Older Authors Refuse to Fade Away: May 2018 AskALLi IndieVoices Broadcast



Welcome to AskALLi, the self-publishing advice broadcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly IndieVoices’ self-publishing salon with interviews conducted by ALLi Managing Editor Howard Lovy and updates from News Editor Dan Holloway.

This Month’s IndieVoices

Claire Baldry of East Sussex, UK, is 63 years old and recently launched a website and Facebook group focused on older readers. It’s been increasingly popular as older people look for books that reflect their own experiences.

Maggie Christensen, an Australian writer by way of Scotland, Oregon, and California, just wouldn’t accept the notion that nobody wants to read about the lives of older people.

Dan Holloway updates us on the news, including net neutrality, and the birthdays of Smashwords and Patreon.

Dan promises poetry skydiving for June. We’ll hold him to that.

About the Hosts

Howard Lovy has been a journalist for more than 30 years, and has spent the last five years amplifying the voices of independent publishers and authors. He works with authors as a “book doctor” to prepare their work to be published. Howard is also a freelance business and technology writer.

Dan Holloway is a novelist, poet and spoken word artist. He is the MC of the performance arts show The New Libertines Earlier this year he competed at the National Poetry Slam final at the Royal Albert Hall. His latest collection, The Transparency of Sutures, is available on Kindle.

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