Resources {WIP}

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AgentsBooks & ReadingChildren & Young AdultCommunitiesFriends Who Write
Helpful ResourcesPublishersSoftware

agent noun \ˈā-jənt\

: one who is authorized to act for or in the place of another: as a : a representative, emissary, or official of a government <crown agent> <federal agent> b : one engaged in undercover activities (as espionage) : spy <secret agent> c : a business representative (as of an athlete or entertainer) <a theatrical agent>

Agents:

Agent Query
Andrea Brown Literary Agency, Inc.
Author Network (lists various agents)
KidLit.com
Nathan Bransford: Literary Agent

book noun \ˈbu˙k\

a : a set of written sheets of skin or paper or tablets of wood or ivory b : a set of written, printed, or blank sheets bound together into a volume c : a long written or printed literary composition d : a major division of a treatise or literary work

Books & Reading:

Flashlight Worthy
In the Hammock

child noun, often attributive \ˈchī(-ə)ld\

a : a young person especially between infancy and youth b : a childlike or childish person c : a person not yet of age

Children & Young Adult:

KidLit.com
YA Highway

community noun, often attributive \kə-ˈmyü-nə-tē\

: a unified body of individuals: as a : state, commonwealth b : the people with common interests living in a particular area; broadly : the area itself <the problems of a large community>

Communities:

Authonomy (from HarperCollins)
Pagan Writers Community
PatronQuo (where starving artists come to learn)
Through the Tollbooth
Wordpreneur
WOW! Women on Writing
Writers-Network
WritersWeekly

friend noun \ˈfrend\

a : one attached to another by affection or esteem b : acquaintance

Friends Who Write:

Holly Jahangiri: It’s All A Matter Of Perspective
Buy Holly’s books on Amazon.com
Jena Isle: Gewgaw Writings
The Spicy Cauldron
Zorlone

resource noun \ˈrē-ˌso˙rs, -ˌzo˙rs, ri-ˈ\

a : a source of supply or support : an available means —usually used in plural b : a natural source of wealth or revenue —often used in plural c : a natural feature or phenomenon that enhances the quality of human life d : computable wealth —usually used in plural e : a source of information or expertise

Helpful Resources:

Behind the Grammar
Complications Ensue: The Crafty TV & Screenwriting Blog
The Craft of Writing Fiction
Excuse Editor
Glossary of Publishing Terms
K.M. Weiland: Wordplay
Quick & Dirty Tricks
Sheila Bender’s Writing It Real
StoryFix.com
Writer’s Digest
Writing to Distraction

publisher noun \ˈpə-bli-shər\

: one that publishes something; especially : a person or corporation whose business is publishing

Publishers:

Avon Romance a division of HarperCollins (Romance)
Submission Guidelines
Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Inc. (Body/Mind/Spirit, Heath & Healing, Self-Help)
Submission Guidelines
HarperCollins Publishers
Submission Guidelines {HarperCollins Publishers does not accept unsolicited submissions or query letters.}
The McGraw-Hill Companies (Education)
Submission Guidelines & Editorial Contracts
Random House Inc.
Submission Guidelines {Random House, Inc. does not accept unsolicited submissions or query letters.}
Tate Publishing (Family Friendly)
Submission Guidelines

software noun \ˈso˙ft-ˌwer\

a : the entire set of programs, procedures, and related documentation associated with a system and especially a computer system; specifically : computer programs

Software

Dark Room [PC]
Scrivener [Mac] PC edition coming 2011
StoryWeaver [Mac & PC]
Write Room [Mac]
yWriter5 [PC & Linux]


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