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AskAlli: Self-Publishing Advice Podcast

Jun 25, 2021

In today’s episode, Orna Ross and Dan Parsons discuss the importance of comparable authors and how understanding them can help you reach more readers and sell more books. When many authors write their first book, they don’t consider where it will be shelved or categorized by retailers. Nor do they consider the...


Jun 20, 2021

My guest this time is Benedict Brown, a crime fiction author who started out writing for children. He loved the creative freedom that came with writing books for kids but found out the hard way that it's a very competitive market. That's when he discovered self-publishing and he turned to a life of crime… well, crime...


Jun 18, 2021

What's the best way to keep in touch with my readers? This is among the questions answered on our #AskALLi Members Q&A is hosted by Michael La Ronn, author of science fiction and fantasy novels as well as author self-help books; and ALLi Director, author, and poet Orna Ross.

Other questions include:

  • Do editors charge...


Jun 11, 2021

In this #AskALLi Advanced Self-Publishing Advice podcast, ALLi Director Orna Ross and author Joanna Penn explore the top ten myths about self-publishing and indie authors. Some people think all self-publishers are amateurs, that we can’t get our books into bookstores, that we never use trade publishers, that we...


Jun 6, 2021

My guest this week is Mirinda Kossoff, who grew up in the small town of Danville, Virginia. And all she ever thought about during her childhood was to get out of Danville and begin a life of adventure and travel. She did that, until her father's suicide brought her full circle, back to Virginia, to rediscover her...