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Member benefits

When you join the Alliance of Independent Authors, you’re not just joining an advocacy organisation – you’re joining a movement. Whether you’re self-publishing your first novel or your fiftieth, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

Our profits are reinvested back into our organisation for the benefit of our members and the wider indie community. This means that your membership will not only gain you support via our campaigns, our network of advisors, and our Watchdog Desk, but also give you access to:

Discounts and deals

We offer members only discounts on a whole range of services you’ll need to help you get published. 

  • Printers
  • Designers
  • Editors
  • Proofreaders
  • PR and marketing
  • Rights managers 
  • Literary and publishing events

Your questions answered

No matter what questions you have, our global network of advisors will come to your aid via Facebook Live or email. We also host a monthly members’ Q&A, podcast, and newsletter.

Member forum

Our private forum provides a safe space to ask questions, learn and give back, and receive motivation and support.


ALLi connects with book fairs, booksellers, distributors, literary festivals, self-publishing services, and rights buyers  on your behalf. In addition, we have close partnerships with Amazon KDP, Apple Books, Google Books, IngramSpark, Kobo, and a wide variety of other approved self-publishing services.

Self-publishing resources

Gain access to our Successful Self-Publishing series, plus a growing library of downloadable guides on various aspects of author-publishing. Updated regularly, packed with solid information, and based on real-life member case histories.

Legal and business advice

We’re not lawyers, but we do offer our members general legal, contractual, and business advice and a series of downloadable guidebooks and templates. We also have an active watchdog desk that produces ratings and reports about the best and worst self-publishing services and their contracts.

Panel of pro-indie rights agents

We direct our Author and Authorpreneur Members to a list of vetted literary agents. All are pro-indie, won’t tie you to exclusivity, and have sold rights for our members.

Member magazine

The Indie Author is our quarterly member magazine, packed with information, advice, news and views, and interviews with our members.

Member database

Be listed in our searchable ‘Find an indie author’ member database, trawled by literary festivals, event organizers, journalists, publishers, literary agents, self-publishing platforms, a

Are you ready to join our movement?
Choose your membership to get all these benefits and much more.

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