It’s time to take control of your story
Our annual Self-Publishing Month connects you with bestselling authors and industry experts from all corners of self-publishing, through a series of live interactive online events.
While you’ve missed our 2022 event, if you join us a member you can watch all the sessions on replay as well as gain access to a host of other membership benefits.
Catch up with each session on replay
Should I Self-Publish? with Gwyn GB
Are you considering self-publishing? Join indie writer Gwyn GB for a frank discussion which will help you decide if going solo is right for you. Gwyn will consider the pros and cons of the various publishing options, the skills and mind set you will need to be successful, and the practicalities of running your own publishing business.
Building An Author Website with Gerald Hornsby
Every author who wishes to develop their writing career should have some form of online presence – your own space on the internet, where you can engage with your audience and promote your work. In this online session, you will learn the best and most affordable ways of creating your own website.
Launching a Boutique Press with Sara Gran
Have you ever wanted to start your own publishing imprint? Sara Gran, author of eight novels including the Claire DeWitt mysteries, is launching new indie press Dreamland Books and she’s going all-in. Join Sara and Jericho’s Drew Broussard for a conversation about moving from author to publisher and about the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of deciding to do it for herself.
Branding and Self-Marketing for Self-Published Authors with Anna Caig
Too often, authors doing their own marketing feel like they’re shouting into a vacuum. But it doesn’t have to be this way. This session combines author branding with exploring your creativity and unique perspectives – and how this insight can be used to form meaningful connections with readers.
School Girl Errors: Mistakes Career Authors Should Avoid
What are the career limiting decisions and mistakes that can cut your self-publishing journey off before it’s started? By the end of this session with rebel podcaster Sacha Black, you’ll have a clear idea of what mindsets will hamper your business growth, what to avoid if you want to earn a full-time income from your writing, as well as some awkward first-hand launch mistakes to avoid!
In Conversation with Matador
Choosing the right Self-Publishing company is very important. It’s the decision that can make you as an author, but also break you. We’ll be asking self-publishing service Matador, an imprint of Troubador, about what they do, why they do it and how you can get your work noticed. We’ll talk money, marketing and publicity. Come armed with your questions!
Traditional Vs Self-Publishing with Harry Bingham
Should you publish with a traditional publisher or go it alone? There’s a stack of things to consider, including what kind of book you have, what your aspirations are, and what kind of outcomes you want. Harry has successfully published via both routes and will help you decide what’s right for you.
Book Cover Design with Jessica Bell
Book cover design is one of the most important things to consider when self-publishing a book, and can really separate the wheat from the chaff. Join award-winning designer Jessica Bell to find out what makes a cover stand out, how to choose the right designer and get the most out of your working relationship with them.
How To Generate Publicity for Self-Published authors wih Lori Hettler
You’ve settled on a cover design, your book’s been edited, you’re eager to tell the world about it… but how, exactly, does one do that? Part-presentation / part-conversation, freelance publicist Lori Hettler will talk about how publicity works for self-pubbed and indie-pubbed authors and what every author should know as they approach their release date.
ALLi ask us anything with Orna Ross and Michael La Ronn
Join Orna Ross and Michael LaRonn for an evening with the Alliance of Independent Authors. Orna and Michael know everything there is to know about Self-Publishing: what to do, what not to do and how to get your book noticed. Come with a list of your buring questions to put to these experts.
Self-Publishing: No Place for Amateurs with Jane Davis
Get top tips from an experienced award-winning self-published author on how to put in place essential building blocks so that your novel has the best chance of success. This one-hour session will provide a high-level overview on how to up your game and make your budget go further, with a focus on style sheet, self-editing, use of beta readers, book cover and layout and author platform.
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