A handy checklist of different ways to self-edit your books more effectively, saving you money on your professional editor's bills (if you use one), and creating a better experience for your readers - a good quick read for beginner writers and experienced self-publishers
Did you know there are three kinds of dash in punctuation? Not sure how to use them all correctly? Help is at hand here with a succinct and helpful summary by editor Richard Bradburn.
Do you have trouble letting go of your finished book? Can't quite bring yourself to release your baby into the…
Why you need to get your facts right, even if writing fiction - or you'll risk throwing your readers right out of your story. Crime writer Rebecca Bradley explains why and how to do it.
Here's our show summary for the Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon with Jay Artale & Michael La Ronn. Read the full transcript, watch the video, or listen to the podcast. This month our indie broadcasters discussed book editing and an author's role in the editing process.
Don't be baffled by Microsoft Word's Track Changes feature - read Richard Bradburn's quick'n'easy guide here.
Each month Orna Ross and Joanna Penn join forces to bring you The Self-Publishing Salon, and live online broadcast where they discuss what’s going on in the publishing industry, and provide an update on the latest tools and techniques that are helping them achieve their writing and publishing goals.
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 was self-publishing pioneer Joel Friedlander.
How to use wordclouds to identify and eliminate writing tics - a simple self-editing tip that costs nothing!
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.
Want to make your work the best it can be without costing the earth? The answer's beta reading - both reading other's manuscripts and having them read your own. Award-winning novelist Lucienne Boyce shows you how and why.