Below are some of the organizations/ entities (*) to which I belong or found helpful in my writing journey. Also bloggers I follow.
*Novelists Inc. – The international organization of published authors.
Romance Writers of America – All things romance writing
*Florida Writers Association – Writers helping writers with chapters throughout Florida.
*Sidestreet Coffee and Quill – A writers group in Winter Haven, Florida open to all writers. Diverse group meets second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 10 a.m. to noon. Led by author Donna Kelly.
Author Kristen Lamb – An expert on creating author platforms and finding a following. Her blogs are the bomb filled with useful, practical information for writers.
Kristine Kathryn Rusch – Author and blogger – posts about the business of writing and publishing.
These are some of the people who help me get my books ready for independent publishing:
Editor Noah Chinn at Mossfoot Editing. I brought in Noah for a single pass of content editing on Cleo’s Web and White Roses in Winter.
Steven Novak of Novak Illustrations created the covers for Cool Beans, Cleo’s Web, White Roses in Winter, A Forever Kind of Guy and A Month From Miami.
Draft2Digital formatting geniuses!