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The Top 5 Blogs for Authors Interested in Self-Publishing

Jane Friedman

The author: Jane Friedman is based in Charlottesville, Virginia. She has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry and is a columnist with Publishers Weekly.

Her website includes lots of useful tips for writers. Check out her blog, newsletters and the Resources for Writers section of her website.

The Book Designer

The author: Joel Friedlander is based in San Francisco, California. His career began in the early 1970s and his background includes printing, graphic design, typography and book publishing.

His website includes over 700 useful articles that provide practical advice on publishing. He’s also published several helpful guides you can find linked on his site.

The Creative Penn

The author: Joanna Penn is based in based in Bath, England. She is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling thriller author. She has written 20 books and sold over 450,000 books in 74 countries and 5 languages. She is an independent (indie) author.

The Creative Penn provides resources that help authors write, publish and market their books. Check out the Self-Publishing section.

Alliance of Independent Authors Self-Publishing Advice Centre (ALLI)

The author: ALLI is a non-profit association for writers who self-publish. It was founded by Orna Ross, who is based in London, in 2012. She writes and publishes novels and poetry, and nonfiction guides for creatives and creativists. She is an award-winning and bestselling indie author.

The site includes a Self-Publishing Advice Blog that covers the seven processes of publishing from editorial, design, production and distribution to marketing, promotion and licensing publishing rights. ALLI also publishes a series of reference books, written by established indie authors, that offer advice to authors.

The Independent Publishing Magazine

The author: Mick Rooney is based in Zaandam, Netherlands. He has been writing for more than 30 years and is an expert in self-publishing.

The Independent Publishing Magazine has a vast amount of very detailed, interesting and useful articles for writers. Check out the Self-Publishing and Advice sections.

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