A great resource for those seeking agents
Fabulous social networking site for women writers
has a great online presence. Much of the content of Poets and Writers Magazine (which all serious writers should subscribe to!) is available here, and they also offer a lively discussion board, the Speakeasy.
CRWROPPS is a newsletter that sends publishing opportunities to your email daily (calls for submissions, writing contests, etc.) Subscribe at the link above (I recommend the daily digest version; otherwise, your inbox will be flooded.)
is a free daily email newsletter about the publishing industry. You can also sign up for a paid subscription at Publisher’s Marketplace, which offers even more information about what’s going on in the publishing world. A good place for those seeking agents.
“Where the writers are”
posts numerous interviews with underappreciated authors and provides great networking opportunities through the newsletter.
is a very valuable site for writers; before you contact an agent or publisher, you can check on this website to see if the company is a legitimate one. It can save you a lot of heartache.
An association of writers working to advance literature, defend free expression, and foster international literary fellowship
A non-profit membership organization made up of writers of every stripe working west of the Mississippi. Its members are connected by the goals of building interest in the written word and defending writers worldwide.
A network for the personal and professional empowerment of women through writing
Community writing programs launched by author Dave Eggers
Helping girls find their voices in NY
Helping girls find their voices in Southern CA
a fabulous social networking site for women writers
focuses on literary fiction and publishing
also has a literary emphasis
focuses on international fiction
focuses on book promotion
focuses on publishing news
book news and a great rotating roster of guest author bloggers from one of the best bookstores in the world
a Kore Press forum on women and literature
writers in profile