Agent Query

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

Agent Query

 

Association of Authors’ Representatives

A professional organization of over 400 agents who work with both book authors and playwrights. All members must meet the highest standards and subscribe to the group’s Canon of Ethics.

A.A.R Online

 

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.

Editorial Department

 

First Writer

A reference site that provides writers with all the information they need as they progress in their career. 

First Writer

 

For Writers

Links to references, market sites, conferences and workshops, and groups.

For Writer

 

How to Write for Major Magazines

About.com’s article for writing for magazines.

About.com

 

Media Bistro

Subscriptions site — Information about the publishing world.

Media Bistro

Plagiarism Today

Information on content theft and copyright infringement.

Plagiarism Today

Poets & Writers

The nation’s largest non-profit organization serving creative writers

Poets & 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

Purdue English Writing Lab

Ralan’s SpecFic & Humor Webstravaganza

Ralan provides up-to-date listings of markets in the speculative and/or humor genres only.

Ralan’s

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.

Lopopolo Literary Management

United States Copyright Office

Site to copyright creative endeavors.

US Copyright Office

Winning Writers

Resources and contest information for poets and writers.

Winning 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.

Wooden Horse Publications

Writer Beware

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.

Writer Beware

Writer’s Market

Site assists with the publication process and sales. It’s mission tag is “Where and How to Sell What You Write.”

Writer’s Marker

Writer’s Relief

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.

Writer’s Relief

Dictionary.com

Free online dictionary and thesaurus

Dictionary

 

Financial Dictionary

Free site for financial terms

Financial Dictionary

 

Idioms

The idiom dictionary is compiled from the Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms and the Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms.

Idioms

 

Legal Dictionary

The main source of TheFreeDictionary’s legal dictionary is West’s Encyclopedia of American Law, Edition 2, which contains more than 4,000 entries detailing terms, concepts, events, movements, cases, and individuals significant to United States law.

The legal dictionary also incorporates The People’s Law Dictionary, by renowned authorities Gerald and Kathleen Hill. It includes definitions, context, and usage for more than 3,000 terms. Regarded by scholars, jurists, leading attorneys and reviewers as one of the most practical works of its kind, The People’s Law Dictionary is a comprehensive source of meanings and use for thousands of today’s most common legal terms. It has gained widespread praise for its scope and clarity.

Legal Dictionary

 

Medical Dictionary

Free medical terms

Medical Dictionary

 

Urban Dictionary

Free slang site, terms are compiled by visitors – can be vulgar.

Urban Dictionary

 

Word Web

Downloadable English dictionary, thesaurus and word finder. Free and Deluxe (paid) versions available.

Word Web

Australian Help – Grammar

An annotated site with suggestions for different resources for writers or anyone looking to improve their writing.

Australian Help

 

Grammar and Writing Guide

Free guide to grammar and writing is sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation

Grammar Guide

 

GrammarCheck

An online grammar check, which reviews writing for spelling, style, and grammar hosted by an English teacher and tutor, Jennifer Frost. There is also an infographics page that gives great visual tips for writing.

Grammar Check

 

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

Purdue

 

Spellchecker.net

A site to correct spelling and grammar

Spell Checker

 

StoryToolz

StoryToolz provides high-quality web-tools for authors. Whether tracking word counts or checking prose for readability, writers can find a tool there to use.  They also provide a goal tracking application.

StoryToolz

 

The Tongue Untied

Tongue Untied offers instruction in basic grammar, sentence structure and word choice, as well as rules for punctuation. The menu on the left provides links to explanations in each of the major components of English grammar and syntax. The top menu offers links to quizzes and curriculum and discussion.

Grammar United 

Association of Authors’ Representatives

A professional organization of over 400 agents who work with both book authors and playwrights. All members must meet the highest standards and subscribe to the group’s Canon of Ethics.

A.A.R Online

California Writers Club

One of the oldest writer’s organizations in continuous operation in the nation. Its members are poets, journalists, essayists, technical writers, and creators of genre and literary fiction, as well as editors, booksellers, and others involved in related fields, all joined together for the common goal of educating its members and the community on the craft of writing and the realities of getting work published.

Cal Writers

Deadline Junkies

A small group focused on screenwriting, connected to the LA Writers Group.

