Many successful authors have websites that are the hub of their online marketing activity. These sites provide a central platform for everything from blogging to book sales and email newsletters. If you’re considering creating or redesigning your website, here are 29 great author website examples to give you some ideas. 

Here’s what most of these websites have in common:

  • Includes a list of published books
  • Prominently displays new or impending releases
  • Provides an obvious way to subscribe for updates
  • Provides a way to contact the author
  • Includes links to the author’s social media profiles
  • Displays a list of upcoming events
  • Includes a blog to showcase the author’s personality and/or writing process
  • Is easy to navigate
  • Has a clean, unique design

Below you’ll find examples from both traditional and self-published authors, along with a variety of styles and genres, so everyone can find some inspiration!

1. Nora Roberts

Nora Roberts's Website

2. Steena Holmes

Steena Holmes's Website

3. Dean Koontz


4. Heather Sunseri

Heather Sunseri's Website

5. Debbie Macomber

Debbie Macomber's Website

6. Kellie Coates Gilbert

Kellie Coates Gilbert's Website

7. Jennifer Niven

Jennifer Niven's Website

8. Brenda Novak

Brenda Novak's Website

9. Julie James


10. Victoria Scott

Victoria Scott's Website

11. Tim Tigner

Tim Tigner's Website

12. Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert's Website

13. Alexandra Bracken

Alexandra Bracken's Website

14. John Grisham

John Grisham's Website

15. Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn's Website

16. Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare's Website

17. Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben's Website

18. Tami Hoag

Tami Hoag's Website

19. Kevin Hearne

Kevin Hearne's Website

20. Karen Marie Moning

Karen Marie Moning's Website

21. J. Daniels

J. Daniels's Website

22. Kami Garcia

Kami Garcia's Website

23. Jody Hedlund

Jody Hedlund's Website

24. Bella Andre

Bella Andre's Website

25. Susan Dennard

Susan Dennard's Website

26. Emma Davies

Emma Davies's Website

27. Mark Griffiths

Mark Griffith's Website

28. Chuck Wendig

Chuck Wendig's Website

29. Melanie Benjamin

Melanie Benjamin's Website

What other author websites would you add to the list? Link to them in the comments below!

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