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business, technology, and marketing.
Writing tips for
authors. How-to writing for the Web; articles; guides,
and eBooks for newbies and professional writers.
Press Press Press
A blog-shop for
small poetry presses & journals.
Books - Self Publishing
I don't hate you — I
just hate your cover letter.
inspiration, and resources that support and foster successful freelance
Voice…where the conversation goes deeper. We talk to writers
of all genres about matters that move us and make us think.
Writing in the Dark
Annie Jennings PR
publicity services for authors and experts,
CEOs, speakers, and corporations.
Author & Book
Lists promotional resources for authors and provides articles, marketing
tips, and book promotion advice.
Five Star Publications
network of experts in every aspect of publishing and publicity, Five
Star works closely with you during the process of producing and
promoting your book.
Marcie Brock Book Marketing Maven
Practical book marketing advice for
Training focused on business writing, technical
writing, report writing, and proofreading for corporate and government
services, or support to do it yourself. Document templates. Business
writing. Articles. Hints and tips for letters, marketing, Web copy, and
April 25-27, 2013
of Writers and Writing Programs' Conference
March 6-9, 2013
Backspace Agent/Author Seminar
November 1-2, 2012
Blue Ridge Mountains
Christian Writers Conference
May 19-23, 2013
Direct Marketing Association
See site for dates.
Frankfurt Book Fair
October 10-14, 2012
Conference on the Book
Kentucky Book Fair
November 9-10, 2012
London Book Fair
Maui Writers Conference
June 5-8, 2013
25 Writing Competitions You Should Enter
Breakthrough Novel Award
Funds for Writers
Hollywood Book Festival
Just a Contest
Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition
New Pages -
New York Book Festival
Poets & Writers
Contests, Grants, & Awards
Junkies Writing Contest
Women on Writing
Writer's Digest Writing Contests
eBooks R Us
Resale rights to more than 1,000 eBooks, etc. All with master resale
You keep 100 percent of the profits. Check out their brand new and free
eBooks listings. One of the biggest collection of eBooks on the Web.
Project Gutenberg is
the Internet's oldest producer of FREE
electronic books (eBooks or eTexts).
Editing and proofreading written documents, manuscripts and Web sites
Michael LaRocca's Editing Service
Excel at an Editing Test
and resources for freelance writers.
Find freelance work
Freelance Writing & Editing Jobs
Daily updates of
writing/editing jobs posted on CraigsList.
comprehensive list of
Freelance Writing Jobs on the net. Search regularly updated
freelance writing jobs from sites such as Craigslist, Monster, and
all in one place!
Write and Earn
Excellent information for those interested in
breaking into the field of journalism. Links to schools, notable
professors, and info about how the field of journalism is changing in
today's mixed/social media world.
Electronic Library Journals
Links to the best electronic communication journals and selected
websites, collected by Lewis A. Armstrong, M.A., M.L.S.
Collection of Library Websites
Links to selected
language websites, collected by Lewis A. Armstrong, M.A., M.L.S.
Artdesy.com - An Art Directory
Classic Short Stories
Offers a wonderful
selection of short fiction and light prose. Edith Wharton, Hawthorne,
Dylan Thomas, Kipling, Poe, Twain, Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, and
Electronic Literature Journals
Links to the best electronic communication
journals and selected websites,
collected by Lewis A.
Armstrong, M.A., M.L.S.
Links to selected
language websites, collected by
Lewis A. Armstrong, M.A., M.L.S.
and guides to indie bookstores, indie publishers, literary magazines,
alternative periodicals, independent record labels, alternative
newsweeklies, and more.
The Literacy Site
Site was founded to help promote literacy among children from low-income
families nationwide. Partnering with First Book and Room to Read, the
site makes books available to children around the world, giving many
children their very first book.
Words Without Borders
magazine that promotes global understanding and unity through
the translation of great international literature. Select a part of the
world to discover selections of that region's best writing.
Book Marketing Works, LLC
sales and marketing resources that enhance their clients'
efforts to sell more books in non-bookstore markets.
Google for Publishers
Promote your books on Google for free. You'd sell a lot more books
if a lot more people knew about them. We can help make that happen.
Plug Your Book!
