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Debbie and Alison together

Opinion: You Can’t Beat Live Meetings

Still buzzing from attending Kingston University’s excellent conference at the end of March, organised by Dr Alison Baverstock, ALLi’s Author Advice blog editor Debbie Young enthuses about the advantages of real-life meetings to keep you informed and motivated in your self-publishing journey. With so much happening online, it’s all too easy to forget the marketing value […]

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Writing: Advice Videos on ALLi’s YouTube Channel

When looking to increase their knowledge about self-publishing, many indie authors instinctively turn to the written word via blogs or books. But there’s also plenty of valuable audio-visual material freely available to ease your self-publishing journey, starting with ALLi’s YouTube Channel. Why Use Audio-Visual Resources? Audio-visual media provide: a welcome break from your computer keyboard […]

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Self-published superstar Kristen James

How I Do It: Kristen James Shares The Secrets of Her Self-Publishing Success

100,000 books sold, 1,000 reviews on Amazon, 20 books in two and half years – that’s self-publishing superstardom by any standards! Kristen James, who writes from the North West Pacific coast of the USA, shares the secrets that have enabled her to achieve such success, along with some memorable quotes to inspire you. Over to […]

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The Alliance of Independent Authors Watchdog Warning: New Self-Publishing Resource from Writers & Artists

Another once-venerable publishing brand, Writers & Artists, an imprint of the Bloomsbury group, is showing little regard for writers as they move into the self-publishing arena. We’ve written here before about trade publishers like Penguin and Simon & Schuster showing insufficient care for authors as they trade on their brand-names to sell over-priced and under-performing […]

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