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Hello and welcome to my blog. You may know me as a novelist, as a poet, as Director of ALLi, the Alliance of Independent Authors, or as a creative facilitator. I do a post wearing each of those hats on my blog most weeks.

SUNDAY: Sundays are for poetry, on Thursdays I do a self-publishing roundup from ALLi, and Fridays are for fiction. Anything can happen in between.

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Alliance of Independent Authors Blog Roundup 2020 Week 13
Creative Publishing: Alliance of Independent Authors

Alliance of Independent Authors Blog Roundup 2020 Week 13

In this week’s highlights: Michael La Ronn and I discuss what can ALLi members do to prepare for coronavirus?; Howard Lovy interviews Kris Spisak, who discovered that her self-publishing niche is to help other self-publishers…and, as ever, Dan Holloway has all the latest self-publishing news from the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) blog roundup 2020 Week 13.

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Alliance of Independent Authors Blog Roundup 2020 Week 11

This week’s highlights: Joanna and I explain How to Take Your Nonfiction Books to the Next Level; Howard Lovy interviews Sandy Day, about her long road to self-publishing success…and, as ever, Dan Holloway has all the latest self-publishing news from the Alliance of Independent Authors blog roundup 2020 Week 11.

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Alliance of Independent Authors Blog Roundup 2020 Week 10

This week’s highlights: Dalma Szentpály and I show you How to Work With a Poetry Editor; Howard Lovy interviews Christine Reynebeau, a children’s author who teaches kids non-traditional lessons…and, as ever, Dan Holloway has all the latest self-publishing news from the Alliance of Independent Authors blog roundup 2020 Week 10.

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Singular They
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The Singular They

My non-fiction books now carry the following disclaimer: Where we have traditionally been told we should use he and his,…

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Friday Fiction: Iseult Gonne and Lucien Millevoye Take Tea

Maud and Iseult Gonne are living in Normandy, taking refuge from the war in Paris, when they hear that John MacBride, Maud’s husband, has been executed. This leaves Maud frantic to get back to Ireland. She dispatches Iseult to London, to fetch their friend, the poet Willie Yeats.

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Alliance of Independent Authors Blog Roundup 2020 Week 9

This week’s highlights: Michael La Ronn and I answer member questions including, Why Do I Need an Author Website?; Howard Lovy interviews Sara Easterly, an adoptee who wrote a book about her quest to find her birth mother…and, as ever, Dan Holloway has all the latest self-publishing news from the Alliance of Independent Authors blog roundup 2020 Week 9.

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