Publishing Resources

Book Production

Art Xpo – Graphic Artists & Illustrators
Art Xpo displays the work of graphic artists and illustrators who are interested in marketing to publishers.

Bar Code Graphics

Archer Ellison Book Cover Design
Archer-Ellison is a different book cover design and marketing resource for small and self-publishers. They are different because they are market savvy designers who understand the nuances and subtleties of positioning and strategy.

Aulicino Book Cover Design
Robert Aulicino has designed books by authors such as Norman Mailer, James Michener, Truman Capote, E. L. Doctorow, Robert Ludlum, Philip Roth, Jimmy Carter, Gore Vidal, Mario Puzo, Faye Kellerman, Woody Allen, Donald Trump, Carl Sagan, Nancy Reagan, John Irving, & Sidney Sheldon.

ISBNs – R.R. Bowker

Logical Expressions, Inc.
Book production services and consulting for self-publishers. Cover design, interior layout, and book coaching.

Book Promotion

Book Fair Listings

Book Videos & Publicists – Circle of Seven Productions

Book Publicist – A Marketing Expert – Penny Sansevieri

Distributors & Wholesalers

IBPA Distributors and Wholesalers Directory


WWW Library Directory

Public Library Directory –

Publishing Information

Books in Print – R.R. Bowker

US Copyright Office
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave., SE
Washington DC 20559-6000

Independent Book Publishers Association
Remember, your SPAWN membership entitles you to a $26 discount on IBPA membership. This means that when you join both SPAWN and IBPA, your first 6 months of SPAWN are free!

Para Publishing
Dan Poynter’s Para Publishing site has a large helping of information and resources on publishing and self-publishing. He provides many interesting industry statistics.

Patricia Fry’s Publishing Blog
An informative blog that is rich with resources for the author and freelance writer at any stage of their passion.

The Book Consultant Articles
Articles focusing on self-publishing and online marketing. The Web site has more than 200 articles on publishing, marketing, writing, graphics, printing, layout, design, Web sites, ecommerce and more.

Publishers Cataloging in Publication (PCIP)

Quality Books

The Donohue Group, Inc.

Newspaper Directories


Shipping Companies
USPS, UPS, and FedEx offer all the information you need.

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