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HELPFUL LINKS FOR INDIE WRITERS
« on: April 30, 2013, 09:50:42 AM »
Updated List. Let me know if I've missed anyone.


HELPFUL LINKS FOR INDIE WRITERS
From Christiana Miller
                        
You can find these links as a clickable document (which will be updated
with new links as I find more of them) on my website at:

http://www.christianamiller.com/Christiana_Miller_Site/Ye_Olde_Writing_Blog/Entries/2012/4/21_INSANELY_HELPFUL_LINKS_FOR_E-PUBLISHING.html


To Publish:
https://kdp.amazon.com/self-publishing/signin
http://pubit.barnesandnoble.com
https://www.draft2digital.com/
http://www.smashwords.com
https://www.wavecloud.com/
https://www.createspace.com
http://www.lulu.com
http://www.overdrive.com/#2
http://www1.lightningsource.com
https://itunesconnect.apple.com/WebObjects/iTunesConnect.woa/wa/bookSignup

Writing, Formatting and Conversion Software:
http://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener.php
https://www.marinersoftware.com/products/storymill/
https://www.marinersoftware.com/products/narrator/
http://calibre-ebook.com/
http://code.google.com/p/sigil/
http://www.mobipocket.com/en/downloadsoft/productdetailscreator.asp

Important Links if You Want to Publish Audiobooks:
https://www.acx.com
http://www.podiobooks.com (Podcast-based audiobooks)
http://www.audiobookvoicetalent.com
http://www.audiofilemagazine.com/gvpages/index.shtml
http://www.beeaudio.com
http://perfectvoices.net/
http://voice123.com
http://www.voices.com/audiobooks/finding-an-audiobook-narrator
http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/305358-lc-best-and-worst-audiobook-narrators

To Buy ISBNs:
http://www.isbn.org/ (U.S.)
http://www.isbn.nielsenbook.co.uk/controller.php?page=121  (U.K.)

Conversion Software:
http://calibre-ebook.com
http://www.mobipocket.com/en/downloadsoft/productdetailscreator.asp
http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?ie=UTF8&docId=1000765211
http://www.jutoh.com
http://code.google.com/p/sigil/

Blogs That You Should Check Out:
http://amandahocking.blogspot.com
http://blog.smashwords.com
http://booksat.scarlettrugers.com/bookcoverdesign
http://catherinebybee.blogspot.com
http://www.christianamiller.com/Christiana_Miller_Site/Ye_Olde_Writing_Blog/Ye_Olde_Writing_Blog.html
http://davidgaughran.wordpress.com
http://densewords.blogspot.com/
http://www.thedominoproject.com
http://gailcarsonlevine.blogspot.com
http://e-bookformattingfairies.blogspot.com
http://indeliblewriters.blogspot.com
http://ireaderreview.com
http://jackson-pearce.com
http://jakonrath.blogspot.com
http://jennybent.blogspot.com
http://jimbutcher.livejournal.com
http://guidohenkel.com
https://www.kirkusreviews.com/blog/writing-and-publishing/?page=2
http://kristenweber.com/blog/
http://kriswrites.com
http://marissameyer.livejournal.com
http://nailyournovel.wordpress.com
http://phoenixsullivan.blogspot.com
http://plotwhisperer.blogspot.com 
   (also on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/user/marthaalderson/%5B/url%5D)
http://sjmaas.livejournal.com
http://www.stevenpressfield.com
http://talliroland.blogspot.com
http://terribleminds.com/ramble/blog/
http://thedarksalon.blogspot.com
http://thewritersguidetoepublishing.com
http://thisblogisaploy.blogspot.com
http://tonyakappes.blogspot.com
http://veronicasicoe.dyndns.org:1001/wordpress/
http://warriorwriters.wordpress.com
http://writeitforward.wordpress.com
http://www.deanwesleysmith.com
http://www.howtowriteshop.com
http://www.lindsayburoker.com
http://www.publetariat.com
http://www.thebookdesigner.com
http://www.thepassivevoice.com
http://writersforensicsblog.wordpress.com
http://www.yaindie.com

