Here is a list of resources and organizations which we have found helpful in our own publishing careers. We hope you find them useful to you as well!
Offering timely advice in an era when the burden of production and publicity frequently falls on authors, this essential reference reflects on methods for being focused, productive, and savvy in the craft of writing. Discusses topics such as personal space versus public space, deadlines, and networking, the benefits of interacting with readers through new technologies.
SFWA, short for “Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America,” an organization for professional science fiction and fantasy authors in the United States.
RWA, short for “Romance Writers of America,” an organization for professional romance authors in the United States.
MWA, short for “Mystery Writers of America,” an organization for professional mystery authors in the United States.
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators: The international professional organization for writers and illustrators of children’s literature since 1971.
Absolute Write Forums
A forum dedicated to all kinds of publishing information, populated by newbies and seasoned veterans.
A publishing industry watchdog group sponsored by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America with additional support from the Mystery Writers of America, shines a bright light into the dark corners of the shadow-world of literary scams, schemes, and pitfalls.
Preditors & Editors
A guide to publishers and publishing services for serious writers since 1997.
Collective of authors, free-thinkers, and creative professionals.
Functional Nerds is the new podcast from author/blogger Patrick Hester and musician/blogger John Anealio focusing on science fiction and fantasy media.
Science fiction and fantasy weblog including news, reviews and points of view.
With nearly twenty years of publishing experience, John Klima offers editorial services.