Resources For Writers
PublishersMarketplace.com is one of the most useful sites to find out whatís going on in the world of publishing. Itís not free but the cost is minimal and well worth it. Publisherís Marketplace is the first and only dedicated marketplace for publishing professionals to find critical information and databases, find each other, and to do business better electronically. There is a searchable database of book deals, including the author, agent, advance amount, and contact at the publishing house. And lots more. A free 24 hour membership is offered.
Publishers Weekly is both a hard copy weekly publication and an online site. It includes articles on the state of the publishing industry, interviews with authors, the bestseller lists, and lots and lots of book reviews.
If youíve written a book and need reviewers, there are several sites that lists reviewers and publications that review books. Midwest Book Review has an extensive list, in fact they have a storehouse of information for writers and small publishers.
Thereís a great discussion board for writers at Absolute Write