This weeks post comes again from Author Marketing Experts if you like this post don’t forget to check out last weeks post about 50 Kickass Resources for Indie Authors. I will only post the first ten websites in this post if you would like to check out the rest of the list please click here to see the original post.
Trying to build your writing and publishing career is a challenge. There’s a lot of information out there, and trying to discern a solid piece of advice from fluff or inaccurate data isn’t always easy. We are lucky to know a lot of really outstanding industry people who offer great insights, super tips, and valued feedback on a variety of marketing topics and publishing options. Here’s our list of the top 30 blogs and bloggers we really respect. We hope you’ll follow them, too!
1 http://annerallen.blogspot.com – One of Writer’s Digest’s 101 Best Websites for Writers, Ann updates on Sundays and her blog includes regular contributions from former Big Six editor, Ruth Harris.
2 http://www.booksandsuch.com/blog/ – Books and Such is a Literary Management Agency. They sell books to a wide range of publishers in such categories as women’s fiction, general fiction, nonfiction, gift books, easy readers, and chapter books.
3 http://goinswriter.com/ – Jeff Goins started his blog in 2010, with a few burning questions in mind: How do successful writers make a living? What does it really take to get published? And, how do you pursue a passion? He shares tips on writing, creativity and making a difference.
4 http://writetodone.com – Mary Jaksch, Chief Editor, believes your writing practice needs to be directed in a positive way. Write to Done helps you learn new skills, practice them and become a better writer.
5 http://jodyhedlund.blogspot.com– Jody posts on her blog every Tuesday. She offers advice, encouragement, and inspiration based on all that she’s learned about writing, publication, and marketing in today’s tough publishing industry.
6 http://janefriedman.com/blog/ – Jane Friedman, former publisher of Writer’s Digest, specializes in educating writers about the publishing industry—from all perspectives, without hype or bias—to help them make the best long-term decisions for their careers. The Alliance of Independent Authors has awarded her a “Top Website for Self-Publishers”
7 http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com – K.M. Weiland mentors authors through her blog. Her blog is one of Writer’s Digest’s 101 Best Websites for Writers.
8 http://www.trainingauthors.com – Shelley and Heather of Training Authors have a goal to help authors achieve book marketing success. Their site is full of resources and free downloads.
9 http://davidgaughran.wordpress.com – David Gaughran focuses on how to get visible and sell more books. He has written several books on these topics and shares tons of info about self-publishing.
10 http://www.rachellegardner.com – Rachelle is a Literary Agent for Books and Such. She started her blog as a way to create a community of writers both published and seeking publication.