Archives: Author Resource

Writer Beware Blog

By: Hidden Gems | Posted on March 1, 2024

Writer Beware Blog A blog about various scams and pitfalls in the world of self-publishing that authors should watch out for

Top Self-Published Books

By: Hidden Gems | Posted on March 1, 2024

Hot Sheet Bestseller List The top bestselling self-published books by month

Vellum

By: Hidden Gems | Posted on October 6, 2023

Vellum Popular eBook formatting software (Mac only).

Scrivener

By: Hidden Gems | Posted on October 6, 2023

Scrivener Writing, research and organization software for creating your manuscripts.

Facebook (Meta) ad library

By: Hidden Gems | Posted on October 6, 2023

Facebook (Meta) ad library Search ads across all Meta sites (Facebook, Instagram, etc) to find example or competitor ads.

Email spam trigger word list

By: Hidden Gems | Posted on October 6, 2023

Email Spam trigger words Words to avoid when sending email blasts to your readers, to help avoid landing in their spam folder.

Publisher Rocket

By: Hidden Gems | Posted on October 6, 2023

Publisher Rocket Very useful software to help find keywords, check competition, select categories and more.

Writing and Selling Short Stories

By: Hidden Gems | Posted on October 6, 2023

Writing and Selling Short Stories Great article on tips for writing and selling short stories

Writing Retreat

By: Hidden Gems | Posted on October 6, 2023

Writing Retreat Directory Searchable directory of writing retreats to find a place to get away from it all and just write.

Calibre

By: Hidden Gems | Posted on October 6, 2023

Calibre Backup your ebook library and convert ebook files with this powerful piece of free software!