We're on the last stretch of our annual round up of the best posts from 2022. The Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team's aim is to bring you the best, most comprehensive content on every aspect of the publishing journey. We want our content to be helpful and applicable no matter whether you're a beginner or an established author. Today, we're bringing you a selection of the best general indie author blogs from 2022.
Happy Holidays, to all ALLi members, indie authors and publishing industry creatives alike! It has been our honor and pleasure…
We're continuing our round up of the best posts from 2022. The Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team strives to bring you the best, most comprehensive content on every stage of the publishing journey no matter whether you're a beginner or seasoned pro. Today, we're bringing you a selection of the best indie author business blogs from 2022.
You've spent weeks, months or even years working on a book. Countless hours of blood, sweat and tears, and now you have to give your work away for free? It can be a hard one to accept, but if you shift your mindset, using "free" as a marketing tactic, a tool in your book promo belt can work wonders for you. Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team is asking and answering the question, does free still work?
The Self-Publishing Advice Conference (#SelfPubCon22) is almost upon us. We’ve got a fantastic online speaker lineup. Take a look below, make your plans, and save the date – Saturday 29th October, 10am – Sunday 30th October, 10am. If you haven’t already, register here for your three free days. If you attended before, your free registration still stands. No log-in is needed, just hop on over on the day and visit the Session Feed.
Being an indie author is a lot of work and no one said it would be easy. Which is undoubtably why so many of us, at all levels of publishing, still suffer with overwhelm. That's exactly what we're talking about today. Overcoming overwhelm is not only important but vital to the health of your business and your ability to continue writing. The Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team thanks its members for their contributions to today's post.
The Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi Member Q&A Podcast Co-Host and Outreach Manager, Michael La Ronn, has been busy organizing live virtual events for all. If you're interested in self-publishing best practices, you don't want to miss these lives. More information in the post.
Last week saw the second in a series of features we're running highlighting the successes of our authorpreneur members. Today, we're featuring another Alliance of Independent Authors authorpreneur member and the inspirational work they do. Today, it's Lora O'Brien, who has found success with a combination model of teaching and books.
For ten years, the Alliance of Independent Authors has worked to improve representation for indie authors. One aspect of that work has been getting organizations, awards and services to open their doors to self-publishers. We're delighted to have recently appointed a dedicated manager, Melissa Addey, for this important work and to have updated our Open Up To Indie Authors campaign and "Open Up" guidebook series. This is our Open Up To Indie Authors Campaign update.
Calling all Australian authors, whether you're an Alliance of Independent Authors member or not, Macquarie University wants to here from you. They're running an Australian author survey and need to hear from Australian authors.
The book is done. Hurrah. You've finished a draft, even had it edited. Now you need to format it and get the thing printed. But how? The Alliance of Independent Authors is pleased to welcome Dave Chesson, creator of Kindlepreneur and Atticus to explain how you can format your book for print. This is the ultimate guide to formatting your print book.
You've finished a book! Hurrah. Now you need to publish it. Which means metadata, back matter, front matter, and... a copyright page. But what exactly is supposed to go in a copyright page? How much legal wording do you need and what are those key phrases? Today, the Alliance of Independent Authors discusses creating your copyright page.