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The Self-Publishing Advice & Inspirations Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) is a top podcast for writers, across all podcast platforms, in 63 countries: 67% North America,13% UK, 5% Australia, 15% Rest of the World.

With over 16,000 downloads a month, and coming up to half-a-million downloads in all, it is in the top 5% of all podcasts globally.

Three of the podcast’s monthly episodes also broadcast in video livestream to 60,000+ indie author subscribers, on ALLi’s Facebook, YouTube and Twitter accounts.

Self-publishing is a fast-changing industry and in our #AskALLi podcasts we cover every aspect, from beginners to advanced, from evergreen principles to the latest news and trends.

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Self-Publishing Advice Podcast Schedule

Beginner Self-Publishing Advice Podcast. Dan Parsons and Melissa Addey

Monthly: podcast

Podcast: first Friday, 1pm London time.
(Livestream: first Tuesday, 7pm London time.)

Each month, Dan Parsons and Melissa Addey explore a theme essential to self-publishers at all levels, particularly those just starting out, from the often differing perspectives of writing fiction or nonfiction.

CLICK HERE to learn more about ALLi's Beginner Self-Publishing Advice Salon

All levels



Members' Q&A Self-Publishing Advice Podcast:  Michael La Ronn and Sacha Black

Monthly: podcast

Podcast: second Friday, 1pm London time.
(Livestream: second Tuesday, 1pm London time.)

Michael La Ronn and Sacha Black answer members’ most pressing self-publishing questions. All are welcome to listen and learn but only paid-up ALLi Members can submit questions.

CLICK HERE to learn more about ALLi's Members' Q&A Self-Publishing Advice Podcast

All levels


Sponsor: Kobo Writing Life


Self-Publishing News Podcast: Dan Holloway and Howard Lovy

Self-Publishing NewsMonthly: podcast

Third Friday of the Month, 1pm London time.

Tune in to our monthly Self-Publishing News podcast with Alli News Editor Dan Holloway and book editor Howard Lovy. Together, they will bring you the latest in indie publishing news and commentary.

CLICK HERE to learn more about ALLi's Self-Publishing News Podcast

All levels.


Advanced Self-Publishing Advice Podcast: Orna Ross and Joanna Penn 

Monthly: podcast

Podcast: fourth Friday, 1pm London time.
(Livestream: fourth Tuesday, 3pm London time.)

Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss top tips and tools for running a successful author business, plus analysis of the latest self-publishing news and trends.
This show is for those who know how to self-publish and want to expand their income and influence.

CLICK HERE to learn more about ALLi's Advanced Self-Publishing Advice Podcast

Advanced level


Sunday Inspirations: Creative Self-Publishing with Orna Ross and Howard Lovy

Fortnightly, podcastCreative Self-Publishing

First and third Sunday, 1pm London time

Every episode Orna Ross and Howard Lovy will discuss how to become a profitable self-publisher while also retaining your unique, creative voice.

All levels.

CLICK HERE for our Creative Self-Publishing podcast


Inspirational Indie Authors: Interview with Howard Lovy

Fortnightly, podcastInspirational Indie Authors

Second and fourth Sunday, 1pm London time

Howard Lovy, ALLi's multimedia manager, runs weekly inspiring audio interviews with author members about their books and personal stories.

All levels.

CLICK HERE for our Inspirational Indie Author interviews


Sponsor: Kobo Writing Life


Self-Publishing Advice Conference Highlight

Occasionally, podcast

Fifth week (when there is a fifth week)

The Self-Publishing Advice Conference is an online conference for self-publishing authors, brought to you by Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) director Orna Ross. Sign up to receive updates about attending free for three days.

All levels

CLICK HERE to tune in to One of our Self-Publishing Advice Conference Highlights


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