The ATG Book of the Week: Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide: Every Indie Author’s Essential Directory to Help You Prepare…

self publishing cover-with-rule-around-itTitle: The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide: Every Indie Author’s Essential Directory to Help You Prepare, Publish, and Promote Professional Looking Books
Joel Friedlander & Betty Sargent
Paperback; ISBN:978-0936385389 $14.95; Kindle: $7.99
Imprint: San Rafael, CA: Marin Bookworks, 2016

“Here, for the first time, dozens of leaders in the self-publishing industry–editors, designers, book shepherds, printers, teachers, publicists, marketers, workshop leaders, illustrators, reviewers–have come together to share their knowledge of the dynamic, ever-changing indie book publishing business. Whether you are a first time author or a seasoned pro the articles and curated lists in this guide will save you hours of hit-and-miss research. Want to learn all about e-book conversion–check out Carla King’s article on page 153. Have questions about distribution–see what Robin Cutler of Ingram Spark has to say on page 165. Do you want to hire an author assistant? Take Kate Tilton’s advice on page 249. And talk about keeping current–The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource guide is updated every few months all year long.No other book on self-publishing combines the wisdom and down-to-earth advice of over 2 dozen indie publishing professionals with over 850 links to resource providers. It may well be the “best book for self-publishers” anywhere…”



“An essential reference to the best publishing resources for every self-published author. Highly recommended.” — Mark Coker, Smashwords founder


“This short-cut to the top pros–editors, designers, marketers, bloggers, distributors–is just exactly what we’ve all been waiting for. This book is a must-have for any author or publisher.” —Penny Sansevieri, Author Marketing Experts


“I wish this guide existed when I started self-publishing. It outlines the process beautifully, directs you where to go and saves months of research. A treasure chest I plan to open often.” —Jason Matthews, How to Make, Market and Sell Ebooks


“Independent authors need a team to help create a fantastic finished product, and finding the right people can be a challenge when you first start out. This book will help authors to locate professionals to edit, publish and market their work–helping them to stand out in the crowded marketplace.” —Joanna Penn, The Creative Penn


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