Resources

Self-publishing Success Stories
Features the stories of hundreds of famous self-publishers who have gone on to great success. It also features tips from many them on what they did to market their book(s).

Plug Your Book! Online Book Marketing for Authors
A great book of amazing information for new authors looking for detailed advice on how to market their book and make an impact on the literary world. Learn the pros and cons of different aspects of online marketing and what venues will best benefit your endeavors.

AALBC.com
AALBC.com (The African American Literature Book Club), is the largest and most frequently visited web site dedicated to books by and about black people – widely recognized source of author profiles, book recommendations, active discussion boards, writer resources, informative articles, videos, and book reviews.

Rawsistaz.com
The Reading and Writing SISTAZ (R.A.W. SISTAZ) Online Book Club focuses on reading, writing, and discussing books primarily by African American Authors.

The Black Writers Alliance
A nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting African-American writers in improving their craft and to promote fellowship among the writing community.

U.S. Copyright Office
Copyright information and application.

Midwest Book Review
A major Internet resource for publishers, writers, librarians, booksellers, and book lovers of all ages and interests that gives priority consideration to self-published authors.

Tri-Com Web
Tricom offers a full-range of marketing and publicity services; both on-line and traditional – from complete media coverage and live interviews, to multi-cultural targeting and on-line marketing.

Elance.com
A great website to find freelance editors, artist, web designers and more.