Writers Lab

IWOSC – Independent Writers of Southern California

This group provides writers with several opportunities to get together with other writers each month. IWOSC has casual satellite get-togethers in various areas, holds a seminar most months, and meets regularly which usually includes a panel discussion about a writing-related topic.

IWOSC

The LA Writers Group

Established in 2003, the site runs several writers’ groups and creative writing workshops throughout the Los Angeles, California area. It provides improvisational writing exercises that writers can apply to their current project or use to create new stories, and host a safe place for writers to create new work and exchange critique on works in progress.

LA Writers

Los Angeles Romance Authors

Los Angeles Romance Authors (LARA) provides educational and motivational support for published and aspiring romance writers. LARA is affiliated with the Romance Writers of America®. Both the LARA Chapter and RWA are Nonprofit Organizations.

LA Romance

Mystery Writers

Mystery Writers of America, Inc. (MWA) was established in 1945 by a dozen or so like-minded mystery writers to promote and protect the interests and welfare of mystery writers and to increase the esteem and literary recognition given to the genre.

Mystery Writers

Ojai Writers Conference

The Ojai Writers Conference was created by writers for writers. The Ojai Writers Conference (OWC) presents programs, workshops and events for writers of all levels and genres. OWC launched in the Spring of 2011 when it offered professional writing classes during Ojai WordFest.

Ojai Writers

Poets & Writers

The nation’s largest non-profit organization serving creative writers

Poets & Writers

Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America

Founded in 1965, SFWA is an organization for published authors and industry professionals in the fields of science fiction, fantasy, and related genres.

SFWA

Sisters in Crime

Sisters in Crime (SinC) is an international organization founded in 1986 to promote the professional development and advancement of women writing crime fiction. Today, SinC is made up of more than 3,000 members in 48 chapters worldwide — authors, readers, publishers, agents, booksellers, librarians, and others who love mysteries.

Sisters in Crime

SPAWN – Small Publishers, Artists & Writers Network

SPAWN provides information, resources and opportunities for anyone involved in or interested in publishing, whether they are an author, freelance writer, artist or own a publishing company.

SPAWN

Ventura Fiction Writers

A Meet-Up group geared towards fiction writers, whether sci-fi, fantasy, horror, mixed genre or something else. Meetings held at the Ventura Barnes &Nobles.

SPAWN

Women’s Artistic Network

Women’s Artistic Network encourages women to connect with other women to achieve success in the artistic world. WAN is a group formed in Ventura County, with members from the San Fernando Valley, Westlake Village, Agoura Hills, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Simi Valley, and Running Springs. WAN inspires writers,poets, artists, composers, speakers, and journalists.

Women’s Artistic Network

Writers Guild of America West

Site provides a variety of services to members.

Writer’s Guild

Affordable Colleges Online – Plagiarism on Campus

This guide helps students and writers recognize plagiarism. Articles on the site also demonstrate the proper way to quote, paraphrase and cite from text sources.

Plagiarism on Campus

First Writer

A reference site that provides writers with all the information they need as they progress in their career. 

First Writer

Plagiarism Today

Information on content theft and copyright infringement.

Plagiarism Today

Turbo Tax

Information about handing taxes related to Kindle Self-Publishing.

Tax Cheat Sheet

United States Copyright Office

Site to copyright creative endeavors.

Copyright Office

Writer Beware

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.

Writer Beware

Writers Guild of America West Registry

This site permits writers to register their screenplays

Writers Guild

Gotham Writers’ Workshops

Assortment of online (and in NYC) classes in different genres. Some paid and some free.

Gotham Writer’s

Ojai Writers Conference

The Ojai Writers Conference was created by writers for writers. The Ojai Writers Conference (OWC) presents programs, workshops and events for writers of all levels and genres. OWC launched in the Spring of 2011 when it offered professional writing classes during Ojai WordFest.

Ojai Writers

UCLA Extension Writers’ Program

As the largest and most comprehensive continuing education writing program in the United States, the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program is committed to providing the highest quality writing courses possible to a broad-based and culturally diverse community. It offers an extraordinary variety of on-site and online courses (over 475 annually), as well as certificate programs, script and manuscript consultations, and a feature film and television competition to meet the needs of students.

