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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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Happy Holidays!

Wishing you and yours a very special, happy time this holiday season from all at The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi). We’re looking forward to creating great things together in 2013. Warmest good wishes, Orna, Karen and Geraldine. Our office closes today at noon and will reopen on Wednesday January 2nd 2013.

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Is Exploiting Self-Publishing Authors To Be The New Publishing Model?

Is the new business model for publishers to be selling over-priced and under-performing services to writers? That’s the question that needs to be asked as Simon & Schuster (S&S) links with Author Solutions (AS) to run their new self-publishing service, Archway. And same question to Penguin-Pearson, who kicked off this trend with their purchase of AS […]

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