In her self-publishing review of 2018, Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors Orna Ross overviews this year’s most notable trends
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How to gain confidence as an author – including a discussion of the roles of heart, brain, gut and instinct in guiding your career as an indie author.
British novelist Jane Steen, whose wonderful Opinion post last year led to the formation of ALLi’s Ethical Author campaign, provides comforting words of wisdom today about Imposter Syndrome, a well-documented condition that leads perfectly competent and even highly gifted people to doubt themselves. In fact, the more gifted you are, the more likely you are […]
Author and performance poet Dan Holloway explains why steering clear of third-party validation is the key to true success as an artist, as a writer and as a self-published author. Never take yes for an answer. Yes comes with conditions. Yes stakes ownership. Yes is the devil whispering “you can have everything I show you” […]