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Publishing: New Free Service from BookBaby

Earlier this week digital book distribution service Bookbaby launched BookBaby Free, the first of its services to be available without requiring the payment of an upfront fee. Here’s a summary of what it offers the self-published author. Since 2011, BookBaby, the digital book distribution service, has offered self-published authors and publishers the facility to get […]

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Writing: Charitable Causes as Motivation

Blog editor Debbie Young explains how helping a favourite charity can be great motivation for self-published writers and indie authors, whatever their genre. Without wishing to sound as if I think I’m Superman, now and again I like to use my powers for good: to write something that benefits a charity. To mark World Diabetes […]

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5 Cures for the Self-Published Writer’s Block

It’s a rare writer who never suffers from writer’s block. If you do, you’re in good company: it hampers even the most successful writers. When asked the most frightening thing he’d ever encountered, Ernest Hemingway declared “a blank sheet of paper”. ALLi blog editor Debbie Young shares her experience. I know how Hemingway felt. Decades […]

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