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ALLi News – Announcing our Spring Events schedule

Announcing ALLi’s Spring Event Line-Up With Spring hopefully a few weeks away here, we forging full steam ahead with a packed schedule of events for the upcoming months. We have put together a list of appearances and panels that are for both members and for broader audiences, that happen online and offline and we think, […]

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Kobo and ALLi (The Alliance of Independent Authors) need you for our Open Up to Indie Authors launch!

We’ve got an exciting opportunity for you (ALLi members) to be part of something special. As another step forward for our Open Up to Indies campaign, ALLi is delighted to be working with Kobo on our forthcoming guidebook for authors and industry players, including bookstores, libraries, reviews and literary conferences, festivals and events: Open Up […]

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Publishing: New Free Service from BookBaby

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 […]

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Cracking Kobo: Free Self-Publishing Event for Indie Authors

Join us on Wednesday at 4pm EST (9pm GMT) for an online Alliance of Independent Authors event with Mark Lefebre, Director of Self-Publishing & Author Relations at Kobo. Mark will be talking about Kobo policies and possibilities for self-publishers, specifically how to use Kobo’s self-publishing platform, Kobo Writing Life, to sell e-books in almost 200 countries. Here’s Mark’s […]

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Is Exploiting Self-Publishing Authors To Be The New Publishing Model?

Is the new business model for publishers to be selling over-priced and under-performing services to writers? That’s the question that needs to be asked as Simon & Schuster (S&S) links with Author Solutions (AS) to run their new self-publishing service, Archway. And same question to Penguin-Pearson, who kicked off this trend with their purchase of AS […]

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ePublishing Press Release from Kobo

Kobo announced at BEA (Book Expo America) that its self-publishing platform is finally about to be released. This will be an epub platform and it’s good news for indie authors. Here’s the press release in full. Read through it and see what you think: Triple Digit Year-over-Year Growth Strengthens Kobo’s Global Leadership (via PR Newswire) […]

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