Option agreements are the stuff of author dreams. We all want our books to go to screen or theatre or TV or any other number of exciting opportunities. This is the magic of copyright. But what is an option agreement, what do you need to watch out for and what should you consider? Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors welcomes and thanks Silvia Schimdt for her contribution to The Ultimate Guide to Option Agreements.
You finally hit publish and have your masterpiece in both physical and digital hands. And then someone pirates your book. Book piracy feels horrible and scary and hopeless. So what can you do about it and what is the impact? Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors welcomes and thanks member Rob Biesenbach for today's article all about what to do when your book gets pirated.
Every author wants to sell more books and reach more readers. Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors is examining a new infographic about world reading habits from Global English Editing. The infographic gives us vital information about how readers are reading, today, and what readers want from writers in 2022.
The end of the year is almost upon us, and if you've hung around Alliance of Independent Authors blog for any amount of time, then you'll know we like to round up the best posts of the year. Today, we're bringing you a round up of the "Ultimate Guide" posts we brought you in 2021. It's time to review your business plans, examine your tools and think about 2022. These are the best Ultimate Guides for indie authors from 2021.
As we draw close to the end of the year, it's time to round up the best of the best on the Alliance of Independent Authors blog. Today, we're bringing you the most comprehensive marketing blogs from 2021. It's time to review your marketing plans, tools and resources and prepare for 2022. These are the best marketing tips for indie authors from 2021.
Each year in the Alliance of Independent Authors, we take a look back at the year and review what's happened in the industry. Last year was gruelling for many, this year has continued to be a rollercoaster for many. This is the self-publishing review 2021.
Copyright is an author's key to income, career and a sustainable lifestyle. But it's surrounded by complex laws, detailed information that can be confusing and overwhelming. Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors brings you a the ultimate guide to copyright. Everything you need to know to understand and maximize your copyright.
Writers are good with words, but when it comes to contracts, they're big, long documents with loads of legal jargon. Not words we would use in flowing prose or fantasy descriptions. And yet, contracts are often a part of our working life as we license rights, sign deals, become hybrid etc. Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors, welcomes Kathryn Goldman who has kindly created a contracts for creatives glossary.
The end of November is always a frenzy of shopping as Black Friday and Cyber Monday reappear for an annual dose of internet bargains. But those bargains are aimed at the general population, and over here we rather fancy a bargain or three for writers. That's why The Alliance of Independent Authors Partner members have offered a stack of generous deals for writers on all sorts of awesome tools, services and more. There's something for every writer in this Black Friday and Cyber Monday ALLi Partner Discounts for writers. With thanks to all the ALLi partners who have provided a discount.
All year round there are birthdays and festivals, celebrations and national days, theme days and religious celebrations, breaks and holidays and a thousand other opportunities to give gifts to the writers in your life. But what on earth do you give them? It's with deep thanks to the Alliance of Independent Authors members today that we bring you a post full of ideas for gifts for the writers in your life.
Children's book publishing is a big section of the industry. But marketing is a little different. Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team is launching a new guidebook all about how to publish a children's book for indie authors.
NFT is a word flying around the indie author community right now. But what does it mean, why should we care and what's happening right now with them? In today's post, the AskALLi team welcomes and thanks Laurence O'Bryan from BooksGoSocial along with Creatokia to discuss breaking news on the NFT front as well as everything you need to know as indie authors.