Feeling overwhelmed by the need to market your book? Try breaking the process down into baby steps – a system that Cathy Dudley found worked for her, as she describes with a case study here.
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.
On this World Copyright Day, ALLi continues to work on development of its Copyright Bill of Rights for the global self-published author in the digital age. ALLi Founder and Director Orna Ross and Communications Manager Boni Wagner-Stafford share this excerpt from their draft and forthcoming Copyright Bill of Rights book, discussing independent authors and copyright, […]
Ever find yourself comparing your own writing and self-publishing career to that of others? It’s natural – but make sure you keep it positive. Pauline Wiles’ 7 top tips will help you make it a mindful learning experience rather than a crushing negative one.
In your self-publishing career, it’s all about planning and perseverance – so don’t give up. Just follow your dreams and magic may occur, says Saiswaroopa Iyer, sharing her own journey from nervous newbie to success.
How can copyright law empower the average author, so they can understand their rights in a changing digital and entrepreneurial environment? Orna Ross discusses the principle issues.
A cautionary tale against signing a contract with a service provider when you haven’t done your homework properly – by Chris Calder, following his recent relaunch of his first four novels.
Wondering whether visiting London Book Fair is worthwhile for indie authors? Read Steve Shahbazian’s enticing report of what he gained from his first trip and why he thinks it’s a great idea for all self-publishing writers, aspiring or established.
Ever felt silly for not being more of a technology expert? Don’t let others get you down, says Barb Drozdowich – it’s for the others to change their vocabulary and be more understanding, especially on social media.
What can artificial intelligence and blockchain do for you? Kathy Meis of Bublish gives a clear summary and a link to a free webinar on 13 February. (Can’t make the event live? Register anyway to access post-event recording.)
What does self-publishing success mean to you? How do you measure it? ALLi Director Orna Ross explains why she believes it’s money – and explains the reasoning and background behind her thinking. Do you agree? Join the conversation!