Creative Self-Publishing: Latest News and Advice: Self-Publishing Services Directory

This week, we’re delighted to bring you the 2019 edition of ALLi’s Self-Publishing Services Directory, our showcase of ALLi Partner Members’ approved author services.

Our Watchdog Desk, headed by John Doppler, vets all services to ensure they comply with ALLi standards of ethics and excellence (see our Code of Standards for Authors and Partners here).

The Directory also features relevant articles from ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Center, offering authors advice on how to assemble the perfect team of professionals to create great books and author businesses.


Other Self-Publishing Advice

Jim Giammatteo, indie author of over 70 books, puts spellcheckers and grammar checkers in their place in Where Spellcheckers Fall Short – and Why You Need an Editor.

In Staying Exclusive vs Going Wide, ALLi Watchdog, John Doppler asks, ‘What’s the best distribution strategy – KDP Select or going wide?’

In this month’s AskALLi Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Tim Lewis discuss the challenges and delights of self-editing for author-publishers.

Howard Lovy introduces a new feature in the podcasts including an interview with inspirational indie author Susan Grossey.

In Why AI & Blockchain Will Be Game-changers for Indie Authors, Kathy Meis, CEO of Bublish, presents her vision of artificial intelligence and blockchain as a real game-changer for indie authors.

And finally, as always, we come to Dan Holloway’s regular indie author news round-up. This week, award-winning indies; more trouble for Open Library; digital sales tax; and the real Jeff Bezos story and other photograph news.

The self-publishing advice blog is run by the Alliance of Independent Authors, the non-profit association for self-publishing authors. We offer many benefits to indie authors including a range of self-publishing guides which non-members can purchase here.