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- Black-Owned Bookstores
- Black Book Websites
- Over 700 Book Clubs
- Top 50 Black-Owned Websites
- Black Bloggers
- Black-Owned Magazines
- Black-Owned Newspapers
- Huria Search (search the Black Owned Web)
- Black-Owned Publishing Companies
- Advertise on AALBC.com
- AALBC.com’s Newsletter Archive
- Article Why Advertise On-line — An article on the benefits of on-line advertising
- Information to assist with Grant Writing
- An article that provides tips for promoting your book.
- 50 Best Places to Meet Other Book Lovers Online
- Obtain an AALBC.com Book Review
- 5 Things Authors Must Do to Survive Online
- Social Media Tips for Authors
- Places to Submit Work
- Copyright Information
- Glossary of Publishing Terms
- On-line Writers Workshop
- On-Line Newsletters
- Book Cover Design
- Promote Your Book
- Domain Name Registration
- Ask the Expert Your Questions
- Black Americans in Publishing
- Articles for Writers
- Literature Libraries
- Book & Writer's Digest
- WWW Terms & Defs
- Fun Stuff
Free Within Ourselves: Fiction Lessons for Black Authors
by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Publication Date: Oct 05, 1999
List Price: $19.00 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 352
Imprint: Main Street Books
Publisher: Main Street Books
Parent Company: Main Street Books
Book Description:A comprehensive and energizing guide, bursting with supportive topics: Finding Your Voice; Getting to Know Your Literary Ancestors; Gathering Material and Conducting Research; Tapping, Sweet, Bittersweet, and Joyful Memories. The guide also feature unforgettable excerpts from luminaries such as Maya Angelou, Brent Staples, Houston Baker, and pointers from bestselling African American authors E. Lynn Harris, James McBride, John Hope Franklin, Pearl Cleage, Edwidge Danticat, and many others. It is a uniquely nurturing and informative touchstone for affirming, bearing witness, leaving a legacy, and celebrating the remarkable journey of the self.
No more excuses. "Let the lawn get shaggy and the paint peel from the walls," bestselling novelist Walter Mosley advises. Anyone can write a novel now, and in this essential book of tips, practical advice, and wisdom, Walter Mosley promises that the writer-in-waiting can finish it in one year. Mosley tells how to: - Create a daily writing regimen to fit any writer's needs—and how to stick to it. - Determine the narrative voice that's right for every writer's style. - Get past those first challenging sentences and into the heart of a story.
Intended as both inspiration and instruction, THIS YEAR YOU WRITE YOUR NOVEL provides the tools to turn out a first draft painlessly and then revise it into something finer.
With African Americans writing and buying books in record numbers, the time is ripe for a comprehensive publishing guide tailored expressly to the needs of this vibrant, creative community. The African American Writers Handbook meets this challenge perfectly.
Guide to Literary Agents 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting an Agent
by Cris Freese
Publication Date: Sep 14, 2017
List Price: $29.99 (store prices may vary)
No matter what you’re writing—fiction or nonfiction, books for adults or children—securing a literary agent will help you get the best book deal possible from a traditional publisher. With listing information for more than 1,000 agents who represent writers and their books, Guide to Literary Agents 2018 will be your go-to resource.
Writer’s Market Deluxe Edition 2018: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published
by Robert Lee Brewer
Publication Date: Aug 31, 2017
List Price: $49.99 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 896
Book Description:Writer’s Market Deluxe Edition 2018 includes everything you expect in a regular edition of Writer’s Market, PLUS a one-year subscription to WritersMarket.com. With this subscription, you’ll gain instant access to more than 7,500 listings for book publishers, magazines, contests, literary agents, and more—with daily updates.
Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations
by Retha Powers
Publication Date: Nov 19, 2013
List Price: $40.00 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 832
Imprint: Grand Central Publishing
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Parent Company: Hachette Livre
A comprehensive, all-new collection bringing together the most thoughtful, inspiring, and wisest voices from the Black diaspora across history.
All About eBooks learn about this important development, which promises to change the entire publishing industry!