Why indie authors are better together – an eloquent tribute by fantasy writer McKenzie Austin to the generous spirit that makes us greater than the sum our our parts
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.
Pick up great ideas and tips for experimenting with your ebook pricing strategy from ALLi Professional member Seeley James, who generously shares the conclusions from his price testing on the blog here
I will admit to being a bit of a writing festival tart. I love the atmosphere, the buzz, and the people. I still vividly recall my first in Harrogate. I came home wide-eyed and told my wife, “You know when we go out to dinner and people ask what I do, and when I say […]
Why you need to make sure your writing is the best it can be before you invest in marketing it – tough love on the importance of writing craft from ALLi Author Advice Center Manager Debbie Young, herself the author of a series of cozy mysteries
To help you comply with the GDPR laws that come into effect on 25th May, and which have implications for indie authors around the globe, here is a calm, succinct summary of what they mean to you and what you need to do.
Wondering about the best way to deal with genuine online bullying? Indie author Chrissie Parker, herself a victim of persistent online harassment, shares her top coping mechanisms.
A must-read post by Orna Ross explaining the crucial role of your creative assets will play in enabling you to build a successful career as an indie author. Make sure you understand what they are – and that you have control of them.
Ever wondered about outsourcing your book marketing so you can get on with writing your books instead? Belinda Griffin of Smart Authors Lab shares her view on how to get the balance right.
As indie authors, we’ve all been incensed by reports of scammy, insubstantial book awards that set out as much to exploit self-published books and their authors as to reward them. In an inspiring case study to encourage us all to right wrongs with positive action, ALLi Partner Member Edward Trayer, who writes as Billy Bob Buttons, explain […]
Do you make time to read for pleasure? If not, you should – it’s the easiest way to enrich your writing and hone your craft as an author. Debbie Young explains why and shares a captivating poem on the topic by Julia Donaldson.