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

Indie author Christine Frost

Publishing: Boston Book Festival, Opening Up To Indies – But Not Enough

Indie author Christine Frost shares her disappointment on a major book festival’s attitude to self-published writers and makes some constructive suggestions for change. Last year as I perused the exhibitor booths at the Boston Book Festival (BBF) in Copley Square, the idea came to me to look into setting up my own display. Alas, checking […]

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ALLi News – ALLi’s Winter Events and Newsletter

ALLi Winter Event Programme: A reminder to check out ALLi’s member events programme for this winter. It’s a busy few months event wise, with all at ALLi delighted to offer you plenty of hangouts this winter.  We begin with a pre-festive treat from Jane Friedman on Tuesday 3rd December, as she launches her new magazine […]

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Advice for Authors including Indie Self-publishing Authors

ALLi News – Event Changes and Book of the Month update

Your weekly dose of ALLi news features a couple of date changes for some upcoming events – diaries, pens, iCals etc at the ready – alongside a quick progress report on the ALLi Book of the Month Awards. Tuesday, December 3rd, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT: The Business of Author-Publishing with Jane Friedman Money, money, money. […]

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PaTrisha-Anne Todd

Open Up to Indie Authors Campaign Seeks Volunteers

You’ve heard of “Name and Shame”?  Our Open Up To Indie Authors campaign is all about “Name and Gain”. We believe the entire publishing industry gains when author-publishers are accepted as an intrinsic part of the business. That means good author-published books get sold in bookstores, are eligible for competitions and prizes, can be found […]

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Join The Alliance of Independent Authors: An Invitation

Welcome back! Lots of us in the Northern Hemisphere are, like Shakespeare’s whining schoolboy, “creeping like a snail, unwillingly” back towards the desk after the summer holidays. Here at the Alliance of Independent Authors, we’re easing  back in and the Self-Publishing Advice Blog will be back to full transmission next week, with a great feature on […]

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Happy Holiday!

The Self Publishing Advice blog is taking a holiday. We’ll be back on August 28th, to kick off  an exciting end-of-year blog programme.  In the meantime, contacts, connections, learning and campaigning goes on  at the Alliance of Independent Authors. Not yet a member? We’d love you to join us . Happy August and see you soon!

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New International Rights Service for ALLi Members

ALLi is delighted to announce a new arrangement with PubMatch, the international book rights network. The deal means ALLi Author Members will be able to access the premium range of PubMatch membership services at a discounted rate of just $9.99 annually (usual cost, $79.99). A partnership between Publishers Weekly and The Combined Book Exhibit, PubMatch […]

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