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Why The Alliance of Independent Authors is Sponsoring IndieReCon

ALLi reckons that IndieReCon is, hands down, the web’s best free conference for self-publishing writers. Featuring over 25 stellar guests discussing the nuts and bolts of self publishing, this three-day event is an opportunity you won’t want to miss. As a nonprofit organisation, ALLi’s resources are limited but when IndieRecon reached out and asked us […]

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How to Deal with Rejection and Criticism as an Indie Author. A Guest Post by ALLi’s Creative Advisor, Mark McGuiness

The great thing about being an independent author is that you side-step the usual interminable rejections by agents and publishers, and put your work out there for the world to see and buy. No longer constrained by the cautious taste of editors, the prejudices of marketing departments, or the carping of reviewers who don’t ‘get’ […]

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IndePENdents.org: Offers Seal of Approval for Indie Books

Let no talent be lost to the chaos of the publishing explosion: that is the cri de coeur of IndiePENdents.org, “an association of self-published authors, editors, proofreaders and others interested in the future of literature” founded, in his 91st year by reader and writer, Jasha Levi. IndiePENdents.org “evaluates independent books and recommends those that meet our […]

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Vantage Press Suspends Operations

The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) is concerned about reported happenings at Vantage Press, a US-based self-publishing service which also owns two small trade publishing imprints. The company has “suspended operations” leaving many authors out of pocket and with books undelivered. According to The Independent Publishing Magazine (TIPM) who broke the story, several authors began […]

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