A Selection of Websites for Writers

The Write Life is a good site go get to know. It includes many excellent resources for writers. Here’s their 2020 list of websites. When you have time, cruise around and see which ones fit your needs.


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An Agent Critiques First Pages

An Agent Critiques First Pages

You only have a few paragraphs to capture a reader, whether a buyer on a site or in a bookstore, or a publishing professional. In this great post from Kathy Temean, agent  Sean McCarthy critiques first page submissions from three different children’s book authors.

From the LitReactor Blog, Here’s a Great Post for Writers

If you want to get published, here’s a good article to read.

Questions Every Writer Should Be Asking But Isn’t | LitReactor.

A Market for Novellas

A market for novellas and shorter nonfiction works at Amazon Singles. Read about it at the Authors Guild site.

Amazon’s Kindle Singles a Win for Readers, Authors | The Authors Guild.

Do You Need a Literary Agent? What They Do and How to Get One

Don’t miss this great sample chapter from The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Publishing Children’s Books by Harold Underdown! It’s about agents. I highly recommend this book and also The Purple Crayon, Mr. Underdown’s authoritative, generous and informative site.

I Need an Agent.

What a Literary Agent Can Do for You

Here’s a great summary of what an agent can do for an author. One of my goals this year is to secure representation for my fiction. Click on the link below to see if it might be one of your goals too.

Agent Secrets–Do Writers Need an Agent in the New Publishing Paradigm? « Kristen Lamb’s Blog.

Don’t Miss Arthur A. Levine’s Revived Blog

This morning on Twitter I discovered that Arthur A. Levine’s blog is back. Today’s entry is about a newspaper he started while he was still in high school.

The Alternative | Arthur A. Levine’s Blog.

QueryTracker Blog: The Publishing Pulse: November 9, 2012

Don’t miss this inspiring collection of resources for writers gathered from around the Internet. Topics covered include developing an author platform, checking your contract, using social media effectively, overcoming discouragement, and more.

QueryTracker Blog: The Publishing Pulse: November 9, 2012.