BookWorks is your online hub for indie publishing, the place where Experts share and teach to build the next generation of bestsellers.

Our members include first-time authors and seasoned pros, as well as professional service providers like editors and cover designers, and the BW Team of recognized experts, who share their insider knowledge. BookWorks is dedicated to your success by providing all the how-to’s, marketing and promotional tips, technical information, industry news, and resources you’ll need to navigate the self-publishing sphere with greater ease and confidence.

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BookWorks Memberships




Core  •  FREE

Join our growing community and learn about the world of self-publishing and how to succeed as an indie author from manuscript to marketing. Share your work, get discovered, and connect with like-minded people.

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  • Discussion Group Forums – Seek advice, learn, or weigh in on member-posted topics in Self-Pub U. Share your news, upcoming projects, giveaways, and milestones on the BW News & Community Announcements bulletin board.
  • BookWorks Expert Blog – Our own stellar Team of Industry Experts share valuable insider tips, information and how-to's, plus guest contributors, news, and archives library organized by topic
  • Author Resources—Find BookWorks-recommended author services from the best providers in the industry
  • Author Profile – Your customizable online hub & calling card
  • Author Network – Interactive, Social & News feed with member controls. Network, share and connect with our community
  • BookWorks BookShop – Where you can showcase & sell your book(s) by linking your titles directly to retailers
  • Service Provider Members – Everything from freelance proofreaders and web designers to publicists and marketers who offer services to help indie authors succeed.

Service Provider  •  FREE

For businesses and individuals serving writers and authors with support services, such as book and cover design, editing, marketing and more.



  • Create your custom Professional Profile including website link, description of services, client testimonials & contact info
  • Upload samples to your Portfolio
  • Free listing in our searchable-by-category Service Provider directory
  • Share status updates on our Author Network
  • Connect with author members who are looking for your services in our Discussion Group forums
  • Keep informed about industry news via our twice weekly blog
  • Promote your products or services with affordable ad placement on the BookWorks site and weekly newsletter.





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