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Orna Ross
Founder, ALLi

Orna Ross is an award-winning and bestselling novelist and poet and Founder-Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors, the professional non-profit association for self-publishing writers. Born and raised in Ireland, Orna now lives in London where she writes and publishes her books and blogs. She has repeatedly been named “one of the 100 most influential people in publishing” by UK publishing trade magazine, The Bookseller.

Kayleigh BrindleyKayleigh Brindley
Conference Administrator

Kayleigh is a virtual assistant specialising in customer support and social media. She started Admin Angels UK in 2013 with the aim of helping small business owners and authors achieve a better work-life balance. When she’s not working or spending time with her family, Kayleigh spends most of her time reading and reviewing books and working on her first novel.

Tim Lewis
Twitter Manager

Tim is an in-demand speaker on social media and host of the Oh No! Not Another Live Show! - a topical live show on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. He also runs the #indieAuthorChat Twitter chat (weekly on Wednesdays) for the Alliance of Independent Authors and oversees the live-tweeting and speaker advice on Twitter for #SelfPubCon and #SelfPubConTop100.

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