Indie authors have become an industry unto themselves, and that means more ways are being created each day specifically for indie authors to connect with each other and with a new breed of readers. Here are seven to add to your next hike on the internet superhighway:
Coalition-Independent-Authors.com: The Coalition for Independent Authors and Publishers is a group of individuals with a love of words and a passion for books, formed to create a large enough presence on the web to be seen and heard.
IndependentAuthorsIndex:The Independent Author Index is designed to offer independent authors another avenue of exposure. It is also designed to be engaging and interactive.
IndependentAuthorsGuild.com: The founding members of the Independent Authors Guild are all writers and their mission is to “change the paradigm” of publishing.
IndependentAuthors.org: Not to be confused with the AiA (see below), IAuthors.org is an online book source for paperbacks and ebooks by authors.
Independent-Authors.org: The Association of Independent Authors (AiA) is a membership organization representing, advancing, supporting and encouraging self-published (independent) authors.
IndieWriteNet.com: Established in January 2012 for the purpose of connecting indie writers for support and success in indie publishing.
IndiesUnlimited.com: Indies Unlimited mission is to celebrate independent authors; help them build their followings; to provide a platform for members of the independent author community to share and exchange ideas.
IndieReader.com: A venue for discriminating book-lovers to find and purchase books published by the people who wrote them.
Have a favorite site for indie authors? Help us grow this list, just submit the URL of the site via your comment below and we’ll make sure it gets added and shared!