Tax form that you will receive at the end of the year from all distributors where you sold books for a profit.


This is a large Facebook group for independent authors who are focused on making the writing into a living. The name comes from the idea that consistent publishing over a sustained period will build enough intellectual property to support a decent income.


a website where designers compete to provide you with a book cover or logo. On average a few dozen designers may post entries for you to choose from. You pay up front, but its guaranteed. If you guarantee a winner, you get a lot more entries. 99designs.com


Owned by Amazon, ACX is a marketplace for producing and distributing audiobooks, where you can find a narrator, get the audio produced, and get it up for sale. See also Findaway Voices.

Affiliate Link

A link to a book or service that gives a small monetary compensation to the person sharing the link.