Self-Publishing News and Advice: 2018 Week 46: Better Business Bureau Promoting Bad Business?

This week, among other things, John Doppler considers if the Better Business Bureau is Promoting Bad Business

Other Self-Publishing Advice

British novelist Kate Frost describes how her novel series grew organically from what was originally intended to be a standalone novel in Writing A Series – And How to Grow A Series from a Standalone Book

ALLi’s Author Advice Center Manager, Debbie Young, explores how to Make the Most of Your Great Book Reviews

AskALLi’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon in November covered topics including:

  • Self-Publishing 3.0
  • Making the most of what you have
  • The rise of audio
  • Publishing wide; do not rely on any one outlet

ALLi’s Self-publishing Success Story is of indie author Janet Pywell, who has been appointed as part of the academic team teaching a publishing course at an English university.

Debbie Young outlines 8 Common Reasons Why Authors Go Indie, input stemmed after author Bjorn Larssen posed the question to ALLi members in their member-only Facebook forum.

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week, The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers fight back against Amazon; a milestone for Smashwords; an update on the case of the disappearing KDP Titles; and join ALLi – and me – at Writers Game in Dublin this weekend.

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