30 June 2009

Wednesday Links ~*~ 1 July 2009

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Absolute Write
http://www.absolutewrite.com/
Well rounded writer's resource offering
several newsletters, market information,
interviews, links and news.

Agent Query
http://www.agentquery.com/
Free searchable database to help you find
a literary agent. Site also offers tips on writing
a query.

Australian Copyright Council
http://www.copyright.org.au/
Independent Australian website for copyright
education, law, licensing. Includes an easy to
digest copyright basics.

Book Promo Network
http://www.bookpromonetwork.com/
Tips on how to and not to promote your book
from Back Space and Foglio Lit. Subscription
service.

Crime Scene Investigation
http://www.feinc.net/cs-inv-p.htm
An incredible wealth of forensic and crime
scene information gathered and published
by Illinois State Police Master Sergeant
Hayden Baldwin, ISP (retired.)

Muse It Up Club
http://museitupclub.tripod.com/
An online critique community for writers to gain
feedback from their peers. Site offers workshops,
information, and agent listings.

Novel Journey
http://noveljourney.blogspot.com/
Blog for writers offering information,
interviews, and insights.

The Quilldipper
http://www.quilldipper.com/
Offers professional literary reviews, editing and more.
Heather is also the editor and collector of the upcoming
anthology Spiritual Visitations.

Screenwriters' Federation of America
http://www.screenwritersfederation.org/index.asp
Formerly Screenwriters Guild, professional,
membership organization promoting
screenwriters in America.

Thesaurus dot Com
http://thesaurus.reference.com/
Offers dictionary and thesaurus word
search capabilities.

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Turtle Books
http://www.jasonandnordic.com/
Small print publisher of children's books, especially
illustrated children's books.
Query: turtlbks at jasonandnordic dot com
Jason and Nordic Publishers
PO Box 441
Hollidaysburg PA 16648

Woodbine House
http://www.woodbinehouse.com/
http://www.woodbinehouse.com/submission_guide.asp
Print publisher specializing in books for and about
children with disabilities, especially books for the
parents of children with disabilities.
Query: ngpaul at woodbinehouse dot com
Nancy Gray Pau
Acquisitions Editor
Woodbine House
6510 Bells Mill Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20817

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Adbusters Magazine
http://adbusters.org/magazine/
http://www.adbusters.org/network/submission_guidelines.php
Seeks all truly political materials: "scholarly probes
environmental forays and scifi carpet rides or
humorous spoofs." Welcomes editorials
and submissions. Also features articles, op-ed
pieces, short fiction and poetry.
Query: editor at adbusters dot org
Adbusters Media Foundation
1243 West 7th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V6H 1B7 Canada

Eugene Magazine
http://eugenemagazine.com/
Quarterly print publication focused on the Willamette
valley lifestyle. Covers people, places, events, activities,
the arts, entertainment, and livability.
Query: editor at eugenemagazine dot com
Olive Tree LLC
Eugene Magazine
1400 High St
Suite C-3
Eugene, OR 97401

Information Weekly
http://www.informationweek.com/
http://www.informationweek.com/aboutus.jhtml;jsessionid=RUXXIWBBV1B1CQSNDLPSKH0CJUNN2JVN Online business technology publication,
considers articles of interest to business
technology professionals.
Query: mstevens at techweb dot com
Customer Service
P.O. Box 1093
Skokie, IL 60076-9656

Moment Magazine
http://www.momentmag.com/
http://www.momentmag.com/about/wguidelines.html
Bimonthly print and electronic publication
covers American-Jewish culture, politics,
and religion. Editors are seeking articles
that offer fresh angles on Jewish issues,
with quirky and insightful personal accounts
or stories. Is not looking for editorials on
Israel and the middle east.
Query: editor at momentmag dot com
Moment Magazine
4115 Wisconsin Street NW
Suite 102
Washington, DC 20016

Reason Online
http://www.reason.com/
http://www.reason.com/submissions/
Monthly print and online publication of "free minds
and free markets." Considers articles and features
on politics, culture, news, views, and reviews.
Query: bdoherty at reason dot com
Associate Editor
Brian Doherty
3415 South Sepulveda Blvd
Suite 400
Los Angeles CA 90034

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23 June 2009

Wednesday Links ~*~ 24 June 2009

*~*~ Resources ~*~*

Block Text Writer
www.softwarebybrian.com
Software by Brian offers software downloads
for writers including Block Text Writer.

