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Self-publishing Author Advice about how to best design, lay out and format a book, including cover and interior design

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March 2018 AskALLI Members’ Q&A with Michael La Ronn and Dan Blank – Answering 9 Key Questions about Self-publishing

ALLi’s monthly AskALLi Q&A podcast gives our members the opportunity to put their own queries about the self-publishing process to our resident expert indie authors, who cover a wide range of topics in every show.

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KDP Paperbacks: A First Look

Should Authors Move From Createspace to KDPPrint fo Paperbacks? A First Look

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. ***UPDATE: Amazon’s CreateSpace service has now been superseded by its new KDPPrint service. ALLi now recommends using KDPPrint and IngramSpark together to publish your paperback books. For a […]

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How to Print Dyslexia Friendly Books – and Why

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 […]

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