UCLA Extension

The Writers’ Academy

Attached to Random House/Penguin and based in the UK, this pay-for-services site connects to classes, as well as writing prompts and other information through their blog.

http://thewritersacademy.co.uk/

California Writers Club

One of the oldest writer’s organizations in continuous operation in the nation. Its members are poets, journalists, essayists, technical writers, and creators of genre and literary fiction, as well as editors, booksellers, and others involved in related fields, all joined together for the common goal of educating its members and the community on the craft of writing and the realities of getting work published.

CA Writers Club

 

Global English Editing

Global English Editing provides book editing, proofreading and manuscript evaluation services for authors from a diverse range of backgrounds and countries.

GE Editing

 

Rick Ladd & Associates

Local editing services.

Rick Ladd

 

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.

Toni Lopopolo

 

Writer’s Relief

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.

Writer’s Relief

 

Online writing magazine with multiple resources. It also provides links to writing groups by genre.  A selection of articles are available online, and more are offered for purchase.

Writer Mag

 

Writing Fix

The Home of Interactive Writing Prompts. A resource for teachers, but also good for beginning writers.

Writing Fix

Freelance Writing

Links to jobs, resources, and aid for freelance writers.

Freelance Writing

 

Freelance Writing Gigs

One of the leading website for freelance writers to learn, grow, and discuss issues, questions, and more. Today, author and marketing professional Susan Gunelius is the editor of Freelance Writing Jobs, and a team of highly experienced writers from around the world contribute to content and conversations you’ll find here.

Freelance Writing Gigs

 

Freelance-Zone

Freelance-zone.com topics include social media, writing and career resources, getaways for writers and great ideas on how to spend time off. It also covers gear, computers and other essentials. Are you a full-time freelancer or trying to get there, working for some extra cash or trying to change careers? Freelance-Zone has something for you.

Freelance-Zone

 

Freelanced

One of the leading website for freelance writers to learn, grow, and discuss issues, questions, and more.  Today, author and marketing professional Susan Gunelius is the editor of Freelance Writing Jobs, and a team of highly experienced writers from around the world contribute to content and conversations you’ll find here.

Freelanced

 

For Writers

Links to references, market sites, conferences and workshops, and groups.

For Writers

 

How to Write for Major Magazines

About.com’s article for writing for magazines.

How to Write for Major Magazines

 

Media Bistro

Subscription site — Information about the publishing world.

Media Bistro

 

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

Purdue

 

Ralan’s SpecFic & Humor Webstravaganza

Ralan provides up-to-date listings of markets in the speculative and/or humor genres only.

Ralan

 

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.

Wooden Horse

 

 

Writer Beware

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.

Writer Beware

 

Writer’s Market

Site assists with the publication process and sales. It’s mission tag is “Where and How to Sell What You Write.”

Writer’s Market

 

 

Joe’s Goals

Joe’s Goals is a simple yet powerful tool to make tracking your goals the easiest part of accomplishing them. Use the simple single page interface to setup daily goals and track them with just a click. Watch your daily score to gauge your success.

Joe’s Goals

 

StoryToolz

StoryToolz provides high-quality web-tools for authors. Whether tracking word counts or checking prose for readability, writers can find a tool there to use.  They also provide a goal tracking application.

StoryToolz

Photobucket

Free image hosting that enables users to upload pictures and use a url link to post them to the web or email. Images are not necessarily free for commercial use.

Photobucket

 

Pixabay

Image hosting site searchable by theme. Many images are free for commercial use.

Pixabay

Brainy Quote

Free, famous quotes organized by subject and by author.

Brainy Quote

 

California Writing Project

Because writing matters for success in the school and university, in the community and workplace, the California Writing Project has a central mission – to improve student writing and learning by improving the teaching of writing. Provides links to resources and local projects. Primarily for teachers, but does give resources to boost writing skills.

California Writing Project

 

Compulsive Reader

Reviews of books by some of the hottest writers working today, exclusive author interviews, literary news and criticism.

Compulsive Reader

 

First Writer

A reference site that provides writers with all the information they need as they progress in their career.

First Writer

 

For Writers

Links to references, market sites, conferences and workshops, and groups.