British Isles Society of Children's Writers and Illustrators
http://www.britishscbwi.org/
International membership organization.
Offers news, support, workshops, and a
monthly publication.

The Legal Information Institute
http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/
http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/training/Hirtle_Public_Domain.htm
American copyright overview, federal statues
and recent opinions. Extensive legal search engine.
Laws and opinions broken down into workable
databases by law topic.

Movie Partners
http://www.moviepartners.com/
Website that gathers information and resources
for writers, producers, directors, and filmmakers.

Need To Conduct A Proper Forensics Investigation?
http://ezinearticles.com/?Need-To-Conduct-A-Proper-Forensic-Investigation&id=1132281
Article from John Snider founder of Network
Research Systems. Covers computer forensics.
But check out the article archives listed below
for other forensic information.

Organized Writer
http://www.organizedwriter.com/
A very organized site of resources, articles, and
a newsletter.

Query Shark
http://queryshark.blogspot.com/
Blog from Literary Agent Janet Reid.

White Smoke
http://www.whitesmoke.com/blog/
Company offering products that correct grammar
spelling, and writing style. Offers a daily grammar
blog.

Writer's Edge
http://www.ebookcrossroads.com/writers.html
Unbelievable information. Articles, resources, links,
directories. Endless.

*~*~ Publishers ~*~*

Baen Books
http://www.baen.com/
http://www.baen.com/FAQS.htm#Manuscript%20Submission%20Guidelines
Publisher of Science Fiction Books.
Query: http://fpt.baen.com/Slush/sumit.aspx
Please send manuscripts to
Baen Books
P.O. Box 1403
Riverdale, NY 10471

Harcourt Books
http://www.harcourtbooks.com/childrensbooks/default.asp?source=topnav
http://www.harcourt.com/
Publishers of adult paperback and children's books.
Considers fiction and non fiction under several imprints.
Harcourt Trade Publishers
15 East 26th Street, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10010

*~*~ Paying Gigs ~*~*

Dance Teacher Magazine
http://www.dance-teacher.com/
Thematic print publication for dance teachers,
students, choreographers, and dancers focusing
on health, business, trends, publicity, competitions, and
performance production.
Query: jtu at lifestylemedia dot com
Jeni Tu, Managing Editor
Dance Teacher
Lifestyle Media, Inc.
110 William Street, 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10038

Harper's Magazine
http://harpers.org/
http://harpers.org/harpers/submissions
http://harpers.org/harpers/contact
Printed journal of long standing reputation.
Features articles of current interest; politics,
art, culture, and literature.
Query: readings at harpers dot org
to: Harper's Magazine
666 Broadway, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10012

Latitudes and Attitudes Magazine
http://www.latsandatts.net/index.html
http://www.latsandatts.net/magazine/writersInfo.php
Publication for sailing and boat enthusiast and
owners. Magazine buys one time rights for several
regular features, columns.
Query: editor at seafaring dot com
FTW Publishing, Inc.
Editor
Latitudes & Attitudes
P O Box 668
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Playboy Magazine
www.playboy.com
http://www.playboy.com/magazine/index.html
Accepts unsolicited manuscripts up to 5000 words.
Query: articles at playboy dot com
Playboy Magazine
Attention Fiction Department
680 N. Lake Shore Drive.
Chicago, IL 60611
Nonfiction should be sent to:
Playboy Magazine
Attn: Articles Editor
680 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60611

Tennessee Wildlife Magazine
http://www.state.tn.us/twra/magazine.html
http://www.state.tn.us/twra/magguidelines.html
Quarterly print publication from the
Tennessee Wildlife Resources agency considers
articles on hunting and fishing in Tennessee.
Query:
Editor, Tennessee Wildlife Magazine
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Ellington Agricultural Center
P.O. Box 40747
Nashville, TN 37204

Youth Today
http://www.youthtoday.org/publication/issue.cfm
http://www.youthtoday.org/template/page.cfm?id=137
National trade and online publication written for people
who work with children and youths. Considers
articles written on most topics relating to
youths and the issues they face.
Query: info at youthtoday dot org
1331 H St. NW
Suite 701
Washington, DC 20005

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16 June 2009

Wednesday Links ~*~ 17 June 2009

*~*~ Resources ~*~*

Agent Query
http://www.agentquery.com/
Free searchable database to help you find
a literary agent. Site also offers tips on writing
a query.

