Web-based Writing Resources from the Virtual Writing Coach
The granddaddy of online bookstores who will list your POD book for sale and marketing; also an excellent resource for buying hard-to-find books or books out of print.
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Poets and Writers
Founded in 1970, poets and writers website is the largest resource for information, support, and guidance for creative poets, fiction and nonfiction writers. National office in NYC; California branch in Los Angeles.
Resource website for publishing online
Website for self-publishing on the Internet.
The Writer's Resource
Extensive writing website regarding grammar from Stanford University professor Andrea Lunsford; includes tutorials and resources.
Resource Search for Editors, Publishers, Agents
Largest web resource for guide to writing, editors, publishers, and literary agents. Includes discussion forums and posting of your own website.
range of resources for writers. We are always happy to respond to any writing related query you might have. If you can't find the answer to your question on site, then please email us at: email@example.com.
Interactive site for authors who wish to publish online and receive comments.
Lit.Org is a community for Readers and Writers. We provide a place to share your ideas and thoughts. You can use publish your stories, poems and essays or browse our extensive collection.
Online resources for writers who are searching for editors, literary agents, publishers, resources to improve their manuscript.
Mystery Writers of America
Excellent site for writers' conferences, publishing, critique groups, forums, classes from poetry to screenwriting.
The premier site for mystery writers, how-to books, contests. Membership includes monthly newsletter and what's happening in the publishing world for mystery writers. Annual Edgar Awards held in NYC for novels, short stories and more.
Excellent resource for writers' workshops, conferences, workshops, and how to subscribe to their monthly newsletter which is invaluable for writing tips.
McGill Centre for the Study and Teaching of Writing
McGill University offers writers the opportunity to give workshops to their graduate students in their creative writing program.
The Playwriting Seminars
230-page website that introduces you to the art and science of screenwriting
Another excellent resource for new writers who want to self-publish.
The best website in the business for what agents and publishers are looking for and how to find the write agent for you who will help you sell your book to a major publishing house. Cost is $30/year but itís well worth it.
I donít know much about this website except that they walk you through how to publish e-books online and develop your own e-book website to sell your books.
In my view, the best print-on-demand (POD) publisher in the business for the price, marketing to Amazon and B&N, helping you with book jackets. If you can sell 5,000 copies they will try and get you shelf space at major bookstores.
Another excellent resource for listing your POD book on their website; although you wonít get shelf space in their stores, you can meet with their community relations managers to offer free workshops and market your e-book or POD book.
Premier coaching site for mental health professionals who want to be certified as coaches; extensive classroom work of 125 hours and 250 hours of practical coaching.
The best website for selling yourself as an author online and listing your works including novels, short stories, articles, poetry. This is also a writers community and support group for writers. Excellent resource.
The Writer's Connection
This group is for new authors and writers who desire to learn more about writing mystery and suspense thrillers. Topics will include: plot, sub-plots, pacing, character development, the 'hook', setting, POV, voice, research, editing, finding an agent.
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