AskALLi: Self-Publishing Advice Podcast
About This Show
Are you new to self-publishing? Or a seasoned indie author who wants to cut through the noise to get only the most up-to-date and important self-publishing advice?
The “AskALLi Podcast" is brought to you by the most trusted name in self-publishing, the non-profit Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi).
1st Tuesdays: Highlight from ALLi's Indie Author Fringe online conference. A presentation from an industry expert or successful indie author on making great books and reaching more readers. All levels.
2nd Tuesdays: ALLi Member Q&A: Answers to members' current self-publishing queries, hosted by ALLi team members, Debbie Young and David Penny. Only ALLi Members can submit questions but all are welcome to listen and learn. All levels.
3rd Tuesdays: Beginners' Self-Publishing Salon. Best practice advice on one of the seven stages of publishing, hosted by ALLi team members, Jay Artale and Michael La Ronn. Level: Authors new to self-publishing.
Last Tuesdays: Advanced Self-Publishing Salon hosted by ALLi Director Orna Ross and Advisor Joanna Penn. Top tips, tools and trends, with analysis of the latest self-publishing news. Level: More experienced indie authors.
All interviews, advice and recommended services are vetted by ALLi’s Watchdog Desk. Self-publishing is a fast changing world but you can trust us to bring you only the best and most actionable ideas and insights, tools and techniques: what we know is working for authors right now.
For a minimal time investment each week, you can keep up to date with the expanding range of opportunities for authors, then go back to your writing and publishing.
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Most Recent Episode
Beginners' Self-publishing Salon W Jay Artale And Michael La Ronn August 201
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Ep#64: Welcome to Ask ALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Broadcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This is our monthly Beginners' Self-Publishing Salon, with advice, tips and tools for indie authors just starting out. And here are your regular hosts for the beginners’ salon: Jay Artale and Michael La Ronn.
The topics covered in this beginners session includes:
- Three steps to manuscript editing: Self-Editing, Beta Readers and Professional Editing
- Definition of the different types of editing
- Developmental Editing
- Copy/Line Editing
- Editing Tools (like Grammarly, Pro Writing Aid, Hemingway)
- Editing Challenges
- Working with a book editor
- How to find a book edition
- Using the ALLi Partner Members
- How to get book editing discounts
Our weekly Self-Publishing Advice broadcast is brought to you by ALLi, the Alliance of Independent Authors. This beginners salon is one of four regular shows, which include a more advanced salon, a member Q&A and a special guest highlight presentation from the Indie Author Fringe, ALLi’s free online author conference.
Find more author advice, tips and tools at our self-publishing advice center, www.selfpublishingadvice.org. And, if you haven’t already, we invite you to join our organization and become a self-publishing ally. You can do that at www.allianceindependentauthors.org. Now, go write and publish.
About your show hosts:
Jay Artale is a project manager who swapped corporate life for a nomadic existence as a non-fiction writer. She's written and self-published a series of travel guides, travel writing books, and poetry collections. Jay is also one of the co-organizers of the Indie Author Fringe, a 3X a year online conference for indie authors who self-publish. Connect on Twitter: @BirdsOAFPress
Michael La Ronn is the author of over 30 science fiction & fantasy novels and author self-help books. To date, he has published over 1.5 million words of fiction and nonfiction. Since publishing his first book in 2014, he has produced a prolific writing portfolio while raising a family and working a full-time job in the insurance industry. Connect on Twitter: @MichaelLaRonn