Belvedere Poets
http://www.belvederepoets.com/index.php
Active poetry community offering support, poem of the
day, and discussion forums.

Copyright Management Center
http://librarycopyright.net/wordpress/?page_id=10
Website of legal information pertaining to
American Copyright law, issues, and fair-use.
Site maintained by Purdue University.

KCI Reader Based Style Guide
http://www.kcitraining.com/styleguide/sghome.html
http://www.kcitraining.com/styleguide/faq/frames2.html
Targeted for business writing, this website still offers
an abundance of grammar and style information.

The Knight Agency Blog
http://knightagency.blogspot.com/
Official blog of the Knight literary agency.

Lectric Law Library
http://www.lectlaw.com/
Crime writers should book mark this website. Unbelievable
tombs, massive quantities of law information.

Mike's Writing Workshop and Newsletter
http://mikeswritingworkshop.blogspot.com/
Blog from sports writer Michael Geffner on
the art and business of writing.

Publishers Weekly
http://publishersweekly.com
International News Source of Book Publishing and
Bookselling.

Studio Star
http://www.studiostar.ca/
Screenwriter's resource.

*~*~ Publishers ~*~*

Bumble Bee Productions / Publishing
http://www.rubyleethebumblebee.com/
http://www.buzzbbp.com/publishers.php
Publisher of Ruby Lee the Bumble Bee and related products
for young children. Currently considers scripts for 40 page picture
books featuring Ruby Lee but will soon branch out their products
and vision.
Query: submissions at buzzbbp dot com
725 Watch Island Reach
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Huntington Press Publishing
http://www.huntingtonpress.com/
http://www.huntingtonpress.com/go/submissions
Small print publisher, puts out approximately five to
eight titles annually, mainly about gambling and
Las Vegas but they consider other topics.
Query: acquisitions at huntingtonpress dot com
Acquisitions Editor
Huntington Press
3687 S Procyon Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89103

*~*~ Paying Gigs ~*~*

Christianity Today
http://www.christianitytoday.com/
http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/help/guidelines.html
Print publication and website of news and issues from
an evangelical perspective.
Query: cteditor at christianitytoday dot com
Christianity Today
465 Gundersen Drive
Carol Stream, IL 60188

Glow
http://www.glow.ca/
http://www.glow.ca/Glow/GlowWebsite.nsf/Images/CO-CIRD-6M7M4Y/$File/Writers_Guidelines_20080529.doc
Canadian life style and glamour magazine, published
bi-monthly. Considers features and shorter columns.
Query: ellen dot rosenberg at glow dot rogers dot com
Ellen Rosenberg, managing editor
Glow
One Mount Pleasant Road
Toronto, Ont. M4Y 2Y5

Kentucky Monthly Magazine
http://www.kentuckymonthly.com/
http://www.kentuckymonthly.com/submission.html
Coverage of the best that Kentucky
has to offer.
Query: jackie at kentuckymonthly dot com
Jackie Hollenkamp Bentley
Associate Editor
Kentucky Monthly
P.O. Box 559
Frankfort, KY 40602-0559

Oregon Coast Magazine
http://www.northwestmagazines.com/index.html
http://www.northwestmagazines.com/guidelin.html
Bimonthly magazine for visitors and residents on the
Oregon Coast.
Query: aspooner at ohwy dot com
4969 Highway 101 North
Suite 2
Florence, Oregon 97439

Saturday Evening Post
http://www.satevepost.org/
http://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/resources/magazine/submitwork.shtml
Seeks health related articles, humor,
antidotes, cartoons, illustrations and photos.
Query:
Saturday Evening Post
1100 Waterway Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Washingtonian
http://www.washingtonian.com
http://www.washingtonian.com/guidelines.html
Monthly print publication serving the greater Washington
DC metro area. Accepts a wide range of articles pertinent
to the area from local events, attractions, investigative
profiles, satire and fiction.
Query: editorial at washingtonian dot com
Assistant Editor
Washingtonian Magazine
1828 L St., NW
Washington, DC 20036

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09 June 2009

Wednesday Links ~*~ 10 June 2009

*~*~ Resources ~*~*

Block Text Writer
www.softwarebybrian.com
Software by Brian offers software downloads
for writers including Block Text Writer.