Publicity Blogs To Notify For Promos (Free, Bargain, Regular Price as well as National and International):
http://addictedtoebooks.com (day of)
http://authormarketingclub.com/members/announce-your-free-book/
http://awesomegang.com/places-to-submit-your-book-for-free-promotion/
http://bargainbooksy.com/for-authors
http://bargainebookhunter.com/feature-your-book/
http://blog.booksontheknob.org/p/about-this-blog-and-contact-info.html
http://bookangel.co.uk
http://www.bookblast.co/advertise.shtml
http://bookgoodies.com/contact-us/authors-tell-us-about-your-book/
http://dailycheapreads.co.uk/
http://dailycheapreads.com/your-two-cents-worth/
http://digitalbooktoday.com/12-top-100-submit-your-free-book-to-be-included-on-this-list/
http://digitalbooktoday.com/join-our-team/
http://ebookimpresario.com/advertise/
http://ebooklister.net/submit.php
http://ebooksforabuck.wordpress.com/for-authors/
http://ebookshabit.com/for-authors/
http://ereadernewstoday.com/bargain-kindle-books/
http://ereadernewstoday.com/ent-free-book-submissions/
http://eroticafree.blogspot.com/p/submissions_21.html
http://fireapps.blogspot.com/p/app-developers-authors.html
http://flurriesofwords.blogspot.com/p/book-advertising.html
http://freebooksy.com
http://freekindleebooks.com
http://freekindlefiction.blogspot.com/p/blog-page_12.html
http://indie.kindlenationdaily.com/?page_id=642
http://indiebookoftheday.com/authors/free-on-kindle-listing/
http://kebooks.com
http://kindle-author.com/advertise/
http://kindlebookblast.com/for-authors-promote-your-book/
http://kindlenationdaily.com
http://kindlespice.com/submissions
http://rebekaharrington.com/author-promotion/
http://ruthnestvold.wordpress.com/2012/03/04/promoting-ebooks-with-kdp-select/
http://snickslist.com/books/place-ad/
http://super-e-books.com/calendar/
http://thecheapebook.com/authors/
http://thefrugalereader.com/promotional-opportunities/
http://thefrugalereader.com/submissions/
http://thefrugalereader.wufoo.com/forms/frugal-freebie-submissions/
http://www.amazon.com/forum/meet our authors/ref=cm_cd_tfp_ef_tft_tp?_encoding=UTF8&cdForum=Fx2UYC1FC06SU8S&cdThread=Tx26GH5ZWBDFOMN
http://www.bookblast.co/advertise.shtml
http://www.bookbub.com/advertise/guidelines.php
http://www.bookdaily.com/free?gclid=CIWns8_yubYCFQxxQgod0z8APw
http://www.booktalk.org/
http://www.centsibleereads.com/p/for-authors.html
http://www.daily-free-ebooks.com/
http://www.ebooklister.net
http://ebookimpresario.com/advertise/
http://www.ereaderiq.co.uk/
http://www.ereaderiq.com/contact/
http://www.fkbooksandtips.com/for-authors/
http://www.freebookdude.com/p/list-your-free-book.html
http://www.freebookshub.co.uk/
http://www.freebookshub.com/authors/
http://www.freebooksy.com/editorial-submissions
http://www.freeebooksdaily.com/p/contact.html
http://www.frugal-freebies.com/p/submit-freebie.html
http://www.getfreeebooks.com/?page_id=81
http://www.goodkindles.net/p/submit-your-book.html
http://www.gospelebooks.net/promo/a-note-to-self-published-authors.html
http://www.indie-book-bargains.co.uk
http://www.indiebookpromo.com/submit-to-ibp-3/
http://www.indiebookslist.com/kdp-select-submission-form/
http://www.kboards.com/index.php/topic,130101.0.html
http://www.kindleboards.com/free-book-promo/
http://www.kindlemojo.com/contact-info/
http://www.kuforum.co.uk/free_ebooks/latest/
http://www.kuforum.co.uk/kindleusersforum
http://www.new-daily-free-ebooks.com
http://www.orangeberrybooktours.com/2012/06/orangeberry-free-me.html
http://www.pixelofink.com/sfkb/ (free)
http://www.pixelofink.com/sskb/ (bargain)
http://www.rainysbookrealm.com
http://www.shainarichmond.com/myblogs/spicy-romance-submission-form/
http://www.squidoo.com/going-free-kindle-ebook-promotional-campaigns-for-authors
http://www.techsupportalert.com/free-books-kindle
http://www.thatbookplace.com/free-promo-submissions/
http://www.theereadercafe.com/p/authors.html
http://www.worldliterarycafe.com/content/find-your-books-wings
http://www.worldliterarycafe.com/content/erotica-book-promotions
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFpBd0JUMk9KZzZ0TXJBYXRENFZYMVE6MQ
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHI3UVVZdTZkWUo3d2w3aDExbXk5MEE6MQ - gid=0
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?hl=en_US&formkey=dDZHTlg2cUlySDF3QUN6Z2RISlV1Umc6MQ - gid=0
https://www.facebook.com/AontheC
https://www.facebook.com/KindleKorner
mailto:medianlinetech@gmail.com (Kindle Fire Dept)
mailto:sw@xtme.de (Germany)
mailto:thekindledailydeal@gmail.com

