Fri, 08/02/2013 - 15:30
The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) is aiming to open new groups internationally this year, following the launch of a branch in Switzerland this week.
ALLi founder Orna Ross said the new groups would help self-published writers to share ideas and solve common problems.
She said: "Lots of writers work...
Thu, 17/01/2013 - 09:24
The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) has clashed with self-publishing company Archway Publishing, a venture launched last year by Author Solutions and Simon & Schuster in the US.
ALLi said Archway had been approaching its members who run writing blogs and websites, inviting them to join their Archway...
Mon, 10/09/2012 - 08:02
The Alliance of Independent Authors is to release a handbook helping self-published writers to take their work from the start of the writing process to the market.
The manual, out in October, will go to members and be available as an e-book for non-members. Alliance founder Orna Ross said: "It's being put together from lots...
Fri, 10/08/2012 - 09:21
Waterstones and the Society of Authors are “engaged in dialogue” to draw up a list of guidelines for authors on how to conduct bookshop events. The move follows a furore over a new policy at the bookselling chain, which has led to some...
Thu, 12/07/2012 - 08:18
The Alliance of Independent Authors has enlisted the help of agency A M Heath to represent writers looking for their work to be translated.
The association for self-published authors has secured the services of A M Heath's rights director Jennifer Custer to represent writers who have books suitable for international markets....
Mon, 06/02/2012 - 08:15
A non-profit body representing the interests of self-published authors will launch this spring.
Author and former literary agent Orna Ross is readying the The Alliance of Independent Authors for launch internationally, with its website set to go live within weeks. She said: "We will be speaking up on behalf of independent...