This is the self-publishing advice blog, written by members of the Alliance of Independent Authors. We cover the seven processes of publishing – editorial, design, production, distribution, marketing, promotion and licensing publishing rights – here week on week, together with writing advice and how to run an indie author business.
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Why indie authors are better together – an eloquent tribute by fantasy writer McKenzie Austin to the generous spirit that makes us greater than the sum our our parts
Orna Ross, Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors, proposes seven possible business models for authors and the three hats that indie authors–and all creative business owners–have to wear, whatever model we choose
Hit the new year running by reading Orna Ross’s insightful predictions of the new opportunities and challenges facing indie authors in 2018 – and feel free to add your own ideas.
ALLi founder and director Orna Ross reflects on the state of self-publishing at the close of 2017 and gives great advice on how to move forward successfully as an indie author in 2018
Whether you’re celebrating Thanksgiving or a routine Thursday, this is a perfect time to reflect on how fortunate we are to be indie authors today.
6 good reasons to write non-fiction, by Australian publisher and ALLi partner member Ann Wilson – should you be doing it too?
We did a call-out on our ALLi Member Forum for some member predictions for 2017. Here are their thoughts and those of ALLi Director, Orna Ross. You can add your prediction in the comments.
Alliance of Independent Authors members celebrate their 2016 self-publishing successes. Wishing all indie authors a happy and creative 2017!
Too many self-publishers want to offload marketing tasks but the Alliance of Independent Authors recommends understanding where your book fits in the marketplace and how to sell it first.