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AskAlli: Self-Publishing Advice Podcast

Apr 22, 2022

On the Advanced Self-Publishing Podcast: Ten years of self-publishing. As part of its anniversary celebrations, ALLi has been looking back at the past decade —and forward towards the next.

In this podcast episode, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn offer a personal perspective on how the unfolding trends of the past ten years...


Mar 4, 2022

On the Advanced Self-Publishing Podcast: Stages of the writing craft. As indie authors, we can update our books whenever we want. For some authors, this feature of digital publishing is a curse, igniting perfectionism and endless tinkering. Even the most productive self-publisher can decide to do a major rewrite of an...


Feb 4, 2022

In today's Advanced Self-Publishing podcast, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss the changing audiobook market.

Audiobooks once again performed well in 2021 in the United States, UK, and Europe, with double-digit growth for the seventh year running. The opportunities of audio continue to expand with more distributors and...


Jan 7, 2022

To succeed as a working indie author, you must write and publish well, two complex skills which take years to learn. You must fulfill or exceed the expectations of your readers and followers, not just once, but again and again. And you must do all this at a profit, so that everyone—including you—gets properly paid....


Nov 5, 2021

So far, 2021 has seen an acceleration in emerging technologies for authors, including NFTs on blockchain and voice technologies for audio. In this month's #AskALLi Advanced Self-Publishing Salon, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn explain what these technologies mean for authors and the publishing industry and dispel some of...