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AskALLi Self-Publishing Advice Podcast

The Self-Publishing Advice & Inspirations Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) is a top podcast for writers, across all podcast platforms, in 63 countries: 67% North America,13% UK, 5% Australia, 15% Rest of the World.

With over 16,000 downloads a month, and coming up to half-a-million downloads in all, it is in the top 5% of all podcasts globally.

Three of the podcast’s monthly episodes also broadcast in video livestream to 60,000+ indie author subscribers, on ALLi’s Facebook, YouTube and Twitter accounts.

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Like to join this weekly event on Facebook live, where you can ask questions or comment? Sign up to receive a weekly  reminder to your email inbox. 

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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 and creative self-publishing podcast.

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Monthly: Beginner Self-Publishing Advice

with Dan Parsons and Melissa Addey

FaceBook Live Video:

First Tuesdays, 7pm GMT.


First 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.

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Monthly: Member Q&A

with Michael La Ronn and Sacha Black

FaceBook Live Video:

Second Tuesdays, 1pm 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. 

Monthly: Self-Publishing News

with Dan Holloway and Howard Lovy


Third Fridays, 1pm GMT

The Self-Publishing News is hosted by ALLi News Editor Dan Holloway and Multimedia Manager Howard Lovy. Together, they keep you up-to-date with the latest self-publishing news and views.

Monthly: Advanced Self-Publishing

with Orna Ross and Joanna Penn

FaceBook Live Video:

Fourth Tuesdays, 3pm GMT.


Fourth 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.

Bi-Monthly: Creative Self-Publishing Podcast

with Orna Ross and Howard Lovy


First & third Sundays, 1 pm GMT.

Every episode Orna Ross and Howard Lovy will discuss how to become a profitable self-publisher while also retaining your unique, creative voice.

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Bi-Monthly: Inspirational Indie Authors Interview

with Howard Lovy


Second & fourth Sundays, 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.

Archive: Self-Publishing Poetry Series

with Orna Ross and Guest Poet

Orna discussed a new theme with guest poets each month which focused on developing prosperity for poets through self-publishing poetry books and building a community of poetry lovers.

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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