Association of Authors Representatives: Provides information for both authors and agents about the Association of Authors’ Representatives, Inc. (AAR), a not-for-profit organization of independent literary and dramatic agents.
Author’s Guild: Learn about legal and other resources offered by The Authors Guild, an advocacy group addressing the needs of writers.
Book Industry Study Group: Learn about the resources provided by the Book Industry Study Group, Inc., which conducts industry research on behalf of publishers, booksellers, libraries, and vendors.
Book Sense: Learn about Book Sense, the organization of independent bookstores who are members of the American Booksellers Association.
Book Wire: A comprehensive portal with over 8,500 links to book industry sites, linking users to information on everything from industry news to bestseller lists to directories of publishers and booksellers.
Bowker: Learn about the many services and publications offered
by the Bowker company, publisher of Books in Print.
Children’s Book Council: Learn about The Children’s Book Council, a nonprofit association dedicated to trade books and related materials for children and young adults.
Copyright Office: Consult the site of the U.S. Copyright Office for forms, information on copyright law, instructions on how to register your work, and more.
Google Print: Search the portion of Google that links you to the full text of books and their related publishing information.
Independent Book Publishers Association: Get information about the Independent Book Publishers Association, a trade organization of independent publishers.
Kirkus Reviews: Search Kirkus Reviews online for reviews of books in all genres.
PEN: Learn about the programs of PEN American Center, the largest center of International PEN, the world’s oldest human rights organization and oldest international literary organization.
Poets & Writers: Search the Poets & Writers site to discover online resources for and about writers, writing, and publishing.
Publishers Lunch: Get daily industry news, as well as job listings and other information, from Publishers Lunch.
Publishers Weekly: You’ll find articles, breaking news, and more from the 131-year-old international news magazine of the $23 billion book industry.
Romance Writers of America: Visit the site of Romance Writers of America, the professional association for published and aspiring romance writers.
Santa Barbara Writers Conference: The Santa Barbara Writers Conference, which takes place in June, and the year-round Weekend Intensives that focus on a specific aspect of the craft of writing, give writers the tools to sharpen their skills and the opportunity to learn from seasoned professionals.
Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators: Learn about the resources offered by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
Vocabula Review: Read The Vocabula Review, a monthly journal about the state of the English language.
Writer’s Digest: Explore the many resources (articles, conferences and contests) offered to writers by Writer’s Digest magazine’s online site.
Writer’s Guild of America: Learn about the vast resources and programs of the Writers Guild of America, West.