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Inspirational Indie Author Interview: Maryann Reid. Women’s Fiction Writer Leaves Traditional Publisher, Finds Her Lost Voice
My ALLi author guest this episode is Maryann Reid, who writes women's fiction aimed at an African American audience, and she found success with that formula at St. Martin's Press for a decade. Then the economic downturn happened in 2008, and she had to rethink everything. She came out the other side with a new voice as an indie author.
Opportunities for Indie Authors in 2023: Advanced Self-Publishing Podcast With Orna Ross and Joanna Penn
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Podcast ALLi Director Orna Ross and Enterprise Adviser Joanna Penn discuss opportunities for indie authors in 2023. The rise of AI tools, the growth of the creator economy, and the emergence of previously underrepresented writers and genres mean 2023 looks set to be an exciting year to be writing and publishing books. In this AskALLi Podcast, Orna and Joanna survey the opportunities and challenges for indie authors aiming to make better books and reach more readers in the year ahead.
Self-publishing News: Journalism in the News as Authors Guild Backs Google Antitrust Suit and Substack Increases Its Offering
Authors Guild backs antitrust lawsuit against Google that claims its advertising dominance damages journalism.