When your real-life day job inspires your fiction writing: a case study with Susan Grossey, crimefighter by day, crimewriter by night!
Author Archive | Debbie Young
Are you making the most of the opportunity to get your share of the booming audiobook market? Let Orna Ross and Helen Sedwick make a compelling argument in this extract from their guide to authors’ rights.
If you can only afford one kind of editing for your books, which should it be, and why? Developmental, line or proofreading? ALLi authors and editors share their views, based on their own experience.
Thinking of going wide? (ie self-publishing on more than a single platform) Already wide and wondering how to make your global marketing more effective? This interview by ALLi Director Orna Ross with Rakuten Kobo’s Christine Munroe will provide invaluable help, whatever stage you’re at.
Like the chance to win a free ticket to the BookBaby Indie Author Conference this November? Find out how to apply in this post, and get a sneak preview of the programme, which includes Joanna Penn as keynote speaker.
Take inspiration and encouragement from ALLi authors who share the key turning points in their indie author careers, from first discovering self-publishing to mastering writing craft and marketing.
If you ever receive an invitation to attend an Amazon Academy conference, snap it up! Three ALLi authors share their verdict on the latest. Plus a reminder of an exclusive tour opportunity at IngramSpark next month.
What makes a writer write? Find out whether your experience chimes with the initial feedback from important new research by Professor Alison Baverstock and team – with reactions also from key ALLi members.
Are you planning to attend Digital Book World this October? If so, don’t miss this opportunity, available exclusively to ALLi members, to take a guided tour of Ingram’s nearby printing plant to gain fascinating insights into how print-on-demand works.
A new benefit of using print-on-demand to add to your list: this fab, fun and affordable service from IngramSpark to add a one-off personalized front page to your books, at just $1 a time. How will you use it to promote your books? We share some ideas.