Resources (Contact form for ARJ at bottom of page)

Self-Publishing Resources

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

Northern California Book Publishers Association 

Northern California Publishers & Authors (NCPA) is an alliance of independent publishers, authors, and publishing professionals in Northern California. 

 

Independent Book Publishers Association 

The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) is a not-for-profit membership organization serving and leading the independent publishing community through advocacy, education, and tools for success. Note: NCPA members can join IBPA for $99

 

Alliance of Independent Authors

ALLi, the Alliance of Independent Authors, is a non-profit professional association for authors who self-publish. 

 

 

COVER DESIGN:

Webinar recording from Joel Friedlander on Cover Designs That Work (note that there is a pitch for their pre-made covers at the end) https://youtu.be/5LGx5M94xq4

 

See lots of examples of indie covers, plus feedback from the judges, each month at The Book Designer for their e-Book Cover Design Awards  https://www.thebookdesigner.com/tag/cover-design-award/

 

Blog with lots of examples of covers that don’t work, and why, at Lousy Book Covers http://lousybookcovers.com/  (includes a link to http://covercritics.com/ , where you can get feedback from designers on your own book covers)

*Cover designers Angelica likes include:

Sleepy Fox Studio (cover designer for my Faerie Crossed series)

C.P Book Cover Designs

Regina Wamba

Designed by Starla

 

INTERIOR FORMATTING:

Book Design Templates for Microsoft Word (this is what I used for the Faerie Crossed series)

 

WEBSITES & WEB DESIGN:

LA Dennison Consulting

Chris Biddle Designs

FREELANCE EDITORS: (These are freelance editors Angelica has used and recommends)

Elizabeth Buege

Silven Read Consulting
Rich Storrs
LA Dennison Consulting

ALSO, AGENT ERIC SMITH MAINTAINS A LIST OF FREELANCE EDITORS HERE

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