AgentQuery.com offers one of the largest searchable database of literary agents on the web—a treasure trove of reputable, established literary agents seeking writers
Association of Authors’ Representatives
The Editorial Department
Founded in 1980 by Renni Browne, a former senior editor at William Morrow and co-author of the bestselling Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, The Editorial Department has an experienced team of editors, agents, book marketers, and publishing consultants ready to help you put quality first in bringing your book to fruition.
A reference site that provides writers with all the information they need as they progress in their career.
Links to references, market sites, conferences and workshops, and groups.
How to Write for Major Magazines
About.com’s article for writing for magazines.
Subscriptions site — Information about the publishing world.
Information on content theft and copyright infringement.
Poets & Writers
The nation’s largest non-profit organization serving creative writers
Purdue English Writing Lab
The Purdue OWL offers more than 200 free resources including: Writing and Teaching Writing, Research, Grammar and Mechanics, Style Guides, and Job Search and Professional Writing
Ralan’s SpecFic & Humor Webstravaganza
Ralan provides up-to-date listings of markets in the speculative and/or humor genres only.
Toni Lopopolo Literary Management
Toni Lopopolo Literary Management partners with authors for the duration of their literary careers and includes development of fiction projects, creation of nonfiction book proposals, and editing when needed. Toni has helped bring many first-time and published authors to print including Sol Stein, Lee Silber, Lillian Glass, Steve Duno, Nancy Baer, Flo Fitzgerald, Judith Smith-Levin, Howard Olgin, Jeanette Baker, Larry Seeley, and many others. Publishers include St. Martin’s Press, Simon and Schuster, Crown, Dell, HarperCollins, Kensington, and many others.
United States Copyright Office
Site to copyright creative endeavors.
Resources and contest information for poets and writers.
Wooden Horse Publications
Site collects and publishes contact information for magazines, such as addresses, phone numbers, editor-in-chief and managing editor, website URL, email addresses, circulation, frequency, subscription price. It also publishes editorial concepts, writer’s guidelines, reader demographics and editorial calendars. It is available by subscription.
Writer Beware is sponsored by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, with additional support from the Mystery Writers of America, the Horror Writers Association, and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. Its mission is to track, expose, and raise awareness of the prevalence of fraud and other questionable activities in and around the publishing industry.
Site assists with the publication process and sales. It’s mission tag is “Where and How to Sell What You Write.”
Writer’s Relief was started in 1994 to help creative writers make well-targeted, professional submissions to literary agents and editors. It is not a literary agency, publisher, publicist, self-publisher, or marketing company.