Tips & Thoughts
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HELPFUL LINKS FOR INDIE WRITERS
***A BIG thank you to Christiana Miller (author of Somebody Tell Aunt Tillie She’s Dead, who started this an awesome, awesome list (in 2012) to help you. Other links have been added since then and may differ from the original version. ***
https://www.createspace.com/ (Paperback Books)
http://www.lulu.com/ (Paperback and Hardcover Books)
Important Links if You Want to Publish Audiobooks:
http://www.podiobooks.com/ (Podcast-based audiobooks)
To Buy ISBNs:
Blogs That You Should Check Out:
Blogs To Notify For Free Book Promos:
http://www.kindleboards.com/index.php/board,60.0.html (Writer’s Cafe)
http://www.bksp.org (Writer’s Forum)
Transferring paper books to e-files:
U.S. Copyright Office:
To Get a List of E-Book Formatters and Cover Artists
– Send an email to Smashwords, asking for Mark’s List.
To Get a List of Just About Everything:
Sign into Writer’s Café on the Kindle Boards and go to Kindleboards Yellow Pages for Writers.
Here’s the link to the thread: http://www.kindleboards.com/index.php/topic,50419.msg868937.html#msg868937
FREE HOW-TO GUIDES
You can also download “Be The Monkey” for free, from either Barry Eisler’s or J.A. Konrath’s webstores.
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