Writer Resources

I Need to Find a Literary Agent

www.agentquery.com

www.litmatch.net

www.guidetoliteraryagents.com

www.agentsearch.com

I Need An Online Critique Group

www.thenextbigwriter.com *

www.authonomy.com

I Need to Network with Other Writers

www.AbsoluteWrite.com

www.NoviceWriters.com

I Need a Writing Magazine

www.writersdigest.com (Writer’s Digest)

www.writermag.com (The Writer)

www.pw.com (Poets and Writers)

I Need Writing Contests/Challenges

www.amazon.com/abna (Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest)

www.NaNoWriMo.com (National Novel Writing Month)

www.Book-in-a-week.com

www.fifteenminutesoffiction.com

I Want to Submit My Self-Published Book for an Award

www.indiebookawards.com www.indieexcellence.com

http://www.writersdigest.com/selfpublished

http://www.independentpublisher.com/ipland/ipawards.php

http://www.literaryawardshow.com/

I Need Books on Craft

Mechanics

The Chicago Manual

Elements of Style by Strunk and White

Word Menu

Craft

Save the Cat by Blake Snyder

Writing the Breakout Novel by Donald Maass

The Writer’s Journey — Christopher Volger (good but drink coffee with this one)

Manuscript Makeover  by Elizabeth Lyon

How to Write Killer Fiction

How to Write a Damn Good Thriller

Element of Fiction Writing Series

  • Conflict, Action, & Suspense
  • Character and Viewpoint
  • Scene and Structure
  • Beginnings, Middles & Ends
  • Setting
  • Plot
  • Dialogue
  • Description

Write Great Fiction

  • Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint
  • Dialogue
  • Plot and Structure
  • Description and Setting

I Need Inspiration

On Writing by Stephen King

Produced by Faith – DeVon Franklin

The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho

Jobs – Walter Isaacson