If you enjoyed reading The 5-Figure Fiction Formula, check out Your Author Platform Blueprint by P Teague. This book will show you how to make your author business visible online.

Author Platform Blueprint

Chapter One: 

2018 author earnings report: https://www.societyofauthors.org/News/News/2019/May/Report-on-authors-earnings-diversity-implications

Read the blog post on which the book is based here.

Listen to the podcast episode which outlines the 5-Figure Fiction Formula in detail:

https://youtu.be/m0B-wcn_T7U

My self-publishing diaries on which this book is based: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/pauls-podcast-diary/

Chapter 2: 

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/

Barnes & Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/

Google Books: https://play.google.com/store/books

Apple Books: https://www.apple.com/uk/apple-books/

Ingram Spark: https://www.ingramspark.com/

Chapter 3: 

Rich Dad Poor Dad - see it here

How to Win Friends and Influence People - see it here

Think and Grow Rich - see it here

Chapter 5: 

Microsoft Word: https://www.microsoft.com

OpenOffice: https://www.openoffice.org/

Google Drive: https://www.google.com/drive/

Scrivener: https://www.literatureandlatte.com/

Novel Factory: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/NF

StoryShop: https://storyshop.io/

Reedsy: https://reedsy.com/

Draft2Digital: https://stuffmadesimple.net/d2d

Dragon Dictation: https://stuffmadesimple.net/DD

Vellum box sets: https://help.vellum.pub/box-sets/

Chapter 6:

Save The Cat: Writes A Novel: https://viewbook.at/STC

Also see this downloadabe guide

The Three-Act Structure explained: https://blog.reedsy.com/three-act-structure/

The Snowflake Method explained: https://blog.reedsy.com/snowflake-method/

Story Beats explained: https://storygrid.com/story-beats/

Grammarly: https://grammarly.com/

ProWritingAid: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/PRO

Hemmingway: http://www.hemingwayapp.com/

Also try AutoCrit: https://www.autocrit.com/

Chapter 7: 

The Pomodoro Technique: https://viewbook.at/Pomodoro

Also see: https://francescocirillo.com/pages/pomodoro-technique

Eat That Frog! by Brian Tracy: https://viewbook.at/ETF

Flight Plan by Brian Tracy: https://viewbook.at/FlightPlan

Focal Filter: https://www.focalfilter.com/

Rescue Time: https://www.rescuetime.com/

Chapter 8:

Fiverr: https://www.fiverr.com/

Canva: https://www.canva.com/

99Designs: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/99

Pre-Made Book Covers:

BookCoverZone: https://bookcoverzone.com/

The Book Cover Designer: https://thebookcoverdesigner.com/shop/

SelfPubBookCovers: https://selfpubbookcovers.com/

The Cover Collection: http://www.thecovercollection.com/

Books Covered: https://www.bookscovered.co.uk/pre-mades

Chapter 9: 

Reedsy article on MOBI & EPUB files: https://blog.reedsy.com/epub-vs-mobi-vs-pdf/

Vellum: https://paulteague.net/vellum

Reedsy book designers: https://reedsy.com/design/book-designer

Adobe InDesign: https://www.adobe.com/uk/products/indesign.html

Reedsy editor: https://reedsy.com/write-a-book

Reedsy EPUB to MOBI Convertor: https://blog.reedsy.com/epub-to-mobi-converter/

Draft2Digital: https://paulteague.net/D2D

PublishDrive ebook converter: https://converter.publishdrive.com/

Calibre: https://calibre-ebook.com/

Jutoh: http://www.jutoh.com/

Sigil: https://sigil-ebook.com/

Ebook formatting service: https://ebooklaunch.com/ebook-formatting/

Proofing resource from Vellum: https://help.vellum.pub/proofing/

Chapter 10: 

Kindle Direct Publishing meta data guidelines: https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/help/topic/G200644080

Nielson ISBNs: https://www.nielsenisbnstore.com/

Bowker ISBNs: http://www.bowker.com/products/ISBN-US.html

Chapter 11: 

Kindle Direct Publishing: https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/

PublishDrive: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/PD

Google Play Books: https://play.google.com/books/publish/

Kobo Writing Life: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/p/writinglife

Kobo Writing Life podcast: https://www.kobo.com/gb/en/p/kwlpodcast

Draft2Digital: https://paulteague.net/D2D

Ingram Spark: https://www.ingramspark.com/

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/

Chapter 12: 

