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Welcome New Professional Member

Thank you for joining the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi). It’s my pleasure to welcome you to our alliance and bring you your membership badge:


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This piece of HTML code when dropped into your website, turns into a professional membership badge for you to display, telling the world that you earn your living from author-publishing and are part of an organisation that values ethics and excellence and is committed to high standards. (Full instructions for uploading your badge are here)

I’d also like to personally welcome you to our social networking forums, where you can make contact with Alliance advisors, members and staff.

Join A Group

There are four closed member-only forums for ALLi connection, depending on which you prefer:


For news and links, you can also follow our updates on Twitter and our open page on FACEBOOK.

Enjoy Our Blogs

Our advisors and members give great self-publishing advice at the Author Advice Centre, where you can also download your free member copy of our author guides.

Sell More Books

On Wednesdays we accept news, announcements, notices of awards etc from members for our Members Showcase, (which is regularly trawled by press and service providers). Send your news to


You can get all the self-publishing latest at: The Indie Authors Daily.

Each month, you will also receive a link to online events with ALLi Director, Orna Ross; Advisor Joanna Penn and other advisors and self-publishing experts, who answer our members’ questions live.

Literary Agent

Our professional members have the option of submitting their work to Toby Mundy, of TMA, for rights representation. More details about submission here.

Lots more connection and resources in the website member zone.

For any queries you may have about our services, please contact our Communications Manager, Nerys Hudson.

And thank you again for being part of our alliance. I look forward to working with you to write and publish more great books and reach more readers.

Warmest regards

Geraldine Somerset