MySpace page is a wealth of information about online book marketing.
His blog is an absolute MUST for anyone in the industry!
A valuable resource of links to help your
business. Browse the long list of services to find what you require such
as casting, production, telemarketing, photography and art directors.
Publicity for Authors
Rick Frishman trains authors, entrepreneurs, and business owners to get
more visibility for themselves and their businesses by leveraging the
magic of publicity.
10 Commandments of Book Marketing
So envious of this list - wish we'd written it!
Online media directory, Internet broadcasts, and information
Truthout is a
full-service news agency dedicated to establishing a powerful, stable
voice for independent journalism. The core of our mission is
Media Release Distribution
Free and paid
online press release distribution service.
Fee-based press release distribution. Amazing rankings on search
success depends on the quality of your conversations, not where they occur. Learn how to network successfully anytime and
Helps people connect
with others who share their interest or cause and form lasting,
influential, local community groups that regularly meet face-to-face.
Funds for Writers
e-zine is one of the BEST resources for writers.
Speak the simple
truth both powerfully & effectively. Say what you mean and mean what
you say, without being mean when you say it.
Online Support Groups
Forum is for authors
interested in self publishing. We discuss various aspects
of self-publishing and help each other on our journey to authorship.
Everyone is welcome to join and is free to post messages.
Yahoo Writing &
A supportive place
for writers, editors, publishers to meet, discuss markets, writing,
support writers, new and experienced. Help us make this a great place
for creative minds.
American Booksellers Association
Book news, events,
statistics, interviews, database of bookstores, and more.
Association of Authors'
organization of qualified literary agents and dramatic representatives
of authors, dramatists, and other creators and owners of intellectual
Oldest and largest
national professional organization dedicated to supporting
freelance career choices and offering a variety of benefits and
Greeting Card Association
International Writing Centers Association
National Association of Women Writers
Where women unite to
National Writers Union
for freelance writers publishing or working in U.S. markets
(grievance-resolution, industry campaigns, contract advice, health
member education, job banks, etc).
Pen American Center
association of writers working to advance literature, defend free
and foster international literary fellowship.
Small Publishers Association of North
Places to Publish Online
Edit Red Writing Community
A writing community
for poets and writers.
An online community to create, discover, and
share new reading and writing.
knowledge published by people like you."
destination for reading enthusiasts to enjoy short-form literature
and for authors to showcase their work.
Soul Food Cafe
A portal for artists
and writers alike. A safe haven where creativity
flourishes. Promotes creative pursuits as a daily practice.
It’s full of tips, techniques, references and encouragement.
The Writers Voice
Featuring the works of experienced and novice writers from around the
Submit your work, view the works of other writers, and participate in
intelligent conversations on the Discussion Forum.
The insider's guide
to the writing life: writers' guidelines, magazines,
books, contests, conferences, etc.
Claim to publish
more new titles than any other traditional publisher and accept more new
& unpublished authors than any other traditional publisher in the
Publishing is a Christian-based, family-owned, mainline publishing
organization with a mission to discover and market unknown authors.
Bemused Author Services
authors publish their own work.
They will not publish your book for you, but will teach you how to
your own independent press and publish your own work, your way.
Beneath the Cover
Unique insider’s view
of the inner workings of books, from a concept to ending up in the hands
of your smiling reader. Their mission: to uncover the
entire book industry.
For people who write books, publish books, market books, love books.
Bowker Publishers Services
resource for publishers. The U.S. ISBN Agency.
Offer sophisticated forecasts and consulting abilities .
power of automated searching to the world's largest,
most complete database of the book publishing industry.
Gateway to the
creative work of independent writers, zine publishers, photographers,
filmmakers, illustrators, and other artists. Searchable directory gives
writers and artists a platform to publish and promote their work. Easy
to use and free!
Publishing Law Center
Articles on legal
issues of concern to publishers, editors and authors. Topics include
contracts, copyright, fair use, public domain, subsidiary rights,
electronic rights, etc.
directory for publishing and business-related sites.
Divided into publishing and business-related categories and
All information on this site are available for free.
http://publishingcentral.com/publishers - a list of publishers
Latest 'n Greatest Quotes
A collection of all
flavors of love & friendship quotations and sayings.
to see a
list of books Laura recommends.
