The links below will take you to a variety of different people, pages and websites, where the hosts have been very supportive to me and to other Indie authors. Many are busy authors themselves, yet they still actively make time to support other authors. I recommend you check them out, not only to see what services they have to offer you, but to be alert to any way you might be able to support them to say thanks for what they do.
Offers independent self-publishing services to authors Australia wide. They published Mine to Avenge, which has received a lot of positive feedback in terms of presentation.
Clive is author of The Pyramid Legacy, with Operation Stonehenge coming soon. As well as promoting himself and his work, Clive provides opportunities for other authors to increase their exposure and improve ranking in Google searches, such as author interviews and sharing author links.
Author Quiz is run by Charles Fudgemuffin, who sums up his site as follows - ‘Author Quiz is a chance for authors to introduce themselves to book lovers with a personalised interview, and a chance for book lovers to discover some of the up and coming indie authors breaking into the self-publishing market.’
Todd is a staunch supporter of the Indie Community. He supplies independent proofreading and editing services for Indie authors.
Carolyn’s goal is twofold - to connect readers with authors, and to have authors supporting authors. She asks authors to choose one option from a range of seven ‘features’ - author interview, Amazon snapshot, book excerpt, character interview, proceeds to charity and Trailer time.
‘Writers Club: Tips For Writers From Writers’ is a Facebook page offering free promotion for authors and their books, so if you are an author looking for a chance to show off your book, don’t waste the opportunity.
Glynis Smy’s blog promotes authors and their books with a free listing. Glynis welcomes and showcases all kinds of books, including traditionally published authors and self published authors. Submission guidelines are on the page.
The e-reader House Facebook page promotes itself as a home for independent authors and independently minded readers. Authors are actively encouraged to post information about their books, book reviews and so on. It’s a great resource for authors and readers.
E.J. Rycer is an aspiring author who spends a lot of time and energy on her Facebook page, directing her followers to other lesser known author pages, helping to promote a greater awareness of these Indie authors and giving them much needed encouragement.