Yes, in an ideal world you hire a professional editor, cover designer, and marketing assistant. In reality, when starting out, most indie authors find both time and money are in short supply. So what’s essential, and what can you skip for now? In this month's #AskALLi Foundational Self-Publishing podcast, Orna Ross and Sacha Black outline the bare-bone basics of book production and promotion. Tune in to find out the minimum that an aspiring indie author must have in place to satisfy their readers--and the government. The #AskALLi Foundational Self-Publishing podcast is sponsored by Dartfrog Books - providing indie authors with bookstore placement and promotion opportunities to more than 27,000 book clubs.