As in any industry, there are essential books that are worth purchasing. These are them, in my opinion. Got a suggestion? Let me know!
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Green-Light Your Book: How Writers Can Succeed in the New Era of Publishing, Brooke Warner
Finish Your Book in Three Drafts
How to Write a Book, Revise a Book, and Complete a Book While You Still Love It, Stuart Horwitz
The Business of Being a Writer
Chicago Manual of Style
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The Essential Guide to ISBNs, Barcodes, Copyright, and LCCNs, David Wogahn
Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook, 2nd Edition
Helen Sedwick, Attorney and Author
Business Plan in a Day
Rhonda Abrams, founder of the Planning Shop
Online Marketing for Busy Authors
A Step-by-Step Guide, Fauzia Burke
Master Content Marketing
A Simple Strategy to Cure the Blank Page Blues and Attract a Profitable Audience, Pamela Wilson