Alliance of Independent Authors Blog Roundup 2019 Week 43

This week, among other things, a list of ten key questions that will help you navigate the tricky task of choosing the self-publishing services that will help you self-publish your book and reach readers successfully.

Other Self-Publishing Advice

Scottish writer and creative writing tutor Jules Horne makes a powerful case for setting up your own copywriting business in our writing piece this week – How Indie Authors Can Use Their Creative Writing Skills to Build an Extra Income Stream through Copywriting to Supplement Sales from Self-published Books

Cybercrime thriller author and IT expert Ian Sutherland explains How to Overcome KDP Select’s Catch 22 for Free Books & Mailing List Subscriber Magnets

May’s Ask ALLi Self-publishing Beginners’ Salon Podcast included topics such as:

  • The need to work at your craft
  • The aspiration to make a good living writing books
  • An introduction to Scrivener
  • Avoiding distractions while writing
  • Accountability partners

Our Self-publishing Success Story is  Australian cozy mystery writer Morgana Best.

Our opinion piece was by yours truly on Why Creative Assets are Key to Income and Influence for Indie Authors (and What They Are)

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week, the growth of ebooks in India; the thin line between trademarking; Dropbox launching their in-platform epub reader; and Futurebook’s Molly Flatt’s latest guide that’s not to be missed.

If you’re interested in writing or self-publishing, you might like to join our Alliance of Independent Authors. And if you’d like to look at my self-published work, you’ll find it here

 

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