Smashwords partners with Findaway Voices, more than a million ebooks have now been borrowed through Overdrive, and we meet the best ebook coders.
Novelists Jerome Griffin and Orna Ross, ALLi Director, discuss the seven stages of conscious creation as they relate to writing. Understanding the different requirements of each stage from concept to completion can, Orna argues, up your writing speed, ensure you're more likely to finish well, and improve your writing craft.
ALLi's weekly self-publishing news round-up brings the top stories of the week: the closure of the Createspace estore, selling magazines through Issuu, and an increase in ISBNs for self-published books
A handy summary of top self-publishing news stories this week including the closure of Amazon's Forum, a new Wattpad initiative, and indie author activity at Frankfurt Book Fair
This week's self-publishing headlines include exciting news about the penetration of ebooks in Africa, the rise in audiobook downloads and baby steps in academic publishing reform.
We're three weeks away from our free online Indie Author Fringe event, which has a focus of running an indie author business. Find out how to help us spread the word.
This month's Indie Author Fringe Highlight podcast features three Travel Memoir authors sharing their tips and advice about how to use your blog content to write and promote your book, the importance of defining your audience, and collaboration and cross-promotion opportunities with other authors in your niche. All with the goal of reaching more readers.
This week's essential self-publishing news round-up from ALLi includes positive developments at Smashwords, perspectives on piracy, and a new survey about Facebook ads for authors.
We've officially opened our Back Book Cover Competition. Enter for your chance to win a copy of Dragon software from Nuance for Mac or PC, which offers fast, accurate dictation and transcription that can increase your daily word count and productivity.
My voice finally gave way on Saturday morning, but before that I had the privilege to be part of something wonderful…
I go to a lot of events where writers talk about how to be an entrepreneur and how great it is…
Find out why Indie activities got dropped as part of the whole BookExpo rebranding in this discussion between ALLi Director Orna Ross and Porter Anderson.