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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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How To Design The Best Book Cover for Online Sales

ALLi Partner member Simon Avery, book designer at idobookcovers.com, explains the most important principles of cover design for books to be sold online. From ALLi Self Publishing Advice: The rise of online book retailers such as Amazon have changed the rules of book cover design. And authors who realise this stand to do much better …

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ALLi Success Stories: Liliana Hart

ALLi is the Alliance of Independent Authors, the professional association for self-publishing writers.  They host an EXCELLENT self-publishing advice blog HERE. Liliana Hart offers shares her success secrets this week in the on-going “How I Do It: Super Successful Indie Authors Share Their Secrets” series. From the article: “I’d definitely recommend writing a series to hook …

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From ALLi: Commonwealth Book Prize Regional Award Winner Ezekel Alan tells all

ALLi is the Alliance of Independent Authors, the professional association for self-publishing writers.  They host an EXCELLENT self-publishing advice blog HERE. Award-winning Jamaican indie author Ezekel Alan pens an article for ALLi’s ‘Top Tips from Top Indie Authors’ series.  From the article: “My novel Disposable People became the first self-published book to win a major prize.” …

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From ALLi: What IS An Indie Author?

ALLi is the Alliance of Independent Authors, the professional association for self-publishing writers.  They host an EXCELLENT self-publishing advice blog HERE. ALLi Director Orna Ross has posted an article defining what an indie author is.  From the article: Novelist and ALLi Director Orna Ross considers the (sometimes confusing) question of what exactly distinguishes an indie author. This …

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