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Latest News and Resources from ALLi - Week 28 2020
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Latest News and Resources from ALLi – Week 28 2020

In this week’s highlights: establishing your author platform; Howard Lovy interviews Michael La Ronn, who many of you know as the co-host of the AskALLi Members’ Q&A podcast….and, as ever, Dan Holloway has all the latest self-publishing news from the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) blog roundup 2020 Week 28.

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Indie Poetry Please! Call for Submissions August 2020

Indie Poetry Please! Call for Submissions August 2020 For information about Indie Poetry Please! go here. We’re now taking submissions for the August episodes of Indie Poetry Please! Here’s how to enter your poetry. Indie Poetry Please!  Registration Registration is a dual process, by email and on Patreon. EMAIL sign up: Use this form to register your interest in appearing on the show. Follow on PATREON:  Follow my Patreon page here. This is where the poems are submitted. Following is free and instructions on how to follow are here) Once followed, you will also receive details about each month’s show…

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Poem of the Week: Surfacing

I mostly post my poetry first on Instagram, (unless it is a patron-exclusive poem). Each Sunday, here on the blog I post the poem that has got the most Insta likes.  If you’re on Instagram, let’s follow each other. You’ll find my account Orna Ross.poetry here. And now for the poem.  This week’s poem is the final stanza from “Surfacing” Down by that river bank I weep for how we went off course: those harsh, embittered words you said the love they slapped to loss. And my strange need to dive too deep, the blood and breath I gave to…

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Latest News and Resources from ALLi – Week 27 2020

In this week’s highlights: the basics of online poetry book distribution and sales; Howard Lovy interviews Eric Twiggs, an indie author and motivational speaker who is an expert in procrastination…and, as ever, Dan Holloway has all the latest self-publishing news from the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) blog roundup 2020 Week 27.

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This Month's Exclusive Poem for Patrons: Doing Dreams
Creative Writing: Inspirational Poetry

This Month’s Exclusive Poem for Patrons: Doing Dreams

It’s time to release this month’s exclusive poem for Patrons: Doing Dreams I hope you enjoy it. Till next time, may your life be filled with poetry! xOrna Doing Dreams This is the season  of your pain.  We watch, helpless to help  as you’re taken,  and thrust through the veil  of yesterday’s thorns  back to the time  when the scourge was planted.  Read more on Patreon!

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Indie Poetry Please! 02: Tolu Agbelusi, Saili Katebe and @pensandpavement

This is the Instagram TV reading from Indie Poetry Please! — In each session, I’ll be reading three of my own poems and three poems from other indie poets I admire.

The theme this week is “Black Lives Matter” and includes poems from Tolu Agbelusi, Saili Katebe and @pensandpavement.

I’ll be introducing listeners to some of the most exciting, inspiring, and dynamic voices working in poetry today.

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Poem of the Week: Where Are You?

I mostly post my poetry first on Instagram, (unless it is a patron-exclusive poem). Each Sunday, here on the blog I post the poem that has got the most Insta likes.  If you’re on Instagram, let’s follow each other. You’ll find my account Orna Ross.poetry here. And now for the poem.  This week’s poem is called, “Where Are You?” Where are you? The splendor of creation awaits. Beauty veiled, she dallies, playing with the wings of birds passing, swaying her hips with the wind, wanting to dance, to bring you music from planets and clouds. Read the rest on Patreon!

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Latest News and Resources from ALLi – Week 26 2020

In this week’s highlights: What are the Industry Standards for Paperback Books?; Howard Lovy interviews Lorna Fergusson, who has devoted her career to coaching other indie authors…and, as ever, Dan Holloway has all the latest self-publishing news from the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) blog roundup 2020 Week 26.

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Monthly Creative Planning Session July 2020

The theme of his month’s creative planning session is “Strengths and Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats”, SWOT for short, and we’ll be doing a SWOT analysis of where you are right now in relation to your writing, your publishing, and your creative business. About the Monthly Creative Planning Session These sessions are not large webinars but small-group, personal, guided workshops. You leave each month with: Clarity: Your creative month mapped out with clear intentions and a list of actionable tasks. Achievability: Tasks and intentions are realistically time-based Simplicity: No more than one guiding intention and three sub-intentions per month. And no…

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Poem of the Week: Passing On

I mostly post my poetry first on Instagram, (unless it is a patron-exclusive poem). Each Sunday, here on the blog I post the poem that has got the most Insta likes.  If you’re on Instagram, let’s follow each other. You’ll find my account Orna Ross.poetry here. And now for the poem.  This week’s #micropoem is a stanza from a longer #poem, “Passing On”. And if you find you need to cry I ask that when you do, you cry with all the others passing through, beside you, along the street of need.   Read more poetry on Patreon!

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