Here are some great resources:
1) The Copywriter’s Handbook by Robert W. Bly. A step-by-step guide to
writing copy that sells.
2) Independent magazine. Helping publishers achieve and succeed. published
by IBPA (Independent Book Publishers Association. Published six times a year.
3) Authors Guild. The Authors Guild supports working authors, advocates for authors’
rights, and provides a community for our members. The Authors Guild is America’s
oldest and largest professional organization for writers and provides advocacy
on issues of free expression and copyright protection. Authors Guild website
4) Local Illustrator: Bonnie Cadolte at 865-599-5840 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Bobbi met her at Chocolate Fest in February.