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Self-publishing News: End of an Era?

The first hot day of the year is something I relish ever since I started running ultramarathons. There are two really important things to learn about taking part in 100 kilometre running race. The first is pretty obvious – when the weather is hot, running 100 kilometres gets a whole lot more difficult. And the […]

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What Indie Authors Want From Book Expo America (And Other Big Book Fairs)

Publishing conference season is over and before we head into the summer, Orna Ross gives author feedback to the conference that has the most potential but is delivering least for indie authors: Book Expo America (BEA). BEA is the largest publishing event in North America, where the most developed market for ebooks and self-publishing is found. It has run […]

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This Week’s Self-publishing News: Diversity & Payment for Authors

This week’s news on all things self-publishing-related includes the announcement of a new inclusive book prize aiming to address diversity; a snapshot of some of the huge book festivals now underway round the globe; the ongoing issue of authors not being paid; why  independent bookstores could have more beneficial relationships with indie authors; and how […]

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This Week’s Self-publishing News

In this week’s news on all things self-publishing, we look ahead and look out for Amazon’s upcoming warning signs on e-book errors;  plus new ideas, appointments, services and gaining the best, and genuine,  reviews for your indie books. Valerie Shanley gets the lowdown from her ALLi partners and friends.   Surely some mistake Amazon’s plan […]

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Inspiration for Indie Authors Going Global at NINC2015

From somewhere over the Atlantic, ALLi’s founder Orna Ross takes for ALLi’s Going Global campaign from the NINC 2015 Publishing Conference in Florida, USA. As this post goes live, I am on my way back to London from the NINC conference in Florida.  For those who don’t know, NINC (Novelists Inc) is the only writers organization […]

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This Week’s Self-publishing News

As we head into the  book market’s biggest season and Super Thursday (8 October), there is news a-plenty, most of it good,  with new data showing how many indie-authors are making a decent living, plus great author events coming up, to the not-so-good – eBook subscription Oyster’s imminent demise. Catch up on these stories and […]

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