Australian National Author Survey shows author earnings remain low. Bookbeat moves away from all you can eat subscription.
On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about How much do authors actually earn?
On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about How many books do you need to sell to be a full-time author?
Ingram Spark announces new content guidelines and a review of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act begins while Coronavirus hits book fairs.
ALLi Director Orna Ross expands on a statement she made in a previous AskALLi Advanced Salon: that indie author income should be a measure of self- publishing success. She responds to comments for and against that motion, and explains the background to her thinking about author income. Where do you stand on this issue? Read the post then join the encore debate via the comments box!
Another month, another report about poverty-level author incomes. Boni Wagner-Stafford, ALLi's Communications Manager shares ALLi voices participating in the discussion of the UK's All Party Writers Group report's recommendations. Does the APWG report miss the point? Are there self-publishing solutions to low author earnings?
How much a writer earns from writing continues to make depressing reading, and a clash in Swedish audio subscription has global consequences.
What does self-publishing success mean to you? How do you measure it? ALLi Director Orna Ross explains why she believes it's money - and explains the reasoning and background behind her thinking. Do you agree? Join the conversation!
Amazon's share price took a plunge but what exactly does this mean for indie authors? Amazon also seems to have been removing authors' titles seemingly at random.
A must-read post by Orna Ross that goes behind scaremongering stories about author incomes falling and explains how indie authors are uniquely placed to build successful businesses based on their writing careers.
Figures show that author incomes continue to fall. Now is the time to make your website secure or fall foul of Google's algorithms, while you may already be falling foul of Facebook and Amazon's.
Amazon has finally opened its first staff-less shop to the public, Wattpad has secured $51m funding to expand its machine learning, and several platforms have expandd their offerings to readers.