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AskAlli: Self-Publishing Advice Podcast

Dec 4, 2019

In the final AskALLi podcast of the year, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn round up the top self-publishing shifts of 2019 but also look back at the past decade.

What have been the most pivotal moments for authorpreneurs in that ten years and what does it mean for indie authors today?

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Dec 1, 2019

My guest this week is Orna Ross, who many of you know as ALLi's founder and director. But there's another Orna Ross you may not know. This is the one who has taken a long journey from her childhood steeped in the storytelling culture of Ireland to her career as a journalist and then traditionally published novelist, a...


Nov 27, 2019

Building on the basic marketing poetry book marketing plan established last time, Orna Ross and Dalma Szentpály move on to choosing some specific actions that feel right for you.

Emphasizing a spirit of experiment and exploration, they suggest a number of options available to poets, from book promotion websites to...


Nov 24, 2019

My guest this week is Phyllis Cole-Dai, whose work spans topics as disparate as homelessness and the plight of American Indians. For Phyllis, here's what they all have in common. She is able to totally immerse herself into these topics that tend to divide us and come back with stories about how they impact individual...


Nov 20, 2019

To celebrate National Novel Writing Month, (NaNoWriMo), ALLi Director Orna Ross and Partner Liaison and US Ambassador Michael La Ronn answer writing questions.

Among them ...

  • What’s the best app to write my novel?
  • How do I conquer writer’s block?
  • Help! I’m stuck in the murky middle of my novel!
  • Where do I find...