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The latest news from the world of self-publishing, each Friday


Gift Vouchers for Indie Authors Alliance

Looking for a thoughtful gift for a writer or self-publisher? We’ve got something that will last the whole year long: a gift voucher for membership of the Alliance of Independent Authors. We have two vouchers — one for writers, another for those who provide services to writers and publishers. Both would benefit greatly from membership […]

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Indie Authors Get Ready for Amazon’s 2013 Breakthrough Novel Award

The sixth annual Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest was announced yesterday. There are a few changes this year. The judging categories have been expanded to include five popular genres: General Fiction, Romance, Mystery/Thriller, Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror and YA, Young Adult Fiction. Entries will be accepted from more countries than ever before. Amazon Publishing has replaced Penguin as the publishing sponsor. The Amazon Breakthrough […]

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Commonwealth Foundation Prize to Self-Publishers

Commonwealth Foundation Opens Prize to Self-Publishers

The Commonwealth Foundation has made its annual call for entries for their Book Prize and Commonwealth Short Story Prize.  The great news is that they are, for the first time in 2013, opening the prize to translated and self-published books. This “opens up more opportunities for people in countries with little or no publishing infrastructure […]

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Self publishing writer Ben Galley

Choosing A Self-Publishing Partner: Helpline Event

Self publisher is a bit of misnomer. No indie is an island, we work with copyeditors, designers, typesetters or may hire a publishing service that provides it all. But how to choose? At our October helpline event, Choosing A Self-Publishing Partner, we’ll answer all your questions on choosing a self-publishing service. Our watchdog advisor, Victoria Strauss, will […]

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How Many Movies About Writers Can you Name?

One of my Facebook friends wanted to know if anybody knew about movies about writers and artists. I got to the post about a day after she’d posted it and there were a few answers. Stevie, Henry and June, Carrington, The Hours, Capote … I immediately though of a few more that I loved like […]

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Join Us For A Self-Publishing Shindig

Join us on in a few hours time (Thursday 24th, 8pm London; 3pm NYC; noon San Francisco, LA & Seattle) for the ONLINE LAUNCH of the Alliance of Independent Authors. Indie author, and curator of The League of Extraordinary Authors, Joni Rodgers will introduce fun, frolics, free book giveaways, and a competition for a lifelong membership […]

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