Indie in spirit, hybrid-published, Canadian author Carol M Cram shares her top tips about her rise to success as a historical novelist, with an interest take on the best use of time while writing
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Draw inspiration, motivation and great practical ideas from our ALLi Professional Member interview with Collette Cameron, an energetic, generous, and focused hybrid author who recently hit USA Today bestseller status with a self-published book.
With two trade-published books to her name, one fiction, one non-fiction, Emily Benet chose to switch to the path of the indie author and self-publish her third book, a novel, The Hen Party. Her encouraging case study may inspire other authors to do the same, and reaffirm the conviction of those already following that course. […]
What inspires other indie authors to write what they write? Angela Buckley is driven by her family tree – and crime!
Top takeaway tips for authors from the profilic novelist and poet Sue Johnson, both self-published and trade-published
After one of our members reported how impressed he was by Mark Edwards’ talk at the Harrogate Crime Writers Festival this summer, we asked Mark to share the secrets of his success on the ALLi blog. His story is certainly inspiring. What’s the secret of your success? I used to work in marketing, and sometimes […]
As self-published authors, we may be thankful for the creative freedom allowed by our independent status – but should we also use that freedom to depart from conventional publishing production standards? Historical novelist Helen Hollick thinks not. A debate about the choice of paper colour triggered this heartfelt plea for conformity. A couple of days ago […]
English novelist Fenella Miller, who has many books published by trade publishers, is now self-publishing her Regency romances. Here she shares the secrets of her success as an indie author and offers inspiration for all kinds of writers. What is the secret of your success? There is no secret to my being successful as an […]
Every Sunday, we profile a highly successful self-published or hybrid author to inspire other writers around the world. Today we’re delighted to have Randy Ingermanson, award winning novelist and inventor of the hugely popular “snowflake method” of writing, which was highlighted on this blog a couple of weeks ago by ALLi author Richard Denning. Q) […]
British novelist Helen Hollick, whose work is both self-published and trade-published, advises indie authors on how to choose and use an editor to improve their writing craft and the quality of their books. To professionally edit – or not to professionally edit? That is the question. Actually, it isn’t a question, it is an essential. No […]