Founded in 1933,
Kirkus is published 24 times annually and reviews approximately 5,000
titles per year, three to four months before publication. The reliable,
authoritative reviews are written by specialists selected for their
expertise in a particular field.
Midwest Book Review
Links to more than
30 book discussion groups, as well as other sites
of specific interest to publishers.
Releases and Consents
Obtaining Releases and Consents
Sample Talent Release Form
Sample Interview Release
Wiley Permission Guidelines for Authors
About Books, Inc.
for authors and publishers. Services include editing,
cover design, interior design/typesetting, printing, national PR and
Can help you reach
your publishing goals through their exclusive
publishing process, and you maintain creative control of your book.
Beagle Bay Books
Comprehensive self-publishing FAQ.
process lets you have your book published fast
– and affordably.
Dog Ear Publishing
Lulu gives you the
power to publish and sell books, e-books, calendars, and more.
Nothing Binding is an
online community that exists to help self-published authors experience
sales success and form grassroots followings by reading to, speaking
with, and forming an emotional connection with prospective readers.
books and keep all the profits!
Small Publishers, Artists,
and Writers Network
schedules, online newsletters, self-publishing information,
and links for online research.
self-publishing company is right for you?
Free Link Exchange Directory on the Web - Link Market
Have you ever tried
to exchange links, swap links, or trade links? Was it difficult and
time-consuming? Use LinkMarket.com
instead - it will save you hours of work.
Add URL for Free for Instant Publishing
Submit your site for
immediate publishing for free.
BACK-LINKS and PAGE-RANK Web Directory
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you could ever need to know about do-it-yourself SEO.
Great article resources, as well!
WorldWide Web Consortium
Providing far more
than SEO, W3C
develops interoperable technologies to lead the Web to its full
potential. A forum for info, commerce, communication, & collective
The online Web store for all of your creative writing,
screenwriting, research, and editing needs.
Professional submision tracking software
Tools of the Trade
Simply and easily capture audio and turn it into an MP3.
author pays a fee for the publication, which varies depending
upon length and other factors. In return for the fee,
Vantage publishes your book
and you receive 40% of the retail price of
every book sold at standard discounts.
My collection of the
vanity plates that catch my attention long enough
for me to remember to post them here!
a picture is worth 1,000 words, then how much is a picture of a word
worth? Peruse the many street signs, shop signs, traffic directions, and
other word-photos this site spells out.
An interactive dictionary and thesaurus which creates word maps that
with meanings and branch to related words
1 Chapter Free
Promote your books
by posting one chapter for people to read;
if they like it, they can buy your book!
The voice of
and Dee Power
Authors of The
Making of a Bestseller: Stories From Authors
and the Editors, Agents and Booksellers Behind Them
Fast Read Lit
novels, novellas, and novelettes.
Hands-down, one of
the BEST resources for writers anywhere on the Web.
Greeting Card Writing Dot
Poets & Writers
US Arts Grants
Grants for writing
and the arts made easy.
US Library of Congress
services, research tools, legislative information, exhibitions, and
lexpionage, the sleuthing of new words and phrases. These aren't "stunt
words" or "sniglets," but new terms that have appeared multiple times in
newspapers, magazines, books, Web sites, and other recorded sources.
Write & Earn at Ryze
Write & Publish Your
literary fraud and other schemes, scams,
and pitfalls that target writers.
The online wiriting community.
writing & editing pros with those needing content & editorial
services since 1982. Clients include editors, creative
directors, business owners, and individuals.
Are you a writer
looking for a little help? Find the best info on the Web when it comes
to fiction, non-fiction, business, news and technical writing,
screenplays, and more!
Directory of writers, editors, publishers and literary agents.
Bringing together all the elements of literary success in one place.
Add yourself to their ever-growing directories of talent and services.
providing the essential information writers need for achieving success.
You Could Write a Book
Just for Kicks
News of Future
Here is the
- Year 2050 in Technology, Environment, Health and Society.
Evolving from a strictly ranting/raving forum to one with much more
depth. Serious discussions, tech support, gaming info, graphical