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Publishing: Is the Quality of Print Books Diminishing?

Paperback books were developed as an affordable alternative to hardbacks, democratising book ownership. These days ebooks usually offer a cheaper alternative to print. But are production standards of trade paperbacks falling as publishers aim to optimise their profit margins? On ALLi’s closed Facebook group, visible to members only, there was a lively discussion of the […]

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Want to be involved in the ALLi Self-Publishing Directory?

We’re in the middle of big changes and projects this August, some of which have been mentioned before. Alongside our website, another major  project we are working on is the ALLi Self-Publishing Directory: a guide to ALLi approved self-publishing services. Introducing the ALLi Self-Publishing Service Directory Published twice-yearly, the directory will showcase the best self-publishing […]

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Watchdog Review of Draft2Digital

  We covered a lot of aggregators in the “Choosing a Self-Publishing Service” book, released in the Spring, documenting the pros and cons of each one. Draft2Digital was mentioned, but at the time they only had a few channels of distribution. We were pressed for time, so I didn’t dig into what they offered. During […]

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