Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly beginners’ self-publishing salon with advice, tips, and tools for indie authors just starting out. Topics discussed this week include: Publishing a series/catalog of books to become successful; The different kinds of backend businesses authors can have behind […]
Self-publishing Author Advice about the art and craft of writing great books
Ever wondered whether it’s possible to change from one genre to another without losing your audience? Science writer turned historical novelist Tom Imerito explains how he managed the switch and got the best of both world
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss how to refocus your author business. Topics discussed this week include ALLi is pulling together a video and document explaining facts and myths about working with Amazon. Orna is engaged in a great experiment to treat her […]
A moving and provocative post about the power of writing short-form prose and poetry as a means to healing, by Zambian author Danie Botha, who describes it as “a new survival tool”.
News of Howard Lovy and Dan Holloway’s monthly IndieVoices podcast, which this time includes an insightful interview with indie author and book marketing expert Rachel Thompson
Have you ever used beta readers? Ever thought about being one? Read what Jo Ullah has to say about her experience of beta reading and why she thinks it’s made her a better writer.
Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly beginners’ self-publishing salon with advice, tips, and tools for indie authors just starting out. Topics discussed this week include: Financial risks of self-publishing What about bookstore distribution? But don’t you get advances with traditional publishers? Do you […]
A moving post about a novel bravely addressing a highly sensitive issue in Kenyan society – the persecution of people born with albinism – by award-winning playwright, poet and author Odiedo Stephen.
Welcome to AskALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly Member Q&A where the most pressing self-publishing questions from ALLi members are analyzed and answered. Join your regular hosts for the Member Q&A: Michael La Ronn and Dan Blank. Questions this month include When it comes to […]
Do you struggle to get the balance right when writing speech tags in your fiction? Read these top tips from the ALLi hive mind on how to help you pen better dialogue.