Last time we looked at the previous decade in self-publishing. This time out, Alliance of Independent Authors director Orna Ross identifies what she sees as the seven trends that will power self-publishing in the coming decade. This is the next ten years: self-publishing predictions 2022.
It's safe to say that writers are usually prolific readers too. Over in the AskALLi team, we thought we would collate a mid-year reading list for you, whether you're on a beach, or huddled up by a fire, this mega-list will help to stock up your e-readers and bookshelves full of books for Indies. This is ALLi's 2021 best indie author books for
You'd be forgiven for thinking technology has eradicated the days of old. But not so fast, author member Christopher Wills has a different opinion. He's here to examine the similarities between the current ebook era and the early twentieth century pulp fiction era.
In this encore presentation of a 2018 interview from Howard Lovy's IndieVoices podcast, we revisit the topic of ageism.
Need an excuse to read instead of writing this holiday season? Go on, you know you want to - and it'll make you a better writer! Bjorn Larssen's post about Jolabokaflod provides the excuse and the inspiration that you need to do just that.
In this week's Self-publishing News Round-up, we hear how more audiobooks are available for library borrowing, Amazon's recruiting speaks volumes about the future of work, and we say goodbye to the founder of the Little Free Library.
As libraries play an increasing part in people's digital reading habits, it is increasingly important for indie writers not to follow the likes of publishing house Tor and restrict libraries' access to their works. And the UK government launches a competition for an app to improve literacy.
What makes readers actually buy books? Whether your books or anyone else's? Maggie Lynch delves into various surveys and presents the answers to help you sell your books more effectively.
Do you make time to read for pleasure? If not, you should - it's the easiest way to enrich your writing and hone your craft as an author. Debbie Young explains why and shares a captivating poem on the topic by Julia Donaldson.
How indie authors can use speedreading to help them self-publish faster by shortening research time - and other exciting benefits, by world champion Dan Holloway.
With how to write and how to self-publish books in abundance, and more being published every day, we invited ALLi members…
Valerie Shanley picks the latest from a ripe crop of indie author news from ALLi's partners and friends. The Girls…