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Advice & Misc.
~ "Giant Golden
Buddha" & 364 Other 5 Minute Writing Exercises
The cure for writer's block. Use an egg-timer if you must.
3 Questions I Am Most Frequently Asked About the Writing Business
How do I find a publisher? Do I need an agent? Any tips on
Mental Edge or, Coping with Rejection
of the Forest of Noise: On Publishing the Literary Short Story
by C.M. Mayo. What to expect and how to go about it.
Mayo's 10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Writing Workshop
~ Margaret Atwood's
~ Dinty W. Moore's
"The Truth of the Matter: Art & Craft in Creative Nonfiction
Cohen's Writers' Block Page
~ Feng Shui
for Real Life
Carol Olmstead's feng shui site. Hey, the universe is holographic.
here to read her top Feng Shui tips for writers.
~The 5 Keys to Mastery
DVD inspired by the book, Mastery, by George Leonard.
~ Kill Your Television
~ Sally Shivnan's
Top 10 Tips for Publishing Travel Writing in Newspapers
Plus other tips on editing and the writing life.
White's Comedy Writing Techniques
Join the MOB.
~ Writing It Real
Writer and poet Sheila Bender's on-line magazine. Highly recommended.
Two publicists I love working with: Lauren
Cerand and Peter Handel.
Check out Peter's blog, "Rejection
is my Middle Name" See also The
3 Questions I Am Most Frequently Asked About the Writing Business.
la Vida Literaria!
Spanish language resources for Washington DC writers and
~ Washington Independent
This Washington DC based organization offers many events and
an excellent (and economical) writers conference.
~ Washington Write-a-Story
Founded by novelist Joyce Hackett. (If you're not in Washington,
why not start a write-a-story day in your hometown?)
~ Women's National Book
Men are also welcome.
~The Writers Center
Writing workshops, readings and a book store in Bethesda, Maryland.
Associations and Organizations
~ Council of Literary Magazines
Many links! A great place to learn about the many literary
journals being published today.
Founded by Dan Wickett. Many reviews and interviews. Links
to literary blogs, and more.
~ National Novel Writing
Vital. Do It Or Have It Done.
By Diana Hume George. Read this before you do anything else.
I do not offer critique and editing services myself, however
there are several writers I recommend. Check out their websites:
~ Janice Eidus www.janiceeidus.com
~ Dawn Marano www.dawnmarano.com
~ Vicki Meade www.meadecomm.com
~ Richard Peabody www.gargoylemagazine.com/richard/richard.html
~ Beth Rubin www.onthewritepage.com
~ Sara Mansfield Taber www.sarataber.com
~ Madam Mayo's "Gone
to the Litblogs"
Madam Mayo is my
blog--- this links to an archive of posts on lit-blogging; includes
many helpful links.
Library Project, Inc.
Help bring knowledge and enlightenment to Africa's street children!
This is a wonderful charity founded by Washington DC librarian
Jane Kinney Meyers.
This is the bilingual (Spanish/English) press I founded. The
webpage has a terrific links
page with many resources for both writers and literary translators---
and also for anyone interested in writing in Mexico.
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