28 August 2007

Wednesday Links ~*~ 29 August 2007

The Blue Book of Grammar & Punctuation
http://www.grammarbook.com/english_rules.asp
http://www.grammarbook.com/
Easy to use online reference guide.

Copyright Basics
http://www.abanet.org/intelprop/comm106/106copy.html
From the American Bar Association an outlined rundown
of the copyright basics every writer should know.

Critiquing and Editing Services
http://www.nataliercollins.com/editing.php
Author Natalie Collins is offering editing and
critiquing services for your manuscript, query
letter, or synopsis.

Hit Man Online
http://ftp.die.net/mirror/hitman/index.html
Fodder heaven for crime and mystery writers. A shopping
list of items needed for the next murder you write.

Jacqui Bennett's Writers Bureau
http://www.jbwb.co.uk/
Great place for writers, especially with English roots.
Includes writing markets not only in the UK but for
the US, Australia and New Zealand Site also contains
small press and agent information.

The Penguin Blog
http://thepenguinblog.typepad.com/the_penguin_blog/
From Penguin publishing.

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
http://www.scbwi.org/
Membership organization for both author and illustrator
offers industry news, support, links, marketplace
information and regional chapters.

Writer's Software Ranked
http://www.angelfire.com/ny/writesoftware/
Site offered by Writers' Software Super Center
of America. Breaks down types of software
alphabetically. List type, company, contact info
and of course their ratings. Software rankings
include screen, song, prose, fiction, non-fiction,
grant, even editing and book formatting.

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Draumr Publishing
https://www.draumrpublishing.com/index.php
http://www.draumrpublishing.com/submissions.php
Print on Demand and Electronic publishers.
Currently considering submissions for their
Dangerous Curves books, also most fiction
genre and sub-genre.
Query: submissions at draumrpublishing dot com
Draumr Publishing
P.O. Box 428
Columbia, Maryland 21045-0428

Greywolf Publishing
http://www.graywolfpress.org/
http://www.graywolfpress.org/Company_Info/Submission_Guidelines/115/
Smaller press considers short story collections,
memoirs, essays, and novels.
Query:
Editorial Department
Graywolf Press
2402 University Avenue
Suite 203
Saint Paul, MN 55114

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Flight Journal Magazine
http://www.flightjournal.com/ME2/Default.asp
http://www.flightjournal.com/ME2/dirmod.asp?sid=F999E8C39FCE47DEB4CDBABBFBF37179&type=gen&mod=Core+Pages&gid=7FE1E27273A141AA83DA01293D9722FC
Aviation oriented magazine with a historical slant.
Considers I was there type stories, history in the
making stories, or a view from the cockpit.
Query: rogerp at airage dot com
Flight Journal magazine
c/o Roger Post
Air Age Publishing
100 East Ridge
Ridgefield, CT 06877-4606

Hopscotch Magazine
http://www.hopscotchmagazine.com/
http://www.boysquest.com/frameset.html?target=bq
Bi-monthly publication for girls ages 6 to 12.
Features articles, stories and poetry that
focus on all things of interest to girls.
Query:
Hopscotch Magazines
PO Box 164
Bluffton, OH 45817-0164

Northwest Homes & Gardens
http://www.nwhomeandgarden.com/
http://209.196.57.116/ME2/Audiences/Default.asp?AudID=BAE9B1DE0B34482D893C8DCA73E1F6F6
Bi-monthly publication focused on home and
garden ideas that are original and unique. Offers
couldn't be simpler tips.
Query:
Northwest Home and Garden
1505 Western Ave., Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98101

Pioneer Drama Service
http://www.pioneerdrama.com/default.asp
http://www.pioneerdrama.com/stuff/newplaywrights.html
Publisher of one act plays, melodramas, and musicals
for educational and community presentation.
Pioneer Drama also conducts their annual Shubert
Fendrich Memorial Playwriting Contest.
Query: playwrights at pioneerdrama dot com
Editor
Pioneer Drama Service
PO Box 4267
Englewood, CO 80155-4267

This Magazine
http://www.thismagazine.ca/
http://www.thismagazine.ca/contact/writersguide.php
Premiere Canadian news magazine published six times
a year. Considers articles and features on politics,
culture, the arts, social issues, labor, feminism and
sexuality.
Email: queries at thismagazine dot ca
This Magazine
401 Richmond St. W. #396
Toronto, ON, M5V 3A8

Winner Magazine
http://www.winnermagazine.org/listwinner/winner/
http://www.winnermagazine.org/listwinner/var_pages/guidelines.asp
Print publication and website targeting tobacco
prevention; classroom tool.
Considers features, life skills articles, personal profiles
and activity articles.
Query: jschleifer at rhpa dot org
Winner Magazine
55 West Oak Ridge Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21740

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21 August 2007

Wednesday Links ~*~ 22 August 2007

10 Big Myths about Copyright Explained
http://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html
Informative arguments that clarify many copyright
rules and myths.

