So, you really want to be a writer? Here's a super article for you: http://authorkristenlamb.com/2018/03/author-success-actual-odds/
You've written a book and now you are an expert on your subject; so, register with HARO (Help A Reporter Out) to connect with Journalists:
Here's important info on publishing by our friends at Bulk Books:
For an in-depth guide to help you set up and maintain your own website or blog, you can't beat this information: Make A Website Hub
Good resources on marketing your book from the good folks at KDP Publishing.
There is a world of marketing opportunities for you if you write books for children.
Brian Jud at Self-Published Author by Bowker has some good resources for you to explore, including day-care centers, churches,children's museums and libraries, and educational groups.
Check out all the good FREE stuff they offer:
Sandra Beckwith offers a free book publicity and promotion e-zine at www.buildbookbuzz.com and teaches the
“Book Publicity 101: How to Build Book Buzz” e-course.
Please register your copyright. And don't fall for all those companies who will charge you a fortune to do it. With a little time and a few dollars, you can do it yourself.
Book Daily offers these ideas to get reviews, which are so essential to sales.
If you 've got a great idea for a movie or tv series, you'll want to check out www.theaterseatstore.com/blog/writing-for-theater-film for lots of important information about writing for theater and film.
Everything you need or want to know about social media marketing for your books. Of course we love them - they are our Marketing Partner:
This top-marketing guru for writers has lots of good stuff for you:
Bewley Books has some nice promotional materials to help you get the word out about your book.
Our friends at Books Go Social have lots of promotional packages - you don't have to spend a fortune, either!
Here's a list of sites on the internet that you may find useful - we sure like them:
Writer Beware - probably the most important site you'll need because it has alerts for writers on agents, book doctors, vanity anthologies, copyrights, contests. (part of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America site).
This publication by the Central Intelligence Agency will give you everything you want to know about countries all over the world; good for ideas on fictional settings or non-fiction research.
Site for info on arts and humanities; although the site is no longer updated, it's still full of wonderful data.
A huge collection of symbols arranged by category, country, religion, etc.
The fact-checker of the internet
Catalogs and research materials .
Who doesn't need this from time to time?
Data on countries everywhere.
We buy our ISBNs from Bowker, and after your book is published, it will be listed on this site!!
Need a good quote? Here's the place to find one.
Self-described as "the ultimate magazine site" they have hot copy news hightlights of the magazine business and "articles you don't want to miss this week."
Author's Guild - the nation's largest society of published book authors and freelance writers
Writers Guild of America - information about agents.
Small Publishers, Authors and Writers Network - publishing resources and info on electronic self-publishing.
Publishing Law Center - Articles and links about intellectual property and legal issues.
Association of Authors' Representatives - List of AAR members, cannon of ethics, and questions for you to ask potential agents.
Romance Writers of America - a good site for recent market news or to promote your work.
The Book Designer:
Book Daily Author Resource Blog:
Bowker for Self-Published Authors:
Radio Guests List:
Creative Jobs: If you are an English major, or in a related field, here's the link to some creative jobs you might want to look at