IngramSpark has since its inception been a valued Partner Member of ALLi, and a generous supporter and sponsor of our activities. We are therefore delighted to welcome to the blog today IngramSpark Director Robin Cutler to reflect on what it means to…
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.
We are delighted to preview IndieLAB, one of a growing number of conferences that are opening up to indie authors this fall - organised by Writers Digest in Cincinatti, Ohio.
Wisdom of hindsight is a wonderful thing - and in this post ALLi members share their 12 top rookie errors for you to avoid at the production stage of your self-published books
Frustrated by concerns about Amazon's reviews process? Take heart from this post updating you on ALLi's consultations with Amazon, and Barry Faulkner's reality check on readers' attitudes.
Honestly, the weird things people say to indie authors... Alex Klaushofer raises a laugh - and some community spirit among indie authors - with the results of her recent informal survey of odd comments writers receive - and suggests some smart responses.
Here's one reason why it may seem harder to get Amazon reviews these days: the startling removal of reviews and reviewers for no apparent reason, as Kate McCormick's personal story illustrates.
Why indie authors are better together - an eloquent tribute by fantasy writer McKenzie Austin to the generous spirit that makes us greater than the sum our our parts
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
To help you comply with the GDPR laws that come into effect on 25th May, and which have implications for indie authors around the globe, here is a calm, succinct summary of what they mean to you and what you need to do.
Wondering about the best way to deal with genuine online bullying? Indie author Chrissie Parker, herself a victim of persistent online harassment, shares her top coping mechanisms.