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The Alliance of Independent Authors

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The Global Association for Authors Who Self-Publish

ALLi, the Alliance of Independent Authors, is a non-profit association for self-publishing writers.

We offer advice, advocacy, campaigns, community, discounts, education, support and watchdog to indie authors, and a partner membership for trusted self-publishing services willing to be vetted.

Our mission is to facilitate free expression in writing and publishing, for all.

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Our Reach

Most of our members are in North America and Europe, where self-publishing is most advanced but we are growing worldwide, as new technologies enable indie-minded writers everywhere. Wherever you are, join us to learn from other authors just like you, working together for each other.

What Our Members Say About ALLi

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Indie Author Advice from The Alliance of Independent Authors

"I'm loving the ALLi's most informative newsletter and practical advice. As a debut indie writer it's tough. Writing is the easy part. Then it's the tweaking, editing, responding to feedback. Even that..."
"It’s good to reach out and find good advice with others in the same boat… and unlike other Indie groups I’ve been in, it hasn’t become a constant barrage of self-promotions an..."


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Our Campaigns


    Like to see your books featured at literary festivals, in libraries, bookstores and nominated for writing prizes? Our "Opening Up To Indie Authors" campaign facilitates collaboration between self-publishing authors and the rest of the book world. Find Out More


    Our newest campaign, launching autumn 2017, will bring self-publishing skills to marginalized voices, those currently denied involvement in mainstream cultural, education or social activity. These are voices we all need to hear. More To Come


    Ask ALLi is an umbrella campaign in which we pledge to answer any self-publishing question from anyone - authors, publishers, agents, media, other writing organisations - who needs information or education about fast-changing industry. Get Self-Publishing Advice Here