Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice broadcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly IndieVoices’ self-publishing salon with interviews conducted by ALLi Managing Editor Howard Lovy and updates from News Editor Dan Holloway. This Month’s IndieVoices Claire Baldry of East Sussex, UK, is 63 years old and recently launched a website […]
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Indie authors’ questions answered in this month’s AskALLi Q&A include issues about pen names, rights sales, reviewers and translations – and many other aspects of self-publishing. Catch the answers here – and feel free to put your own questions for next time!
Smashwords partners with Findaway Voices, more than a million ebooks have now been borrowed through Overdrive, and we meet the best ebook coders.
New opportunities open up for indies in Arab reading markets while Barnes and Noble have another bad period and a new crowdfunding site launches for author services.
Now that Pronoun is closing, where should authors turn for distribution? ALLi’s Watchdog Desk compares ebook distributors to see how they stack up to Pronoun.
A quick round-up of the latest hot news stories in the world of self-publishing, from Amazon, Smashwords, Wattpad, and David Gaughran
This week’s essential self-publishing news round-up from ALLi includes positive developments at Smashwords, perspectives on piracy, and a new survey about Facebook ads for authors.
I type this on what a seat of the pants thriller would romantically call the red-eye shift. To you and me that’s the late and slightly licentious coach back from London to Oxford. Which is where I’ll be spending my nights this week, because for 10 days at the end of every August London hosts […]
This past weekend saw the staging of one of the most iconic events in endurance sport, the Western States 100 mile race. Like thousands of others I was glued to twitter as history appeared to be in the making for more than 70 miles, with ultrarunning phenomenon Jim Walmsley looking to chop 3/4 of an […]
As this goes to press, I will be standing in front of a class of 30 or so Masters students on a publishing module in one of the UK’s leading universities in the area. And I will be talking about self-publishing. For three hours. Well, I hope I won’t be talking for three hours – […]