen Sedwick provide a clear and helpful introduction.
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.
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.
Wondering how to find the best editing service for your self-published books? Not sure why you need one? Worried about getting ripped off by sub-standard service providers? All the answers you need are in this post about editing for beginners.
This extract from ALLi's Campaign Book, "Open Up to Indie Authors", offers the indie perspective on the book award landscape, from the biggest to the smallest writing prizes - and encourage us to keep campaigning!
SELFPUBCON, ALLi's free online self-publishing conference, now has its own dedicated website - this post will show you how to find it and when to look for it!
We are delighted to preview IndieLAB, one of a growing number of conferences that are opening up to indie authors this fall - organised by Writers Digest in Cincinatti, Ohio.
This extract from ALLi's Guidebook on Choosing the Best Self-publishing Services is a powerful reminder of the many benefits the modern form of self-publishing offers indie authors in the digital age
Want to be sure you won't get ripped off by a service provider you're thinking of using as part of your indie author business? Read this handy checklist of 10 key questions to ask to help you steer clear of the sharks.