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Writing: Should You Do NaNoWriMo?

As November approaches, so does NaNoWriMo – short for National Novel Writing Month. As aspiring novelists everywhere – and many established ones – consider whether the potential reward is worth the effort, best-selling indie author Glynis Smy explains why she thinks it is, drawing on her own results: not just a novel, but long-term publishing […]

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Frankfurt (and Film Rights) here we come…

In a few short days, some of the Alliance of Independent Authors Team will be making their various ways to Frankfurt Book Fair, ALLi’s first time there. We’ll be taking part in events, meeting up with other author-publishers, scoping out new opportunities for our members and introducing lots of new potential partners to our Self-Publishing […]

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Watchdog: Ingram Spark vs CreateSpace for Self-publishing Print Books

ALLi Watchdog Giacomo Giammatteo provides an invaluable detailed analysis of the two biggest print service providers for indie authors, Ingram (via its two different subsets, Lightning Source – for publishers of many books – and Ingram Spark – for individual self-publishers) and Amazon’s CreateSpace. I have done a few posts on printing for the self-published […]

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Will you be joining our ACX party?

It’s final call for our exclusive audiobook event. This is a great opportunity for anyone London way to meet key members of the ALLi, the Amazon Audible/ACX team and even partake in a free drink or two – all whilst discovering how you can utilise audiobooks and create great audiobooks without breaking the bank. Indie […]

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