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57 Links of Awesome Writing Information and Help

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As someone new to the writing industry as of last year, I acquired an extensive listing of helpful links. Here are some of the most useful. I think even seasoned writers might find info here of interest.

If you know of additional awesome links, let me know and I’ll add them.

teen lingo http://www.thesource4ym.com/teenlingo/index.asp book doctor on http://coolstuff4writers.com/BookDrMain.html whole lot of author interviews http://coolstuff4writers.com/Interviews.html read about fav authors or discover new ones http://armchairinterviews.com/ character naming resource babynameworld.com copyright info from the horse’s mouth copyright.gov basic grammar info grammarbook.com best blog for word usage/meanings http://kathytemean.wordpress.com Writer Beware resource sfwa.org/beware International Conference listing http://writing.shawguides.com/ everything about fiction writing fictionfactor.com everything about writing horror horror.org/writetips.htm writer’s resource website and discussion forum dedicated to the romance romancedivas.com supports women writers wow-womenonwriting.com a free writers’ resource listing over 2700 current Fiction and Poetry publications http://duotrope.com/ weekly submission calls to paying markets writergazette.com Association of Author’s Representatives aaronline.org check out new agents agentresearch.com/agent_ver.html find agents easily/great forums agentquery.com Preditors and Editors-Beware of Scams anotherrealm.com/preditors the business side of writing authormba.com chart compares POD companies booksandtales.com/pod/index.php plot tips plotwhisperer.blogspot.com everything about agents and queries querytracker.net up to minutes news about publishing industry writenews.com connect with published or not authors writerschatroom.com every contest the editor can find writingcontests.wordpress.com Q&A section, a job thread and a critique section mywriterscircle.com science fiction and fantasy writers or am sfwa.org share your MS for annotation & chat bookglutton.com give and receive  reader feedback critiquecircle.com online destination for your writing group rallystorm.com Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network spawn.org Janet Reid dissects queries queryshark.blogspot.com Rachelle Gardner gives a lot of helpful info cba-ramblings.blogspot.com Janet Reid’s other blog- tons of resources jetreidliterary.blogspot.com Nathan Bransford- industry info nathanbransford.blogspot.com A Writer’s Guide to Self Publishing http://www.bubblecow.co.uk/2009/10/a-writers-guide-to-self-publishing/ 12 Random But Pretty Good Ideas for Selling Your Book http://www.yourwritersgroup.com/mywritersgroup/2009/10/a-lot-of-what-i-talk-about-here-falls-into-the-large-area-of-intangibles-craft-meditations-interesting-uses-for-your-left-.html 30 One-Minute Tips for Strengthening Your Novel http://www.darcypattison.com/revision/30-days-to-a-stronger-novel/ thousands of links for writers on all topics http://www.suite101.com/writingandpublishing cliché finder http://cliche.theinfo.org/ The Difference Between MG and YA http://www.write4kids.com/feature6.html Lulu Titlescorer http://www.lulu.com/titlescorer/index.php more info on writing for kids than you can stand http://cbiclubhouse.com/ best blog for helping writers write http://storyfix.com/ Website Grader by HubSpot http://websitegrader.com/ A site for writers, readers and fans of children’s literature http://kidlit.com/ Reasons Why Your MS Got Rejected http://www.inkygirl.com/scbwi-2009-notes-reasons-why-your-manuscript-got-rejected/ scbwi Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators-fee based, has conventions http://www.scbwi.org/Pages.aspx/Who-We-Are—What-We-Do Goodreads- Great site for Readers & Writers http://www.goodreads.com/ She Writes a site for women writers http://www.shewrites.com/ Inked-In a community for writers, musicians and artists http://inkedin.ning.com/ Red Room – Where the Writers Are; a collection of blogs, information, networking, videos and much more http://redroom.com American Christian Fiction Writers – a fee based organization with tons of resources for writers as well as local chapters http://acfw.com inkpop-a YA writers’ site by Harper Collins similar to Authonomy http://inkpop.com The Muse Online Writers Conference http://themuseonlinewritersconference.com
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50+ Awesome Resources for Writers