AuthorLink
http://www.authorlink.com/index.html
Membership community offers writers resources,
articles and a variety of other informational tools
for writers including agent and editorial information.

Crime Scene Investigation
http://www.crime-scene-investigator.net/
Mystery and Crime writer's paradise. Tips on the hows, whys,
where, whats, and who woulds of crime and crime scenes.

Filmmakers
http://www.filmmakers.com/index.htm
Screenwriters resource offering news, contest information,
and resource links.

Naked Authors
http://www.nakedauthors.com/
Crime writing blog from five crime writing
authors: Cornelia Read, Jacqueline Winspear,
James Grippando, Patricia Smiley, and Paul Levine.

National Writers Union
http://www.nwu.org/
The union for freelance writers working in U.S. markets

The Phrase Finder
http://www.phrases.org.uk/index.html
An index of over 2,000 English sayings, phrases,
and idioms.

Writer's Net
http://www.writers.net/
http://www.writers.net./agents.html
Offers information about how to find and what to expect
in an agent. Does offer articles on the subject, and some
agent listings.

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Carroll and Graf
http://www.carrollandgraf.com/
An imprint of Avalon Publishing Group,
covers a wide range of genre, but is focused
on history, current affairs, and text.
Query:
Carroll & Graf Publishers
245 West 17th Street, 11th floor
New York, NY 10011-5300

Random House
http://www.randomhouse.com/index.pperl
New York publishing house. Floor to query
depends on genre.
Query:
Random House
1745 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10019

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Abilities Magazine
http://www.enablelink.org/abilities.html
http://www.enablelink.org/abilities/writers.html
Print publication of the Canadian Disabilities
Foundation. Target demographic is people
with disabilities, their families, and caregivers.
Query: jaclyn at abilities dot ca
The Canadian Abilities Foundation
340 College Street, Suite 401
Toronto, ON M5T 3A9

Essence
http://www.essence.com/essence/
http://www.essence.com/essence/writers_guidelines/
Directed towards African American career women, this
monthly publication considers features, articles on politics
and social issues.
Query: editors at essence dot com
Essence Communications Inc.
1500 Broadway
New York, NY 10036

Listen
http://www.listenmagazine.org/listwinner/listen/
http://www.listenmagazine.org/listwinner/var_pages/guidelines.asp
Print publication and website targeting tobacco
prevention; classroom tool.
Considers drug factual articles, stories, quizzes,
shorts, and personal spotlights.
Query: editor at listenmagazine dot org
Listen Magazine
55 West Oak Ridge Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Midwest Living
http://www.midwestliving.com/
http://www.midwestliving.com/mwl/story.jhtml;jsessionid=1QBDZN5PZM2OLQFIBQPR42Q?storyid=/templatedata/mwl/story/data/writers_guidelines.xml
Bi-monthly publication focused on the twelve mid-western American
states. Freelance articles are written on assignment. Looking for
new twist on familiar Midwest topics, or features on little
known story subjects.
Query
Midwest Living
1716 Locust St.
Des Moines, IA 50309

Organic Gardening
http://www.organicgardening.com/
Publication dedicated to all that is organic.
Query: Robin.Shallow at Rodale dot com
Rodale Publishing
33 East Minor Street
Emmaus, PA 18098

The Smart Set
http://www.thesmartset.com/
http://www.thesmartset.com/about/
Online publication of Drexel University considers both
personal, photo, and critical essays, reporting, memoirs,
travel, and video projects.
Query: missions at thesmartset dot com
The Smart Set
Drexel University
3210 Cherry St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Cup of Comfort
http://www.cupofcomfort.com/
http://adams.fwpublications.com/Default.aspx?tabid=495&articleid=267&articlemid=1470#guidelines
Anthologies filled with heart warming true stories.
Each volume is themed.
A Cup of Comfort for Spouses & Children of People
with Alzheimer's deadline is October 15th.
A Cup of Comfort for Divorced Women deadline
is December 31st.
Cup of Comfort
Query: cupofcomfort at adamsmedia dot com
Cup of Comfort
Adams Media
57 Littlefield St.Avon
Massachusetts 02322

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14 August 2007

Wednesday Links ~*~ 15 August 2007

Charlotte Dillon Links for Romance Writers
http://www.charlottedillon.com/WritingRomance.html
List of writing links: including tax information, writer
resource and communities, and grammar.

