ALLi is now into the first series of meetings with the authors selected to participate in the experimental indie author translation rights program. You may have seen our earlier announcement of the program's launch here on our blog, and you may have seen a presentation about it in our recent Self-Publishing Advice Conference in conjunction with Digital Book World 2019. We don't want you to miss out on any aspect of this ground-breaking program, and we're widely sharing our introduction to the program here.
Together the Alliance of Independent Authors and Michael Anderle's LMBPN team are running an exceptionally exciting Indie Author Rights Program. It's going to be run and publicized through the Self-Publishing Advice Conference. Today, we're giving you the low down on what it's all about and who's participating.
After taking a break for the month of July, 2019, the #AskALLi broadcast salons are back for a new season. As ALLi Communications Manager Boni Wagner-Stafford tells us, there's a bunch that's new: new shows, new co-hosts, and a new sponsor for the 2019-2020 broadcast season.
Co-writing has always been around. But in recent years, with the rise of faster publishing it's become more popular. One of the drawbacks of co-authoring as Indies is the lack of technology to help with royalty sharing and royalty payments. Until now. Publish Drive have launched a new royalty split system for co-authors which makes sharing royalties simple and pain-free.
Dream of selling rights for a cinema or TV documentary? If you have a strong idea, perhaps even a completed and published book, that dream could well become reality. You could pitch your nonfiction book for film or TV – but you need to know a few essentials first.
ALLi continues to work on development of its Copyright Bill of Rights (working title) for the global self-published author in the…
What is copyright exactly? Make sure you grasp the basic principles to ensure you protect and exploit your rights to your intellectual property - your self-published books. Orna Ross and Helen Sedwick provide a clear and helpful introduction.
Like to sell more rights to your books - translation, film, tv, etc - but not sure where to start? First step: read ALLi's three guiding principles to rights selling to set you in the right direction. From the guidebook by Orna Ross and lawyer Helen Sedwick.
Are you making the most of the opportunity to get your share of the booming audiobook market? Let Orna Ross and Helen Sedwick make a compelling argument in this extract from their guide to authors' rights.
Are you confident that if someone offered you a rights deal tomorrow, you'd know whether it was worth your while? Here's an easy way to start skillin up and get savvy enough to build your author business through rights sales - read this post by Orna Ross and Helen Sedwick.
An insightful interview with ALLi director Orna Ross by Howard Lovy sharing valuable advice on how indie authors can make the most of The London Book Fair, and what to expect if you attend.
Do you have an out-of-print or unpublished back catalogue tucked away? Don't be afraid to get it out and reread it - it may be better than you think, and ideal material for self-publishing, says Ann Richardson, who goes on to offer two cases of her own that have done well.