Inexpensive Blog Tours
http://austinindiewriters.blogspot.com/2012/06/deciding-to-do-blog-tour-for-your-book.html
http://www.bewitchingbooktours.blogspot.com
http://cblspromotions.blogspot.com
http://chicklitplus.com/category/clpblogtours/
http://www.clpblogtours.com
http://www.goddessfish.com/tours.htm
http://orangeberrybooktours.com/
http://parajunkee.com
http://www.pumpupyourbook.com/about-us/ (more expensive)
http://www.shadowblogtours.com
http://supagurltours.blogspot.com/p/tour-info-sign-up.html
http://www.virtualbooktourcafe.com
http://tlcbooktours.com/book-a-tour/ (traditionally-published books only)

Editing Software (free or cheap)
http://www.autocrit.com/index.php
http://www.cliches.biz/clichecleaner/index.html
http://editminion.com
http://www.gingersoftware.com
http://prowritingaid.com/Free-Editing-Software.aspx
http://www.serenity-software.com/
http://www.textanz.com

Freelance Editors and Proofreaders:
http://abetterbook.biz/Welcome.html
http://ashleycase.com
http://bevharrosproofreading.weebly.com
http://www.bookeditorcoach.com/index.htm
http://cedarsky.net/
http://www.densewords.com/
http://ebookeditingpro.com
http://hollowayhouse.me/
http://indie-editor.webs.com
http://jenniferpooley.com
http://www.kristenweber.com
http://www.laurenbaratzlogsted.com
http://lectorsbooks.com/proofreading/
http://www.moviesmackdown.com/smackrefs/editors/eric-estrin
http://myeditingservice.com
http://onceuponabookcover.blogspot.com
http://peggyireland.blogspot.ca/
https://help.plagtracker.com/
http://redadeptpublishing.com/editing-services/
http://rewriterewordrework.wordpress.com/about/
http://size12bystpatricksday.blogspot.com/p/cherise-kelley-book-editor.html
http://theeyesforediting.com
http://wordvagabond.wordpress.com/editing-services/
http://www.everything-indie.com
http://www.lastdraftediting.com/index.html
http://www.rachelstarrthomson.com
http://rhondaedits.com
http://www.victoryediting.com/services.html
http://www.glaws.org/editors/index.html

Formatters:
http://www.52novels.com/pricing/
http://b10mediaworx.com/b10mwx/
http://www.candescentpress.com
http://cyberwitchpress.com
http://www.everything-indie.com
http://www.facebook.com/EbookFormatting/info
http://hollowayhouse.me/
http://www.jasonga.com/ebook-formatting
http://thebeautifulpeopleawritersjourney.blogspot.com/p/hire-me-to-format-your-e-books-and.html
http://www.writersblockadminservices.com/ebook-formatting/

