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FAQs, Help and Tutorials
Questions and answers, tips on how to make money from books or articles, poems or reviews. From Authors Society.Org.
Database of free reprints. This page features writing advice.
Links from SFWA (Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.) volunteers. Pointers on manuscript preparation and critiquing. The opinions expressed are those of the authors, and not of SFWA.
Hundreds of pages that answer questions from starting a manuscript, to selling a book.
About agents, publishers, deals, and proposals.
Tips on how to write, publish, sell, and market a book. Products and marketing services are also available from C. Johnson, for a fee.
Helpful articles and links from an internet writer about writing and promoting ebooks.
Page of links to electronic and print resources for journalists and other writers.
With 20 years of publishing experience; helps any author or publisher see their work through to completion and distribution.
Tips by Gerald Gross, a “book doctor” whose clients are primarily agents and publishers.
Articles and links to publishers, artists, conferences, classes and other creative places.
Advice on the process; from starting out to coping with rejection; emphasis on short story fiction.
Service site that includes writing tips and links to other resources.
A writer's website offering tips and resources for writers. Site is also accepting writer's submissions in all genres and types.
Weekly bits of advice.
Help with the craft of becoming published. Includes articles on genres and topics, publisher links, free software, forums, and chat.
Inspirational article which suggests that suffering will make our work real, thereby giving it depth and integrity.
Occasionally-published author Jenn Thorson shares writing tips, observations, discoveries, online resources, and humor.
Most are available as .PDF files which needs Adobe Acrobat. Subjects include writing online, query letters, bios, literary agents, and editors.
Page of links: quotations, grammar guides, encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, and references. Other areas of the site have links to free books for readers.
Sources of grants, fellowships, contests, awards, markets and nonprofit partners.
Deals specifically with writer's block. Includes advice, resources, exercises.
Creating manuscripts that sell. Definable characteristics that capture an editor's attention.
Inspirational article for the new millennium.
Informational article from Sarah Smith, Sisters in Crime.
Starts with remedial lessons and expands to other sites.
How-to articles, self-tests, step-by-step examples, and techniques on mastering business prose. Teaches how to write effective business letters, memos, reports, proposals, and other text.
Download general, technical, and academic writing tips and advice.
A concise and informative guide for amateur writers, especially those who enjoy writing erotica. Includes basic rules and advice on grammar, usage, and mechanics. Informative tips regarding perspective and style. Explains the differences between erotica vs. pornography.
General questions about children's books, writing, and publishing. Copyright 1996-2000 Harold D. Underdown.
Inspirational article on writing stories, even while coping with a disability. Although it can affect a person's self-esteem, it doesn't stop imagination or prevent successful completion of tasks. One writer's voice being heard with the written word.
Sensible solutions to get books into the hands of readers.
Collection of links to articles that give free advice on getting published and making a living as a writer. From Marcia Yudkin, author, syndicated columnist, public radio commentator, and writing coach.
Ways to check out a publisher before signing a contract.
ETA Online Review resources for authors and writers, tips from one of the Education and Training Academy's writers.
Walk through the steps required to write a novel critique.
Step-by-step help for writing a research paper from LibrarySpot.com.
Without resorting to threats, bribery or coercion. By Wendy Keller, ForthWrite Literary Agency.
Lists, articles, tips, and links to tips for ink-on-paper writing, vs. e-writing. Opinions are those of The Fontayne Group's writers.
Thoughtful questions that book authors need to ask themselves before they put pen to paper.
Regular columns on editing, agenting, marketing and the publishing business. Current interviews, special reports and articles; archived articles dating back four years.
Internet and Intellectual Property. Articles discuss writers' legal issues and publishing on the Net.
FAQ with information about ghost writing from a ghost writer.
Essay about getting an agent or publisher; for new writers.
How to submit for publication; advice from a manuscript, typing, and critiquing service.
Links to resources/information for writers and publishers, free-to-use articles by Margot B, writers' and publishers' forum, guest writers.
Twilight Times - Astrid Cooper.
Monica Wood is a novelist and short-story writer who teaches fiction workshops. This page of her website is updated monthly. The rest of the site is primarily hype for her books.
Publishing tips for nonfiction books, novels, screenplays, business writing.
Practical advice from writers, news updates, contributions and suggestions for our virtual novel.
A regional magazine for Southern Ohio. Tips for writers and submission information.
