Writer Resource:
Links and Other Contact Information for Writers

This writer resource page includes links or other contact information of vital importance to self publishing writers. 

Writer Resources - Legal

Copyright: Copyright is simply the right to copy. Only the owner of copyright has the right to reproduce work. The Canadian government has sites explaining copyright here, and here.

For an article by a knowledgeable working writer, click here.

ISBN -- International Standard Book Numbers: A unique ten-digit internationally recognized number for each published title. Click here for Canada. This site includes an application form.

Check here for information on getting a US ISBN.

CIP -- Cataloguing in Publication: CIP allows books to be catalogued prior to publication. The information goes to booksellers and libraries so they can select and buy new books. The CIP user's guide is freely available at this Canadian government site.

Writer Resources -- Professional Development

The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Check out their web site

The Society of Children's Book Writer's and Illustrators also has a Canadian branch.

Build a web site: Need a web site that draws traffic, sells your books, and pays for itself? Let Ken Evoy show you how to build that site. No previous experience necessary. My site is built on Ken's principles, using his products.

His site includes free downloads of the highest quality.

Writer Resources -- Professional Services

Click on Lee's graphic above to visit his site and see examples of his work. He's not only a graphic artist, but also a published author--an understanding professional.

Schoolhouse Indexing: Indexes increase the marketability and sales of a book by allowing bookstores, libraries, and readers to understand the material included in the book in a concise and accurate manner.  Visit Christine Hoskin's site for more information including testimonials.

Beaconhill Books: A proud showcase for free-spirited authors from independent and small presses, their catalogue is making the rounds of books fairs, libraries, and booksellers.

Ask Toni Graeme, a self-published author, how she can help you market your book.

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Book Binding Services: Publishing Central has links to a wide range of book binding services.

eBook Website Self-Publishing: Knowledge Download provides a ebook website builder tool that is easy to use and eliminates html. Knowledge Download also provides free tutorials, articles and an ezine to learn how to write, produce, publish and market your ebook.

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