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ALLi News: Why the ALLi Website Wants You!

Now that conference and festival season is winding down for us at ALLi, we’re turning our attention to a major website development – and we want you to be a part of it.    A New Website for the Future We want to create a wonderful website to update our existing site, that takes on […]

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Indie Authors at BEA 2014

This is a long post because it marks a major milestone for indie authors: gaining a foothold at Book Expo America (BEA), the largest annual book trade fair in the US. The Show ran for three days last week, from Thursday to Saturday, with many ancillary conferences around it: IDPF Digital Book, Book Bloggers Conference […]

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Review: Penguin’s Author Solutions Still Poor Self-Publishing Service Choice

It’s update time for  our Choosing A Self-Publishing Service Guidebook. Our latest edition will be released next week on Amazon and all major retailers and will launch at Book Expo America. Orna Ross, Director of The Alliance of Independent Authors, sounds a warning note from the guide — and invites you to tell your story about your self-publishing service below. You […]

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Introducing Pubslush: An Online Seminar with Amanda Barbara

Crowd-funding is becoming an increasingly popular way to find financial backing for a project. So how does it work in the literary world? Join ALLi Director Orna Ross for a live Q&A session with Amanda Barbara, Vice President of the publishing-only crowd-funding platform Pubslush. She’ll explain Pubslush’s unique approach, how to join ALLi’s Community Page and how to get money upfront to fund your book.

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Event starts at 7pm GMT / 3pm EST / 12pm PST

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Why Self-publishing Is So Good For Literary Culture

Half or more of the books on Amazon’s daily bestseller lists are now self-published. At The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi), we have many members who have sold more than 100,000 books and some who have sold in their millions. Many others are producing work of outstanding literary merit. Corporate publishers and agents now scour self-publishing […]

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