HostBaby’s Websites For Authors – Build an Author Website in Minutes!

Author Website Hosting


Now writers, bloggers, graphic novelists and more can easily create their own home on the web with HostBaby websites for authors. Authors can sign up for a 30 Day Free Trial and BookBaby members can sign up for a 90 day free trial. “We’re thrilled to give authors access to HostBaby’s Site Builder tools,” says HostBaby & BookBaby president Brian Felsen. “Now you don’t have to be a computer geek to make a great author website. (Though it still helps if you’re a literary geek.)” HostBaby's author sites are highly customizable and come equipped with drag-and-drop widgets, customizable backgrounds and banner images, social media integration, easy blog capabilities, unlimited pages, unlimited email accounts, unlimited mailing list members, unlimited bandwidth, and much more. Our mission at HostBaby has always been to support independent artists of all kinds. We're delighted to expand our client base to include authors and writers in addition to the musicians, labels, studios, and many other services and businesses that use HostBaby today. Remember, no coding is required! HostBaby’s intuitive Site Builder allows even Luddite authors to easily build a professional and dynamic website – an essential hub for marketing campaigns, as well as a place to interact with a growing readership. Writers simply choose one of HostBaby’s customizable themes, enter information, and instantly publish a polished web 2.0 website at a fraction of the cost of hiring a professional designer. Features include:

  • Easy-to-use drag-and-drop widgets (event calendar, code snippet, text, email-list signup, etc.)
  • Syncing of multiple blogs, Facebook, and Twitter
  • Unlimited pages and sub-pages, so your site can grow with your career
  • Simple uploader for photos, video, and audio, so you can post your readings and workshops for the world.
  • Email newsletter tool with unlimited mailing list members and unlimited email accounts
  • Streaming audio player, photo gallery, video features, events calendar
  • Store page to sell your books and chapbooks
  • Developer access (we offer HTML, CSS, and FTP access)

HostBaby offers a free one-hour design consultation to help you make tweaks and adjustments. Also, HostBaby services are free for the first month, so there is no risk in simply trying it out. To get started, go to