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Recommended Links

An author needs many things.  For refilling the creative well, for working on your craft, and for practical matters such as research and marketing. We’ve attached a few of our favorites here.

Website Creation

http://nicolarwhite.com/web-design – Simple, clean, professional design.

Creativity – Everyone needs to refill the well and boost their creativity.

http://artistsroad.wordpress.com/  – An interesting site on creativity and writing.

Craft – Great places to learn more about the craft of writing!

http://romanceuniversity.org/   – a great place to learn about the Romance genre

http://thebookshelfmuse.blogspot.ca/ – from the authors of the emotion thesaurus, the information on description covered here applies to any genre

http://goinswriter.com/ – a great place to learn about writing craft, and to fall in love with writing

http://naiwe.com/member-benefits/ – NAIWE the National Association of independent writers and editors

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/ – lots of stuff to learn here – and some fun videos

Research – some great places to find things out. Careful or they could suck you in!

Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

Practical Matters – Odds and ends, the little practical things I can’t do without.

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents – want an agent? Learn more about them!

http://design.lkcampbell.com/   – inexpensive ebook formatting

http://writeordie.com/   – a practical tool to keep you writing (and a little fun)

http://www.haleauthorservices.com/  – ebook and print preparation

http://guestblogging.com/caroltice/ – learn about getting your blog noticed

http://www.authorems.com/money-matters/affiliate-programs/ – learn about being an entrepreneur in your writing career

http://www.acx.com/help/authors-as-narrators/200626860 – creating audio books – even becoming your own narrator

Self book cover design – book templates with Canva.

Marketing – Once you’ve written a book you have to sell it! How?

The Creative Penn – great marketing advice for different levels!


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