Self-Publishing News and Advice: Watchdog Analysis

This week, among other things, our Watchdog Advisor John Doppler, brings us his latest Watchdog Analysis: De Montfort Literature

Other Self-Publishing Advice

Science writer turned historical novelist Tom Imerito shares his fascinating case study of changing genres to create a whole new brand.

Debbie Young’s article combines ALLi member’s top tips on How to Write an Effective Author Bio

AskALLi’s Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon in August covered topics including:

  • Different kinds of backend businesses authors can have behind the book
  • How to calculate the number of books to sell before you break even
  • How to check how well a book is doing using its Amazon sales rank

Indie author and former professional researcher Maggie Lynch, provides ALLi’s opinion piece – What Makes Readers Buy Books?

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week, De Montfort Literature warning; Alison Baverstock’s research findings event on September 5th; podcasts as another revenue stream; two Amazon updates; and a creative use for old kindles.

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