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Self Publishing Resources
Using Microsoft Word?
Download a concise guide to preparing a PDF file of your manuscript for publication.

Book publishing
Alberta Government Useful Site for Book Publishers
Publishers Window on the Government of Canada
Judith Kelman writes independent advice for aspiring authors
Further reading

Intellectual Property
Canadian Intellectual Property Office
Filing a Copyright Application in Canada
US Copyright Office
US Copyright Frequently Asked Questions

Association of Canadian Publishers
Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia

Self-publishing at is a good primer
Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia
Further reading
Download a free copy of I Have Finished a Book, What is Next? (92K PDF) by Dahk and Jan Knox of Black Forest Press. - a good collection of articles that de-mystify self-publishing with discussions about marketing, royalties, and your rights. We especially like the Apples to Apples Comparion of Print on Demand Publishers because it casts CreateBooks in a very good light. Check our brief comparison.

Writing Support Community
Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia
Writers' Union of Canada
Canadian Council for the Arts - Writing and Publishing Grants
Writers' Union of Canada - resources for emerging writers
PEN Canada (Div of World Assn. of Writers)
The Canadian Author's Association
Authors' out of print titles
Publishers' and Authors' Site
The Authors Guild, Society of published authors
Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network
Poets and Writers Online
The Academy of American Poets
Literary Market Place
National Writer's Union
National Press Club
The Society of Professional Journalists
National Association of Science Writers
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
Horror Writers Association
Asian-American Journalist's Association
The Black Writer's Alliance
National Association of Hispanic Journalists

Editors' Association of Canada

ISBN and Bar Codes
Collections Canada - ISBN Creation
Bookland EAN Barcode Creation
ISBN Users' Manual
UPC Price Codes Suppliers (USA)
Collections Canada ISBN information
Publishing Central - Barcode Information
Bowker ISBN application

Legal Deposit
Collections Canada

Canadian Cataloguing in Publication (CIP)

New Books Service, Library and Archives Canada
Canadian Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) Frequently Asked Questions

Canadian Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) Users' Guide
Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia
National Library of Canada CIP Application Form
Collections Canada CIP Information
AMICUS, search over 30 million titles

Library of Congress

Pre-assigned Control Number (PCN) Program
Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) Program

Other Resources
Books in Print
Ulrich's Periodicals Directory

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You'll find a great marketing planning discussion at Brian Jud's Book Marketing Works web site.

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