Should indie authors comply with genre expectations or defy them? Kicking off a new series about the role of genre in self-publishing authors’ success.
Self-publishing Author Advice about the art and craft of writing great books
Now is the perfect time to start thinking about whether to take part in NaNoWriMo next month to help you boost your writing productivity – here’s all you need to know.
A moving case study of how artist and author Katharine Smith-Warren developed her unique memoir of bereavement, self-published to help others like her.
Indie author Topher Burke explains why he unpublished his back catalog later in his career, and why he’s glad he did. Maybe you should too?
Ever moved house, region, country, continent? All good fodder for a self-published memoir – and Jean Gill, relocated from Wales to France, tells you how to write one.
What should you do with your backlist? Suppress it? Improve it? Promote it? Find out what other ALLi authors are doing with theirs, and why.
This month’s Indie Author Fringe Highlight podcast features three Travel Memoir authors sharing their tips and advice about how to use your blog content to write and promote your book, the importance of defining your audience, and collaboration and cross-promotion opportunities with other authors in your niche. All with the goal of reaching more readers.
We all have a life story to tell – but when is it better to turn it into fiction rather than memoir? Sue Johnson provides a case study from her own past.
If you write non-fiction, this post is a must-read, giving a succinct guide to the specialist subject of indexing, why you need an index for your book and how to acquire one.
How indie authors can use speedreading to help them self-publish faster by shortening research time – and other exciting benefits, by world champion Dan Holloway.