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As a writer I know how difficult it can be to find really good information and help on the web. I found these 50  plus websites and blogs to be very helpful and hope that you will too.

teen lingo

http://www.thesource4ym.com/teenlingo/index.asp

book doctor on Coolstuff4writers.com

http://coolstuff4writers.com/BookDrMain.html

whole lot of author interviews Coolstuff..

http://coolstuff4writers.com/Interviews.html

read about fav authors or discover new ones

http://armchairinterviews.com/

character naming resource

babynameworld.com

copyright info from the horse’s mouth

copyright.gov

basic grammar info

grammarbook.com

Writer Beward resource

sfwa.org/beware

International Conference listing

http://writing.shawguides.com/

everything about fiction writing

fictionfactor.com

everything about writing horror

horror.org/writetips.htm

writer’s resource website and discussion forum dedicated to the romance

romancedivas.com

supports women writers

wow-womenonwriting.com

a free writers’ resource listing over 2700 current Fiction and Poetry publications

http://duotrope.com/

weekly submission calls to paying markets

writergazette.com

Association of Author’s Representatives

aaronline.org

check out new agents

agentresearch.com/agent_ver.html

find agents easily/great forums

agentquery.com

Preditors and Editors-Beward of Scams

anotherrealm.com/preditors

the business side of writing

authormba.com

chart compares POD companies

booksandtales.com/pod/index.php

plot tips

plotwhisperer.blogspot.com

everything about agents and queries

querytracker.net

up to minutes news about publishing industry

writenews.com

connect with published or not authors

writerschatroom.com

every contest the editor can find

writingcontests.wordpress.com

Q&A section, a job thread and a critique section

mywriterscircle.com

science fiction and fantasy writers or am

sfwa.org

share your MS for annotation & chat

bookglutton.com

give and receive  reader feedback

critiquecircle.com

online destination for your writing group

rallystorm.com

Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network

spawn.org

Janet Reid dissects queries

queryshark.blogspot.com

Rachelle Gardner gives a lot of helpful info

cba-ramblings.blogspot.com

Janet Reid’s other blog- tons of resources

jetreidliterary.blogspot.com

Nathan Bransford- industry info, very useful

nathanbransford.blogspot.com

A Writer’s Guide to Self Publishing on Bubble Cow

http://www.bubblecow.co.uk/2009/10/a-writers-guide-to-self-publishing/

12 Random But Pretty Good Ideas for Selling Your Book

http://www.yourwritersgroup.com/mywritersgroup/2009/10/a-lot-of-what-i-talk-about-here-falls-into-the-large-area-of-intangibles-craft-meditations-interesting-uses-for-your-left-.html

30 One-Minute Tips for Strengthening Your Novel

http://www.darcypattison.com/revision/30-days-to-a-stronger-novel/

How to Name the Characters in a Novel

http://www.suite101.com

cliché finder

http://cliche.theinfo.org/

The Difference Between MG and YA

http://www.write4kids.com/feature6.html

Lulu Titlescorer

http://www.lulu.com/titlescorer/index.php

more info on writing for kids than you can stand

http://cbiclubhouse.com/

best blog for helping writers write

http://storyfix.com/

Website Grader by HubSpot

http://websitegrader.com/

A site for writers, readers and fans of children’s literature written by Mary Kole, associate agent at Andrea Brown Literary Agency!

http://kidlit.com/

Reasons Why Your MS Got Rejected

http://www.inkygirl.com/scbwi-2009-notes-reasons-why-your-manuscript-got-rejected/

scbwi Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

http://www.scbwi.org/Pages.aspx/Who-We-Are—What-We-Do

Goodreads- Great site for Readers & Writers

http://www.goodreads.com/

She Writes a site for women writers

http://www.shewrites.com/

Inked-In a community for writers, musicians and artists

http://inkedin.ning.com/