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Online Resources

*Updated April 2016

These are just a sampling of the many great (and some of my favorite) sites out there for writers. 

Must-Visit Writing Sites

Agent Query
Miss Snark
Mystery Writers of America
Preditors & Editors
Query Shark
Query Tracker
Romance Writers of America (RWA)
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA)
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)
Southern Breeze (AL, GA, FL Panhandle chapter of SCBWI)
Writer's Knowledge Base

A Great Round Up of Writing-Related Sites from OEDb

Agents and Querying Resources

Agent Query (great database of agents)
Query Tracker (another great querying resource)
Agent in the Middle (Lori Perkins)
Books and Such (Janet Kobobel, Wendy Lawton, Mary Keeley, Rachel Kent, Rachelle Gardner)
Book Ends (Jessica Faust, Kim Lionetti, and Jessica Alvarez)
Greenhouse Literary (Sarah Davies)
Janet Reid
Jennifer Jackson
KT Literary (Kate Schafer Testerman, Sara Megibow, Renee Nyen)
Lucienne Diver
Nephele Tempest
Pub Rants (Kristen Nelson)
Rachelle Gardner

Writers' Conference (more to come)

Blue Ridge Writers' Conference
Romance Writers of America (national)
Surrey International Writers' Conference


Brooklyn Arden (Cheryl Klein)
Evil Editor
Think Story

Publishing Sites

Galley Cat
Publishing Trends
Publishers Weekly

Community Sites

Absolute Write
National Novel Writing Month

Critique Blogs/Sites

Critique Circle
Critters Workshop
Ladies Who Critique
Online Writing Workshop for Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Writing Floor

Writing Blogs

Anne R. Allen
A Newbie's Guide to Publishing
Between Fact and Fiction
From the Write Angle (closed now, but the archives are there)
Jami Gold
Jodi Hedlund
Kristen Lamb
Labyrinth Rat
Literary Rambles 
Middle Grade Mafia
Moody Writing
Mystery Writing is Murder
Nail Your Novel
The Blood-Red Pencil
The Write Life
Talk to YoUniverse
Writers Helping Writers
Writers Village
Writer Unboxed

YA Highway 

Author Blogs/Sites

Ally Carter
Aprilynne Pike
Cat Adams
Claudia Gray
Elizabeth O. Dulemba
Gini Koch
Kat Tales
Kathleen Peacock
Keyan Bowes
Lisa Shearin
Myra McEntire
Nancy Holzner
Nava Atlas
On Literary Intent
Paul Anthony Shortt
Patricia Wood
Paula Reed
Tiffany Reisz
TL Morganfield
Vincent O'Neil
Writing it Out

Blogging Blogs


Book Review Blogs 

The Book Nut
Bookshop Talk
The Book Smugglers
First Novels Club
Katie's Book Blog
Princess Bookie
Rally the Readers
Random Musings of a Bibliophile
Serendipity Reviews
The Epic, The Awesome, and The Random
Xpresso Reads

Fiction University Reader Blogs

Angelic Muse
Bookworms Anonymous
Buffy's Write Zone
Chandra Writes
Deb Salisbury
Edited to Within an Inch of My Life
Emma Maree
Franklin, Inc.
Life in Clarity
Liz Writes
Michael Kinn
MK Hutchins
My Thoughts Exactly
Writer's Chasm