As part of the recent mini #SelfPubCon the Alliance of Independent Authors ran a ten word story competition in partnership with Kobo Writing Life. Today, we hear from the competition winner, mystery author Callie Browning. Congratulations to all the entrants and to Callie.
If there's one thing we can always be assured of, it's that marketing tactics and methods will be in a constant state of flux. Fads come and go, social media platforms come and go, advertising runs in cycles. Which is why the Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team is running a series of "What Sells Books in 2022" posts to bring you the most up to date tactics and tools for your writing business. This is What Sells Books in 2022: Kobo Writing Life.
In a week where apps dominate self-publishing news, Kobo Plus in Canada celebrates its 1st year with interesting insights into subscription readers' habits. INKR makes comics more accessible across languages. And AppSumo launches its Book Author Collection of apps.
It's no coincidence that nondisclosure clauses in publishers' terms and conditions protect the elements most likely to be cited in complaints.
ALLi's Watchdog Desk contrasts ACX and Audible with six rival audiobook distribution services — Author's Republic, Findaway Voices, Kobo Writing Life, Lantern, PublishDrive, and Soundwise — to explore options for authors who wish to reach a wider audience beyond Amazon's walls.
It's now possible to publish audiobooks direct through your Kobo Writing Life dashboard, and Wattpad launch new opportunities in Brazil.
This week's self-publishing news includes the end of an era at Kobo, tax matters both sides of the Atlantic, & a wake-up call about data storage - plus some fun with the Bad Sex in Fiction awards!
FOMO (not to be confused with its spoonerised cousin!). Fear of Missing out. It's one of the great anxieties of…
By all accounts, London Book Fair was another massive success for ALLi and for authors, provoking much laughter, tears and…