Cover Designers:
http://alchemybookcover.blogspot.com
http://artbykarri.com
http://www.avalongraphics.org/books.html
http://authormarketingclub.com/members/view-all-pre-made-book-covers/
http://bookcovers.creativindie.com
http://www.bookcoversale.com
http://bookcoversmarket.com
http://booksat.scarlettrugers.com
http://www.candescentpress.com
http://www.canvas.nu/illustration-bokomslag-eng.htm
http://cckellystudios.wordpress.com/book-covers/
http://charismaknight.blogspot.com/p/graphic-design.html?zx=85ab96dd5e349ac8 (also http://designsbycharisma.yolasite.com)
http://www.chipkidd.com/gallery.html
http://coverart.joleenenaylor.com
http://coverd.wix.com/premadecovers
http://www.coversbycali.com
http://www.covershotcreations.com/Premade_Covers.php
http://cpbookdesign.blogspot.com
http://www.create-imaginations.com
http://www.creationwarrior.net/
http://dafeenah.deviantart.com/gallery/ (also http://www.indiedesignz.com/gallery.html)
http://damonza.com
http://www.deerwatsonmedia.deviantart.com
http://digitaldonna.com
http://divasatwork.wordpress.com
http://www.dreamscapecovers.com
http://www.ebook-coverdesigns.com
http://ebookcovers4u.wordpress.com (also http://apocalypsewriters.com/premadecovers4u/)
http://ebookindiecovers.com
http://www.eldesigns.net/index.html
https://www.facebook.com/TheDarkRayne
http://flipcitybooks.com
http://www.fostercovers.com
http://gobookcoverdesign.com/pages/book_cover_design.html
http://graphiczxdesigns.zenfolio.com
http://www.hotdamndesigns.com
http://humblenations.com (also http://www.goonwrite.com)
http://www.indieauthorservices.com
http://jaebeecreations.com/samples.html
http://www.jamesledgerconcepts.com
https://jhillustration.wordpress.com
http://www.jsimmonsillustration.com
http://killercovers.com/#ebook
http://www.katiewstewart.com/cover-designs.html
http://thekilliongroupinc.com
http://www.kitfosterdesign.com/Home.aspx
http://www.kivatrading.com/coverart.html
http://www.leahsuttle.com
http://lharper.deviantart.com/gallery/
http://www.litteradesigns.com
http://www.llpix.com
http://marionsipe.blogspot.com/p/book-covers.html
http://melchelledesigns.com
http://mishka19.deviantart.com/gallery/33572981?offset=0
http://mycoverart.wordpress.com (LFD Designs)
http://www.ninjameldesigns.com/portfolio/
http://www.originalcynadvertising.com/Design-Services.html
http://phatpuppyart.com
http://www.q42graphicdesign.com
http://www.rockingbookcovers.com
http://sarah-janelehoux.com/coverart.htm
http://www.scribbleleaf.com
http://shaynehellerman.deviantart.com/gallery/#
http://streetlightgraphics.com
http://www.tamianwood.com
http://thebookcoverdesigner.com/shop/?vendor=jesrdesign
http://thecovercounts.blogspot.com
http://www.timmonsdesign.com
http://www.tugboatdesign.net
http://www.victoriafaye.com/work/portfolio/
http://www.walkingstickbooks.com/site.cfm/Services/Cover-Design.cfm
http://www.waywardsunstudio.com/art.htm
http://www.wickedsmartdesigns.com
http://winterheart.com/category/covers

Freelance Places to Look/List for Inexpensive Cover Designer:
https://www.elance.com
http://fiverr.com
https://www.odesk.com

Illustrators:
http://www.deannadionne.com/illus/
http://www.illustriabooks.com/illustrations/our-illustrators/
http://www.illustrationweb.com/styles/children?gclid=CPzIt4v5u7YCFW7hQgodOx8AWA
http://www.henrykszor.com
http://www.tizianobaracchi.com

Cover Art:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Public_domain_image_resources
http://www.coverreadyart.com
http://booksat.scarlettrugers.com/bookcoverdesign/resource-list-of-stock-image-websites-photo-vector-and-footage-free-and-paid/
http://ifi.photoshelter.com
http://papiliophotos.com/?service=page&action=show_home_page&language=en
http://us.fotolia.com
http://www.visionsingolf.com
http://www.123rf.com
http://www.acclaimimages.com
http://www.adigitaldreamer.com/gallery/index.php
http://www.alaskastock.com/Index.asp
http://www.alunablue.com
http://www.arcticphoto.com
http://www.artbeats.com
http://www.artbitz.com
http://www.artres.com/C.aspx?VP3=CMS3&VF=ARTHO1_3_VForm
http://www.blendimages.com
http://www.bluemoonstockphotos.com
http://www.canstockphoto.com
http://www.cfgphoto.com
http://www.cgtextures.com
http://www.chalkartstudio.com/home.aspx
http://www.corbisimages.com
http://www.cornerhousestock.com
http://www.crestock.com
http://www.dartmoorarchive.org/
http://depositphotos.com
http://www.deviantart.com
http://www.digitalanarchy.com
http://www.digitaljuice.com
http://www.dinodia.com
http://www.dreamstime.com
http://www.europestockphotos.com/search.php
http://www.everynight.co.uk/
http://www.fairfaxsyndication.com
http://www.foodanddrinkphotos.com
http://www.footagebank.com/home.asp
http://us.fotolia.com
http://www.fotolibra.com
http://www.fotoscopio.com
http://www.fotosearch.com
http://www.francisfrith.com
http://www.galaxypix.com
http://www.garden-collection.com
http://www.gardenworldimages.com
http://www.gekkoimages.com
http://www.gettyimages.com.au/
http://www.hotdamnstock.com
http://www.illustrationweb.com
http://www.imagesource.com
http://www.inmagine.com
http://www.israelimages.com
http://www.istockphoto.com
http://www.johnbirdsall.co.uk/
http://www.jpsviewfinder.com
http://www.jupiterimages.com/Collections/BananaStock
http://www.klemcoll.com
http://www.lebrecht.co.uk/
http://www.leonardsmith.co.uk/
http://www.lonelyplanetimages.com
http://www.loupeimages.com/Index.asp
http://www.marinethemes.com
http://www.masterfile.com
http://www.mindenpictures.com
http://www.morguefile.com
http://www.narratives.co.uk/
http://www.northwindpictures.com
http://www.officialpsds.com/stocks
http://www.onimage.co.uk/do/onimage/
http://www.ozimages.com.au/
http://www.pacificstock.com/Index.asp
http://www.petemcarthur.com/stockhome.asp
http://www.photo-key.com
http://www.photoalto.com
http://www.photoresourcehawaii.com
http://www.photos.com
http://www.photoshot.com/home.jsp
http://www.photosindia.com/Home/Default.aspx
http://www.picturesque.com
http://www.picturesque.com
http://www.retrostockpix.com
http://www.romancenovelcovers.com
http://www.sciencefaction.com
http://www.scienceimage.csiro.au/
http://www.sciencephoto.com
http://www.shutterstock.com
http://www.simmonds.com.au/
http://www.stockbyway.com.au/
http://www.stockphotofinder.com
http://www.storee.se/
http://www.sxc.hu/
http://www.theispot.com
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com
http://totallyfreeimages.com
http://www.travel-library.co.uk/
http://www.vandaimages.com/index.asp
http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons

