There are many useful resources for self-publishing online. Below are some websites that offer information that can help you with writing and research. We are always on the lookout for more good sites. If you have any to recommend please contact us and we’ll see about adding them to the list.
The book cover design, self-publishing, copyright and printing processes can sometimes be complicated. Hopefully these sites can help you give you a few pointers. They include sites for author groups, writing advice, printers, general publishing information and dictionary/encyclopaedia sites.
- The Authors Guild
- The Society of Authors
- The Writers Page
- Literary Agents
- ISBN Home (UK)
- Convert 10 digit ISBN to 13 digit
- Make your own barcode
- 10 Copyright Myths
Reference / Quotes / Dictionaries
- Wikipedia – Wikipedia is an online resource that has a huge amount of information but please confirm the information you find there with other sources – especially if you are using that information in your book.
- Oxford English Dictionary – Online dictionary (UK).
- Dictionary.com – Online dictionary.
- Thesaurus.com – Online thesaurus.
- Biography.com – Online biographical site.
- The Quotations Archive – Online quotaton resource.
- Merriam-Webster Dictionary Online – Online dictionary (American).
- ClicheFinder Need a cliche in your book? Find it here.
- Encyclopaedia Britannica Online – Online Encyclopaedia.
- Encyclopedia.com – Online Encyclopaedia.
- The Encylopedia Mythica – Online encyclopaedia of mythology, folklore, and religion.
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