American Society of Business Press Editors

Founded in 1964, the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE) is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors and writers employed in the business, trade, and specialty press.

The Arrow

Features a schema and introductory lessons on organizing thoughts for writing nonfiction articles.


Article ideas to keep you writing. Never run out of article ideas again.

Basic Guide to Essay Writing

A step-by-step guide to writing a basic essay, along with links to other writing resources.

Battling the Six Evil Geniuses of Essay Writing

Charles King's guide to common mistakes made in essays, and how to avoid them. [PDF]

Become a Food Writer

Guide containing the experiences of a newspaper food critic, as well as insights from other successful food writers and editors. Sample from an ebook.

Canadian Medical Association: Medical Writing Centre

Guidelines, articles and resources for medical writers, and those writing for CMA journals.


This is a nuts and bolts how-to ezine on creating and delivering humor effectively and professionally.

Construction Writers Association

A non-profit, non-partisan, international organization for professional journalists, writers, editors and publicists serving the information needs of the construction industry.

Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association, the national professional association of education reporters, was created in 1947 to improve education reporting to the public.

Essay, I Say

Practical articles on essay-writing, for students who write essays to fulfill class assignments and for those who write essays for other reasons.

European Medical Writers Association

Information for medical writers and editors about EMWA membership, events, freelance writers listing, job adverts and other resources for biomedical communicators in Europe.

Flash Memoirs

An online writing workshop for short, creative nonfiction (1000 words and under).


Whether you write about food exclusively or wish to explore it as a writing niche, join in discussions on food writing ideas, markets, books and support on making our way in the food writing world.

Garden Writers Association of America

The Garden Writers Association of America (GWAA) is an organization of over 1500 professional communicators in the lawn and garden industry.


Gardeners who like to write. Email list.

The Guild of Health Writers

A group of journalists dedicated to providing accurate, broad-based information about health and related subjects to the public.

Health Writer

A selective list of Internet resources for journalists writing on health and medicine.

Health Writers' Hangout

How-to writing tips, inspiration and resources for beginning and experienced health writers. Market newsletter, book catalog, articles, updates, and writers' links.

How To Write A Book Review

Unlock writing markets, earn by writing, world-wide openings.

Kurt H. Hackemer

Guide to writing research papers and book reviews.

Memoirs: Reading and Writing

Article by Su Wright.

National Resume Writers Association

Organization of professional résumé writers.

Net Wits

Online community for humor columnists

Online Reality Check for Nonfiction Writers

Practical, professional, realistic advice about writing, agents, book proposals, marketing, editing, and publishing for aspiring writers of non-fiction books.

Pegasus Writers Stable

An online organization of professional freelance writers of non-fiction. The website also features reference and research links of interest to writers of any genre.

Philadelphia Sports Writers Association

A voice for the media concerning working press conditions as well as providing fraternal activities for members.

Professional Association of Résumé Writers

Dedicated to elevating the skills, credibility, visibility, and profitability of specialists in the fields of résumé writing, career coaching, and career counseling.


A collaborative of public relations professionals linked by Internet to give journalists and authors convenient access to expert sources.


Not for novices. This list is for professional writers, experienced (+5 years) contributors of Non-fiction to print newspapers and periodicals: for magazine staff, independent contributors, and those with editorial expertise.

Rhetoric Email List

Manipulating public opinion and propaganda of power.

Online sports editors, producers and writers. Online forum and job listings.

Trade Writer's Resource Center

Trade magazines and job listings for trade writers.

The Web Writer

The Web Writer is a guide to online non-fiction writing. The content is geared towards those working in New York.

Write an Essay

Offering tips and step-by-step instructions.

The Writer's Lounge

Find markets, competitions and journals for the nonfiction genre.

Writing for Niche Markets

This guide will detail the steps necessary to break into specialized markets. Email list and directory of resources.

Writing for Radio

To provide creative suggestions and ideas to radio news reporters, writers and anchors.

Writing for the Health of It

Writing has been long thought to have beneficial effects on health.

Writing for the Web

How should journalists change their writing styles to ensure that webusers engage with their work?

Writing "How To" Reports And Make Money

Anyone can produce a How To Report and if it is something that you know people will want. This article is a guide to writing one.

You Can Write

Explains what (and who) gets published and why. How editors and agents make decisions, and exactly what you have to do to get their attention.

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