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Elaine Pereira

Publishing: What It Really Means to Self-Publish – One Debut Author’s Story

Elaine Pereira’s guest post last December about writing I Will Never Forget, her award-winning memoir of her mother’s dementia, was a moving testimony to the power of self-publishing to help authors deal with life’s major challenges. The experience was also Elaine’s introduction to self-publishing, and in this new post she describes how she overcame her […]

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Cover of "Say What?" by C S Lakin

Writing: The Grammar Principle – with C S Lakin

Professional copyeditor and writing coach Susanne Lakin explains how learning the rules of grammar will improve the fortunes of self-published authors, creatively as well as financially. She makes particular reference to grammar in fiction writing, the focus of her latest book, “Say What?” Writers know they have to learn grammar. At least some grammar. Back […]

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ALLi News – Announcing our Spring Events schedule

Announcing ALLi’s Spring Event Line-Up With Spring hopefully a few weeks away here, we forging full steam ahead with a packed schedule of events for the upcoming months. We have put together a list of appearances and panels that are for both members and for broader audiences, that happen online and offline and we think, […]

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Aerial view of London Book Fair 2013

Publishing Conferences & Book Fairs – What’s In Them for Self-published Authors?

Self-published authors often wonder whether they can justify paying substantial entry prices to publishing trade and book fairs. Two of ALLi’s valued Partner Members,  Kathy Meis of Bublish and Helen Hart of SilverWood Books, explain how why it’s worth considering such events, and how to make the most of your investment in attending.  Why Publishing […]

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