Top 7 Writers Sites for 2005
If you dream of turning your book into a best seller, or you're looking to become a best selling author in your field, then these sites promise to help you do just that.
Whether you are a reader or a writer, you'll find something here that will help you build your writing career, or lead you to a great book.
Book Bonuses - http://www.bookbonuses.com - Have you read a good book lately? If not, this site will definitely encourage you too.
If you're a writer, you'll definitely want to contact the site owner about your writing. This site offers a newsletter with over $300 in bonuses just for signing up, and you'll find out about some of the best titles, and authors, when you read the newsletter.
Author's Den - http://www.authorsden.com - Although this site requires a membership, it's free to join. If you want to promote your writing, you can sign up for a premium membership that is an absolute steal. You'll also get your writing in front of readers who are looking for what you have to offer. Not to be missed.
Dawnstar Books - http://www.dawnstarbooks.com - Want to really learn how to market your books and writing? Then book marketing expert and science fiction writer Anthony Hernandez will show you how.
His no holds barred newsletter is one of the best I have ever read. He will tell you the truth about self publishing, vanity publishing, and a whole lot more. His style is brash, and you'll want to read every word he has to say.
Book Coaching - http://www.bookcoaching.com - If you write books, author Judy Cullins will show you how to get the most out of your marketing efforts. Her articles are clear and concise, and she can show you how to market just about any kind of book you could imagine. Excellent newsletter with lots of tips, and you can sign up for teleseminars that are reasonably priced to help you today to jumpstart your marketing campaign for your book.
The Wellfed Writer - http://www.wellfedwriter.com - Regardless of what kind of writing you do, fellow Atlantan Peter Bowerman will show you how to market and build the kind of writing career that pays your bills and brings you the satisfaction of saying, "I'm a writer. It's how I make my living."
Excellent monthly newsletter. Peter's advice is sound, and you'll find lots of good information here.
Amazon.com - http://www.amazon.com - Whether you want to break into the magazine market, or you're looking for a place to market your books, this is where you should start. This top ranked bookstore offers a lucrative affiliate program you can sell your books through.
You can also search through the selection of over 80,000 magazines to help you find places to market your writing. This site is excellent for helping you find places to market your writing, and it's probably one that no one thinks to use. You really should.
Cool Stuff 4 Writers - http://www.coolstuff4writers.com - Need a break from writing, or need some great tools to help you run your writing business? Then this is the site for you. You'll find an excellent collection of forms to help you keep track of all your writing projects, as well as ebooks, books, and lots of other stuff to keep you motivated when you write. Definitely worth a look.
No matter what kind of help you need with your writing, you'll find something here. The bonus is that a lot of this stuff is free.
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