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How I Do It: Super Successful Indie Authors Share Their Secrets – with Joanna Penn

Focus, long term commitment and sheer hard work, every day, are what have enabled Joanna Penn, bestselling author, professional speaker, entrepreneur and UK ALLi advisor, to pack so much into the five years since she entered the sphere of self-publishing.  The remarkable achievements of this authorpreneur have just earned her a place among The Guardian‘s […]

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Arun Advent app on iPhon and iPad

Reaching Readers: Using Apps to Make Your Book Stand Out from the Crowd

Self-published author Marisha Pink describes her creative use of digital technology to make Finding Arun, her new book, stand out worldwide in a crowded marketplace, while also raising her profile with independent bricks-and-mortar bookstores. This Christmas I’m experimenting with Arun Advent, a digital advent calendar app for iPhone and iPad, to promote my debut novel, […]

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How To Make Money from Your Writing

Writing for the love of writing is all very well, but love won’t pay the rent.  ALLi Director Orna Ross and ALLi’s US Advisor Jane Friedman consider the many creative ways in which self-published authors may make more money from their writing than simply by publishing books. In a comprehensive discussion videocast on ALLi’s YouTube channel, […]

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Diane Capri

How I Do It: Super Successful Indie Authors Share Their Secrets. This Week: Diane Capri

“Face time is like spinach – good for us!” advises thriller writer Diane Capri, who lists meeting other writers and industry professionals at conferences and joining ALLi among the reasons for her success. What’s the secret of your success? I’m a USA Today Bestselling Author with a nice list of published works that, thankfully, readers […]

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