Additional Resources &
Author Consultants


(in no particular order)

The Wise Ink Blog:  This blog has tips and how-to plan a tour.

Escape With Dollycas Book Tours: Dollycas is highly recommended by several authors I know.


(Their weekly blog)

BookBub: Book Launch Ideas

Indies Unlimited:  This is an important website for Indie information. Make visiting this site part of your routine.

Jane Friedman: Jane Friedman has twenty years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in business strategy for authors and publishers. She’s the co-founder of The Hot Sheet, the essential industry newsletter for authors, and has previously worked for F+W Media and the Virginia Quarterly Review.

Author consultant Mel Jolly of  Sign up for her newsletter and learn tons about Indie authors, Virtual Assistants, writing workshops and more.

Author Consultants Tina Koenig is a literary consultant and publicist who has worked with New York Times best-selling authors and indie authors. Tina’s expertise is in building your author brand – from buying a domain name to building a website. If you’re not a techie, Tina will take you through the process. She also schedules author tours and personal appearances. If you’re working full-time, and need someone to help manage your writing career, Tina is who you call. She can be booked in 10 hour blocks of time or by the project.

Marketing Guru David Gaughran’s Blog:

Kindlepreneur – Dave Chesson, Online Book Marketing Classes: 

The Book Designer:

The Passive Voice: This is another important website for Indie and all publishing information. Make visiting this site part of your routine.


The following sources have been used in this book.




Google Search: 

Yahoo Search:

Bing Search:

NY Book Editors:


MWA—Mystery Writers of America:

RWA—Romance Writers of America 

SFWA—Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America:

Authors Guild:

Novelists, Inc.

The Book Cover Designer: 

Website Design

Rhubarb Crew:  web design and marketing — Specializing in inbound marketing for small, mid-size businesses. Web design and development, graphic design, email marketing, social media consulting.

Istomedia Web Services: Istomedia has been developing websites and marketing on social media since 1995. It now specializes in author services and websites. eMail