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Why Self-publishing Is So Good For Literary Culture

Half or more of the books on Amazon’s daily bestseller lists are now self-published. At The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi), we have many members who have sold more than 100,000 books and some who have sold in their millions. Many others are producing work of outstanding literary merit. Corporate publishers and agents now scour self-publishing […]

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Writing – How To Survive Writing In A Narrow Niche: Diversify!

Australian self-published author Jessica Bell provides a personal case study of how writers targeting small niches may increase the income from their work by embracing other genres, as she has done. She generously shares some impressive sales figures to illustrate her point. I write literary fiction and poetry. And let’s face it, they’re a tough […]

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Why Self-Publishing ?

Welcome!  You’ve found your way to the very first post by the Alliance of Independent Authors, here on our brand new self-publishing advice blog. A lot of people ask us why are so many authors going indie and self-publishing these days? The short answer is: because we can. Self-publication served only a tiny number of […]

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