Each month David Penny and Debbie Young are in the indie author hot seat to answer the most pressing self-publishing questions from our ALLi Members.
Self-publishing Author Advice about how to best design, lay out and format a book, including cover and interior design
In today’s Beginner’s Self-Publishing podcast Michael and Jay discuss the different elements you should consider in the eBook design process, and your author role. We also let you know how to find and work with a professional cover designer.
Harsh criticism can be uncomfortable, but it can take your work to the next level. Learn how to solicit, accept, and use criticism
How to make your book cover work harder for you by using elements from its design in your marketing materials
Shoshonna Gabriel, co-founder of Self Pub Book Covers, and sponsor of our cover competitions prize, offers tips and tools for making sure your cover delivers your book to its readers.
Should indie authors move their books from CreateSpace to Kindle Direct Publishing? ALLi’s Watchdog Desk examines the pros and cons of Amazon’s new beta feature, KDP Paperbacks. The integration of ebook and print-on-demand publishing on Amazon is something authors have been requesting for years, so the introduction of KDP Paperbacks was greeted with interest. Let’s […]
Last year ALLi was pleased to support the International Authors’ Forum‘s guidelines to help indie authors make ebooks more accessible to the print-disabled, i.e. those who cannot easily access conventional print books, whether due to visual impairment, dyslexia or other reasons. (See Related Posts below.) We were therefore very interested to hear of a similar […]
Our monthly Ask ALLi broadcasts are an ideal way to keep learning about being an indie author and the skills you need to acquire to become a successful self-publisher. Each month, Orna Ross, ALLi Director, invites a special guest into the indie author hot seat to answer ALLi Members’ self-publishing questions. This month’s special guest […]
We asked our ALLi Partner Members to share their self-publishing predictions with us, and here’s a selection of the trends and direction they see our indie author niche moving towards.
Jay Artale our ALLi communications manager has put together a roundup of our Ask ALLi and Indie Author Fringe podcasts, and coaxes us to take time for ourselves over the festive season to listen and be inspired.