The Selfies Awards are open for 2024 with a new general nonfiction category. Welcome to Self-Publishing News with ALLi News editor Dan Holloway, bringing you the latest in indie publishing news and commentary.
In this empowering session, ALLi member Nick Kotar, who recently ran his first successful crowdfunder, interviews USA Today bestselling author and ALLi’s crowdfunding advisor Russell Nohelty, about the world of crowdfunding and its growing role in the success of indie authors. This session will explore how adopting the right mindset is necessary to drive successful crowdfunding campaigns and create a thriving author business built around the crowd-funding model. Essential strategies, practical tips, and real-life success stories will fill you with the confidence and mindset you need to succeed and excel.
This week Orna Ross and Campaigns Manager Melissa Addey discuss the second campaign in their roundup of ALLi's advocacy work: SelfPub3. This author business campaign aims to raise the average income for authors and poets through good publishing practices and lobbies and supports the literary and creative industries in providing more publishing skills support and education for authors. You can support this campaign by spreading the truth about self-publishing, and our research surveys and data roundups give you the facts you need to spread pride in being an indie author.
Wattpad increases its offering to paying subscribers, and the Baillie Gifford Prize offers an insight into the real value of awards. Welcome to Self-Publishing News with ALLi News editor Dan Holloway, bringing you the latest in indie publishing news and commentary.
In this episode of the Reaching More Readers podcast, Dale L. Roberts and Holly Greenland discuss successful marketing for multigenre authors. What are the pros and cons of writing in multiple genres? How it can impact your author brand? They share proven techniques for marketing your multigenre books to the right readers.
My ALLi author guest this episode is Karen Heenan an author of historical fiction who spent thirty years helping lawyers improve their writing until she retired and began her second career. Being an author isn't as lucrative as being a paralegal, but she is more than compensated in her satisfaction with doing something that brings joy to herself and her readers.
Spotify brings audiobooks to US Premium subscribers, but how will subscriptions change the way we make a living? Welcome to Self-Publishing News with ALLi News editor Dan Holloway, bringing you the latest in indie publishing news and commentary.
On today's Creating Better Books podcast, Howard Lovy features Alice Briggs, creative director for Indie Author Magazine, whose job it is to inform, educate, and inspire the self-publishing community.
In today’s episode of the Creative Self-Publishing podcast: Creative Tips for Crowdfunding. ALLi Director Orna Ross has successfully funded her Kickstarter project and has learned a great deal about how to approach a campaign from a creative perspective. "Do it in a creative spirit, especially your first one. You don't know what's going to happen." Listen to more of her advice for those just beginning their crowdfunding adventure.
Amazon introduces beta of virtual voice narration through KDP as an AI Safety Summit fails to achieve much of substance. Welcome to Self-Publishing News with ALLi News editor Dan Holloway, bringing you the latest in indie publishing news and commentary.
Today on the Publishing for Profit Podcast, ALLi Director Orna Ross and Podcast Producer Howard Lovy discuss crowdfunding your book with Kickstarter. Orna successfully used Kickstarter to fund her book, Go Creative! Planning Program for Authors & Poets. Howard is getting ready to crowdfund a book on fighting antisemitism. Together, they ask and answer questions on strategies for a successful campaig
My ALLi author guest this episode is Jeff Probst, who brings a unique international accent to his writing. From California to South Africa to the UK—and whether he is writing about apartheid, being a schoolteacher, or even about the moon—Jeff has developed a unique voice that cannot be categorized.