alliance of independent authorsAuthor Self-Publishing Advice

The Alliance of Independent Authors – Gain access to a wealth of information. Learn about author self-publishing as a member. Get other career-enhancing tips. You can access online forums, seminars, and special events.  Plus, you can delve into the blog and advice center for indie authors.


Circle of Seven ProductionsBook Marketing Videos

Circle of Seven Productions – Focuses on producing your book trailer for multimedia and online marketing. As a FirstEditing author, you benefit from their proven video distribution strategies. Your book is networked to over 350 online distribution portals. Choose from a range of video production packages.


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Book publicity and author promotion begins anywhere from 6 months before publication to a year or more after the launch. Smith Publicity offers a variety of promotional campaigns and services to meet your budget. Explore a range of personalized services and create a unique book marketing campaign.


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Take your self-published book to the next level with New Shelves. Amy is an established book sales training expert. Discover the best and most suitable options to gain publicity for your book. Clients of First Editing receive a deep 20% discount on services at New Shelves.


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Bound Book Scanning expertly scan manuscripts and books. Moreover, they convert hard books into electronic word documents via OCR technology. They convert the text to a document such as Microsoft Word. It is simply magical! Subsequently, you can submit your manuscript for editing. As a result, you can then publish in all book and eBook formats!


Master Writer LogoBook Writing Software

MasterWriter is the most powerful suite of writing tools in one program. This premier book writing software is built specifically for authors. You have word families, phrases, synonyms, figures of speech, rhymes, pop culture, a searchable Bible, and the dictionary. Why struggle to find the right word when you can have all the possibilities in an instant?


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Learn how to self-publish from successful bestselling author Joanna Penn! She is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling thriller author. Plus, she has written 20 books and sold over 450,000 books in 74 countries and five languages. In fact, Ms. Penn also has numerous books and writing courses for fellow writers. Check out The Creative Penn!


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Scrivener gives you complete control over your formatting and writing. It allows you to compose your text in sections as small or large as you like while keeping all your background material in one place. Create a PDF or Word file, or compile to ePub or Kindle formats easily!


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Learn how to write faster during this free 7-day nonfiction writing challenge. Discover what works best for YOU. Download the Writing Week journal, calendar, affirmations, productivity software and more! Overcome the barriers keeping you from making progress in your writing.


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