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 calendar of literary events; a current list of jobs for writers; and a database of MFA programs.
Writer’s Digest – The makers of the big book!
Gotham Writers’ Workshop – Not just for New Yorkers. Gotham has excellent faculty that gets right down to 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 as a ready-reference.
Purdue OWL – Not just for academic writing.
Know Your Copyrights – A Legal Guide for Writers – Howard G. Zaharoff explains the essentials of copyright law and their applicability to writers.
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