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Why paying for author services is the mark of the professional authorpreneur – and nothing to do with vanity publishing
This is the self-publishing advice blog, written by members of the Alliance of Independent Authors. We cover the seven processes of publishing – editorial, design, production, distribution, marketing, promotion and licensing publishing rights – here week on week, together with writing advice and how to run an indie author business.
6 good reasons to write non-fiction, by Australian publisher and ALLi partner member Ann Wilson – should you be doing it too?
With two trade-published books to her name, one fiction, one non-fiction, Emily Benet chose to switch to the path of the indie author and self-publish her third book, a novel, The Hen Party. Her encouraging case study may inspire other authors to do the same, and reaffirm the conviction of those already following that course. […]
Michael La Ronn offers an abundance of tips on using current publishing trends to monetize poetry, whether it be a single poem, an existing collection, or your next manuscript. A must-see presentation for any poet who wants to stand out in this genre.
Top takeaway tips for authors from the profilic novelist and poet Sue Johnson, both self-published and trade-published
Non-fiction indie author Ann Richardson shares her case study of getting her rights back to two trade-published books
Each month ALLi hosts two live events on YouTube aimed at helping indie authors achieve their self-publishing goals. The first event is an Ask ALLi Member Q&A hosted by Orna Ross, who’ll be joined by Paul Teague this month. Our second event is our self-publishing salon hosted by Orna Ross and Joanna Penn.
Each month Orna Ross and Joanna Penn join forces to bring you The Self-Publishing Salon, and live online broadcast where they discuss what’s going on in the publishing industry, and provide an update on the latest tools and techniques that are helping them achieve their writing and publishing goals.