On Sundays, ALLi's podcasts focus on creativity and inspiration. The inspiration comes from Howard Lovy's interviews with indie authors. They not only talk about their work, but tell the stories of their lives and how they became successful indie authors. The creativity comes from ALLi Director Orna Ross. Howard interviews Orna about how to build an author business while retaining your unique, creative voice. She discusses topics such as creative play and rest, and how to build your publishing team. Below are a few examples of some of our best Sunday podcasts in 2022.
Inspirational Indie Authors Podcast
Tune in to our biweekly podcast interviews with ALLi members. Learn from these innovative and inspirational indie authors, as they discuss the motivations behind their indie-published books. Hosted by Howard Lovy, ALLi’s multimedia manager.
Many of you already know Debbie Young, from our ALLi member forums on Facebook. She's usually there to answer questions about indie publishing. Well, Debbie, a writer of cozy mysteries, recently signed a deal with a trade publisher. But, as she says in our interview, she approached her negotiations with a traditional publisher with the mindset of an indie author.
Jessica Bell is a book cover designer, author, singer/songwriter, publisher, and parent. Yes, Jessica juggles many moving parts in her career. In our interview, she tells us how she evolved from a songwriter to what she calls a multipreneur.
Ivan Wainewright's second book, The Other Times of Caroline Tangent, won the 2022 Selfie Award for fiction. It was presented to him at the Author HQ corner of the London Book Fair in early April. He was so surprised that he had won the award that acknowledges the best UK self-published books of the year, he had to run across the hall to the ALLi stand to fetch his book. But, as we'll hear in this episode, Ivan has been preparing to write this book for most of his life.
Creative Self-Publishing Podcast
Tune in to our Creative Self-Publishing podcast with ALLi Director Orna Ross and News and Podcast Producer Howard Lovy. Every episode, they will discuss how to become a profitable self-publisher while also retaining your unique, creative voice.
In this episode, we talk about the three different kinds of self-publishers and who they'll need to help them achieve their goals.
In this episode, we talk about doing the creative work necessary to become a successful self-publisher.
In this episode, we talk about the different kinds of business models for indie authors. As we know, if you're an indie author, you're also a businessperson, whether you want to be or not. But, don't panic, there are many ways to run an indie author business depending on what you want to get out of it.