Duotrope.com – Duotrope offers a database of literary magazines and provides helpful information on these publications, including: acceptance rate, estimated response time, type of material accepted, and whether simultaneous submissions are accepted.
Poets & Writers – This site provides an assortment of valuable material, including: a list of literary contests, a database of small presses, a database of literary journals, a database of MFA programs, a calendar of literary events, and a current list of jobs for writers.
Writer’s Digest – The makers of the big book!
Gotham Writers’ Workshop – Not just for New Yorkers. Gotham has excellent faculty that specialize in teaching the nitty-gritty.
Smashwords – If you want to self-publish, consider Smashwords. Their royalty rates are very fair.
The Elements of Style – Strunk & White’s Bible of grammatically correct English. The University of Washington has uploaded a free copy of this work on their Web space, but consider purchasing your own copy.
Purdue OWL – Not just for academic writing.
Know Your Copyrights – A Legal Guide for Writers – Howard G. Zaharoff explains the essentials of copyright law for writers.
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