what are the top books on the business of being a author?
not just the writing of the book but the marketing and business side of being an author.
- Anonymous1 month ago
You can start with articles at Writer's Digest: https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/there-a... is for self-promotion. They also have articles on querying.
In the US, the book Writer's Market 2020 will explain querying and submitting and have articles that are useful.
For self-publishers Joanna Penn's and David Gaughran's books are good. In trade publishing, Jane Friedman's book has good reviews, but I've never read it.
- 1 month ago
They're scams, written by self-published authors who claim to have inside information into how to scam your way to publication.