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Sunday Success Stories: ALLis Are Guest Speakers at Romantic Novelists’ Association Conference

English author Alison Morton shares the experience of flying the flag for indie authors at the recent Romantic Novelists’ Association Conference, in the company of many ALLi members. Speaking at a conference is exhilarating and enjoyable as well as something that usually entails a mountain of work beforehand. If you’re asked to be a panel […]

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Writing: RNA Admits First Indie Author

Slowly but surely writing and publishing organisations are opening up to indie authors, not least because of ALLi’s tireless campaigning and our #publishingopenup campaign. Reporting here on a significant development inside the highly regarded British authors’ organisation, the Romantic Novelists Association (RNA), is the equally tireless English novelist Alison Morton, a member of the new Indie Author category. […]

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Book Promotion: Joint Events with Non-Indie Authors

English thriller writer Alison Morton describes her collaboration with a trade-published author, steampunk novelist Liesel Schwarz, to build the audiences for both of their books via joint in-store events. Liesel Schwarz and I had fun at Rossiter Books two weeks ago, and so did the audience of readers and fans. Well, they nodded their heads, […]

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How to Reach Readers with the Indie B.R.A.G. Medallion

Thriller writer Alison Morton shares her positive experience of applying a quality control award for self-published books and explains how it helps her gain credibility and recognition of her alternate history novels. Last month,  Sarah Dale announced to fellow ALLi members on our private members’ Facebook forum: “Hope you don’t mind me saying…but I’ve just […]

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Opinion: How and Why This Self-Publishing Author Signed Up with an Agent

On the brink of launching the third in her acclaimed Roma Nova alternate history series, Alison Morton, a self-published English novelist, resident in France, and self-confessed Roman obsessive, explains why she has just signed up with a literary agent, officially transforming her status from self-published to hybrid author. Enter the Hybrid I recently posted on […]

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