Like to get a slice of the German market for your books without translating them into German? Austrian author A K Amherst shares her methodical and effective strategy to target your ideal readers in Germany.
Self-publishing Author Advice about the art and craft of writing great books
Back in 2009, Angelique L’Amour received news that she had cancer. But her first thought was not for herself. It was for her family, particularly her children. How was she going to hold things together for her kids while she went through the ordeal of chemotherapy? Cancer and parenthood are both all-encompassing. Can the two […]
Wondering whether to take part in NaNoWriMo this November? Still wondering what on earth it is? Find the answers to these questions in Debbie Young’s practical, informative post drawing on case studies from other ALLi author members.
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 […]
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.