ALLi unveils 'ethical author' code

The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) has unveiled its Ethical Author code, which includes guidance on how self-published writers should conduct themselves when it comes to reviews, book promotion and more. Ethical Author (http://allianceindependentauthors.org/campaigns-community/ethical-author/) was announced by ALLi director Orna Ross at The Bookseller’s FutureBook Conference today (14th November) during the Big Ideas panel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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