The European Union’s copyright reform legislation passed last week. Many bodies representing authors and publishers are delighted. Many internet freedom campaigners are devastated. What does this mean for you. Also, interesting developments at Amazon.
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If you ever receive an invitation to attend an Amazon Academy conference, snap it up! Three ALLi authors share their verdict on the latest. Plus a reminder of an exclusive tour opportunity at IngramSpark next month.
Authors who fell victim to Tate Publishing will have to wait a little longer before they see any sign of justice or recompense. Barnes & Noble continues to implode while Storytel continues to grow.
Writing gives us freedom. Being indies gives us even more freedom. But new research asks how much freedom we really have in this marketplace.
Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly beginners’ self-publishing salon with advice, tips, and tools for indie authors just starting out. Topics discussed this week include: Publishing a series/catalog of books to become successful; The different kinds of backend businesses authors can have behind […]
Self-Publishing with Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) is recommended to all ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) members, in combination with other key, direct publishing services and, crucially, development of the author’s own website and platform. No self-publishing service is larger, more innovative, more influential with readers, or more useful to writers than KDP. But of course no […]
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss how to refocus your author business. Topics discussed this week include ALLi is pulling together a video and document explaining facts and myths about working with Amazon. Orna is engaged in a great experiment to treat her […]
What did Amazon Prime Day deliver except pictures of dogs? New distribution opportunities from Smashwords and PublishDrive.
Frustrated by concerns about Amazon’s reviews process? Take heart from this post updating you on ALLi’s consultations with Amazon, and Barry Faulkner’s reality check on readers’ attitudes.
Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly beginners’ self-publishing salon with advice, tips, and tools for indie authors just starting out. Topics discussed this week include: Financial risks of self-publishing What about bookstore distribution? But don’t you get advances with traditional publishers? Do you […]