Conducting Forensic Research
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/forensics.shtml
A tutorial for mystery writers offered by the Writing
World website by Hilary Conner.

Creative Mind Press
http://www.creativemindspress.com/newbiefaq.htm
Is self publishing for you? Here's a list of
frequently asked questions about self
publishing.

Editor Unleashed
http://editorunleashed.com/
Blog from former Writer's Digest
editor Maria Schneider covers self
promotion, interviews, writing,
publishing and more.

Margot Finke
http://www.margotfinke.com/
http://www.margotfinke.com/
Website focuses on writing for children. Features
a monthly column, links, information, and more.

Hyper Punctuation
http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/arts/writcent/hypergrammar/punct.html
Practical, online punctuation handbook
maintained by the University of Ottawa.

Mad Screenwriter
http://www.dvshop.ca/dvcafe/writing/writing.html
Links and resources of interest to both screenwriters
and actors.

Our Simple Joys
http://oursimplejoys.com/
Writer's website offering links, information, and
articles on writing and developing a writer's
website.

What Is Copyright
http://whatiscopyright.org/
Written using the Berne Convention as a basis to explain
basic international copyright laws.

*~*~ Publishers ~*~*

Alfred A Knopf Publishing
http://www.randomhouse.com/knopf/home.pperl
An imprint of Random House publishes fictions, poetry,
travel, nature, biography, arts, and cooking. Knopf
imprints include Vintage, Pantheon, Schocken, and
Anchor.
The editors
Knopf Publishing
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019

Pelican Publishing
http://www.pelicanpub.com
http://www.pelicanpub.com/auguidelin.htm
Considers query letters for a variety of genre; including,
art / architecture, cooking / cookbooks, motivational,
travel guides, history, nonfiction, children's books, folklore,
textbooks, social commentary, and historical fiction.
Query:
Editorial Department
Pelican Publishing Company
1000 Burmaster St.
Gretna, LA 70053

*~*~ Paying Gigs ~*~*

Blue and Gray Magazine
http://www.bluegraymagazine.com/
http://www.bluegraymagazine.com/page/writers.html
Bi-monthly Civil War magazine. Currently
interested in biographical and human interest manuscripts,
or features on obscure Civil War battle sites.
Query: jlr at bluegraymagazine dot com
Blue & Gray Magazine
522 Norton Rd.
Columbus, OH 43228

Fire Engineering Magazine
http://www.fireengineering.com/index.html
http://www.fireengineering.com/submissions/author.html
Monthly magazine and website for fire professionals and
Fire/EMS professionals. Themed issues cover apparatus,
technique, operations, technology, safety, leadership,
and management. Considers articles, features, and
column material.
Query: dianef at pennwell dot com
Diane Feldman
Fire Engineering/fireEMS
21-00 Route 208 South
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Jettison Magazine
www.jettisonquarterly.com
High quality, quarterly online magazine (don't
call it an ezine) covering life, news, and
culture in and around the greater Chicago area.
Query: info at jettisonquarterly dot com
1038 W. 18th St.
Chicago, Il 60608

National Geographic Explorer
http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngexplorer/aboutus.html
Classroom publication by National Geographic.
Each issue contains three non-fiction features
related to topics in social studies and science.
Query:
National Geographic Explorer Magazine
1145 17th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036-4688

Renaissance Magazine
http://www.renaissancemagazine.com/
http://www.renaissancemagazine.com/subguide.html
Accepting manuscripts related to the Renaissance
and Middle Ages, including but not limited to:
historical articles, martial arts, travel, interviews
with artisans, articles on the SCA and related
re-enactment groups, dragons, etc.
Query editortom at renaissancemagazine dot com
Renaissance Magazine
One Controls Dr.
Shelton, CT 06484

Verge Magazine
http://www.vergemagazine.org/
http://www.vergemagazine.org/images/VergeContributorGuide.pdf
Print and online publication for people
who travel for purpose. Considers articles
on destination cultures, profiles, and
features.
Query: contributing at Vergemagazine dot ca
Editorial Department
Verge Magazine Inc.
PO Box 147
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 6Y5

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02 June 2009

Wednesday Links ~*~ 3 June 2009

*~*~ Resources ~*~*

A Beginner's Primer on the Investigation of Forensic Evidence
http://www.scientific.org/tutorials/articles/kruglick/kruglick.html
Easy lay out of information vital to a crime
or mystery writer.

