Howard Lovy, ALLi’s new managing editor, explains why he’s excited to be playing a part in the self-publishing revolution, which he likens to the transformative changes undergone by the newspaper industry in which he has spent much of his career.
Opinion posts on a topical, controversial or interesting self-publishing issue. By ALLi Director, Orna Ross, on the first Monday of each month and other ALLi members on the other Mondays.
It may be counter-intuitive, but helping to promote other authors may be better for your books than promoting your own, says ALLi Partner Laurence O’Bryan, founder of BooksGoSocial, in this thought-provoking and philosophical Opinion piece.
Orna Ross, Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors, proposes seven possible business models for authors and the three hats that indie authors–and all creative business owners–have to wear, whatever model we choose
Still measuring your marketing and promotion only in terms of sales results? Ben Cameron’s piece about also valuing opportunity created by media campaigns (and other activities) may make you reconsider.
Do you have trouble letting go of your finished book? Can’t quite bring yourself to release your baby into the world until you’ve had one more last read-through – and another, and another, and another? Australian ALLi Partner member and publishing coach Dixie Carlton counsels how to let go and get on with your next […]
Hit the new year running by reading Orna Ross’s insightful predictions of the new opportunities and challenges facing indie authors in 2018 – and feel free to add your own ideas.
ALLi founder and director Orna Ross reflects on the state of self-publishing at the close of 2017 and gives great advice on how to move forward successfully as an indie author in 2018
If you’re an indie author, thank you for all your writing and publishing work in 2017. It’s hard to overstate the positive impact of a well-run author enterprise.
Which is the healthier attitude for indie authors – to set yourself an ambitious publishing schedule, or just seize book opportunities as they arise? Ian D Richardson considers.
Do you have what it takes to be a creative entrepreneur? And what exactly does it take, anyway? Read ALLi Director Orna Ross’s clear definition to help you achieve that status.