A list of Essential Reading for Self-Publishers

As a well-informed self-publisher, there are several websites that I check every day. Here’s a list of the most informative places on the web. Let me know in the comments if you have items you would like to add to the list.

Self-Publishing News

1. The Passive Voice
2. Smashwords
3. Bookbub Blog

Self-Publishing Advice

1. Self Publishing Advice
2. Book Life
3. Newbies Guide to Publishing
4. The Creative Penn
5. Jane Friedman
6. Kristine Kathryn Rusch
7. The Write Life
8. The Book Designer

Other Authors

1. Russell Blake: Check out our interview with Russell here
2. Hugh Howey
3. David Goughran
4. Barry Eisler
5. Lee Goldberg

Essential Reading

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Recommended Tools

1. Kindle Samurai
2. Pro Writing Aid
3. Scrivener
4. Vellum
5. Thrive Themes
6. Bluehost
7. Easy Azon
8. Book Funnel
9. Theme Forest
10. IceGram
11. KingSumo Giveaways
12. The Book Cover Designer
13. Canva
14. GIMP
15. Calibre
16. Mail Chimp