Author Tools & Promo Sites

Below is a partial list of some of the Helpful Links contained in my self-publishing_guidebook.

Although submission guidelines change from time to time I update this page regularly. This list is not an endorsement of these sites. If you have a site you’d like included in this list please contact me at

Good luck with your promotions!

► Promotional Sites For Your Free & Discounted Books

► Free and Lower Priced Photos and Images

Please check each site’s guidelines and ensure that the photo you’re using is copyright-free.

Many Require attribution.

NYPL Public Domain


Can Stock Photos



Alegri Photos

Animal Photos

British Library (Flickr)

Cepolina Photos

Death To The Stock Photo

Digital Comic Museum


Every Stock Photo

Flickr Creative Commons

Free Digital Photos

Free Foto

Free Images

Free Images Live

Free Pixels

Free Stock Photos

Google Creative Commons

Image Base


Kave Wall

Morgue File

Open Photo

Photo Gen

Photo Vaco

Pic Jumbo


Public Domain Archive

School Photo Project

Stick Stock Photos

Stock Pholio

Stock Photos

Super Famous

Sun Pix



Wikimedia Commons

► Editing, Formatting, Cover Design, Web (Tech), and Tax Help

My Editor is Laurie Boris

Other editors you may want to consider are:

Nicole Bouchard–about-me.html

K.S. Brooks

Kim Huther

Formatting is available from Caleb Clayton

My cover artist is Jun Ares

You may also want to consider cover artist Luke Ahearn

Cover design and Formatting is available here also:

and here:

My website designer is Faith Mondigo

A great resource to help you establish a web presence

Tax help for US authors is available here

How To Customize your WordPress site

Feel free to mention that I sent you!

► Twitter Accounts to Notify During Your Promotion


► Hashtags to Use During Promotion