Resources



Publications for Publishers, Readers and Booksellers

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• Publishers Lunch – The publishing industry’s “daily essential read.”

• PW Daily – Publishers Weekly’s ezine gives useful news and information about books and authors.

• Bookselling This Week – The weekly ezine from the American Booksellers Association.

• ForeWord Reviews – Print and online magazine and weekly ezine covering independent publishing.

 GalleyCat – Informative and fun to read ezine on the publishing industry.

• January Magazine – Online review journal shares interesting book reviews and author interviews.

• Shelf Awareness – Ezine offers “daily enlightenment for the book trade.” Publishes two versions: one for publishing professionals, and one for readers.

Publishing Resources and Associations

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• Bookmarket – Resources for marketing and selling books from John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Book.

• Book Expo America  (BEA) – The largest annual book publishing event in the U.S.

• Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) – Formerly known as Publishers Marketing Association, this is the largest nonprofit association representing independent book publishers and self-publishers.

• IndieBound, The American Booksellers Association – IndieBound brings together booksellers, publishers, readers and indie retailers to promote and sell books.

• Para Publishing – Helpful information and publishing resources from publishing guru Dan Poynter.

• Publishing University – The largest educational event for independent book publishers and authors.  A great place to learn more about the publishing industry.

• Publishing Law Center – Hundreds of links and legal articles for the publishing community.

• Women’s National Book Association – A national organization of women and men who work with and value books.

Resources and Publications for Writers

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• Absolute Write and Absolute Markets – Online community for professional and beginning writers.

• American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) – The professional association of independent nonfiction writers and journalists.

• Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) – Professional organization for children’s book writers and illustrators.

• The Writer Magazine – Advice and inspiration for today’s writer.

• Writer’s Digest – A wealth of writing resources and publications.

• Writer’s Market – Info on where and how to sell what you write.

• Writers Weekly – The highest-circulation ezine for freelance writers.