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: What is crowdfunding? Is it a good way to test the viability of your book? Will you get […]
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Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice broadcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly IndieVoices’ self-publishing salon with interviews conducted by ALLi Managing Editor Howard Lovy and updates from News Editor Dan Holloway. This Month’s IndieVoices You or your kids are going back to school now, but as we all know, […]
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: How do I get other well-known authors to endorse my books? How do I build relationships with other […]
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ALLi’s Self-publishing News looks at how changes to Patreon’s business model will affect indies, new developments in blockchain, an exciting breakthrough for indies in dealing with European Union tax law complexity, and the growth of the digital textbook rental market.
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Indie Author Fringe: This live hangout with self-publishing expert and successful crowdfunder Ben Galley will tell you all you need to know about the options for crowdfunding your book.
I do understand the mindset of those who are wary of crowdfunding. Before I embarked on my own project, I was a little suspicious too. But I dearly wanted to create a book that was too expensive to risk upfront investment: to include my novel about the love story behind a book of stories by the […]
Just when we thought we had kicked the gatekeepers of the traditional publishing industry into touch, along comes another challenge: crowdfunding. American fantasy novelist Samantha Warren predicts that crowdfunders will become the new gatekeepers for indie authors who want to self-publish their books, putting the power in the hands of readers rather than executives. But […]
Fresh from the official launch this week of her crowdfunded novel Girl Cop in Trouble, British indie author and serving police officer Sandy Osborne shares 15 top tips for running an effective campaign via Pubslush, Kickstarter, or any other crowdfunding organisation of your choice. Unless you’re seeking funding for your debut novel, existing readers for your […]