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Media Release: The Self-Publishing Advice Conference Returns with More Opportunities for Indie Authors to Succeed

The Self-Publishing Advice Conference Returns with More Opportunities for Indie Authors to Succeed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 6, 2023, London, UK: The Self-Publishing Advice Conference (SelfPubCon) in association with the Alliance of Independent Authors on 21st-22nd October 2023, with a new theme and exciting opportunities for indie authors to learn, connect, and grow their self-publishing careers.

The Self-Publishing Advice Conference (SelfPubCon) runs yearly in association with the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi). For the first time since it began in 2013, the 24-hour global online conference for indie authors will offer new networking opportunities and an Art of the Title competition for all attendees.

Each October, SelfPubCon offers 24 self-publishing presentations and panels across 24 hours, attracting top industry speakers like Joanna Penn, Jane Friedman, Dave Cohen, Anna Featherstone, Michael La Ronn, Russell Nohelty, Mark Dawson, Rachel McLean, and many more.

This year's theme “Success Mindset for Indie Authors” is aimed at helping authors develop the mindset, strategies, and skills necessary to succeed in today's competitive self-publishing landscape.

In addition to insightful sessions, attendees will also benefit from new networking opportunities facilitated by a dedicated chat room alongside live workshop sessions, and a brand-new writing competition with big prizes on offer for four winners. 

Kayleigh Brindley, SelfPubCon Manager, said, “This year, following feedback we received from past attendees, we’re excited to make networking a central focus of the conference to allow authors to connect with other attendees as well as industry speakers and sponsors.”

Moreover, the conference will feature information-packed panel sessions from leading SelfPubCon sponsors Amazon KDP and Ingram Spark, live workshops, competitions, giveaways, and more.

The conference opens at 10am, Saturday 21st October 2023. Registration is free, and attendees can access the conference live and in replay freely for three days. The Art of the Title Competition closes at midnight, UK Time, on Saturday 30th September, with a live prize-giving on Saturday 21st October 2023.

To register for your free access pass, visit the Self-Publishing Advice Conference website here.

Click here find out more about the Art of the Title competition.


The Alliance of Independent Authors, ALLi (pronounced ‘ally’), is a non-profit organization with a mission of ethics and excellence in self-publishing. The only global self-publishing membership association, it is now in its second decade of empowering authors through an online advice center (, member benefits, monitoring of the self-publishing sector, and advocacy for independent authors.

  • ALLi international membership make-up can be seen here:
  • Orna Ross founded ALLi in 2012 as a result of her own experiences in trade publishing, taking her rights back from her publisher Penguin to self-publish her own books. She has described self-publishing as the best move of her writing life, commercially and creatively and “The Bookseller” has listed her as one of its Top 100 People in Publishing
  • ALLi was recently shortlisted for the Romantic Novelist Association (RNA)’s Indie Champion Award for the second year running, after winning the award in 2022.

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