Resources for Writers and Authors
This page is under continuous development, and when it is done it will link to all sorts of resources for indie authors.
If you are plotting your next book and need the name of a villain, protagonist, or location, here’s a worksheet I use for discovering names (PDF).
A lot of the resources I plan to offer here are still being developed, but for now, here’s a list of pages and posts with useful info for indie authors.
- Eight Signs Your Author Site May Have Been Hacked
- Review & Roundup: Seven WordPress Plugins for Author Bookshelves
- Author Website Checklist
- How to Get the Most Out of SEO for Your Author Site on Blogger
- How to Save $39,000 When Choosing a Domain Name for Your Author Website
- How to Save Yourself From Headaches While Migrating Your WordPress Site to a New Hosting Company
- How to Save $169 While Setting up the Yoast SEO Plugin for an Author Website
- Checklist: Eight Items to Include in an Author’s Book Listing
Making eBooks and Writing
- How to Design a Fantasy or SF Book Cover With Canva in Five Minutes or Less
- 15 Apps That Help You Make eBooks
- Fourteen Google Docs Hacks to Make Writing Your Next Novel Easier
- Your Guide to Seven Open eBook Formats
- A Dozen Awesome Gmail Hacks
- Thirteen Great Tools That Will Make Your Writing Shine
- 199+ Plot, Name, Story, and Other Generators