All-In-One Service Providers (formatting, editing, covers, publicity):
http://www.fostering-success.com/

Publicists:
http://www.breakthroughpromotions.net/What-we-do.html
Sarie Morrell Author and Book Promotions https://www.facebook.com/sarie.morrell?fref=ts

Fee-based Publisher:
http://www.luckybatbooks.com/about/

Helpful Boards:
http://www.kindleboards.com/index.php/board,60.0.html  (Writer's Cafe)
http://www.bksp.org  (Writer's Forum)
http://community.podiobooks.com (Forum)
http://www.authormarketingclub.com
http://www.indiebooklounge.com

Industry News:
http://bookbee.net/
http://idpf.org/
http://www.epicorg.com/ebook-news.html

Transferring paper books to e-files:
http://www.blueleaf-book-scanning.com

U.S. Copyright Office:
http://www.copyright.gov/

To Get a List of E-Book Formatters and Cover Artists:
Send an email to Smashwords, asking for Mark's List.

To Get More Lists of Just About Everthing:
http://writersresourcedirectory.com/eBooks.html

Sign into Writer's Caf on the Kindle Boards and go to Kindleboards Yellow Pages for Writers. http://www.kindleboards.com/index.php/topic,50419.msg868937.html#msg868937

Here's the link to the thread you can find this list on:
http://www.kindleboards.com/index.php/topic,111778.125.html

 
FREE HOW-TO GUIDES

E-Publishing:
http://davidgaughran.wordpress.com/lets-get-digital/
http://www.amazon.com/Publish-Amazon-Kindle-Publishing-ebook/dp/B004LX069M/ref=zg_bs_156116011_6
http://www.amazon.com/Write-Good-or-Die-ebook/dp/B003H4QZOG/ref=sr_1_5?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1335126132&sr=1-5
You can also download "Be The Monkey" for free, from either Barry Eisler's or J.A. Konrath's webstores for a discussion on indie publishing vs. legacy publishing.

E-Book Formatting:
http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/52
http://www.amazon.com/Smashwords-Style-Guide-Format-ebook/dp/B004XWJ7UK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1334979676&sr=8-1
https://simg1.imagesbn.com/pimages/pubit/support/pubit_epub_formatting_guide.pdf
http://guidohenkel.com/2010/12/take-pride-in-your-ebook-formatting/
http://johnaugust.com/2009/kindle-formatting-for-web-geeks
http://www.jmooneyham.com/cheat-sheet-how-to-make-your-own-amazon-kindle-ebook-in-hours.html
http://www.idsystem.cz/kindle/
http://www.paulsalvette.com/p/ebook-formatting-tutorial.html
http://www.amazon.com/Building-Your-Book-Kindle-ebook/dp/B007URVZJ6/ref=zg_bs_156116011_2 (IBM)
http://www.amazon.com/Building-Your-Book-Kindle-ebook/dp/B00822K3Z0/ref=zg_bs_156116011_17 (Mac)
http://www.amazon.com/Publishing-with-iBooks-Author-ebook/dp/B0078X1PCE/ref=zg_bs_156116011_38

