Want to meet, chat and exchange ideas about creativism and the creative process? Check the list below to find out what events I am hosting or attenting in the near future.
Hawkesbury Upton Literary Festival
April 22, 2017 Location / Address
Fox Inn, Hawkesbury Upton
Self-Publishing Salon with Orna Ross and Joanna Penn
In this monthly Self-Publishing Salon, Orna and Joanna are partnering to discuss their writing and publishing projects, and bring you all the latest tools and trends for indie authors.
Even though this Salon is primarily aimed at more experienced authors, there will still be takeaways and knowledge sharing that is relevant to all indie authors. But if you haven’t self-published yet or only have one book to your name, some of the strategies they discuss may not be relevant.
Global Dates and Times:
Time: Like all ALLi Insights events, this one goes out on May 28th at 12noon PST (Vancouver) / 3pm EST (New York City / 6pm BRST (Sao Paolo) / 8pm GMT (London) / 10pm SAST (Johannesburg) /and +1Day 1.30am IST (Dehli) and 7am AEDT (Sydney)
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Meet the Ask ALLi Hosts
Joanna Penn is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling thriller author, as well as writing non-fiction for authors. She is also a professional speaker and entrepreneur, voted as one of The Guardian UK Top 100 creative professionals 2013.
She spent 13 years as a business IT consultant in large corporations across the globe before becoming a full-time author-entrepreneur in September 2011.
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Orna Ross launched the Alliance of Independent Authors at the London Book Fair in 2012. Her work for ALLi has seen her named as one of The Bookseller’s “100 top people in publishing”.
She also publishes poetry, fiction and nonfiction, and is greatly excited by the democratising, empowering potential of author-publishing.
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March 7, 2017 Time / Duration
8pm to 9pm Location / Address
Live on You Tube
Indie Author Fringe: London Book FairApril 15, 2016 | All day | London
Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&AApril 26, 2016 | Starts @8pm GMT | Google Hangout LiveAlliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&AAugust 2, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout LiveAlliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&AAugust 30, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout LiveAlliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
Orna Ross comes to the Bay Area Independent Publishers AssociationFebruary 11, 2017 | 11am - 12:15pm | Next Key Conference CenterDuring the morning session, Orna will give us an overview of how authors can now make a living from writing and build a successful indie author business.
An Afternoon with Orna Ross: Building a Successful Indie Author BusinessFebruary 11, 2017 | 1-3pm | The Key Room 1385 Hamilton Pkwy Novato, CADuring the afternoon session, we will explore the issues raised during the morning, going in more depth and using various exercises to get to the heart of your personal relationship with money, how it connects to your books, and how to take advantage of changes in the publishing industry to find your own, unique pathway to pleasure and profit.
Ask ALLi Member Q&A: Your Self-Publishing Questions answered by Orna Ross and Joel FriedlanderFebruary 14, 2017 | 8pm to 9pm | Live on You TubeAsk ALLi Member Q&A: Your Self-Publishing Questions answered by Orna Ross and Joel Friedlander
F-R-E-E-WRITING: Your Key to Banishing Blocks and Writing What You Were Born To WriteFebruary 20, 2017 | 9-12 & 2-5 Full Day Class | At San Francisco Writers Conference at the Mark Hopkins HotelWriting is magic. F-r-e-e-writing is magic unleashed! F-r-e-e-writing—raw, fast, exact and easy–will enable you to write better and faster than you ever thought possible, and bring you greater health, wealth and happiness. F-r-e-e-writing reconnects you with your words and your life.
DBW INDIE AUTHOR: THE FIRST CONFERENCE FOR THE NEW PROFESSIONAL AUTHORJanuary 19, 2017 | 9:10am - 9:45am | New York Hilton MidtownTHE FREEDOM TO PUBLISH: THE SOPHISTICATED WAYS OF TODAY’S INDIES
Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&AJune 28, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout Live
BEA Indie Author Fringe Online ConferenceMay 14, 2016 | All day | Online on ALLi Author Advice Centre Blog
Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&AMay 31, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout
How to Make a Living (and a Life) from WritingNovember 19, 2016 | 9:00am | Room D06, Regent's Park University - Inner Circle, London, NW1 4NS, United KingdomDo you want to leave your job and make a living with your writing? Would you like to transition into a full-time income from your creativity? Join Orna Ross and Joanna Penn to find out how.
Amazon AcademyNovember 23, 2016 | 9:30am to 4:00pm | Amazon Fashion Photography Studio in Hoxton, LondonEnterprise Nation has partnered with Amazon and The Guardian Small Business Network. If you are looking to grow your business by improving your knowledge of the internet and digital technology to increase online sales and exports this is the event for you! Enterprise Nation has partnered with Amazon and The Guardian Small Business Network to deliver a one-day event with advice from a host of experts on how to succeed in the digital economy, as well as practical workshops on how Amazon can help your business grow.
Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&ANovember 29, 2016 | 8:00pm GMT | Online on Google HangoutsYour Self-Publishing Questions answered by Orna Ross & Joanna Penn. Each month, Orna Ross answers Member’s self-publishing questions. Our monthly Member Q&A is part of our “Ask ALLi” Campaign: in which ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) commits to answering any question about self-publishing.
FBF Indie Author Fringe Online ConferenceOctober 22, 2016 | All day | Online on ALLi Author Advice Centre Blog
Orna Ross Reading from/Talking about “Her Secret Rose” at Triskele Lit Fest 2016September 17, 2016 | 1:00pm | Lift in IslingtonOrna Ross Reading from/Talking about “Her Secret Rose” at Triskele Lit Fest 2016
Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&ASeptember 27, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout Live
Launch of Monday Motivator EmailSeptember 5, 2016 | Your InboxSign up for my weekly dose of Creative Motivation.