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FreelanceWriting.com's Article Index
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WritersWrite.com Articles on Writing
Writing-World.com's 'Site Index' (Articles)
WritersWeekly.com - Articles Index
Article Index from WriterGazette.com
WriteFromHome.com (Multiple Sections of Articles)
AbsoluteWrite.com - Multiple Categories of Articles (Separate index in each section).
Dan Poynter & Para Publishing's Information Bank on Book Publishing
FaithWriters.com, the 'Home for Christian Writers (More than 100,000 articles to search through and read.)
WriteDirections.com - How-to Articles
Journalism.org - "Journalism Tools" (Categorized Articles)
eBook Writing Articles from Knowledge-Download.com
ReadabilityFormulas.com - Articles Index
Copywriting.net's 'Copywriting Library'
Clayton Makepeace's 'The Total Package' Article Archive - Copywriting Excellence Shared Abundantly, by One of the Best.
CopyLaw.com Articles Index
Bly.com - Copywriting & Freelance Writing Articles from Bob Bly
PoeWar.com's Article Index
Write4Kids.com Articles Page
Brian Jud's BookMarketingWorks.com - Click the Articles link
Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) - Article Archive - Previously Known as the Publishers Marketing Association (PMA) - Amazing Articles Archive for You Here!
Small Publishers, Artists, and Writers Network (SPAWN) - Articles Page
Essortment.com > Hobbies > Writing - Writing articles, hints, and tips for the freelancer & professional.
Yudkin.com/publish.htm - Marcia Yudkin's article index--which I highly recommend.
CharlotteDillon.com - Charlotte Dillon's article index. A site full of articles, resources, and downloadable programs--all for writers.
Songwriting Articles - Articles & Advice for the Independent Songwriter
Article Index for HowToTellAGreatStory.com
AboutFreelanceWriting.com - Article Index
The Purple Crayon - Article Index - Articles for Children's book writers & illustrators.
PowerfulPresentations.net - Articles - If you want to sell your books, it helps to speak... publicly. Lots of help, here.
Backspace: The Writer's Place - Includes 2 Sections: Articles by Literary Agents and Articles by Writers.
IvanHoffman.com - Articles on Contractual Issues - for writers and publishers.
WriteToYourMarket.com - Articles - More than 20 articles on the subjects of your book title, cover, and backcover text.
Advice on Novel Writing by Crawford Kilian - Free, online book worth a read.
Fiona Bayrock's Articles on Writing Nonfiction for Kids
WritingForDollars.com - Articles Database - Hundreds of articles from past issues of WritingForDollars, searchable by keyword.
ForCopywritersOnly.com - Articles - How-To Articles with Ideas, Tips and Strategies for Successful Freelance Copywriting.
The Slot Man - Articles from a Copy Editor - 40+ articles on writing points, from a nespaperman's point-of-view and style.
The Profitable Pen - Numerous articles on eBook writing and more - 50+ articles on eBook writing and other ways to get paid for your work.
Glossary of Writing Careers, from PoeWar.com
Writer's Weekly - Writers Job Listings
The Writer Gazette Job Board
WriterFind.com Job Board
Writing Jobs Resources
- Nearly 20 Writer's Resources for finding paying gigs.
- Listings of jobs by category in cooperation with the American Journalism Review.
WriteJobs.com - Listings for content professionals, editors and technical writers.
WorkingJournalist.com - JobMart
The Indeed.com Jobs Search Engine - Compiling hundreds of job-listing source-results into one search.
HowToWeb.com - Jobs - Computer & Web jobs--such as writing site content and blog content.
MapleJobs.com - Job Search Engine for Canadians.
The American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors (AASFE) - Job Postings - Click on 'Jobs.' Includes postings for editors *and* writers.
Book Publishing Jobs Listed at BookCatcher.com - Jobs for Publishers, Authors & Writers (Updated Twice Daily).
FreelanceProjectUpdates.com - A large job database particularly useful for Tech writers.
SunOasis.com > Freelance Jobs - Freelance Writing Jobs & Work Resources.
CopywriterGigs.com - Free Service for Copywriters Delivers Copywriter Jobs to Your Inbox Regularly.
Pubs That Accept Fillers (200+)
- This Guidelines database at WritingForDollars.com has a search category for those pubs accepting fillers.
Nonfiction Pubs That Accept Simultaneous Submissions (150+)
- This Guidelines database at WritingForDollars.com has a search category for those pubs accepting simultaneous submissions.