Forensic File
http://www.courttv.com/onair/shows/forensicfiles/
Home of Court TV's popular evidence show Forensic
File. Site includes a forensic glossary, terminology,
and a forensic time line.

Grammarcheck
http://www.grammarcheck.com/
Monthly Newsletter helps you brush up on your
writing and grammar skills

Jennifer Jackson
http://arcaedia.livejournal.com/
Informational blog by Donald Maas Literary
Agency Agent Jennifer Jackson.

Literary Contest Caution
http://windpub.com/literary.scams/
Article and forum archive, from Wind Publication,
offering warnings and tips about literary contest.

Music Publishing Association
http://www.mpa.org/
http://www.mpa.org/copyright_resource_center/copyright_search
http://www.mpa.org/copyright_resource_center/
Need permission to use song lyrics, but you've no
idea where to begin? This is a good starting site.

The Purple Crayon
http://www.underdown.org/
Website of Harold Underdown is dedicated to
children's writing. Site contains great links, articles,
and information about children's writing, resources,
and news.

Sophocles
http://www.sophocles.net/
Screenwriting software, offers a free trial version.

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New Horizon Press
http://www.newhorizonpressbooks.com/
http://www.newhorizonpressbooks.com/submit.html
http://www.newhorizonpressbooks.com/submit.php3
Independent, small book publisher focusing true crime,
self-help, children's self-help, current affairs, health,
parenting, women's issues.
Query: nhp at newhorizonpressbooks dot com
New Horizon Press
P O Box 669
Far Hills New Jersey 07931

Prometheus Books
http://www.prometheusbooks.com/
http://www.prometheusbooks.com/guidelines.html
Publisher of popular science, science, paranormal,
social science, current issues, fiction, children's
fiction, history, religion, and politics.
Query: SLMitchell at Prometheusbooks dot com
Steven Mitchell
Editor-in-chief
59 John Glenn Drive
Amherst, New York 14228-2197

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Apple Seeds
http://www.cobblestonepub.com/magazine/APP/
http://www.cobblestonepub.com/guides_app.html
An educational, non fiction, historical magazine for
kids in grades three and four from Carus publishing.
Each 36 page edition is themed:
Query: swbuc at aol dot com
Susan Buckley, Editor
APPLESEEDS Magazine
140 E 83rd St.
New York, NY 10028

Avenue Magazine
http://www.avenuemagazine.ca/
http://www.avenuemagazine.ca/about_us.php?link=aboutus
Canadian publication focusing on the lifestyle, culture,
people, and events Calgary.
Query:
RedPoint Media Group Inc.
#105, 1210 - 20th Avenue S.E.
Calgary, Alberta
Canada T2G 1M8

Canticle Magazine
http://www.canticlemagazine.com/
http://www.canticlemagazine.com/writerguide.htm
Bimonthly publication of Women of Grace, devoted to
women's vocation in the church. Welcomes pieces that
captures and contains a "solid and mature grasp"
of the authentic Catholic faith.
Query:Editor editor at canticlemagazine dot com
Canticle Magazine
325 Scarlet Blvd
Oldsmar Fl 34677

Coastal Living Magazine
http://www.coastalliving.com/coastal/
http://www.coastalliving.com/coastal/magazine/writers_guide.html
Magazine for people who love the coast, whether it be
the Pacific, Atlantic, or Gulf.
Query: specific editor to query.
Southern Progress Press (a division of Time Warner)
SPC Editorial Offices
2100 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209

Emerald Coast Magazine
http://www.emeraldcoastmagazine.com/
Lifestyle magazine focused on the people,
events, and culture of Florida's Emerald
Coast.
Query: editorial at rowland dot com
Amanda Broadfoot, editor
Emerald Coast Magazine
1932 Miccosukee Road
Tallahassee FL 32308

Field & Stream Magazine
http://www.fieldandstream.com/fieldstream/
http://www.fieldandstream.com/fieldstream/include/article/0,13373,faqs,00.html
Published eleven times annual, Field and Stream touts
itself as the Journal of the American Outdoorsman.
Considers articles and photo essays.
Query: fsmagazine at aol dot com
Field and Stream
Two Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016

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Collating an anthology and looking for works to include?
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07 August 2007

Wednesday Links ~*~ 8 August 2007

Autopsy
http://www.hbo.com/autopsy/baden/
From HBO's show featuring Dr. Michael Baden.
Offers forensic features, ask an expert, and
the interactive autopsy.

