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Are you getting value for money for any add-on services from a self-publishing services provider? Do you even need them? ALLi Watchdog John Doppler provides a handy checklist to help you sidestep potential pitfalls.
As a counterpoint to US indie novelist Kathryn Guare’s thoughtful post before Christmas explaining why she moved from assisted publishing to DIY, English thriller writer Alison Morton explains why she’s sticking with the full-service option, even though she has the technical know-how to do it all herself if she wanted to. Self-publishing and being an […]
British indie author Paul Tomkins, a Professional Member of ALLi, describes how self-publishing route the toll on his health in challenging circumstances, allowing him to sidestep the frustrations of the traditional publishing route. Going it alone ten years ago started a chain of events that got me off Incapacity Benefit, and, even though my chronic illness […]
Horror stories of indie authors ripped off by unscrupulous assisted publishing services companies are enough to propel any author on the road to becoming a one-man self-publishing band. But in my view, you should no more let these few rogues tarnish the business of ethical service providers than allow your perception of banks to be […]