To help you concentrate your thoughts for a successful new year of self-publishing, here’s a chance to revisit the most relevant opinion posts from the AskALLi blog in 2018. Here’s to our best year yet as indie authors!
Advice on business plans, pricing, funding and all money matters for authors
Please read this important statement from Orna Ross, calling for greater and more appropriate government support for indie authors and recognition of our enormous socio-economic contributions – not reflected in traditional author earnings research.
This is the self-publishing advice blog, written by members of the Alliance of Independent Authors. We cover the seven processes of publishing – editorial, design, production, distribution, marketing, promotion and licensing publishing rights – here week on week, together with writing advice and how to run an indie author business.
If you’re now in a comfortable groove of writing and publishing your own books, it’s time to step up your indie author operation and diversify – here’s why and how, by authorpreneur Karen Myers, drawing on her own experience
Ever thought of creating an official reading guide in the form of a self-published book catalog to help readers discover your complete works? Thriller writer Rachel Amphlett explains why and how, drawing on her own elegant case study.
Drawing on his experience of moving from hobbyist to professional indie author, Richard G Lowe Jr, author of over 60 self-published books, provides a useful list of all that this status entails – and the skills you’ll need to master
ALLi Director Orna Ross shares the key takeaways from the groundbreaking Digital Book World conference 2018, including exciting opportunities and calls to action for indie authors who want to be a part of selfpublishing 3.0.
Expert advice to help indie authors with tracking book sales to help them improve the success of their author business – from US fantasy writer Karen Myers.
A must-read post by Orna Ross that goes behind scaremongering stories about author incomes falling and explains how indie authors are uniquely placed to build successful businesses based on their writing careers.
If you ever receive an invitation to attend an Amazon Academy conference, snap it up! Three ALLi authors share their verdict on the latest. Plus a reminder of an exclusive tour opportunity at IngramSpark next month.