creative self-publishing roundup: 2019 week 20

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

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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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