A tidy collection of tips, help, quotes, inspiration and advice, beginning with overcoming writer's block.
Tips on fine-tuning a rough draft into a professional piece.
A collection of resources for publishing non-fiction in the Northwest, with descriptions of small publishers. From Open Spaces Quarterly.
Links to search engines and Ray's software. Some essays and tips can be found by clicking the links to the left and scrolling down a couple of times.
Suggestions, with good and bad examples of each.
Grammar / Language help. These pages are full of comprehensive tips to help the writer, but visitors do need to surf and explore to find everything offered. The time is well spent.
Represents all areas of non-fiction, and commercial and literary fiction. Offers guidance on the publishing process, book proposals, and finding agents.
Launch pad for artists and writers looking for self help legal information. The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. Free or low-fee representation for low-income writers, only US lawyers are listed here.
Promoting Dramatica story development software; however, there are some useful tips, advice and tutorials presented by the theory co-creator. Free Real Video and Real Audio writing classes, complete 450 page Dramatica theory book online, Dramatica Dictionary, Q and A, the Lost Theory Book, and classes.
Articles which help define alternative literature. Different because of the way it is published, the view it expresses, how it is written or distributed. Different perspective or style. Alternative writers are the ones trying new styles and forms.
Archive of tips on marketing your talents and what kind of opportunities should be avoided.
Tips for writers on how to get published, including how to write in many different disciplines (articles, poems, prose, fiction, non-fictions, screenplay).
Includes tips for writers and students, grammar helps, and a guide to online resources.
Original articles by Victory Crayne. Links to resources, search tools and motivational articles.
Monthly, free journal. Articles discuss how to battle nonstandard, careless English and embrace clear, expressive English.
A list of links along with a monthly newsletter which provides in-depth feature articles, interviews with publishing professionals and authors, and market tips. Page was last updated 5/5/99.
Excerpt from pages 5-29 of Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious about Serious Books, by William Germano.
Selection of articles to be a writers aide.
Wordwrights Canada also helps with student resources, and links. For the Canadian writer.
Resources for inspirational and Christian writers offering articles, writing tips, and markets.
A practical, categorized compilation of Web-based references for anyone who writes, edits, or checks facts.
Variety of articles on literary schemes and deceptions, information on how to recognize them, advice on how to avoid them, and links to useful online resources.
Basic steps to clustering, free-writing and revising.
Free information and software tools.
Motivational articles, writing tips, believable characters/settings/plot.
Some writing tips and links. Site also publishes writing.
A learning resource for both aspiring and established writers; a companion forum to the book of the same name by author/teacher Carroll Dale Short.
Newsletter, tips, interactive story.
From Dan Perez, writer and editor. Articles about agents, short story contracts, writer's groups, and discipline.
How to cash in on an under-exploited market. The editor of The Buzz On series reveals how to find work (and lots of it) at book packagers.
Article containing guidelines and tips for writing articles, tutorials, white or green papers, online magazines, corporate and educational Web sites. From Web Developers Virtual Library.
Research on how users read on the Web and how authors should write their Web pages. Mainly based on studies by John Morkes and Jakob Nielsen. Includes links to other resources on the subject.
Offers tips, advice, and real-life samples on writing business letters and research papers; links.
Contains pages of excerpts from Los Angeles Times Bestseller, Writing in Flow. Also links to other sources.
Text of ideas about authoring in an age of multi-media: the computer's effect, the book as a media space, and an invitation to respond.
Advice, tips, contests, references, book reviews, poetry, publishers, research, message board, humor, groups, scams, queries; comprehensive resource.
Learn how to find that time and inspiration you need to become successful - even with children underfoot. Free zine.
Series of articles intended to motivate and help the beginner get started.
Instruction for all levels; especially for freelancers.
A collection of tips on writing (focusing on mysteries and SF) including a simple, mechanical way to develop a plot by Sarah Smith.
Tips and writing business advice for writers remains consistent throughout hundreds of pages of writing information, which includes a message board, an interactive story and a new book releases listing. Updated weekly.
Advice about publishing contracts. Scroll to bottom of page for links to other tips and resources. By Syneca Featherstone.
Author and success coach, Kathy Sanborn, provides articles with tips and popular author interviews.
Knowledge Hound. Links to how-to guides, tutorials and tips on novels, plot, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, screenwriting, comics, business and research writing.
A community of writers sharing, encouraging and mentoring one another with articles, forums, lists, and classes.
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