The author: Jane Friedman is based in Charlottesville, Virginia. She has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry and is a columnist with Publishers Weekly.
The author: Joel Friedlander is based in San Francisco, California. His career began in the early 1970s and his background includes printing, graphic design, typography and book publishing.
The author: Joanna Penn is based in based in Bath, England. She is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling thriller author. She has written 20 books and sold over 450,000 books in 74 countries and 5 languages. She is an independent (indie) author.
The Creative Penn provides resources that help authors write, publish and market their books. Check out the Self-Publishing section.
The author: ALLI is a non-profit association for writers who self-publish. It was founded by Orna Ross, who is based in London, in 2012. She writes and publishes novels and poetry, and nonfiction guides for creatives and creativists. She is an award-winning and bestselling indie author.
The site includes a Self-Publishing Advice Blog that covers the seven processes of publishing from editorial, design, production and distribution to marketing, promotion and licensing publishing rights. ALLI also publishes a series of reference books, written by established indie authors, that offer advice to authors.
The author: Mick Rooney is based in Zaandam, Netherlands. He has been writing for more than 30 years and is an expert in self-publishing.