Jill Prewett talks to Orna Ross, founder and director of ALLi (The Alliance of Independent Authors) and successful author of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.
Firstly, tell us a little about the Alliance. What is it?
The Alliance is a writers association, a non-profit organisation for self-publishing writers. It provides support, guidance, advice, contacts, advocacy and connection as well as fostering excellence and advancing the interests of self-publishers.
We welcome any indie author interested in working together in a spirit of mutual co-operation and empowerment. And, of course, service to the reading and writing community.
Why did you decide to found such an organisation?
I’d been a writer for 22 years when I self-published my first ebook and, from the off, I just loved it. Not just because the books sold more than they had before but mainly for the way it restored to me something I’d lost by working within corporate structures.
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