Audiobook Formatting:
http://www.podiobooks.com/authors/PBAuthoringGuidev2.0.4.pdf   

Marketing:
http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/305
http://www.amazon.com/Smashwords-Book-Marketing-Guide-ebook/dp/B004XR57PE/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1334979654&sr=8-2
http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/145431
http://www.amazon.com/Secrets-Publishing-Success-Smashwords-ebook/dp/B007P8H80A/ref=zg_bs_158266011_7
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Re: HELPFUL LINKS FOR INDIE WRITERS
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2013, 10:01:04 AM »
Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!!!

Just starting out and this is extremely helpful.

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« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2013, 10:14:28 AM »
Wow, impressive list. Thanks for sharing.

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« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2013, 10:16:39 AM »
Could you add Frugal Freebies to this list:
Publicity Blogs To Notify For Promos (Free, Bargain, Regular Price as well as National and International):

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« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2013, 10:19:06 AM »
You're welcome!

And Frugal Freebies is already on the list.

Thanks!

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« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2013, 10:21:07 AM »
Wow, you could charge $50 for this list! Amazing share, thanks so much  :D

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« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2013, 10:47:27 AM »
Thank you. Amazing list.

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« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2013, 11:30:31 AM »
Thanks of posting this!

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« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2013, 11:35:24 AM »
Very good resource. Thank you. Personally I found Guido Henkel's guide to be lacking any robust testing and wasted a lot of time on it. Although I think he genuinely means well. For standard fiction you could use sigil and have it formatted for epub and amazon in a couple of hours. Will definitely check out some of the other pages tho, especially the book announcement sites. Thanks again.
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Re: HELPFUL LINKS FOR INDIE WRITERS
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2013, 12:21:48 PM »
This monster list is an incredible resource. Thank you for compiling it.

I was especially glad to see among your industry blogs the ones by Passive Guy (passivevoice.com) and Kris Rusch (kriswrites.com). Both are exceptionally helpful.

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« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2013, 12:26:22 PM »
It is getting to be a monster. And to think, it started out its life as a short, one-page list.

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« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2013, 12:53:26 PM »
What a great list! Could you add Lector's Proofreading under Editors? Here's the link: http://lectorsbooks.com/proofreading/

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« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2013, 12:56:41 PM »
Nice!

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« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2013, 01:01:56 PM »
What a great list! Could you add Lector's Proofreading under Editors? Here's the link: http://lectorsbooks.com/proofreading/


Done!  :D

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« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2013, 01:02:46 PM »
Thank you. I'm so impressed!

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« Reply #15 on: April 30, 2013, 01:14:44 PM »
Thanks. It fell by the wayside while I was sick, so I'm trying to get back in the groove with it.

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« Reply #16 on: April 30, 2013, 01:20:06 PM »
And Frugal Freebies is already on the list.

Thanks so much! missed it the first time, and even did a search of the page and it didn't come up. Oh well at least it's there, even if both my computer and I are blind! LOL
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« Reply #17 on: April 30, 2013, 01:22:11 PM »
You're welcome! I know it can be a bit confusing to look through. I'm planning to alphabetize all the links soon, so that should help.

If anyone notices that there's anyone missing, please let me know. Like, for instance, on the Publish links, I had forgotten Draft-2-Digital.


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« Reply #18 on: April 30, 2013, 02:19:36 PM »
You're amazing. Thanks!

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« Reply #19 on: April 30, 2013, 02:40:46 PM »
Must have taken you forever to compile this list! Thank you very much.


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« Reply #20 on: April 30, 2013, 03:29:13 PM »
This is a wonderful list! Thanks so much for posting.

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« Reply #21 on: April 30, 2013, 03:51:31 PM »
Only discovered this post today. I'm blown away by the number of links you've provided. Just wow! Sincerely thank you for this.


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« Reply #22 on: April 30, 2013, 05:14:26 PM »
Thank you so much for doing this. What a lot of work.  I'm sorry you've been ill but am glad you are feeling better.  :)

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« Reply #23 on: April 30, 2013, 05:15:49 PM »
You're welcome. It was something I really wanted when I started out, and it didn't exist. And I had to look things up each time I wanted to do anything. So, I created this list for me, and for everyone else who was starting out and didn't know where to go for different things. And it just kept expanding.

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