GeniusLink: https://paulteague.net/genius

Books2Read: https://books2read.com/

Grammarly: https://www.grammarly.com/

Pro Writing Aid: https://prowritingaid.com/

Story Origin: https://storyoriginapp.com/

ReaderLinks: https://readerlinks.com/

BookBrush: https://paulteague.net/BB

Additional ideas

Workflowy: https://workflowy.com/

WriteTrack: http://writetrack.davidsgale.com/

GetPocket: https://getpocket.com/

DeepL: https://www.deepl.com/en/translator

Kindlepreneur Book Description Generator: https://kindlepreneur.com/amazon-book-description-generator/

NaturalReaders: https://www.naturalreaders.com/online/

Chapter 13: 

EIN number - useful resources:

https://www.booktrakr.com/

https://kindlepreneur.com/remove-30-tax-withholding-non-us-amazon-self-publishers/

https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/how-to-apply-for-an-ein

https://www.ofx.com/en-gb/online-seller-resource-hub/starting-your-online-business/how-to-get-an-ein-from-outside-the-us/

Profit & Loss explained: https://www.startuploans.co.uk/business-advice/profit-and-loss-account-explained/

Book Report: https://www.getbookreport.com/

BookTrakr: https://www.booktrakr.com/

Other resources to help you to track income:

https://buffer.com

https://kindlepreneur.com/book-sales-tracker/

Chapter 14: 

How to Create & Sell Digital Products: https://geni.us/ProductCreation

Help! My Facebook Ads Suck: https://viewbook.at/FBads

Bible Pathway Adventures on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.ca/biblestory4kids/

Tailwind social media management tool: https://www.tailwindapp.com/

Canva: https://www.canva.com/

Buffer: https://buffer.com

MailerLite: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/ML

MailChimp: https://mailchimp.com/

Chapter 15: 

Kindle Countdown Deals: https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/help/topic/G201293780

Book promotion websites on Reedsy: https://blog.reedsy.com/book-promotion-services/

FreeBooksy: https://www.freebooksy.com/for-the-authors/

Ereader News Today: https://www.ereadernewstoday.com/bargain-and-free-book-submissions/

BookDoggy: https://bookdoggy.com/for-authors/

BKnights on Fiverr: https://www.fiverr.com/bknights/submit-your-free-kindle-book-to-the-15-best-kindle-promotion-sites

Help! My Facebook Ads Suck 2: https://viewbook.at/FBads

Mark Dawson's Ads for Authors: https://selfpublishingformula.com/courses/

Amazon Ads Unleashed: https://viewbook.at/AzonAds

Mastering Amazon Ads: https://viewbook.at/MAds

Use BookBub ads: https://partners.bookbub.com/

BookBub Ads Expert: https://viewbook.at/BBAds

ReaderLinks: https://readerlinks.com/

BookFunnel: https://bookfunnel.com/

Prolific Works: https://www.prolificworks.com/

BookSweeps: https://www.booksweeps.com/authors/login

Chapter 16: 

Alliance Of Independent Authors (ALLi): https://paulteague.net/ALLi

The Society of Authors: https://www.societyofauthors.org/

20BooksTo50k: https://www.facebook.com/groups/20Booksto50k/

The Self-Publishing Formula podcast: https://selfpublishingformula.com/spf-podcast/

The Creative Penn podcast: https://www.thecreativepenn.com/podcasts/

Six Figure Authors podcast: https://6figureauthors.com/

The Worried Writer podcast: https://www.worriedwriter.com/

The Sell More Books Show: https://sellmorebooksshow.com/

New Author Podcast: https://jerryevanoff.com/podcast/

Create If Writing podcast: https://createifwriting.com/podcast-and-show-notes/

The Writer's Well podcast: http://thewriterswell.org/

Self-Publishing Journeys podcast (archived): https://self-publishing-journeys.com/

DavidGaughran.com: https://davidgaughran.com/

SelfPublishingAdvice.org: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/

TheCreativePenn.com: https://www.thecreativepenn.com/

Chris Fox books: https://viewbook.at/ChrisFox

Sandra Gerth books: https://viewbook.at/SandraGerth

Monica Leonelle books: https://viewbook.at/MonicaLeonelle

Joanna Penn books: https://viewbook.at/JoannaPenn

David Gaughran books: https://viewbook.at/DavidGaughran

Chapter 17: 

K-Lytics: https://k-lytics.com/

Publisher Rocket: https://publisherrocket.com/

Help! My Facebook Ads Suck 2: https://viewbook.at/FBads

Ads for Authors Who Hate Math: https://viewbook.at/Math

Chapter 18: 

Additional tools not mentioned elsewhere:

MyEcoverMaker: https://www.myecovermaker.com/

Siteground: https://paulteague.net/siteground

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