Organized Writer's Guideline Database
Absolute Write's Market Archives
Writing-World.com List of Links to Markets
FundsForWriters.com - Jobs and Markets
Paying Markets List from WritersWrite.com
Writer's Write Guideline Directory
The Writer Gazette CFS Board
The Burry Man's List of International Markets - Magazine and Newspaper Markets, Grants and Fellowships.
Links to Publications That Hire Freelancers
- An A-Z listing of paying opportunities.
Two of the best and most productive e-mail lists I've found so far for getting paying markets and guidelines (and writing contests) sent straight to your inbox daily, are:
The Creative Writing Opportunities (CRWROPPS) list:
The Paying Writer Jobs list:
Fox News /
DictionaryLink.com > News Feeds - News Feeds Galore. This Is News-Junkie Heaven.
The Australian /
Boston Globe /
CS Monitor /
Chicago Tribune /
Financial Times /
Globe & Mail /
Guardian / Observer /
The Independent /
Times of India /
Jerusalem Post /
London Telegraph /
London Times /
Los Angeles Times /
Moscow Times /
New York Times /
New Zealand Herald /
Sydney Morning Herald /
USA Today /
- More than 10,000 newspapers online.
College Newspapers in the USA
Religious Publications Worldwide
- Music, movies, and Media Publications.
Specialty Publications in the USA
Alternative Weekly Newspapers
- AltWeeklies.com directory of 100+ weeklies.
Directory of K-12 Newspapers
- From the Yahoo.com Directory.
Links to Lists of Online Newspapers
- List of Links on the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE) site.
Standard Journalism Contracts - and Other Resources
- From the National Writers Union (NWU). Click on, "Tools and Other Resources (for All)."
Society of Professional Journalists
Links to Other Journalism Sites
More Journalism Resources and Links
Educational Institutions for Journalism (Large 'USA' section)
Journalism Resources from WritersWrite.com
Journalism and Mass Communication Resources Page - U of Iowa
Trademarks Electronic Search Service (TESS)
- The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office's (USPTO) free database of pending, registered, canceled and abandoned marks.
FreePatentsOnline.com - U.S. Patent & Application Search Database.
U.S. Copyright Office
National Writers Union (NWU)
CopyLaw.com - Sample Forms, Contracts
IMDbPro.com, for Finding Celebrities
- A Writers union may or may not be for you, but this site is worth your time either way. At the least, they offer examples of various writing contracts.
Hollywood Creative Directory, for Finding Celebrities
WhoRepresents.com, for Finding Celebrities
WiredForBooks.org - A collection of two-minute interviews with well-known writers and poets. Taken from Don Swaim's long-running CBS Radio show, and presented by the Ohio University Telecommunications center.
Kim Komando's Tip of the Day - Categorized Tips to Help You Thrive, Via Your Computer. Great tech help--in an easy-to-understand, non-techy way!
U.S. Census Briefs for the Year 2000 - Weave some factual numbers and percentages into your writing.
Soundings - From The Atlantic Monthly: "An innovative series of poetry readings in which three or four contemporary poets are invited to record a reading of the same classic poem." (This one probably should be under the 'Writing Inspiration' category, but I'm sticking it here. Check it out--it's worth a listen.)
The Editing Process
(Or, 'What do editors do anyway?')
- A guest column by Barbara Fifer, at AboutFreelanceWriting.com
'Famous Firsts' In History
Critters.org - A sci-fi writer's critique group worth looking into.
The Phrase Finder - An index containing thousands of English sayings, phrases, and idioms.
StoryCorps Question Generator & ‘Great Questions’ List - Use this question generator tool to create a list of questions to bring to your interview.
Library of Congress List of Book Fairs and Other Literary Events - Across the USA and around the world.
AnnieJenningsPR - Teleseminars via MP3 - Free, useful teleseminars recorded in MP3 format. Many free, some for a fee--all for you to benefit from today. There's also a good 'Book Marketing Resources' page to help you sell more books.
Pop Virtual Bubble Wrap Now
Telephone Solicitors Nightmare (Audio recordings of prank phone calls--and fun ideas for answering your own phone when solicitors call.)
Bored.com (Lots of options to help fill your time for a 15-minute break.)
Yahoo.com's Huge Selection of Online Games (Board games, video games, word games, puzzle games, and more.)
Learn Braille, Online, In A Fun Way!
- The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Braille Bug is a kids' site that teaches sighted children grades 3 through 6 (as well as Freelance writers) about braille, and encourages literacy among sighted and visually impaired children in a fun environment packed with facts.
JigZone.com - Do a Jigsaw puzzle online.
'Writing Woes' Comic Strip
Barcode Clock - Perfect for authors--check it out.