Self-Publishing News and Advice: Changing A Book Title

This week, among other things, Finnish novelist Helena Halme explains How to Change a Book Title Without Losing Reviews

Other Self-Publishing Advice

We’ve all been there: discovered regrettable writing errors in our own work. Debbie Young outlines 10 Top Writing Errors and How to Avoid Them as nominated by ALLi members.

Another one from ALLi Author Advice Center Manager Debbie Young, who offers more advice, this time relating to Twitter in 5 Common Twitter Mistakes of Indie Authors

AskALLi’s Members’ Q&A in August covered questions including:

  • How do I get other well-known authors to endorse my books?
  • Is there a standard form and/or process for setting an embargo date when sending out ARCs for reviews?
  • What tools can I use to format my book for ebook and paperback formats?

British author Rosalind Minett explains why she’s glad she goes wide via an aggregator for most platforms while publishing direct with one, Kobo in Why I’m Glad About Going Wide – and Going Direct with Kobo

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week, more news on the possibilities of what libraries bring to the indie author; a reminder about the ebook market; a new UK literacy app for children; and issues around freedom of speech for writers.

The self-publishing advice blog is run by the Alliance of Independent Authors, the association for author-publishers. We also publish a range of self-publishing guides.


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