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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Essential Online Resources for Writers


Essential Online Resources for Writers


www.absolutewrite.com
Absolutewrite is one of the best and most basic resources for writers. It’s an online magazine for beginning writers and professional writers. They cover fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, freelance writing, novels, playwriting, and other genres.

www.asja.org
The American Society of Journalists and Authors is the largest national organization for freelance nonfiction authors.

www.BookMarket.com
The Book Market is a great website that offers free information on book marketing. There’s a lot to look through here, and some of it is shameless advertising, but the website is still a great resource.

www.cwfi-online.org
The Christian Writers Fellowship International is a Christian-based writing support organization. Yearly membership dues are $45.

www.matilijapress.com
Patricia Fry is a successful self-published writer and her website and blog are a goldmine of free information for authors looking to self-publish. She is also a successful editor and offers freelance writing and promotion services. Her blog is one of the best free resources on the web for self-published authors.

www.newselfpublishing.com
This is Aaron Shepard’s publishing page. Make sure you visit his website if you are even THINKING about publishing with LightningSource.

www.pma-online.org
The Independent Book Publishers Association (formerly PMA) is an organization open to self-published authors and independents. There’s a lot of information about book marketing on this website.

www.publishersmarketplace.com
Publishers Marketplace provides membership information for publishing professionals and provides web pages for writers and agents to promote themselves.

www.publishing4profit.com
This is Nick Russell’s informational website for self-published authors. There’s a lot of great information here.

www.selfpublishingresources.com
This is Marilyn and Tom Ross’s website. They are the authors of various popular books on self-publishing, including The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing. Go to the “free resources” tab, and check out the good information there.

www.sfwa.org/beware
Writer Beware is the public face of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America's Committee on Writing Scams. This is a great resource for self-published writers who are trying to avoid getting taken for a ride! It includes lots of information about vanity publishers.

www.spannet.org
The Small Publisher’s Association of North America (SPAN) is a non-profit organization for small publishers. There’s great information for start-ups. SPAN gives partner discounts when you join if you already belong to a partner organization (like SPAWN).

www.Spawn.org.
The Small Publishers, Artists, and Writers Network provides opportunities for everyone involved in publishing. Their site offers information on writing and publishing. It also offers links to research sources, publishers, printers, and the media.

www.writerwatchdog.com
The Writer Watchdog website and Writer Watchdog Self-Publishing Directory is a great resource for authors.

www.writerswrite.com
This is a great resource on writing and publishing, with thousands of pages dedicated to writing, publishing, and promotion.

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