Do you dream of getting your self-published books stocked by bricks-and-mortar bookstores? Let Anna Sayburn Lane inspire you with her case study and practical tips that have got her debut novel stocked in London bookshops.
Posts about ALLi’s campaigns for the benefit of the self-publishing, indie author community
Need an excuse to read instead of writing this holiday season? Go on, you know you want to – and it’ll make you a better writer! Bjorn Larssen’s post about Jolabokaflod provides the excuse and the inspiration that you need to do just that.
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.
Here’s an inspiring story of an impressive achievement for an indie author competing with the big names in the audiobook publishing industry: Brad Borkan tells how his book was shortlisted for the voice artist’s equivalent to the Oscars.
Good news on the subject of ALLi’s campaign for equal opportunities for indie authors – self-published novelist Janet Pywell describes how she has been invited to help teach a university writing course specifically because of her indie experience.
Fresh from the Writers Digest IndieLab conference, a new event specifically for the indie publishing sector, Michael La Ronn, representing ALLi as a speaker there, shares his top takeaways.
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.
Like the chance to win a free ticket to the BookBaby Indie Author Conference this November? Find out how to apply in this post, and get a sneak preview of the programme, which includes Joanna Penn as keynote speaker.
Take inspiration and encouragement from ALLi authors who share the key turning points in their indie author careers, from first discovering self-publishing to mastering writing craft and marketing.
What makes a writer write? Find out whether your experience chimes with the initial feedback from important new research by Professor Alison Baverstock and team – with reactions also from key ALLi members.