Read the inspiration behind the new Lindisfarne Prize for authors who are just starting out, set up by bestselling indie author LJ Ross to pay it forward to the writing community
Author Archive | Debbie Young
When you’re so close to your book, sometimes you need to “murder your darlings” in the cover design process, as well as in the writing of it. Check this handy list to make sure you’re not guilty of any of eight common pet hates in the covers of your books.
Wondering why Amazon sometimes reduces prices of your print books without telling you? Wondering whose pocket the discount comes out of? This post tells you why it’s good news for the author and how to make the most of it.
A handy checklist of ALLi editors’ favourite tips for indie authors on how to self-edit your book more effectively before passing it across to your chosen editor for the final polish
Does retirement feature in your plans for your writing and self-publishing career? Find out what the ALLi hive mind has to say on the topic – and grab some inspiration!
Need some new role models to inspire for your writing and self-publishing ambitions in 2019? Check out these great interviews with self-publishing superstars among the ALLi membership in 2018.
Like some inspiration and ideas for your 2019 book marketing campaign? This post, rounding up some of the best marketing and promotion advice from the ALLi blog in 2018, will help you hit the ground running.
Kickstart your new self-publishing year by reading our 10 most valuable posts on book production and distribution for indie authors, from ALLi’s 2018 Author Advice Center archive, hand-picked for you in this round-up post
Grab inspiration for your new writing year by revisiting some of the best posts about writing craft from the ALLi blog in 2018 – from what makes you a writer to how to be better one – and earn more money from your self-published books!
Are you making the most of Amazon’s Author Central facility in all its territories to raise your author profile and draw attention to your self-published books around the world? Here’s a quick guide and some food for thought from Debbie Young.