Latest News and Resources from ALLi - Week 36 2020

Your ALLi blog round-up this week includes the third and final instalment of the AskALLi Is Copyright Broken? series. We also have a new Watchdog Advisory article, a Twitterchat about getting email list sign-ups with David Gaughran, the International Insights column, presented by Mark Williams of The New Publishing Standard (TNPS), and much more.

Scroll down to read our latest updates.

Till next time,

Happy writing and publishing!

Orna

Self-Publishing Advice Roundup:

  • The Watchdog Desk of the Alliance of Independent Authors monitors self-publishing services, and identifies services which overcharge, over-promise, or in any way exploit authors. In this article, The owners of Dog Ear Publishing are apparently attempting to evade angry authors by assuming a new identity: Bookplate Press.
  • For the next edition of the Alliance of Independent Authors International Insights hosted by Mark Williams of The New Publishing Standard, we’re back for another regional spotlight. Today, Mark is focusing on the Europe market.
  • Can indie authors harness the power of AI to make better books and reach more readers or is it the death of our most fundamental right in law: author copyright?  That is the question Orna Ross and the Alliance of Independent Authors’ Ask ALLi team aim to answer in the final part of our “Is  Copyright Broken?” series: Artificial Intelligence and Author Copyright.
  • On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about Getting E-mail List Sign-ups with David Gaughran.
  • And finally, in this week’s Self-Publishing News Special, ALLi News Editor Dan Holloway looks at; is Amazon too big?; Bookshop – a good alternative to Amazon?; and Audio in Lockdown.

Lots to learn and ponder, as ever.

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Orna Ross
Author: Orna Ross

Orna Ross is an award-winning novelist and poet, advocate for self-publishing and, as Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors, "one of the 100 most influential people in publishing" (The Bookseller).