Where Writers Win (wherewriterswin.com) is a terrific resource on marketing for writers. Each of its online newsletters is packed with helpful information and there are additional resources available for members of its “The Winners Circle.” program. A recent issue featured a number of helpful blogs for writers, which I’m sharing here:
Funds for Writers: Tips and tools for serious writers to advance their careers, by author Hope Clark. Hope writes for a living and investigates the leads she offers to be sure that they’re on the level.
Galleycat: Galleycat is a well-respected site in the publishing industry. It provides news of contests, startups, publishing deals, publishing jobs, writer resources, book reviews and more.
Indies Unlimited: “Celebrating Independent Authors,” this site provides timely information to support independent authors, publishers, and reviewers.
Jane Friedman: Former publisher of Writer’s Digest and now editor of Scratch magazine, Jane focuses on helping authors and publishers navigate industry changes.
Social Media Examiner: This is a “go-to site” for all things social media. Its virtual Social Media Summit is designed to help people keep track of fast-paced digital changes.
The Creative Penn: Author Joanna Penn offers helpful marketing advice and has written several books aimed at authors, including How to Market a Book and Public Speaking for Authors and Creatives.
Writer Unboxed: Includes a wide range of contributors – from aspiring and bestselling authors to industry leaders. It offers insights, news and advice on both the craft and business of writing.
If you need help in mastering the marketing and social media aspects of publishing, then visiting these sites may prove very help? And be sure to check out Where Writers Win – it’s a winning site packed with valuable marketing information and ideas. And write on!