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…
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.
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.