Latest From the Self-Publishing Advice Blog: The Con Artist Playbook

This week, among other things, John Doppler brings us his article – The Con Artist Playbook – advising that if you see these responses from a publishing service of any kind, run.

Other Self-Publishing Advice

British children’s author Jude Lennon why she continues to be an independent author in The Empowerment of Self-publishing – Case Study of a Project for Children and Young People with Autism

Understanding the full range of publishing rights available is an important part of building your author business. In the first of an occasional series on publishing rights for indie authors, ALLi explain the lie of the land, in an extract from the ALLi Successful Self-Publishing Guidebook #3 , How Authors Sell Publishing Rights

AskALLi’s Members’ Q&A in May covered topics including:

  • How to set up a publishing company
  • Amazon’s “quality notice”
  • Distributing ARCs to readers
  • Universal book linking sites
  • Pricing books

ALLi’s Sunday Success Story is a little different this week. British crime writer Barry Faulkner brings us his article, What a Difference ALLi Makes.

Alli’s opinion piece came from indie author Chrissie Parker, who was on the receiving end of some unpleasant treatment. Here’s her story and how she coped – Why I’m Glad I Stood Up to Online Harassment

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week, with the date set for the end of the Net Neutrality rules he discusses internet freedom; milestone birthdays for two platforms that have been pivotal in the indie-friendly landscape; and finally Spotify’s new audiobook offering.

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