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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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Publishing: How to Make an Audio Book – Interview with Audio Artist Elizabeth Klett

With so much talk about audio books being the Next Big Thing for indie authors, ALLi author member Jane Steen, currently creating her first audio book, volunteered Elizabeth Klett to tell us more about the subject from the audio artist’s point of view. It was a pleasure to interview this highly experienced and enthusiastic professional. […]

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