On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about Generating non-book income as an author.
TwitterChat: Generating non-book income as an author
The Indie Author Twitter Chat runs for an hour, weekly on Wednesdays, at 8pm UK Time (3pm EST and noon Pacific Time). All you have to do to join in is follow the hashtag #IndieAuthorChat on Twitter.
The chats are a virtual meet-up for the self-publishing community on Twitter. If you're looking to connect with more people in our industry, joining The Indie Author Twitter Chat is the perfect way to start. Network with other authors and self-publishing professionals, learn new strategies and get answers to your most pressing questions from our guest experts.
To take part, search for the hashtag #indieAuthorChat in Twitter during the hour the chat is on and make sure to include #indieAuthorChat in your tweets so other people on the chat can find them.
Next time: Next Wednesday we have questions about When should you have a table of contents and an index in your book?.
Last Time: Did you miss the summary of last week's Twitter chat about Why you should have a mailing list. You can find that here: TwitterChat: Why you should have a mailing list
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Brooke Gansemer of BiblioKid Empowers Children’s Book Authors: Creating Better Books Podcast with Howard Lovy
In the latest episode of the Creating Better Books podcast, Alli News and Podcast Producer Howard Lovy interviews Brooke Gansemer, CEO and Publisher of BiblioKid Publishing. The discussion offers a look into the world of children's book publishing, providing practical advice for authors and illustrators. Gansemer's insights into the current state of children's literature and the importance of balancing quality and engagement in storytelling make this a valuable listen for those involved in children's book creation.
On Friday of last week, Findaway Voices by Spotify announced new terms and conditions that some have commented as being “rights grab”. Here is an update on Findaway Voices terms from ALLi's Watchdog Desk.
In today's post we'll be taking a look at Book Discovery platforms and how they can be used by indie authors as part of promotional activity. We'll look at the big hitters as well as the smaller platforms targeting specific groups or focused on offering book deals.