We love indie authors! If you are contemplating writing a book or are a seasoned pro, here are some links for independent authors that we hope you find helpful:
Blogs for Writers
Independent Publisher Magazine: Resources for Indie Authors
Publitariat: News hub and community for Indie Authors.
Digital Book World: Digital Publishing News
Public Domain Pictures Free for Personal and Commercial Use
Forums for Writers
Absolute Write Water Cooler: Large community of writers offering support, tips and discussions.
The Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Community: Formatting, pricing, publishing help.
Romance Writers of America Forums: A members-only forum for romance writers.
John Kremer’s Book Marketing Network: Groups, blogs and forums for writers.
Independent Editors Group Freelance editors, ghost writers and book doctors
eBook Cover design
CreateSpace Cover Generator Custom Covers with this Online Tool
Lightning Source Online Cover Generator
CutePDF Free PDF document converter
Open Office Free and Open Productivity Suite (Word processor, spreadsheet, presentations software)
The Indie View Free reviews for Indie Authors
Kirkus Indie Paid Book reviews for Indie Authors
PW Select Paid review program from Publishers Weekly
Blue Ink Review Paid Reviews
SmashWords An eBook publishing platform and distributor for self-published authors and independent publishers.
Author Solutions A leading self publishing company, has helped more than 85,000 authors publish more than 120,000 titles.
Bowker Issues ISBNs and Barcodes
BookBaby eBook publishing, distribution, cover design