Sunday, April 1, 2018


Two indie platforms are partnering to help authors produce audiobooks at affordable prices Read Here. -By Shannon Liao 

The Martian: How a Self-Published Author Went from 99¢ ebook to Movie Blockbuster Read Here. -By Scott Lorenz. Follow Scott on Twitter.

Here's an invitation for all indie authors to attend ALLi's free 24-hour Selfpublishing Advice Conference on 14 April. Check it out. Follow Alliance of Independent Authors on Twitter

IAN Book of the Year Awards
First place fiction & first place nonfiction win $1,500. More info about contest.Check out 2017 Award Winners. Follow IAN on Twitter.

Book Expo of America (BEA) Book Fair
May 30-June 1. Read for details.

London Book Fair
April 10-12. Details here.

The Talkbooks Author Event
April 14, Burlington, Ma. More info.

Upcoming Indie Publishing/Self-publishing Conferences and Workshops 2018
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Siren's Calling: Enter a film noir world of fedora-flaunting filmmakers & dames to die for. It’s 1947, and a mythic siren has Hollywood ambitions far beyond devouring her leading man. Sultry siren Lorie Lye yearns to give up her man-eating ways and become an actress. By John Trigonis and Lauren Clemente. DM John Trigonis for copies of 1st & 2nd issues.

Join me in backing the band Under A Banner and their new Riot EP project

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 FirstGlance Short Online Contest

WATCH and vote for amazing shorts as part of the First Glance Online Short Film Contest hosted by It's a Short and FirstGlance2018. It's free. Vote everyday.

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 Film Festival Philadelphia
Call for entries. Submit scifi, horror, fantasy and comedy. Licensing deals offered to science fiction, short films and webseries. Submit your film.

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LowDown Film Festival

Got a short film or short films? Want to put it up for the UK's newest, most unique film festival for FREE? 150 submissions so far! Submission info.

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Space and Time Film Festival

Does your indie film or screenplay relate to the theme of space and/or time? Filmmakers: Submit today!

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Game Development:

Google Play Indie Games Contest- The second Google Play Indie Games Contest in Europe. 20 finalists came from 12 countries to showcase their games. Check out winners and finalists.

Market Indie Games

@IndieVideoGames is now on Patreon! Market your game for as little as $1 a month. More info.
Wild Mage

Wild Mage - Phantom Twilight is a multiplayer, open-world action RPG made for small team based adventures, featuring airships, floating islands, dungeons, and next-gen combat. Monsters can be dynamically sliced into pieces. Terrain and structures can be altered or destroyed. Abilities and spells can be acquired from monsters and lore books. A game that reimagines the genre. Watch for Kickstarter campaign May 1st, 2018. Game details.

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AIM- Association of Independent Music. Supporting the UK's independent music companies. AIM is a trade body established in 1999 to provide a collective voice for the UK’s indie music industry. AIM represents over 800 member companies, from the largest and most respected labels in the world, to small start-ups and individual artists releasing their own music for the first time. Click here for more info.

Indie Music Podcasts Discover new music.

Indie Grits announces an ambitiously expanded music lineup for April 2018 festival. Read here.
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