Welcome to AskALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly Member Q&A where ALLi Members’ have their most pressing self-publishing questions analyzed and answered. Join your regular hosts for the Member Q&A: Michael La Ronn and Dan Blank. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by Damonza: Books Made […]
Self-publishing Author Advice about the art and craft of writing great books
Do you write fiction novel series? Do you plan to? Here’s why you might like to consider adding in short stories and novellas to the mix for a real book marketing advantage – with a case study by Alison Morton.
Ever thought of co-writing with another indie author? Aria Grace believes that every author ought to at least try it once – and explains why it’s a good idea and shares top tips on how to do it successfully, including advice on finance and marketing.
A fun discussion about punctuation (yes, it can be fun!) with bestselling novelist and historian Dominic Selwood about his 21st century approach to the rules of commas, semi-colons, and more
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss tips and tools for launching a book. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by Damonza: Books Made Awesome. Topics discussed this week include An update from Orna Ross on ALLi’s activities. Joanna Penn updates us on her writing […]
When your real-life day job inspires your fiction writing: a case study with Susan Grossey, crimefighter by day, crimewriter by night!
If you can only afford one kind of editing for your books, which should it be, and why? Developmental, line or proofreading? ALLi authors and editors share their views, based on their own experience.
I’m about to say something with which just about every other person in the publishing industry will disagree. In fact, most will strongly, passionately, with much snooty sarcasm, disagree with what I’m about to say. Ready for it? Everybody has a memoir in them. Not only that, but everybody should write one. There, I said […]
Ever thought of writing a self-help based on your own or your family experience? Jenny Alexander tells why she wrote and is now revising and self-publishing a self-help book for children about bullying
Take inspiration and encouragement from ALLi authors who share the key turning points in their indie author careers, from first discovering self-publishing to mastering writing craft and marketing.