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Recommended Ezines for Authors and Publishers

Here are a few other weekly or daily ezines that you might be interested in receiving. The ones in bold blue are the ones I have subscribed to, receive, and read regularly.

Absolute Write Newsletter, Jenna Glatzer, Editor. Email: Weekly ezine for anyone interested in screenwriting, freelance writing, playwriting, writing novels, nonfiction, comic book writing, greeting cards, poetry, or songwriting.

The Book Coach Says — Judy Cullins, Editor; 619-466-0622. Email: or A monthly newsletter featuring tips on book writing, formatting, and publishing. Judy is the author of Write Your eBook and Other Short Book Fast!

Book Promotion Newsletter — Fran Silverman, Editor, P O Box 1333, Riverdale NY 10471. Email: For authors of all genres. To sign up for this biweekly newsletter, go to

Bookselling This Week — Email newsletter from the American Booksellers Association. To subscribe, sign up here:

BookWire Monthly — A monthly newsletter with articles, industry insight, and spotlights on specific publishing genres. The web site also offers a free download on How to Self Publish.

Children's Writing Update — Jon Bard, Editor, 901 Columbia Road, Fort Collins CO 80525; 970-495-0056; 800-807-1916 (orders); Fax: 970-493-1810. Email: A free monthly ezine from the editors of the Children's Book Insider newsletter for children's writers.

CLMP Newswire — Leslie Schwartz, Editor, 154 Christopher Street #3C, New York NY 10014-2839; 212-741-9110; Fax: 212-741-9112. Email: To subscribe to the biweekly newsletter about literary publishing, send an email to Peggy Randall, Executive Director, at Free to CLMP members, $12.00 per year for others.

Confessions of Shameless Self-Promoters — Debbie Allen, Editor, Allen & Associates Consulting,131 W Sunburst Lane #195, Tempe AZ 85284; 480-831-8090; 800-359-4544; Fax: 480-831-8334. Email: Free monthly newsletter includes secrets, tips and tools from marketing gurus on shamefully successful self promotion.

ContentBiz — How to raise publishing profits online.

Copylaw News, Lloyd J. Jassin, The Actors' Equity Bldg., 1560 Broadway #400, New York NY 10036; 212-354-4442; Fax: 212-840-1124. To subscribe, email: Published as news occurs, this newsletter is “designed to give authors, publishers and those in the entertainment industries a better understanding of contract and intellectual property issues, so they can think strategically and operate more profitably.”

Food & Health Writer — Email: A monthly newsletter for freelance food and health writers, cookbook authors, publishers, editors, and food-related entrepreneurs.

ForeWord This Week — Mardi Link, Editor. Email: A weekly e-mail news service covering independent publishing of interest to booksellers, librarians and other trade professionals. To subscribe to this list, send an email message to and include in the BODY of the message: subscribe foreword your_firstname your_lastname.

Rick Frishman Newsletter by Rick Frishman.

Gallery Girl — Andrea Sach, Publishing Reporter, Time Magazine. An online weekly feature from Time magazine.

Get Published — Penny Sansevieri, Editor, Author Services. Email: A newsletter created with the e-published author in mind. Features book marketing tips for both print-on-demand and e-books.

Just About Write — Nann Dunne, Editor. Email: Informs and encourages writers and poets, while giving them a showcase for their works. Features articles on the writing craft, information about marketing and promotions, bios, reviews, poems, and editing tips.

Million Dollar Publicity Tactics — Paul Hartunian, Editor; 973-509-5244; Fax: 973-509-1833. Email: Teaches how to get free publicity on radio, TV, magazines and newspapers anywhere in the world. One of the more creative PR guerilla marketers: He sold the Brooklyn Bridge more than once! To subscribe, go to

Money The Write Way — Carmel L. Mooney, Editor, Write Spirit Publishing,
P O Box 3405, Auburn CA 95604; 916-205-4763. Email: or Motto: A free eMagazine for writers of integrity. To subscribe, send an email with “subscribe” as the subject to

NPL Publishing Newsletter — Martin Foner, Editor; 514-932-6011; Fax: 514-939-2479. Email: To be added to this newsletter list, email: with note: Add to newsletter list.

Publicity Hound — Joan Stewart, Editor, 3930 Highway O, Saukville WI 53080; 262-284-7451; Fax: 262-284-1737. Email: A weekly email letter providing tips on getting publicity and locating PR resources. To subscribe to The Publicity Hound Tips of the Week, send an email to with the word subscribe in the subject line.

Publishers Lunch — Michael Cader, Editor. Email: This site collects news stories of specific interest to trade book professionals. Also includes commentary and insider perspective. A great daily newsletter well worth reading, especially for insight on how the bigger publishers operate. Also covers rights sales and book deals in a separate weekly ezine, Deal Lunch. And also covers e-books in a weekly ezine, ePublisher's Lunch. Click here to sign up for a FREE subscription to Publishers Lunch: Click here to sign up for Deal Lunch: Click here to sign up for ePublisher's Lunch:

Publishers Weekly Audio — A weekly audio excerpt from Publishers Weekly magazine. For more information, contact Jason Solle, 415-277-6660.

PW Daily for Booksellers — Edward Nawotka, Editor; 212-463-6854; Email: Free daily (M-F) newsletter of reviews, publishing and bookselling news, etc.

PW Rights Alert — John F. Baker, Editorial Director of Publishers Weekly and "Hot Deals" columnist for the magazine. Costs $199.00 per year.

Publishing for Maximum Profit — Fred Gleeck, Editor. To subscribe, email

Publishing Poynters — Dan Poynter, Editor, 800-PARAPUB. Email: Monthly newsletter of book and information marketing news and ideas. To subscribe, go to

Publishing Tips Newsletter, Dana Lynn Smith, Editor. Free monthly ezine from Texana Publishing features articles and resources for book publishing and marketing, plus reviews of books about publishing and marketing. Click on this link to subscribe:

Religion Bookline — Lynn Garrett, Religion Editor, 1813 Monroe Street, Evanston IL 60202; 847-328-4043; Fax: 847-328-0048. Email: A biweekly covering religious books, authors, and publishers.

Self-Publishing Review — Email: An online newsletter.

Seth Godin's Blog — I love what Seth writes about. Always interesting, always challenging, always forward-thinking. His blog gives me at least one good idea a week, and on most weeks, one good idea a day or more.

ShowStoppers PR Tips — Steve Leon, Vice President, 310-670-5606; and Dan Janal, 952-380-1554. Email: Provides one tip each week to help you get more press coverage.

Spilled Candy Promo Ezine — Lorna Tedder, Editor. Weekly ezine of book marketing tips, primarily online, and especially for the budget conscious. Subscribers get free ebook on De-Stressing the Writer. To subscribe, send email to

Studio B Buzz — Tara Caliesin, Editor. Especially for computer book authors and publishers. To get it, send an email message to:

The Tip Sheet from Planned Television Arts.

Web Digest For Marketers — Larry Chase, Publisher; 212-619-4780. Email: Features new web sites of interest to web and offline marketers. Larry is the author of Essential Business Tactics for the Net. Web:

Writing World — Moira Allen, Editor. Email: The email newsletter for writers that replaced Inklings.

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