For Writers

 

Free Book Notes

A listing of literary study guides and summaries, including a creative writing resource.

Free Book Notes

 

National Writing Project

The National Writing Project focuses the knowledge, expertise, and leadership of our nation’s educators on sustained efforts to improve writing and learning for all learners. The site provides tools for teaching writing, and writing prompts.

National Writing Project

 

Poets & Writers

The nation’s largest non-profit organization serving creative writers

Poets & 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

Purdue

 

StoryToolz

StoryToolz provides high-quality web-tools for authors. Whether tracking word counts or checking prose for readability, writers can find a tool there to use.  They also provide a goal tracking application.

StoryToolz

 

UCLA Extension Writers’ Program

As the largest and most comprehensive continuing education writing program in the United States, the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program is committed to providing the highest quality writing courses possible to a broad-based and culturally diverse community. It offers an extraordinary variety of on-site and online courses (over 475 annually), as well as certificate programs, script and manuscript consultations, and a feature film and television competition to meet the needs of students.

UCLA Extension

 

The Web of Language

Dennis Baron’s go-to site for language and technology in the news

The Web of Language

 

Winning Writers

Resources and contest information for poets and writers.

Winning Writers

 

The Write Life

A newsletter and posts about writing. Also hosts a listing of the top 100 websites of 2017 for writers.

The Write Life


Writer’s Dream Tools

Compiled by writer/editor Larry Belling over 25 years, the historical databases and a section on web humor are free. Lists, Clichés, Slang and Quotes are offered on a one-time only subscription fee of $20 for individuals or $99 for small companies. These useful Writer’s Tools enhance creativity, spark ideas and help fight writer’s block.

Writer’s Dream Tools

 

Writer’s Market

Site assists with the publication process and sales. It’s mission tag is “Where and How to Sell What You Write.”

Writer’s Market

 

The Writers’ Academy

Attached to Random House/Penguin and based in the UK, this pay-for-services site connects to classes, as well as writing prompts and other information through their blog.

/The Writers’ Academy

Writer’s Digest

Articles, tips, blogs, and tools for all types of genres and writers. The site provides a free newsletter, and is connected to the magazine.

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The Writers Magazine

Online writing magazine with multiple resources. It also provides links to writing groups by genre.  A selection of articles are available online, and more are offered for purchase.

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24×7 Editing

This site provides dissertation and thesis editing service for your research proposal, dissertation or thesis chapters. The service is recommended by over 40 Universities/Colleges and comes with a money back guarantee.

24×7 Editing

 

 Australian Help – Grammar

An annotated site with suggestions for different resources for writers or anyone looking to improve their writing.

Australian Help

 

Boom Essays

A pay-for-services site that provides grammar checks and editing services for students.  Boom Essays also has a grammar guide for sale.

Boom Essays

 

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.

Editorial Department

 

Global English Editing

Global English Editing provides book editing, proofreading and manuscript evaluation services for authors from a diverse range of backgrounds and countries.

Global English Editing

 

Gotham Writers’ Workshops

Assortment of online (and in NYC) classes in different genres. Some paid and some free.

Gotham

 

GrammarCheck

An online grammar check, which reviews writing for spelling, style, and grammar hosted by an English teacher and tutor, Jennifer Frost. There is also an infographics page that gives great visual tips for writing.

Grammar Check

Infographics

 

Media Bistro

Subscriptions site — Information about the publishing world.

Media Bistro

 

Rick Ladd & Associates

Local editing services.

Rick Ladd

 

Regent Editing

With over 12,000 dissertations edited till date, Regent Editing is the most popular dissertation editing service on this planet. All their editors are PhDs and well-versed with APA/MLA compliance.

Regent Editing

 

Script Magazine

Articles and tools for crafting screenplays and scripts.

Script Magazine

 

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.

Toni Lopopolo

 

UCLA Extension Writers’ Program

As the largest and most comprehensive continuing education writing program in the United States, the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program is committed to providing the highest quality writing courses possible to a broad-based and culturally diverse community. It offers an extraordinary variety of on-site and online courses (over 475 annually), as well as certificate programs, script and manuscript consultations, and a feature film and television competition to meet the needs of students.

UCLA Extension

 

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.

