Self-Publishing News and Advice: DBW Conference Report

This week, among other things, I report back on the Top Takeaways For Independent Authors at Digital Book World 2018.

Other Self-Publishing Advice

Bestselling author of m/m romance novels, Aria Grace, explains the many benefits of co-writing books with a partner and outlines some tips on how to do it successfully in 5 Top Tips for Successful Co-writing

Established novelist Alison Morton explains How Writing Fiction of Different Lengths Offers a Book Marketing Advantage

AskALLi’s Members’ Q&A included questions such as:

  • Are book teasers a good marketing tool?
  • Could ALLI recommend a reputable producer of book trailers?
  • How do I find podcasters / bloggers / reviewers to whom to pitch a book for interviews / coverages / reviews?

Michael La Ronn, one of ALLi’s regular podcast team and a highly successful indie author, shared his Takeaways from the IndieLab Conference 2018

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week, PublishDrive outline details of their new subscription service; Futurebook’s awards shortlist; why Barnes and Noble is failing; and some big blockchain news.

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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