Alliance of Independent Authors Blog Roundup 2020 Week 18

This week, among other things, ALLi’s Author Advice Center Manager, Debbie Young shares wisdom on How to Deal with Negative Reviews.

Self-Publishing Advice

Indie author and author services provider Russell Phillips offers advice on How to Set Up Local Book Links for your Ebooks.

In A New Concept in Book Discoverability: Reedsy Discovery Book Review Service, Ricardo Fayet introduces the new Reedsy Discoverability and invites feedback.

In this month’s AskALLi Beginners Self-Publishing Salon, Tim Lewis and I discuss: Using Beta Readers in Your Self-Editing Process

Topics discussed include:

  • What does a beta reader do?
  • How do you choose the right beta readers?
  • How do you ensure you’ll get constructive advice on your manuscript and not just a review or opinion?

Howard Lovy also interviews inspirational indie author J. Dianne Dotson.

Technical trainer Barb Drozdowich cautions against inadvertent bullying of the less technically-minded indie author in Don’t Be the Inadvertent Bully to Fellow Indie Authors

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week, Live from London Book Fair; New from BookBub & PublishDrive; Pay per Page; and Free Speech & Fake News.

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Orna Ross
Author: Orna Ross

Orna Ross is an award-winning author-publisher, advocate for independent authors and other creative entrepreneurs and, as Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors, "one of the 100 most influential people in publishing" (The Bookseller).