Wondering whether the indie author route is right for you? Read these eight good reasons that ALLi authors cite when asked that question.
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Can hybrid publishing be advantageous to indie authors? Brooke Warner and John Doppler explore this sometimes controversial publishing model.
I’m about to say something with which just about every other person in the publishing industry will disagree. In fact, most will strongly, passionately, with much snooty sarcasm, disagree with what I’m about to say. Ready for it? Everybody has a memoir in them. Not only that, but everybody should write one. There, I said […]
Welcome to AskALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly Member Q&A where ALLi Members’ have their most pressing self-publishing questions analyzed and answered. Join your regular hosts for the Member Q&A: Michael La Ronn and Dan Blank. Questions this month include Amazon has made an error […]
The first ever academic survey into the factors that lead to someone becoming a writer has started to unveil its findings. A novel self-published through soon to be defunct Createspace has been shortlisted for a major French literary prize, causing outrage amongst booksellers.
Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly beginners’ self-publishing salon with advice, tips, and tools for indie authors just starting out. Topics discussed this week include: Publishing a series/catalog of books to become successful; The different kinds of backend businesses authors can have behind […]
Self-Publishing with Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) is recommended to all ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) members, in combination with other key, direct publishing services and, crucially, development of the author’s own website and platform. No self-publishing service is larger, more innovative, more influential with readers, or more useful to writers than KDP. But of course no […]
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss how to refocus your author business. Topics discussed this week include ALLi is pulling together a video and document explaining facts and myths about working with Amazon. Orna is engaged in a great experiment to treat her […]
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.
Cockygate ends with a ruling against Faleena Hopkins’ attempt to enforce her trademark. Fascinating figures from Joanna Penn show the many revneue streams available to indies.