Self-Publishing News and Advice: 2019 Week 5: London Book Fair

This week, among other things, Dan Holloway and Debbie Young discuss How to Pitch to Festival Organizers in an extract from Opening Up to Indie Authors.

The 2019 London Book Fair is just around the corner, being held March 12 – 14. If you’re going to be anywhere near London at that time, do join us there.

We have ALLis flying in from all over the world and our friends at LBF have given us 100 free tickets and 100  at half-price. ALLi first launched at the London Book Fair and we celebrate our birthday there each year with an Amazon-sponsored party. Do come if you can!

100 Free Tickets

100 Half-Price Tickets

Other Self-Publishing Advice

ALLi’s Author Advice Center Manager Debbie Young explains what to do When Amazon Reduces Your Print Book Prices Unexpectedly.

In this month’s Self-Publishing Advice Conference Highlights, Claire Scobie discusses How to Help A Loved One Write a Book.

In Bookstore Chain WH Smith Opens Up to Indie Authors, indie author Richard Vaughan-Davies provides a case study of his recent book-signing event.

Author Sarah Banham alerts us to the dangers of over-promoted books – and how in our enthusiasm we might drive away the very readers we wish to reach in her opinion piece: When Does A Book Become Over-promoted?

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week, Wattpad turns publisher; Amazon’s language problems; augmented reality book catalogs; writing the future; and copyright after Brexit?

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