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: 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.
2nd 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.
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
Working With an Editor: Ask ALLi Beginners' Self-Publishing Salon June 2018
6 days ago
Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it's our monthly beginners' self-publishing salon with advice, tips, and tools for indie authors just starting out. Topics discussed this week include: Introducing new co-host Tim Lewis, author of six books and the Begin Self-Publishing Podcast Do you need an editor at all? (Yes. 99.5 percent of all writers do!) Everybody makes mistakes There are different levels of editing, from developmental editing to copy editing and proofreading. Should you go through all the phases of editing? Each has its own purpose. Do beta readers cut down on editing costs? Most 1-Star Amazon reviews are due to typos and grammatical mistakes. If you don't have the money for an editor, try bartering. Does the author have to accept all editors' changes? What editing services are available? A checklist of things to look for in an editor. Find more author advice, tips and tools at our Self-publishing Author Advice Center: https://selfpublishingadvice.org, with a huge archive of nearly 2,000 blog posts, and a handy search box to find key info on the topic you need. And, if you haven’t already, we invite you to join our organization and become a self-publishing ally. You can do that at http://allianceindependentauthors.org. Now, go write and publish! About the Hosts Jyotsna Ramachandran is the founder of Happy Self Publishing and author of the international bestseller Job Escape Plan. Tim Lewis is the author of three time-travel novellas in the Timeshock series and three fantasy novels in the Magpies and Magic series under his full name of Timothy Michael Lewis. He is the host of the Begin Self-Publishing Podcast and is currently working on the book Social Media Networking- a guide to using social media to find your dream job, find love and boost your travel experience.Read more »
Rated 5 out of
Great show for indie authors
The Alliance of Independent Authors is the most trusted name in self-publishing and this show has an amazing range of publishing advice for indie authors
Date published: 2017-03-04