If you are about to self-publish, this directory is essential! For many writers, self- publishing can be a confusing and complicated walk through extremely unfamiliar territory. Writers need to know their options, be able to compare resources, and make informed decisions. "The 2009 Writer Watchdog Self-Publishing Directory" by author Deana Riddle lists over 200 resources and 100 pages of informative articles, which are all designed to help writers create their own opportunities and self-publish successfully.
2009 Writer Watchdog Self-Publishing Directory
New Vision Media (2009)
Reviewed by for Reader Views (4/09)
“Find Resources – Save Money – Get Advice From The Experts” is printed on the top of the cover and that is exactly what “2009 Writer Watchdog Self-Publishing Directory” provides the potential self-publisher. Divided into sections, the directory offers resource listings, resource information, and articles.
The resource listings include book printers, book designers, writer organizations, book reviewers and many others to help the newbie set out on the right direction. The article list is extensive and covers all aspects of the publishing industry from the beginning to the end.
I commend Deana Riddle in creating a much needed resource book for a growing industry. Although the book is geared toward self-publishers, this directory is also a great source for established publishers. “2009 Writer Watchdog Self-Publishing Directory” is well designed, concise, easy to use, and most of all, useful. It is a must-have addition to the resource shelf.