Archive | November, 2013

The 50 Leading Influential Authors of Self Publishing

26 Nov

In this digital age it is becoming more popular than ever for authors to self publish their books. This can be a challenge, however, because self publishing can be confusing to authors who have never done it before.

The truth is, self publishing can be easier than you think. Countless skilled authors with New York Times bestsellers have produced self published books. Many of these authors want to help you self publish your books too!

Take Joanna Penn, for instance. Her blog, The Creative Penn, has been voted one of the Top 10 Blogs for Writers for three consecutive years, and was one of the Top 10 Blogs for Self-Publishers in 2012. Penn, a self published author, has made many mistakes along the way during her experiences in publishing and writing. She has also published no less than six very successful books. On her blog she offers free advice, and gives you the ability to sign up for classes where she’ll teach you what to do, and what not to do, in order to successfully self publish your book! Check out her blog at

Many other blogs are out there with excellent tips about self publishing as well. To see more blogs about self publishing visit The Future of Ink, Digital Publishing for Online Entrepreneurs. Here, you can see The Top 10 Self Publishing Blogs of 2012.

To help you find more information and books about self publishing, I searched Using the tools provided by Amazon I put together a list of 50 leading authors with books about self publishing. Their books were published recently and had good customer reviews. Some of the people on this list you’ll recognize from The Top 10 Self Publishing Blogs of 2012 article.

Here’s the list my research generated:


The 50 Leading Influential Authors of Self Publishing


Jana Deleon

The Naked Truth About Self Publishing

Tina Folsom

The Naked Truth About Self Publishing

Colleen Gleason

The Naked Truth About Self Publishing

Jane Graves

The Naked Truth About Self Publishing

Liliana Hart

The Naked Truth About Self Publishing

Debra Holland

The Naked Truth About Self Publishing

Dorien Kelly

The Naked Truth About Self Publishing

Theresa Ragan

The Naked Truth About Self Publishing

Denise Grover  Swank

The Naked Truth About Self Publishing

Jasinda Wilder

The Naked Truth About Self Publishing

William Germano

Getting It Published 2nd Edition

Amy Einsohn

The Copyeditor’s Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications

Cynthia Reeser

How to Publish a Kindle Book with Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

Lisa Rusczyk

50 Things to Know to Self-Publish a Book on Amazon: A Step-By-Step guide to Publish and Promote an eBook

Shelley Hitz

Self Publishing Books 101: Helping You Get Published and Noticed!

Dr. Treat Preston

Author Blueprint: Can Writing Best-Selling Books Be a Feasible Career Path?

Mark Levine

The Fine Print of Self-Publishing

Chris McMullen

How to Self-Publish a Book on Writing, Editing, Designing, Publishing, and Marketing

Marilyn Ross

The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing: Everything You Need to Know to Write, Publish, Promote and Sell Your Own Book (Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Everything)

Catherine Ryan Howard

Self-Printed: The Sane Person’s Guide to Self-Publishing (Second Edition)

Arielle Eckstut

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully

Aaron Shepard

Aiming at Amazon: The NEW Business of Self Publishing, or How to Publish Your Books with Print on Demand and Online Book Marketing on

Barry Eisler

Be the Monkey – Ebooks and Self-Publishing: A Dialog Between Authors Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath

J.A. Konrath

Be the Monkey – Ebooks and Self-Publishing: A Dialog Between Authors Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath

Kevin Sivils

301 Frequently Asked Questions About Self-Publishing: Answers to Common Questions About Self-Publishing, Print-on-Demand, Book Marketing, Using CreateSpace and More

Shane Lee

The Self-Publishing Playbook: Discover How 12 Successful Authors Hit It Big Publishing Their Books Independently

Dr. Leland Benton

How to Write A Kindle Book in Hours – It’s about Quality Not Quantity (Publishing and Ebooks)

Kayla Fioravanti

How to Self-Publish: The Author-preneur’s Guide to Publishing

Heather Hart

Book Marketing 101: Marketing Your Book on a Shoestring Budget

Gwen Richardson

Write It Right: The Guide to Self-Publishing Your Best Book

Guy Kawasaki

APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur-How to Publish a Book

Elisbaet Holm

Marketing Strategies for Self-Published Books: Everything you need to know about local, online and nationwide marketing strategies as well as self-employment taxes.

Betsy B. Lee

A Basic Guide to Writing, Selling, and Promoting Children’s Books : Plus Information about Self-publishing

C. Pinheiro

The Step-by-Step Guide to Self-Publishing for Profit!

Michael N. Marcus

Become a Real Self-Publisher: Don’t be a Victim of a Vanity Press.

John Locke

How I Sold 1 Million eBooks in 5 Months!

Ariane de Bonvoisin

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Writing A Book

David Gaughran

Let’s Get Digital: How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should (Volume 1)

Anna Crosbie

How to Publish Your Own Book: Everything You Need to Know About the Self-publishing Process

Craig Lock

The Art (and Craft) of Self Publishing

Julie-Ann Harper

Do It Yourself – Self-Publishing: 10 Reasons to Self-Publish & the TRUTH about Vanity Publishing

Denise George

Making the Choice: Self-Publishing Books versus Traditional Book Publishing

Nina Amir

How to Blog a Book: Write, Publish, and Promote Your Work One Post at a Time

Debbie Elicksen

Self-Publishing 101

Kehinde Adesina

The Beginners’ Guide to Writing, Self-Publishing and Marketing a Book

Taiwo Adesina

The Beginners’ Guide to Writing, Self-Publishing and Marketing a Book

R. Briski

How To Successfully Self-Publish Your Book For Less Than $20.00: 13 simple steps to successful self-publishing.

Steve Scott

How to Write a Nonfiction eBook in 21 Days – That Readers LOVE!

Dave Brickner

The One Hour Guide to Self-Publishing

Diana Bocco

How They Did It: 25 bloggers, authors and writers share all their secrets about earning a living and how you can do it too


After viewing all of the tools available to authors it is clear that self publishing has been done by many and can be very rewarding. By taking advantage of this list of books, authors can find just the right combination of experience and ideas to successfully self publish and market their books!

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