500+ bookstores celebrate Indie Bookstore Day, Young Adult fiction sparks sales growth & Kindle store survives Amazon’s China retreat.
Self-publishing Author Advice about book production and distribution of audio, ebooks and print books
Welcome to AskALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly Member Q&A where ALLi Members’ have their most pressing self-publishing questions analyzed and answered. Join your regular hosts for the Member Q&A: Michael La Ronn and Orna Ross. Questions this month include: Is it worth displaying my […]
Are you taking advantage of your books’ potential for seasonal marketing? Debbie Young explains how to trade off the seasonal relevance of your back catalog all year round.
On the AskALLi Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon, Orna Ross and Tim Lewis look at editing. Money spent on editing is not just a necessary investment in your book but also in your writing and publishing future. Every writer needs an editor, but getting the most from your investment can be challenging, especially when you’re starting out. Orna […]
Like to get your self-published books into physical bookstores? Be inspired by this case study of the launch of a new kind of bricks-and-mortar bookshop that actively promotes books by indie authors.
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn talk about the lessons learned and key takeaways for indie authors from The London Book Fair and ALLi’s online Self-publishing Advice Conference, including the most up-to-date advice on making and selling books and running a successful indie author […]
An author’s guide to narrating your audiobook. If it’s fiction, it’s a bad idea. Of course, there are rare exceptions. Would it be right for your audiobooks? Audio professional Gordon Rothman shares his expert advice.
Wondering whether it’s worth the time and hassle to self-publish audiobooks? Let Amy Shojai, an ALLi professional member, persuade you, drawing on her own success story. She also shares top tips on routes into audio.
Welcome to AskALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly Member Q&A where ALLi Members’ have their most pressing self-publishing questions analyzed and answered. Join your regular hosts for the Member Q&A: Michael La Ronn and Orna Ross. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by Damonza: Books Made […]
Ever had problems making the book blurb on your Amazon sales pages look right? Frustrated by the apparent need to use different methods for KDP Print and KDP ebooks? Problem solved: read Rob Johnson’s easy how-to guide here.