Book Publishing Resources

Some useful links to important publishing information:

  • Blurb: Create and self-publish books, magazines & ebooks
    Create and publish a book, magazine or ebook with Blurb’s self-publishing platform. … Sell. Sell books on your website, Amazon, and wherever books are sold.
  • Book Industry Study Group
    The leading book trade association for standardized best practices, research and information, and events. BISG facilitates connections and conversations to solve common problems, advance new ideas, and more profitably bring published content to readers.
  • booklife by Publisher’s Weekly
    Useful article on book layout pitfalls for self publishers.
  • BookMarket: Book Publishing Resources for Book Publishers
    Book marketing and book publishing resources for book publishers, self-publishers, and e-book publishers.
  • CreateSpace
    CreateSpace provides free tools to help you self-publish and distribute your books, DVDs, CDs, and video downloads on-demand on and other platforms.
  • Digital Book World


    Digital publishing resources from industry experts and vendors.

  • Independent Publishers Group
    IPG is the original and second largest independent book distributor in the United States. Our innovative publisher services, aggressive marketing, and extensive reach ensure access into every imaginable channel, including gift, specialty, wholesale, and digital accounts worldwide.
  • IngramSpark
    IngramSpark print on demand book printing services and online ebook publishing tool with world’s largest ebook distribution network.
  • Lulu Online Self Publishing Book & eBook Company
    Self-publishing for print-on-demand books, ebooks, music, images and custom calendars. Authors set their own royalties and control the publishing process.
  • Midwest Book Review
    Book reviews, book lover resources, and advice for writer and publishers.
  • Nonfiction Authors Association


    Nonfiction Authors Association (NFAA), a vibrant educational community for aspiring and experienced writers to connect, exchange ideas, and learn about writing, publishing, promoting and profiting from nonfiction books.

  • NOOK Press: Online Self-Publishing Website for eBooks and Print
    NOOK Press is an online self-publishing website for independent publishers and authors. It allows users to … Sell your print book on using NOOK Press.
    Book publishing directory of publishers by region or genre.
  • Publishing Law Center
    This site is devoted to providing quality information for the publishing community: publishers, authors, editors, web masters, and freelancers.
  • Publishers Marketplace
    Track deals, sales, reviews, agents, editors, and news.
  • Publisher’s Weekly
    Publishers Weekly is the international news website of book publishing and bookselling including business news, reviews, bestseller lists, commentaries and more.
  • Writer’s Digest


    Writer’s Digest is a resource for writers, celebrating the writing life, and what it means to be a writer in today’s publishing environment.

  • Writer’s Market
    Trying to publish your fiction? Before trying to publish your fiction, you need to finish the manuscript, whether you’re writing short stories or novels.
  • Writer’s Relief

    Get Published! Help Publishing A Novel, Books, Poems, Essays, Short Stories | Writer’s Relief

    Writer’s Relief was started in 1994 to help creative writers make well-targeted, professional submissions to literary agents and editors. We are not a literary agency, publisher, publicist, self-publisher, or marketing company.

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