Resources for Writers

Popular Resources for Writing & Publishing Opportunities:

Word Count
The Definitive Post on Word Count by Writers Digest: http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/word-count-for-novels-and-childrens-books-the-definitive-post

Publishing Routes: Traditional, Indie/Small Press, or Self-Publishing

Queries
How to Write a Query Letter by AgentQuery: http://www.agentquery.com/writer_hq.aspx

Where to find an Agent or Publisher:
AgentQuery
QueryTracker


No Agent? No Problem!

Romance Publishers & Imprints Accepting Unagented Submissions

Disclaimer: Please note, all links & submissions statuses below are subject to change.

General Romance (& More)

Young Adult


SELF-PUBLISHING RESOURCES

Editing

Book Formatting & Interior Design

Formatting for Hire:

Do-it-Yourself Formatting:

Cover Art & Graphic Design

Self-Publishing Platforms

These are not vanity presses or self-publishing companies. All are DIY platforms to create and/or distribute your print or eBook:

Free eBook Distribution Sites
These are delivery platforms for free eBook giveaways. 

Audio Book Creation

Copyright Your Book: https://www.copyright.gov/registration/


SOCIAL & PROMOTIONAL RESOURCES

Social Media for Authors

Your Author Website

Royalty-Free Stock Images & Photo Editing

Printing (Bookmarks, Swag, Business Cards, Banners, etc.)

Podcasts & YouTube Channels

  • Create a podcast at: Anchor.fm
  • The Sell More Books Show (podcast)
  • The QuitCast with Becca Syme (YouTube channel)

Amazon Advertising

Book Sale Discovery Sites (Other Than BookBub)
For maximum downloads, promote your free or $0.99 eBook at the following sites. These are paid promotional spots. Remember to book & schedule your promotions well in advance!

Get ARC Reviews

  • Booksprout
  • BookSirens
  • NetGalley
  • Edelweiss
  • Hidden Gems
  • Voracious Readers

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