Book Promoter
http://www.bookpromoter.com/authors-newsletter.html
Website for authors working to promote their and even
sell their wares. Site offers free forums, newsletters,
site appraisal, and more.

Copyright NewsNet
http://www.copyright.gov/newsnet/
http://www.copyright.gov/newsnet/subchange.html
Sign up for the American Library of Congress' copyright
newsletter. This free emailed newsletter provides updates
to American copyright law and issues.

Debutante Ball
http://www.thedebutanteball.com/
Second season of blogging by debut authors:
Eileen Cook, Jenny Gardiner, Danielle Younge-Ullman,
Jess Riley, Lisa Daily, Gail Konop Baker, and Eileen Cook
Thanks Jenny!

Doollee
http://www.doollee.com/Agents/6CANagents.htm
A searchable database of Canadian Literary Agents.

First Chapters Romance Writing Competition
http://www.romancenovel.gather.com/
http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.jsp?articleId=281474977053478
Annual contest from Gather's judging first chapters is
now open with a deadline of August 22nd. The contest
is open to US residents only. Grand prize: A contract with
Pocket Books / Simon & Schuster.
Thanks Karin!

IndieWire
http://www.indiewire.com/
Information and industry news for screenwriters.

Writer's Weekly
http://www.writersweekly.com/
Magazine targeting the writing industry and
the freelance writer. Jam packed with pertinent
industry information.

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Albert Whitman Books
http://www.albertwhitman.com/
http://www.albertwhitman.com/index.cfm?CategoryID=51
Publisher of children's books. Generates approximately
30 titles annually.
Albert Whitman & Company
6340 Oakton Street
Morton Grove, Illinois 60053-2723

Black Lace
http://www.black-lace.co.uk/
http://www.blacklace-books.co.uk/guidelines.html
Women's erotic fiction imprint of Virgin Books.
Considers female authors only.
Query:
Adam L G Nevill
Erotica Editor
Virgin Publishing Ltd
Thames Wharf Studios
Rainville Road
London W6 9HA

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American Style Magazine
http://www.americanstyle.com/
http://www.americanstyle.com/Media/Editorial_Guidelines.pdf
Magazine contains rich and varied information about American Art,
hand crafts, galleries, museums, art tours and artist profiles.
Query: hoped at rosengrp dot com
Hope Daniels, Editor
AmericanStyle magazine
3000 Chestnut Ave, #304
Baltimore MD 21211

Canoe & Kayak
http://www.canoekayak.com/
Print publication and online site focused
on the white and calm water experience.
Considers features and articles.
Query: mike at canoekayak dot com
Editorial Offices
10526 NE 68th St., Suite 3
Kirkland, WA 98033

Editor and Publisher Magazine
http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/index.jsp
http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/about_us/contacts.jsp
Print magazine and corresponding website about
the newspaper industry.
Query: gmitchell at editorandpublisher dot com
Editor & Publisher
770 Broadway
New York, NY 10003-9595

Fun for Kids
http://www.hopscotchmagazine.com/
http://www.boysquest.com/frameset.html?target=bq
Bi-monthly activity publication for boys and girls
ages 6 to 13.
Query:
Fun For Kids
PO Box 227
Bluffton, OH 45817

Hooked On The Outdoors
http://www.hookedontheoutdoors.com/
http://www.ruhooked.com/company/editorial.html
Print publication on outdoor adventure, travel, and
the gear required to do it right. Considers features,
articles, tips, reviews, and regional highlights.
Query: query at ruhooked dot com
Hooked On the Outdoors
2040 30th Street, Suite A
Boulder, CO 80301

Stone Magazine
http://www.stone-mag.com/
http://stone-mag.com/about_us.php
Bimonthly cultural and travel magazine. Considers
features about travel, style, food, health, charity,
art, and people.
Query: editor at stone-mag dot com
Stone Magazine
P.O. Box 11234
Chicago, IL 60611-0234

*~*~*~*~*

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Collating an anthology and looking for works to include?
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