“An essential reference to the best publishing resources for every self-published author. Highly recommended.” – Mark Coker, Smashwords founder
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“This short-cut to the top pros—editors, designers, marketers, bloggers, distributors—is just exactly what we’ve all been waiting for. This book is a must-have for any author or publisher.” – Penny Sansevieri, Author Marketing Experts
Here, for the first time ever, dozens of leaders in the self-publishing industry – editors, designers, book shepherds, printers, teachers, publicists, marketers, subsidy publishers, workshop leaders, illustrators, reviewers – have come together to share their knowledge of the dynamic, ever-changing indie book publishing business. Whether you are a first time author or a seasoned pro the articles and curated lists in this guide will save you hours of hit-and-miss research. Want to learn all about e-book conversion—check out Carla King on page 254. Have questions about distribution – see what Robin Cutler has to say on page 272. Want to hire an author assistant, take Kate Tilton’s advice on page 396. And talk about keeping current—The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource guide is updated every few months all year long.
Joel Friedlander is a self-published author, an award winning book designer, and a blogger on a mission to educate writers in how to print, market and sell their books with confidence.
Betty Kelly Sargent is the former editor-in-chief of William Morrow, author of seven traditionally published books plus two more that are self-published. She has over 30 years experience in the book and magazine business in New York City and recently founded BookWorks: The Self-Publishers Association.