Writer's Resources


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Writer's Resources


| Writer's Digest | CyberJournalist.net | AbsoluteWrite.com (For Freelancers)
| Organizations | Workshops | Writer's Tools | Getting Published | Reader's Advisory | SF Reading Book Clubs |

Writer's Organizations


  • Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. (SFWA)
  • Authors Guild | Novelists, Inc. | Mystery Writers of America | Sisters in Crime | Writers Guild of America | Assn of Authors' Representatives |
  • Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators | SCBWI Houston Chapter |
  • Children's Book Guild of Washington, DC | Children's Book Council |
  • Romance Writers of America | Black Writers Alliance | Nuestra Palabra |

    Writer's Workshops


    | Del Rey Digital Writers Workshop | Science Fiction and Fantasy Workshop | Critters Workshop | Imaginaries.org | Uncle Orson's Writing Class | Clarion | Clarion West | Odyssey | Coffeehouse for Writers |

    Writer's Tools


    | Purdue's Online Writing Lab | Writing.com | Blood at the Source: Research Tips for Mystery Writers | SFsite.com | Writing Science Fiction (SciFan) |
  • English Language Online Tools [Help for writing Plain English] | GrammarCheck.net |

    Getting Published


    Copyright, Contracts, & ISBN


  • U.S. Copyright Office | Fair Use | Public Domain (Stanford Copyright & Fair Use Center) |
  • Publication Rights Clearinghouse |
  • ISBN FAQ

    Where and How to Get Published


  • Publishing Information Sites for Beginning Authors
  • Writer Beware(R) (SWFA)
  • She Writes Press (Independent publisher - not vanity/self-published nor traditional)
    Backlist eBooks
  • Book View Cafe (Previously traditionally published backlist books plus the "author's cut" [like film director's cut] where author has re-edited book & put back much that had been cut OR author has done re-writes)
  • Backlist eBooks.com (previously traditionally published books now out-of-print in paper)
  • Open Road Media (Previously traditionally published authors' plus new authors' eBooks)
    Self Publishing
  • "More than 80 percent of self-published titles came to market [in 2013] with support from just eight companies," Bowker reported. They included Smashwords, CreateSpace, Lulu, AuthorHouse, Xlibris, and iUniverse. The last three are divisions of Author Solutions, owned by Penguin (now Penguin Random House).
  • Smashwords | CreateSpace.com | Lulu.com | AuthorHouse.com | XLibris | iUniverse.com |
  • Lightning Source
    Self Publishing eBooks
  • Smashwords
  • Baen Ebooks
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