While there's a lot of great info out there for marketing your books, we've put together this list of our favorites.

These are folks we learned a lot from, and think you will too.


By serving as a reliable source of trusted reviews, Chanticleer helps readers discover good books, and helps the authors of those books reach their publishing goals.

Where Writers Win

Offers authors the go-to place for custom websites, social media guidance, book club sourcing, and tools/templates/tutorials designed to help you market yourself and your work.

The Creative Penn

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, voted one of The Guardian UK Top 100 Creative Professionals 2013, and voted one of the Top 10 Blogs for Writers 3 years running, and one of the Top 10 Blogs for Self-Publishers 2012. What more do you want? Go already!

The Self-Publishing Podcast

Always irreverent, funny and insightful, these three writers discuss the business of writing and selling books. Lots of amazing advice, great interviews with other authors, and a really solid base of knowledge on the self-publishing industry.

Ed Robertson

Perhaps best known as the author of the post-apocalyptic Breakers series, Ed is also quite the book marketing shark as well.


Our absolute favorite software for writing. Scrivener makes it easy to organize your work, then can export directly to all the formats authors generally need, including Mobi, Epub and PDF. For Mac & Windows.