The Writer Guy's Favorite Links
For Writers :
Self Publishing : If you'd like the lowdown on how to self-publish your book, Para Publishing's site is a fantastic resource.
SCBWI: The Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators offers help for beginner and veteran writers alike. (www.scbwi.org/index.htm)
Literary Agents : This site has some useful info on getting an agent, though you may have to scroll a bit to read the information. (www.literaryagentresource.com)
Mystery Writers of America : Got a yearning for writing mysteries? This organization offers plenty of support. (www.mysterywriters.org)
For Book Lovers :
Guys Read : Author Jon Sciezka has a campaign to get guys (of all ages) reading. Check it out. (www.guysread.com)
Children's Book Council: Tons of information on children's books, authors and illustrators, provided by this nonprofit organization. (www.cbcbooks.org)
Cynthia Leitich Smith : This fine children's writer has a site brimming with info on writers and books, including features, interviews, and so forth. (www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/index1.htm)
America Writes 4 Kids : Looking for a good book? Need to do a report? Want to know more about your favorite author? This site has lots of information about children's authors.(http://usawrites4kids.drury.edu)
Authors in Your Pocket: Hear interviews with authors of all genres. (http://www.authorsinyourpocket.com)
For Fun :
Make Your Own Evil Plan: Gone over to the Dark Side? Aspiring supervillains could do worse than to visit this site. It helps you
generate your own evil plan for world domination. (www.members.tripod.com/~mrpuzuzu/plan.html)
Brad Weinman: The guy who does the cool covers for the Chet Gecko books is a versatile and fun artist. Check out the eye-popping images on his website.