Books and Tales
An Incomplete Guide To Print On Demand Publishers
http://booksandtales.com/pod/index.php
Information for you to judge Print on Demand
publishers and what they offer you.

Babel Fish
http://babelfish.altavista.com/
Translator software.

Chicago Manual of Style
http://www.press.uchicago.edu/Misc/Chicago/cmosfaq/
Frequently asked and not so frequently asked
questions, in this online forum of information
maintained by the University of Chicago.

Copyright Primer from the Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/learn/start/cpyrt/
Includes good definition and illustration of
fair-use laws.

Hunting for A Literary Agent
or (Which to keep and which to Shoot)
http://www.sff.net/people/rothman/agents.htp
Informational page by Chuck Rothman for writers.
Site includes tips on chapter submission, synopsis, and
of course what you should and should not look for in
an agent.

Plot Whisperer for Writers and Readers
http://plotwhisperer.blogspot.com/
Blog from plotting queen Martha
Alderson.

Script Links
http://members.shaw.ca/any-word/scriptlinks.htm
Screenwriting Links and information with a
"Canadian Bias."

Writer's Write
http://www.writenews.com/
Information website for the writing professional. Offers
paying market, and dead market information. Industry
news, resources and links.

*~*~ Publishers ~*~*

New Concepts Publishing
http://www.newconceptspublishing.com/
http://www.newconceptspublishing.com/submissionguidelines.htm
Print and Electronic publisher of fiction, non-fiction,
Children's, young adult, romance historical, fantasy,
science fiction, thrillers.
Query: submissions at newconceptspublishing dot com
New Concepts Publishing
5202 Humphreys Road
Lake Park, GA 31636

Seven Stories Press
http://www.sevenstories.com/index.cfm
http://www.sevenstories.com/about/index.cfm?fa=contact#author
Independent publishing house
Query:
Seven Stories Press
140 Watts Street
New York, NY 10013

*~*~ Paying Gigs ~*~*

AAA Living
http://www.autoclubgroup.com/assets/common/files/WriterGuidelines_web.pdf
Bimonthly print publication of American
Autoclub of America (AAA) serving the
upper midwest. Considers columns,
articles, and regional and global feature stories.
Query: AAALivingqueries at paceco dot com
AAA Living
1301 Carolina Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

Esquire Magazine
http://www.esquire.com/
Sophisticated, intelligent magazine for men.
Query: esquire at hearst dot com
Esquire
300 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019

Intergalactic Medicine Show
http://www.intergalacticmedicineshow.com/
http://www.intergalacticmedicineshow.com/cgi-bin/mag.cgi?do=content&article=submissions
http://www.intergalacticmedicineshow.com/cgi-bin/mag.cgi?do=content&article=submitform
Online science fiction publication. Considers
all sci-fi subgenre, fantasy, horror, and fairy
tales. Online submission form.

Mad Magazine
http://www.dccomics.com/mad/
http://www.dccomics.com/mad/?action=submissions
American Icon seeks comedy writers.
Query: submissions at madmagazine dot com
MAD Submissions Editor
1700 Broadway
New York, NY 10019

Quilter's World
http://www.quilters-world.com/
http://www.drgnetwork.com/pdfs/QQg07.pdf
Online and print publication covering
all aspects of quilting. Considers designs,
projects, and articles on quilting.
Query: Editor at Quilters-World dot com
Quilter's World
306 East Parr Road
Berne, IN 46711

Utmost Christian Writers
http://www.utmostchristianwriters.com/
http://www.utmostchristianwriters.com/writers-guidelines.php
Market for Christian journalist and poets, and considers
articles on Christian subjects
Query: nnharms at telusplanet dot net
Utmost Christian Writers
121 Morin Maze
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T6K1V1

~*~*~*~*~

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