Writing can be a lonely career, so we need to surround ourselves with other Christian authors and comrades. The following networks and resources will help you find community and tools to effectively produce the work God has called you to do. CIPA recommends the following Christian resources.
Advanced Writer and Speaker Association
The Advanced Writer and Speaker Association (AWSA) is a professional group made up of the top 10 percent of Christian women in the publishing and speaking world. Over 500 Christian women encourage and train one another. To find out more click here.
Susan Neal RN, MBA, MHS is a certified author coach with the Advanced Writer and Speaker Association. Her MBA makes her an ideal coach for those desiring to market and sell more books. She published the course, “How to Sell 1000 Books in Three Months.” To find out more click here.
Book Categories and Keywords
Would you like to attain a higher Amazon rank which would result in more book sales? You can benefit from amazing sales when you add book categories and strengthen your book’s keywords.
Figuring out categories is challenging since there are thousands of book categories for e-books and print books. That is where Susan Neal RN, MBA MHS can help. She can determine the best categories and keywords for your book. Find out more here.
Christian Book Academy
Christian Book Academy’s (CBA) mission is to unlock the gift of writing inside a new writer. CBA works with Christian writers of all genres to help conquer their fears, write words that are timeless, and publish books that fulfill their calling. Click here to find out more.
IngramSpark is an award-winning online service for indie authors that provides the same quality print and distribution services enjoyed by big-time publishers. Once you finish and format your book, IngramSpark makes it possible to share it with the world, including readers, over 39,000 booksellers, and librarians, and more than 70 online retailers. IngramSpark will print, ship, and distribute your book. Open an account with IngramSpark here.
Serious Writer Club
The Serious Writer Club exists to give writers direction, training, and networking opportunities with agents, publishers, and other writers. The club is a paid monthly membership program. To learn more click here.
Word-Weavers Christian Writers Group
Word Weavers International is dedicated to providing a forum for Christian writers to critique one another’s work to improve one’s writing craft. Groups can be in a traditional in-person chapter or in an online group. Writers of all levels are welcome. You can find a local chapter near you here.