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Creative Publishing: Self-publishing

Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Jan 17 2017

This week, on ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Blog, our news editor Dan Holloway talks about the sudden cessation of business by ebook distribution platform All Romance. Dan also talks about the Kindle milestone, Nook, crowdfunding potential, ebooks in libraries, and Digital Book World Indie Day. And, as ever, he rounds up with the latest self publishing news for indie authors everywhere.

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Creative Publishing: Self-publishing

Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Jan 10 2017

This week, on ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Blog, our news editor Dan Holloway talks about this week’s bookstore controversy from the North of England. Dan also talks about the resilience of print sales, book platforms: Kobo, Nook, Medium, and the new award for British BAME writers. And, as ever, he rounds up with the latest self publishing news for indie authors everywhere.

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Creative Publishing: Self-publishing

Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Jan 3 2017

This week, on ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Blog, our news editor Dan Holloway talks about resolutions. Dan also talks about ‘that article’ in The Huffington Post, Amazon smashing its Christmas revenue, traditional bookstores decrease in sales,  All Romance Ebooks, and the arrival of a new piece of reading technology available for iPad’s and iPhone’s. And, as ever, he rounds up with the latest self publishing news for indie authors everywhere.

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Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Dec 20 2016

This week, on ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Blog, our news editor Dan Holloway closes the year with a request to ensure the longevity of indie authors for future generations. Dan also bids farewell to Galleycat, talks about Books on the Underground devoting a day to self-published books for the first time, the ongoing colouring book VAT debate, and the security information all WordPress users should read. And, as ever, he rounds up with the latest self publishing news for indie authors everywhere.

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Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Dec 13 2016

This week, on ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Blog, our news editor Dan Holloway talks about the Peters Fraser Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award and urges those eligible to enter. Dan also talks about Amazon Go, Lulu’s entry into academic publishing, and dates to get ebooks uploaded to the various platforms if targeting Christmas shoppers. And, as ever, he rounds up with the latest self publishing news for indie authors everywhere.

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Creative Publishing: Self-publishing

Latest Self-Publishing News From ALLi: Dec 6 2016

This week, on ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Blog, our news editor Dan Holloway, counts down to Christmas and the end of the year. Dan also talks about the latest announcement from Amazon Kindle India, the biggest winner from this year’s Cyber Monday sales,  sales dashboards and taxes. And, as ever, he rounds up with the latest self publishing news for indie authors everywhere.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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On The Go Creative! Show This Week: Don’t Think, Just Do!

Going on this week’s theme of “Don’t Think, Just Do!” The Go Creative! Show looks at a case study of that principle in action. NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) began in the US with a few fiction-loving friends getting together to write a novel in a month and has grown into an international creative writing phenomenon that sees half-a-million people worldwide try to do the same.  In this week’s show, Nano’s CEO Grant Faulkner and I chat about the importance of fiction; how everyone has a story to tell; and how speed and a deadline helps you to get a novel out. And, indeed,…

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