Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice broadcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly IndieVoices’ self-publishing salon with interviews conducted by ALLi Managing Editor Howard Lovy and updates from News Editor Dan Holloway. This Month’s IndieVoices A brief tour of a cryptocurrency mining operation, and its owner’s mission to fix the […]
Self-publishing Author Advice about book production and distribution of audio, ebooks and print books
Royalty share deals with narrators seem a great way for indie authors to self-publish audiobooks – but how do you persuade narrators that it’s a good deal for them too? Author Anna Castle shares the insights gained from interviewing a top narrator.
Indie authors’ questions answered in this month’s AskALLi Q&A include issues about pen names, rights sales, reviewers and translations – and many other aspects of self-publishing. Catch the answers here – and feel free to put your own questions for next time!
Top tips on how to make the most of your book launch, including using your mailing list, ads, Bookbub and other promotions to make the most of the 90-day hot new release window – part of our AskALLi podcast series
Practical advice on the correct use of hyphenation, from professional editor Richard Bradburn – an issue complicated by the continuing evolution of the language and changes in common practice.
ALLi’s founder and director Orna Ross invites you to be a part of Self-publishing 3.0 and the opportunities coming for “true self-publishing” i.e. direct sales to readers. Exciting times ahead for those ready to seize new opportunities!
In this month’s Advanced Salon for Indie Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss the different mind-sets and skill-sets required to maximise your self-publishing success – the creative and the business mind. Find out whether you’re getting the balance right.
Interested in creating audiobooks? Make sure you pick the right narrator by following novelist Anna Castle and award-winning narrator Joel Froomkin’s top tips, presented here in interview form.
Highlights from ALLi’s imminent free online self-publshing conference, brought to you by conference orgniser Alexa Bigwarfe – catch up with news of the benefits the conference will offer you, and make sure you register to attend!
An experienced publishing consultant and service provider in Australia, Dixie Carlton, considers the changing nature of publishing services for indie authors and predicts the rise of a new coaching-based service that puts the author firmly in control