Wooden Horse

 

Word Web

Downloadable English dictionary, thesaurus and word finder. Free and Deluxe (paid) versions available.

Word Web

 

Writer’s Dream Tools

Compiled by writer/editor Larry Belling over 25 years, the historical databases and a section on web humor are free. Lists, Clichés, Slang and Quotes are offered on a one-time only subscription fee of $20 for individuals or $99 for small companies. These useful Writer’s Tools enhance creativity, spark ideas and help fight writer’s block.

Writer’s Dream Tools

 

Writer’s Market

Site assists with the publication process and sales. It’s mission tag is “Where and How to Sell What You Write.”

Writer’s Market

 

Writer’s Relief

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.

Writer’s Relief

 

The Writers’ Academy

Attached to Random House/Penguin and based in the UK, this pay-for-services site connects to classes, as well as writing prompts and other information through their blog.

Writers’ Academy

 

Writer’s Digest

Articles, tips, blogs, and tools for all types of genres and writers. The site provides a free newsletter, and is connected to the magazine.

Writer’s Digest

 

The Writers Magazine

Online writing magazine with multiple resources. It also provides links to writing groups by genre.  A selection of articles are available online, and more are offered for purchase.

Writers Mag

California Writers Club

One of the oldest writer’s organizations in continuous operation in the nation. Its members are poets, journalists, essayists, technical writers, and creators of genre and literary fiction, as well as editors, booksellers, and others involved in related fields, all joined together for the common goal of educating its members and the community on the craft of writing and the realities of getting work published.

CA Writers Club

 

Poets & Writers

The nation’s largest non-profit organization serving creative writers

Poets & Writers

 

Women’s Artistic Network

Women’s Artistic Network encourages women to connect with other women to achieve success in the artistic world. WAN is a group formed in Ventura County, with members from the San Fernando Valley, Westlake Village, Agoura Hills, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Simi Valley, and Running Springs. WAN inspires writers, poets, artists, composers, speakers, and journalists.

W.A.N 

 

Creative Writing Prompts

Creative Writing Prompts is a Writer’s Digest Magazine 101 BEST Web Sites for Writers – 2006 & 2007!  Select a creative writing prompts and creative writing ideas to create stories, poems and other creative pieces from your imagination.

Creative Writing Prompts

 

National Writing Project

The National Writing Project focuses the knowledge, expertise, and leadership of our nation’s educators on sustained efforts to improve writing and learning for all learners. The site provides tools for teaching writing, and writing prompts.

National Writing Project

 

The Writers’ Academy

Attached to Random House/Penguin and based in the UK, this pay-for-services site connects to classes, as well as writing prompts and other information through their blog.

Writers’ Academy

 

Writing Fix

The Home of Interactive Writing Prompts. A resource for teachers, but also good for beginning writers.

Writing Fix

 Brainy Quote

Free, famous quotes organized by subject and by author.

Brainy Quote

 

Literary Liaisons

An educational site for research, primarily for historical/romances.

Literary Liaisons

 

Writer’s Dream Tools

Compiled by writer/editor Larry Belling over 25 years, the historical databases and a section on web humor are free. Lists, Clichés, Slang and Quotes are offered on a one-time only subscription fee of $20 for individuals or $99 for small companies. These useful Writer’s Tools enhance creativity, spark ideas and help fight writer’s block.

Writer’s Dream Tools

 

The Writers Magazine

Online writing magazine with multiple resources. It also provides links to writing groups by genre.  A selection of articles are available online, and more are offered for purchase.

Writers Magazine

 

Deadline Junkies

A small group focused on screenwriting, connected to the LA Writers Group (15 members)

Deadline Junkies

 

Final Draft

The industry standard for formatting screenplays.

Final Draft

 

Script Magazine

Articles and tools for crafting screenplays and scripts.

Script Magazine

 

UCLA Extension Writers’ Program

As the largest and most comprehensive continuing education writing program in the United States, the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program is committed to providing the highest quality writing courses possible to a broad-based and culturally diverse community. It offers an extraordinary variety of on-site and online courses (over 475 annually), as well as certificate programs, script and manuscript consultations, and a feature film and television competition to meet the needs of students.

UCLA Extension

 

Writers Guild of America West Registry

This site permits writers to register their screenplays

WGA