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Author Legal Information on Collaboration Mark A. Fowler is a partner of Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke LLP.  Mr. Fowler regularly represents newspapers, book publishers, magazines, broadcasters, cablecasters, digital media clients, and advertising agencies in defamation, intellectual property, antitrust, and reporters’ rights matters.

The Book Designer To help publishers and authors who decide to publish their own books get to market with a great looking, properly constructed book, on time and on budget.

eBook Cover Design If you’re an indie author, you know how important your eBook cover is in capturing the reader’s attention.

DepositPhotos.com is the #1 resource for buying and selling Royalty-free photographs and vector images. Their vast library of imagestock coupled with their wide variety of flexible purchase options makes them the most convenient and profitable tool for designers, artists and photographers.

WritelyDone is a free service that connects writers with publishing professionals.

WritelyDone™ eliminates the typical publishing house, while making it easy for writers and freelance service providers to connect.

Milverstead Publishing LLC is committed to bringing great books to market while helping good causes.

SPANnet.org is a project of the Small Publishers Association of North America (SPAN) and everyone is welcome to join for free.

Storyist Software Storyist Software develops creative writing tools for novelists and screenwriters. Founded in 2003 in Sunnyvale, California, our goal is to make the process of writing, editing, and publishing as simple as possible—but no simpler.

Google AdWords Keyword Tool There are lots of keyword tools available, but this one is free and easy to use. A great way to capture keywords for your blog or website. It’s a great place to start.

Scrib is a based document-sharing website which allows users to post documents of various formats, and embed them into a web page using its iPaper format.  It is a self-publishing platform where you can not only publish articles, but also share files, like a viral short eBook you created, for instance!

Smashwords is an ebook publishing and distribution platform for ebook authors, publishers, agents and readers. They offer multi-format, DRM-free ebooks, ready for immediate sampling and purchase, and readable on any e-reading device.

BookBaby digitally distributes eBooks from independent authors, poets, memoirists, and publishers, making their works available to digital retailers (like the Apple iBookstore, the Nook store at Barnes & Noble.com, Sony’s Reader Store, and the Kindle store at Amazon.com) in all available regions and territories. Authors keep 100% of their eBook sales. BookBaby takes 0% of your royalties.

Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) is a fast and easy way for publishers and authors to start selling to Kindle customers worldwide via Kindle, Kindle 3G, Kindle DX, iPad, iPod touch, iPhone, PC, Mac, Android-based devices and Windows Phone 7.

Amazon Author Central The Author Page on Amazon.com provides a handy place for customers to learn about you. Helping customers get to know you is an effective way to introduce them to—or better educate them about—your books. On the Author Page, we display essential information about authors—including bibliographies, biographies, author photos, and even feeds to blog posts.