Ever find yourself comparing your own writing and self-publishing career to that of others? It’s natural – but make sure you keep it positive. Pauline Wiles’ 7 top tips will help you make it a mindful learning experience rather than a crushing negative one.
Advice on business plans, pricing, funding and all money matters for authors
It’s nice to give your reader fans the personal touch. However, in this blog post, Rachel McCollin makes the case that a little automation is a good thing. And she takes us through a step-by-step process to set up automated emails delivering your reader magnets, so you never have to lift a finger again. If […]
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.
Wondering whether it’s worth going to the London Book Fair this year? Our preview shares the highlights of what’s of special interest to indie authors – and some consolation for those who can’t attend!
How to find time to write by examining your current habits and building realistic plans that will be effectively within the particular context of your life and circumstances, by Open University Creative Writing tutor Dr Louise Tondeur.
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.
What can artificial intelligence and blockchain do for you? Kathy Meis of Bublish gives a clear summary and a link to a free webinar on 13 February. (Can’t make the event live? Register anyway to access post-event recording.)
Celebrating the launch of the 2019 ALLi Self-publishing Services Directory, with a link to view, download and print it for your own reference, to help you choose the best services to make your self-published books the best they can be.
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.
Feeling stressed by the pressure to become a bestseller? Think only making the top of the sales charts will do? Think again. Kassandra Lamb explains why she’s happy to aim for the mid-list, drawing on previous career experience.