ALLi is now into the first series of meetings with the authors selected to participate in the experimental indie author translation rights program. You may have seen our earlier announcement of the program's launch here on our blog, and you may have seen a presentation about it in our recent Self-Publishing Advice Conference in conjunction with Digital Book World 2019. We don't want you to miss out on any aspect of this ground-breaking program, and we're widely sharing our introduction to the program here.
PublishDrive launches a subscription-only model for authors, Amazon pilots a one-tap rating feature, and librarians take on publishers at DigitalBookWorld.se
The Self-Publishing Advice Conference is HERE! I'm going to tell you absolutely everything you need to know about SelfPubCon including how to attend and how to get the most out of the conference.
Cory Doctorow launches a scathing attack on the damage DRM is doing to the book industry, and technology opens new global opportunities for indies.
The Self-Publishing Advice Conference is almost upon us Digital Book World kicks off this week and there's just five days to go until our own #SelfPubCon. While we’re preparing the presentations, I thought I’d share the schedule so you can plan your conference attendance.
The Indie Author Publishing Rights Program is an Alliance of Independent Authors program that educates and encourages authors to selectively license publishing rights to trade publishers at home and overseas, TV and film producers and other rights buyers.
ALLi members get a 75% discount code for DigitalBookWorld, Audible Captions delayed and Bibliotheca blames Amazon for libraries dispute.
Spotify and Pandora both launch a new podcast dashboard, and ALLi members flourish on the DigitalBookWorld awards shortlist.
Call for speakers! Planning for the Fall 2019 Self-Publishing Advice Conference, a.k.a. #SelfPubCon, is well underway. Our call for speakers and presenters is live and we're ready for your submission. But be quick, just two weeks left before the #selfpubcon submission window closes. If you missed our recent post, we announced the launch of the Fall 2019 Self-Publishing Advice Conference #SelfPubCon. This year the theme is Sell More Books. Behind the scenes we’ve been preparing the conference and now you have a chance to be a part of it too. We're looking for conference speakers. Read on to find out more.
Subscription reading and audio services show no sign of slowing down, KDP launches new report features, and Kindle supports Traditional Chinese Language.
It's that time of year again. #SelfPubCon is launching the Fall 2019 Self-Publishing Advice Conference. Behind the scenes we've been preparing the conference and this year's theme, "sell more books". Here's what you need to know.
There are a handful of fundamental debates that cycle through the writing community: indie vs trad, wide vs exclusive and plotter vs pantser. Some of these debates have obvious answers, others less so. Where writers may flip between indie and trad or wide and exclusive depending on where their business model sits, there's less movement in our methods of creating the stories themselves. Writers tend to fall somewhere on the spectrum of plotter or pantser and sit there. But ALLi blog manager Sacha Black tells a different story.