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Opinion: How (and How Not to) Involve Your Family in Your Self-publishing Career

Advice Centre Editor Debbie Young shares thoughts from the ALLi hive on how indie authors can mobilize their families to support their self-publishing journeys, even if they’re not interested in buying, reading or reviewing their books.  A Reality Check on Family Support Indie authors often report that their families are less supportive than they’d expected […]

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Book Marketing Shots in the Dark

Our regular end-of-month round-up of off-the-wall marketing ideas that really work, brought to you by ALLi author members promoting their self-published books all over the world. Something Sensational to Read on the Train Denise Barnes: Did I tell everyone that I finally finished War and Peace? On the train to London last week I shared […]

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Book Marketing Shots in the Dark

While a lot of book marketing is common sense, now and again indie authors report amazing successes with off-the-wall, not-in-the-textbook tactics. When ALLi authors Christine Nolfi (in the US) and Belinda Polland (in Australia) started a thread on this topic on our Facebook forum the other day, plenty of authors chimed in from throughout our global […]

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