Whether veterans of traditional publishing or brand-new authors with debut books in hand, independent authors, also known as self-publishing authors, must take on the multiple roles of designer, publisher, and publicist, which can be daunting. Indie Pub 101 will help! Its first three sections are now available at SFWA.org:
Making the Book delves into the nuance of turning written text into an actual product.
Sales Channels walks authors through how and where to sell their product.
Marketing the Book primes authors for the daunting task of driving interested readers to their work.
These resources draw from the varied and expansive knowledge of the members of the SFWA Independent Authors Committee. Future installments will include resources that help indie authors design and draw attention toward their author websites and share the benefits and challenges of becoming a small business themselves.
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