Alliance of Independent Authors Blog Roundup 2019 Week 38

This week, among other things, English indie author Elizabeth Ducie shares her feelings on being excluded as an Amazon reviewer and reviews being removed without explanation or justification in ALLi’s Opinion piece: My Time in the Amazon Cooler – by an Author of Disappearing Reviews.

Other Self-Publishing Advice

Finnish author Leena Pekkalainen describes how her lifelong passion both for writing and for Ancient Egypt led to her becoming an author of both fiction and non-fiction in Why I Write What I Write

Indie author Kim Lambert explains why, when, and how to create box sets, drawing on her own extensive experience and success in this field.

Seasoned author and keen traveller Anna Castle shares her Top Tips on Managing Research Trip Costs in ALLi’s Running an Author Business series.

ALLi’s Self-Publishing Success story is Harper Bliss and her inspirational rise to bestseller status in the world of lesbian fiction.

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week,  the release of this year’s VIDA count showing the lack of diversity in literature; the continuing growth of ebook borrowing and audiobooks; more opportunities to monetize; and a legal round-up on copyright and tax issues.

The self-publishing advice blog is run by the Alliance of Independent Authors, the association for author-publishers. We also publish a range of self-publishing guides.

 

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