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ALLi Insights: Legal Essentials for Authors with Helen Sedwick Video & Podcast

In this month’s How-to for Authors, Orna chatted with Helen Sedwick to discuss self-publishing legal essentials. Helen uses simple terms and easy to follow language to empower authors and set them up for success. Mention “legal” and many authors run for the hills. But, if you’re an Indie Authors who self-publishes you need to know your […]

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ALLi July Events: How-To for Authors

This month we have a duo of fabulous events being hosted by the Alliance of Independent Authors. As well as our regular ALLi Insights with Helen Sedwick and Ask ALLi Author Advice Q&A with Joanna Penn and Orna Ross, we’re also hosting a Twitter Chat with Amy Edelman from IndieReader. Whether you’re a seasoned indie author […]

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Writing: Turning a Blog into a Book with “Indie Authors Naked”

As a fervent blogger with a passion for repurposing blog content, I’m always on the lookout for blogs that have been transformed into coherent stand-alone self-published books. When I discovered “Indie Authors Naked”, a riveting set of interviews with successful indie authors I was keen to interview the author, Loren Kleinman. The book’s launch next week […]

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Publishing: Introducing IRIS – IndieReader’s New Instore Service

IRIS is IndieReader’s new book distribution service designed to help self-published authors get their books onto the shelves of independent bricks-and-mortar bookstores. IndieReader’s founder Amy Edelman explains IRIS’s features and benefits, and how it works alongside the Edelweiss database used by indie bookstores. (Bit of a floral theme going on here!) If you have any […]

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ALLi News – ALLi’s Winter Events and Newsletter

ALLi Winter Event Programme: A reminder to check out ALLi’s member events programme for this winter. It’s a busy few months event wise, with all at ALLi delighted to offer you plenty of hangouts this winter.  We begin with a pre-festive treat from Jane Friedman on Tuesday 3rd December, as she launches her new magazine […]

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The Magic of Awards and Reviews by Amy Edelman

Marketing a book is a little like making great chocolate chip cookies.  There are certain ingredients that are important to include—chocolate chips, for one—and others that might seem optional (brown sugar?).   But it’s the brown sugar (or in this case, reviews and, to a lesser extent, awards), that make the rest of the marketing […]

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