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How I Do It: Super-successful Indie Author Rebecca Cantrell Shares Her Secrets

Rebecca Cantrell,  is a New York Times bestselling author, recently became the first indie author to win the prestigious International Thriller Writers’ Award with her novel The World Beneath. Here she shares her top tips for success as an indie author and her experience of reaching the top. What’s the secret of your success? I’ll […]

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How to Reach Readers with the Indie B.R.A.G. Medallion

Thriller writer Alison Morton shares her positive experience of applying a quality control award for self-published books and explains how it helps her gain credibility and recognition of her alternate history novels. Last month,  Sarah Dale announced to fellow ALLi members on our private members’ Facebook forum: “Hope you don’t mind me saying…but I’ve just […]

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Publishing: Can Indie Authors Dispense with The Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook?

Here’s an interesting debate to start the weekend! Should indie authors dispense with the weighty publishing industry directories that have long been a must-have for any author’s bookshelf, like Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook (UK) or The Writer’s Handbook (US)? In this post, Scottish indie author Ian Sutherland describes how becoming a self-published author made him […]

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