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Event Report: Self-Publishing in the Digital Age Conference

In our occasional series of reports of events for authors, British designer, author and editor Henry Hyde shares his experience of “Self-Publishing in the Digital Age”, a high profile one-day event held in London last month, organised by Bloomsbury Publishing, publisher of the Writers & Artists series of books and the related website. The succession […]

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Writing: Show and Listen

Drawing on her own experience of self-publishing, British indie novelist Katharine d’Souza explains how to respond positively to constructive criticism to make your writing the best it can be without denting your confidence. I’m an avid reader so I attend a lot of book events: launches, author talks, literary festivals and the like. I’m also […]

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Watchdog: Big Changes at Bookbaby

EBook Distribution Options Is Free eBook Distribution At An End? Everyone knows that the publishing industry is experiencing massive changes and at the center of that is ebook distribution. For a long time (as measured in the rapidly changing self-published market) Smashwords dominated ebook distribution. Soon enough though, the growth of the industry attracted competition. […]

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Publishing: Assisted Self-Publishing for Beginners

With two highly regarded self-published thrillers to her name, ALLi author member Kathryn Guare generously shares her experience of using an assisted publishing service and going completely DIY, to help new authors make the right decisions. For those just beginning to navigate the landscape of self-publishing, trying to understand the myriad tasks required to transform […]

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