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Self-publishing Author Advice about the art and craft of writing great books

AskALLi Podcast Squares Member Q&A

Should I Display at BookExpo? Other Questions Answered; News From the Self-Publishing World: AskALLi Member’s Q&A with Orna Ross and Michael La Ronn

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 Orna Ross. Questions this month include: Is it worth displaying my […]

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AskALLi Podcast Squares Beginner's Salon

Choosing the Best Editor for Your Book; and Inspirational Indie Author Yvonne Caputo: AskALLi Beginners Self-Publishing Salon with Orna Ross and Tim Lewis

On the AskALLi Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon, Orna Ross and Tim Lewis look at editing. Money spent on editing is not just a necessary investment in your book but also in your writing and publishing future. Every writer needs an editor, but getting the most from your investment can be challenging, especially when you’re starting out. Orna […]

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London Book Fair—Lessons Learned and Key Takeaways for Indie Authors: AskALLi Advanced Self-Publishing Salon with Joanna Penn and Orna Ross

In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn talk about the lessons learned and key takeaways for indie authors from The London Book Fair and ALLi’s online Self-publishing Advice Conference, including the most up-to-date advice on making and selling books and running a successful indie author […]

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Self-Publishing Advice Conference Highlights: How to Create the Villain Your Hero Deserves, with Sacha Black

In this presentation, author Sacha Black focuses on the creation of villains. Why? Because villains are vital to your novels. They create conflict, drive tension and up the pace. Without a solid villain, your novel will fall flat. In this presentation you’ll learn what clichés and stigmas to avoid, as well as the major factors of […]

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AskALLi Podcast Squares Writing Salon

Would Your Writing Benefit From a Collaboration? And Inspirational Indie Author Frankie Picasso: AskALLi Writing Salon with Orna Ross and Dan Blank

Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week, it’s our monthly Writing Salon, where we discuss the craft of writing with author Dan Blank and ALLi Director Orna Ross. This week, Orna and Dan talk about collaboration. For a writer, collaborations can come in many forms: co-writers, coaches, mentors, […]

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