Agents, Editors, Publishers


Self-Publishing Checklist

BIC Subject Categories and Qualifiers

Choosing Keywords

Comparison of Self-Publishing Sources


Agents and Editors
AAR – The Association of Authors’ Representatives, Inc.
Guide to Literary Agents blog — Be sure to check out the blogroll on the right side of the page for dozens of links to other useful blogs by agents, and more.

Beware of Fake Awards – Interesting article about fake awards offered.

Book Editing Services – Professional book editors.

Pirating site to watch for

Predators & Editors – Information for Artists, Composers, Game Designers, Poets, and Writers of all persuasions.


Publishing and Markets

Amazon: Create Space – CreateSpace provides free tools to help you self-publish and distribute your books, DVDs, CDs, and video downloads on-demand on and other channels

Amazon: Kindle Direct Publishing – Learn about publishing popular genres on KDP.

Amazon: Author Central – Publishing and selling on Amazon.

Amazon: Take Control of Self Publishing – Amazon’s self-publishing services.

Archway Publishing – From Simon & Schuster, offers design, formatting, editorial, and marketing services.

Black Velvet Seductions – Royalty paying publisher of romance books, from tender to seriously hot.

Book Baby – Complete self-publishing services.

Book Marketing & Book Promotion – List of 400 book publishers and editors.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing – Publisher of children’s books and young adult books.

Decadent Publishing – Royalty paying publisher of romance books, from very mild to graphic.

Directory of eBook Publishers -Listing of royalty paying, non-subsidy epublishers.

Directory of Freelance Writer’s Markets – You can browse the writer’s markets by category below or search if you’re looking for something specific. All markets included in this directory are paying markets.

Dorrance Publishing – Full service self-publishing company.

E-Book Publishers – List of ebook publishers.

Fantasy Book Publishers – List of 40 fantasy book publishers.

Fiction Publishers Directory – List of 660 fiction publishers.

Harper Collins Publishers – The second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 18 countries.

Independent Publishers & University Presses – The best online guide to independent & university book publishers.

iUniverse – With expertise in publishing, marketing and editing, iUniverse offers industry-leading self-publishing products.

List of Science Fiction Publishers – Publishers of science fiction, SF studies, speculative fiction, fantasy literature and related genres.

Lulu – Online self-publishing book and ebook company.

Publishers and getting published – In addition to information about publishers of children’s books, you’ll find information for writers and illustrators about getting published.

Short Story Magazine Publishers – Details of short story magazines that accept unsolicited submissions and regularly publish fiction. Some of them pay decent amounts of money to writers who have their work published.

Smashwords – eBook publishing and distribution platform.

Tate Publishing – Christian book publisher.

Total Printing Systems – Self-publisher of Christian books.

United States List of American Publisher – List of book publishing, magazine publishing, publishers association, publishing agents, desktop publishing, and web publishing companies of United States.

Writer’s Market

Young Adult Publishers Directory – List of 59 publishing companies that publish Young Adult books, e-books, and magazines.




Why Am I Getting Rejected? – Excerpt from The Beginning Writer’s Answer Book. Answers common questions about the submission process, and addresses common errors. (Free download, but requires registration with

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  1. Indus Source publisher is becoming best book publisher in Mumbai, India it publish various book like Indian Culture Book, Health & Wellness, History Book, English Book.

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