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5 Ways Pinterest Can Help Authors

    Ask every self-published writer what they want more than anything else and they will tell you that they want to sell their books. ALLi’s Social Media Manager Karen Lotter describes five ways that Pinterest can help authors not only sell more books but plan and write them too.     What is Pinterest […]

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The Advantages of Self-Publishing for Non-Fiction

“Today is the best time to be an author, especially of non-fiction,” says Amy Shojai, certified animal behaviour consultant and award-winning author of 27 best-selling books. Here she explains why self-publishing is such a good choice for writers of non-fiction – and why fiction writers should also add some non-fiction titles to their work. In […]

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Writing: Feel the Fear and Write It Anyway

Launching Cauldstane, her seventh novel, has a special significance for Linda Gillard, because the book embodies her response to her diagnosis of cancer and marks her “return to self” as she emerges from the aftermath of treatment. This is an inspiring post about an indomitable creative spirit empowered by writing and self-publishing in the face […]

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ALLi News – Sell Your Book to Hollywood: A Teleseminar with Voyage Media

We’ve been thinking a lot about rights here at ALLi recently, what with our recent partnerships with IPR Licence and Pubmatch, which help you to manage your translation and sub rights. This week, we are looking toward dramatic rights, TV and film. Film adaptations from novels are nothing new, and production companies are becoming increasingly […]

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Charles Sheehan-Miles

How I Do It: Charles Sheehan-Miles Shares His Success Story as a Self-Published Author

Refusing to allow his self-publishing success to make him complacent, US novelist Charles Sheehan-Miles, with 12 self-published novels to his name, provides an inspiring example of sheer hard work (3,000 words every day, come what may) and energetic global marketing. What’s the secret of your success? I started indie publishing thirteen years ago, in the […]

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