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AskALLi Self-Publishing Advice: Video Livestream & Podcast

The Alliance of Independent Authors’ Self-publishing Advice Podcast, with director Orna Ross and other members of the ALLi team, broadcasts weekly on Fridays. If you’d like to be part of the making of the podcast, to ask questions and offer comments, the show first broadcasts as a livestream video on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter each Monday. Subscribe below to receive alerts.

Every other Sunday, the podcast also offers a weekly inspirational indie author interview in which multimedia manager Howard Lovy interviews ALLi members about the inspiration behind their books.

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If you prefer audio, the same advice session releases on our podcast each Friday.  And on Sundays, we bring you our inspirational indie author interviews.

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Monthly: Advanced Self-Publishing

with Orna Ross and Joanna Penn

FaceBook Live Video:

First Mondays, 7pm GMT.


First Fridays, 1pm GMT.

This episode is for those who know how to self-publish and want to expand their income, impact  and influence. Top tips and tools for running a successful author business, plus analysis of the latest self-publishing news and trends.

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Kobo Writing Life

Monthly: Member Q&A

with Orna Ross and Michael LaRonn

FaceBook Live Video:

Second Mondays, Midday GMT.


Second Fridays, 1pm GMT.

Answers to ALLi members’ current self-publishing queries. All are welcome to listen and learn but only ALLi Members can submit questions. 

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Monthly: Foundational Self-Publishing

with Dan Parsons and Orna Ross

FaceBook Live Video:

Third Mondays, 7pm GMT.


Third Fridays, 1pm GMT.

This show explores a theme essential to self-publishers at all levels, particularly those just starting out, from the often differing perspectives of writing fiction or nonfiction.

Monthly: Self-Publishing Poetry

with Orna Ross and Guest Poet

FaceBook Live Video:

Fourth Mondays, 7pm GMT.


Fourth Fridays, 1pm GMT.

Orna discusses a new theme with a different poet each month, focusing on developing prosperity for poets through self-publishing poetry books and building a community of poetry lovers.

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Weekly: Inspirational Indie Authors Interview

with Howard Lovy


Every 2nd Sunday, 1 pm GMT.

Howard Lovy, ALLi’s Multimedia Manager, runs weekly interviews with ALLi members whose books or personal stories are inspiring and educational for other indie authors.

Monthly: Self-Publishing News


Last Friday of the month, 1pm UTC

The Self-Publishing News is hosted by ALLi News Editor Dan Holloway and book editor Howard Lovy. Together, they will bring you the latest in indie publishing news and commentary.

Occasionally: AskALLi Self-Publishing Conference Highlight


Fifth Fridays (when applicable).

#SelfPubCon, The Self-Publishing Advice Conference is a twice-yearly online summit for self-publishing authors, run in March and September in association with ALLi, the London Book Fair, and Digital Book World. Whenever there are five Wednesdays in a month, we broadcast a highlight from SelfPubCon.

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