Are you taking advantage of your books’ potential for seasonal marketing? Debbie Young explains how to trade off the seasonal relevance of your back catalog all year round.
Author Archive | Debbie Young
How many books do you work on at a time? Whether it’s one or a dozen, this post will give you ideas of other ways of managing your works-in-progress and help you decide whether to stick with your current practice or try another way in the interests of productivity.
Do you struggle to get new book ideas off the starting blocks? Falter along the way? Read about the three top tips that Debbie Young has found helpful in driving her own productivity as an author of multiple titles in different genres.
Don’t let negative reviews get you down – learn what you can from them, discard what makes no sense, and move on to the more important things in your writing life. Sensible advice from the ever-upbeat Debbie Young.
Like to know more about what it takes to win the Kindle Storyteller Award? Inspirational indie author Hannah Lynn shares the experience of being the 2018 winner, and tells us all about her writing life.
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
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!