The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) is a global, nonprofit, collaborative collective of independent self-publishing writers. We invite such writers to join together in a spirit of mutual co-operation and empowerment. The online launch of The Alliance, courtesy of Shindig.com, will feature: ASK ALLIA! Q&A session with Alliance Director, Orna Ross, answering all your questions about self-publishing, indie authorship and what ALLIA can do for you. ASK AMAZON! Thom Khepart, Community Outreach Product Manager at Amazon, explaining how to best use Amazon self-publishing tools KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) and Createspace. And answering your questions on how to use them to maximise book sales. Join the writing and publishing revolution that is shaking the literary world with the support of this groundbreaking organisation -- the only nonprofit association for the self-publishing writer.