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Books to Read About Building an Author's Platform
Sit down and pull up a listing below of a book to use in building your Author's Platform.
Books Consulted for Writing and Marketing
Don't forget to have a copy of The Chicago Style Manual as that is used by most publishers.
Getting Connected As An Author or UpComing Author
Sit down and connect wth free resources to support your writing!!
Free Writer's Organizations With Resources
Poet and Writer's www.pw.org
Nation's largest non-profi organization serving Creatve Writers
Many free data bases including WritingPublishing Conferences, The Speakeasy Community, Writer's Tools and More.
Book Country www.bookcountry.com
This service, new in 2013, is similar to bellowing to a writer's group in your home community. They do all and more on-line. You pick the Genre you are interested in and can join discussion forums on that genera. You are asked to review others works and after you do so, you
may submit your work for review by other authors. They also have an Indie Publishing service with a wide range of products.-----I belong to this Writer's service.
Word Press www.wordpress.com
One of the most well-known sites for Writer's Blogs, webpages and much more. My blog is located there at www.thefamilyforever.wordpress.com
This is an independent publisher that provides different services for a fee. They have an excellent resource center for Authors or Authors-to-be and you don't have to be one of their clients to use it. My first EBook was produced by them. They use both telephone and email communication, a huge plus. They are a division of Penguin Books, a major regular publishing company.
The Writer's Edge www.writersedgeservice.com
A Program for Writer's to connect you to Christian Publishers.
Writers Net www.writers.net
Writing resources, news and discussion for authors / writers, editors, publishers and agents
Writers Market www.writersmarket.com
Where and How to Sell What You Write.
Query Tracker www.querytracker.net
Organize and track your query letters to literary agents and publishers. Presently 1295 agents, 171 publishers and 58,838 agents are waiting for you to join them.
All about publishing a book, and getting help to convert a PDF to ePub, Mobi and other e-book formats.
Getting Published Now.
This is an independent publisher that provides different services for a fee. They have an excellent resource center for Authors or Authors-to-be and you don't have to be one of their clients to use it.
SBPRA Publishing. www.sbpra.com
This is an independent publisher that provides different services for a fee. They will only communicate with you via email. I have contracted with them to print my paperback book, mostly for their excellent prices.
Bowker is the world's leading developer of various tools and products
that make books easier for people to discover, evaluate, order, and
Free Website, Blog Software/Hosting, Book Reviewing, Marketing Hints and Much More.
Named one of Time' 50 Best Websites; now serving 50 million sites. Excellent, free online tutorials, regularly scheduled and archived webinars and 24 hour turn-around free technical help.
Outstanding Doman name provider, Website/Blog software and hosting service 24/7 free outstanding technical support.
Absolutewrite is one of the best and most basic resources for writers. It’s an online magazine for beginning writers and professional writers. They cover fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, freelance writing, novels, playwriting, and other genres.
The American Society of Journalists and Authors is the largest national organization for freelance nonfiction authors.
A good place to get your Indie book reviewed.
The Book Market is a great website that offers free information on book marketing. There’s a lot to look through here, and some of it is shameless advertising, but the website is still a great resource.
An excellent free blog and website where you can receive a free review of your book.
The Christian Writers Fellowship International is a Christian-based writing support organization.
Yearly membership dues are $45.
Patricia Fry is a successful self-published writer and her website and blog are a goldmine of free information for authors looking to self-publish. She is also a successful editor and offers freelance writing and promotion services. Her blog is one of the best free resources on the web for self-published authors.
This is Aaron Shepard’s publishing page. Make sure you visit his website if you are even THINKING about publishing with LightningSource.
The Independent Book Publishers Association (formerly PMA) is an organization open to self-published authors and independents. There’s a lot of information about book marketing on this website.
Publishers Marketplace provides membership information for publishing professionals and
provides web pages for writers and agents to promote themselves.
This is Nick Russell’s informational website for self-published authors. There’s a lot of great information here.
This is Marilyn and Tom Ross’s website. They are the authors of various popular books on self-publishing, including The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing.
An award winning site with many different resources for the Indie publisher.
The Writer Watchdog website and Writer Watchdog Self-Publishing Directory is a great resource for authors.
This is a great resource on writing and publishing, with thousands of pages dedicated to writing, publishing, and promotion.