Orna Ross
Orna Ross Header Image
Header pattern
Header pattern

Category

Creative Publishing

Posts In This category Are About Getting Creative With The Seven Processes of Publishing: Editorial, Design, Production, Distribution, Marketing, Promotion, Rights

ALLi-medium
Creative Publishing: Self-publishing

Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 29 2016

This week, on ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Blog, our news editor Dan Holloway has moved to a new slot! From now on, you can catch him publishing his self-publishing news every Tuesday. Today, Dan talks about Kobo’s exciting new partnerships, a recent security issue with Mailchimp, where ebooks sales are still going strong, and another partnership development for Wattpad. And, as ever, he rounds up with the latest self publishing news for indie authors everywhere.

Continue reading
Related posts
Self-Publishing Authors At Amazon Academy
November 25, 2016
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 18 2016
November 18, 2016
On The Go Creative! Show This Week: Don’t Think, Just Do!
November 13, 2016
cx9b5vzxcaesfe1
Creative Publishing: Self-publishing

Self-Publishing Authors At Amazon Academy

I spent Wednesday at Amazon’s very cool Fashion Studio in Hoxton, speaking about the author journey and the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi), for the UK’s first Amazon Academy. Enterprise Nation, partnering with Amazon and the Guardian Small Business Network, delivered a day of insights into how small business owners can use digital technology to increase online sales and exports. More than 200 creative entrepreneurs gathered in London on 23 November for the event, including lots of aspiring and emerging indie authors, and a number of ALLi members. Three bestselling authors — Mark Dawson, Talli Roland and Joseph Alexander — were speaking…

Continue reading
Related posts
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 29 2016
November 29, 2016
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 18 2016
November 18, 2016
On The Go Creative! Show This Week: Don’t Think, Just Do!
November 13, 2016
ALLi-medium
Creative Publishing: Self-publishing

Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 18 2016

This week, on ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Blog, our news editor Dan Holloway is talking about format wars. Dan also talks about advertising with Amazon, the self-publishing platform Tredition, and the latest ebook and print statistics from the Association of American Publishers. And, as ever, he rounds up with the latest self publishing news for indie authors everywhere.

Continue reading
Related posts
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 29 2016
November 29, 2016
Self-Publishing Authors At Amazon Academy
November 25, 2016
On The Go Creative! Show This Week: Don’t Think, Just Do!
November 13, 2016
ALLi-medium
Creative Publishing: Self-publishing

Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 11 2016

This week, on ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Blog, our news editor Dan Holloway is talking about the year’s first Oxford Professor of Poetry lecture. Dan also talks about the partnership between Books a Million and Fast Pencil, the rise of Audiobooks, as well as Amazon’s global subscription service that will focus entirely on curated indie books. And, as ever, he rounds up with the latest self publishing news for indie authors everywhere.

Continue reading
Related posts
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 29 2016
November 29, 2016
Self-Publishing Authors At Amazon Academy
November 25, 2016
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 18 2016
November 18, 2016
A packed house at the Carousel Awards
Creative Publishing: WB Yeats, Maud Gonne, Iseult Gonne

What Winning the Carousel-Aware Prize For Independent Fiction Means To Me

On October 25th, which also happens to be the night the Man-Booker prize winner was announced this year, I won my own first prize as a novelist. It’s not likely that you’ll have heard of that award, for three reasons. It’s an Irish prize, this is its first year in existence, and it’s a prize for independent author-publishing. So minority, all the way. But the award ceremony was packed, delivered to the room full of fervent book-lovers you see above. And I couldn’t have been happier about it, had it been the Man-Booker itself. And when, next day, I received a beautiful…

Continue reading
Related posts
Self-Publishing Authors At Amazon Academy
November 25, 2016
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Oct 28 2016
October 28, 2016
The Winner of The CAP Awards To Be Announced Tonight
October 25, 2016
ALLi-medium
Creative Publishing: Self-publishing

Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 4 2016

This week, on ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Blog, our news editor Dan Holloway is talking about the time of year that is National Novel Writing Month. Dan also talks about Amazon’s expansion in India, and the launch of their eagerly awaited  Amazon Rapids app delivering children’s stories to mobile devices, as well as PayPal’s new report into digital reading and gaming. And, as ever, he rounds up with the latest self publishing news for indie authors everywhere.

Continue reading
Related posts
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 29 2016
November 29, 2016
Self-Publishing Authors At Amazon Academy
November 25, 2016
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 18 2016
November 18, 2016
ALLi-medium
Creative Publishing: Self-publishing

Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Oct 28 2016

This week, on ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Blog, our news editor Dan Holloway is talking about the return of the The Folio Prize. Dan also talks about Barnes and Noble’s severed ties, the eagerly anticipated Digital Book World’s first ever indie day, and something topical for Halloween. And, as ever, he rounds up with the latest self publishing news for indie authors everywhere.

Continue reading
Related posts
Self-Publishing Authors At Amazon Academy
November 25, 2016
Your Monday Motivator: Don’t Think, Just Do!
November 14, 2016
What Winning the Carousel-Aware Prize For Independent Fiction Means To Me
November 5, 2016
ALLi-medium
Creative Publishing: Miscellany, Self-publishing

Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Oct 21 2016

This week, on ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Blog, our news editor Dan Holloway is talking about the disappearance of the latest literary laureate after performing at a Rolling Stones gig. Dan also talks about the big indie event happening this weekend, further evidence to suggest the decline in indie representation and what’s new with Kindle Direct Publishing, as well as rounding up with the latest self publishing news for indie authors everywhere.

Continue reading
Related posts
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 29 2016
November 29, 2016
Self-Publishing Authors At Amazon Academy
November 25, 2016
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 18 2016
November 18, 2016
ALLi medium
Creative Publishing: Self-publishing

Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: October 14 2016

This week, on ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Blog, our news editor Dan Holloway is talking about how the times are indeed a-changing with the thrilling announcement of Bob Dylan’s Nobel prize-winning achievement. Dan also asks whether the latest author earnings report means the brakes are on for indies, notes the latest self publishing services added to ALLi’s ratings page, and rounds up the latest self publishing news for indie authors everywhere.

Continue reading
Related posts
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 29 2016
November 29, 2016
Self-Publishing Authors At Amazon Academy
November 25, 2016
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 18 2016
November 18, 2016
Creative Publishing: Self-publishing

Episode 5 of The Go Creative! Show

The Go Creative! Show has now reached episode five and this week I’m introducing publishing and arts commentator, Porter Anderson, who will be our most regular contributor to the creative publishing segment of the show, on the topic of “publishing for authors”. Porter is a journalist who, since spotting the potential for digital disruption in publishing, has had a fantastically varied career, as commentator, consultant, publishing conference and event curator and a marvellous column, Music For Writers at Thought Catalog. You can find out more about the show, read the transcript and subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher or YouTube on the…

Continue reading
Related posts
Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Nov 29 2016
November 29, 2016
On The Go Creative! Show This Week: Collaboration For Creative Succcess
November 27, 2016
Self-Publishing Authors At Amazon Academy
November 25, 2016