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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Are Creative People Abnormally Sensitive?

According to Nobel laureate, Pearl Buck, the creative person is “abnormally sensitive”. “The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanely sensitive. “To them & a touch is a blow, a sound is a noise, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, a lover is a god, and failure is death. “Add to this cruelly delicate organism the overpowering necessity to create, create, create so that without the creating of music or poetry or books or buildings or something of meaning, their very…

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Remembering How To Create

It’s easy to forget the principles of going creative. And even easier to forget to practice.

Here’s a ditty to help us remember:

Connect to all I touch. Hear. Smell. Taste. Look, see.
Return to now.

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Henry Miller's Creative Commandments

In his writer’s notebook, 1932-1933, Henry Miller, an author with a deep sense of process, laid down his ‘commandments’ of writing. Here they are adapted to whatever it is you want to create: Work on one thing at a time until finished. Don’t be nervous. Work calmly, joyously, recklessly on whatever is in hand. Work according to The Program (the timetable you’ve laid out for yourself) and not according to Read More

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