Please read this important statement from Orna Ross, calling for greater and more appropriate government support for indie authors and recognition of our enormous socio-economic contributions – not reflected in traditional author earnings research.
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This is the self-publishing advice blog, written by members of the Alliance of Independent Authors. We cover the seven processes of publishing – editorial, design, production, distribution, marketing, promotion and licensing publishing rights – here week on week, together with writing advice and how to run an indie author business.
ALLi Director Orna Ross shares the key takeaways from the groundbreaking Digital Book World conference 2018, including exciting opportunities and calls to action for indie authors who want to be a part of selfpublishing 3.0.
A must-read post by Orna Ross that goes behind scaremongering stories about author incomes falling and explains how indie authors are uniquely placed to build successful businesses based on their writing careers.
In the final part of her series on how indie authors can gear up for Self-publishing 3.0, ALLi Director Orna Ross provides great advice on how and why to sell books direct from your website, as well as on other platforms, and ALLi provides free Self-publishing 3.0 badges for your website
Are you confident that if someone offered you a rights deal tomorrow, you’d know whether it was worth your while? Here’s an easy way to start skillin up and get savvy enough to build your author business through rights sales – read this post by Orna Ross and Helen Sedwick.
A must-read post by Orna Ross explaining the crucial role of your creative assets will play in enabling you to build a successful career as an indie author. Make sure you understand what they are – and that you have control of them.
ALLi’s founder and director Orna Ross invites you to be a part of Self-publishing 3.0 and the opportunities coming for “true self-publishing” i.e. direct sales to readers. Exciting times ahead for those ready to seize new opportunities!
Running a business and being a creative needn’t be mutually exclusive if you follow Orna Ross’s advice and approach entrepreneurship in the same spirit as you do your writing
Orna Ross, Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors, proposes seven possible business models for authors and the three hats that indie authors–and all creative business owners–have to wear, whatever model we choose