“If you need fancy dialogue tags, there’s something wrong with your writing.” Giacomo Giammatteo helps us refine our prose to show, not tell, our characters’ emotions without the use of conspicuous dialogue tags.
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Draw inspiration from the wise words from Giacomo Giammatteo, indie author of 70 self-published books, despite prolonged ill-health following strokes, in this exclusive interview for our Successful Self-publishing interview series
Celebrating an extraordinary world record by Giacomo Giammatteo: writing and self-publishing 37 books in a single year, in the wake of heart attacks and strokes. Simply inspirational.
ALLi Watchdog Giacomo Giammatteo announces exciting news of the latest big player to offer print on demand (POD) services to self-publishing and indie authors. BookBaby Enters the Print on Demand (POD) Market For what seems like the longest time, the POD market has been controlled by two players: CreateSpace and IngramSpark. Not that there haven’t […]
After a pause for the holidays, a back-to-school feeling abounds here at ALLi. With Frankfurt Book Fair a few weeks away, all hands are to deck completing our new website, gearing up our Opening Up To Indie Authors campaign and our global outreach, which we hope will get you collaborating across borders and territories, to […]
ALLi Watchdog Giacomo Giammatteo provides a balanced and objective appraisal of Kirkus, the paid review service used by some indie authors who hope it will add credibility to their self-published books – but does it also bring sales? While researching this post, I spoke to six authors on the phone and communicated with more than […]
ALLi is delighted to announce that Giacomo Giammatteo will now head up its Watchdog desk, which on behalf of our membership and for self-published authors everywhere keeps a close check on all services affecting indie authors. Below Jim introduces himself and defines the Watchdog function, as he sees it, before hitting the ground running with his first […]
Earlier this week digital book distribution service Bookbaby launched BookBaby Free, the first of its services to be available without requiring the payment of an upfront fee. Here’s a summary of what it offers the self-published author. Since 2011, BookBaby, the digital book distribution service, has offered self-published authors and publishers the facility to get […]