This week, among other things, we point a spotlight on one of our valued partner members – PJ Boox, a physical bookstore in Florida that features only independently and small press published authors.

Other Self-Publishing Advice

ALLi author member Dawn Brookes shares the lessons she learned from writing her memoirs. Twice. Find out more in this week’s writing case study – Lessons I Learned from Writing My Memoirs

If you missed it, or even if you didn’t, listen to one of our Fringe podcast sessions by Tara R Alemany who explains why spending a little time on research could pay dividends in the end – 5 Tools to Road-Test your Book Idea

Debbie Young, ALLi’s Author Advice Center Editor, delves into the pricing question with eight key tips – What’s the Right Price for a Self-published Ebook?

ALLi member Arietta Richmond, indie author of Regency historical romance brings us our weekly opinion piece. Why Writing and Self-Publishing Books Fast is a Good Thing for This Indie Author. What type of writer are you?

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week he reveals Amazon Ads latest figures after Facebook released theirs earlier this year. It certainly shows that indie authors need to get on top of these advertising avenues as they’re here for the foreseeable. He also revisits a common topic this year – piracy and copyright. And closes by mentioning the new DigitalBookWorld conference that replaces iBooks Author Conferences.

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