An education website that searches several popular book summary services such as Cliff Notes, Spark Notes, Book Notes, and Novel Guide to help students study and review important novels. The study notes can be accessed by searching for either title or author. The site has a database that covers over eight hundred literary works.
Complete internet portal for budding authors. Find out how to publish your own works either through traditional means or self-publishing, read interviews of authors, find out about upcoming events and workshops, shop, find a writing related job and more.
The website of the American Copy Editors Society is a professional organization for those dedicated to ensuring that published writing is free of errors and meets high standards. The site has a job bank, general editing guidelines and information on previous conferences.
Centralized location to find a literary agent to get your work published. Read about the newest agents, search the database by keyword or genre, tips for using a literary agent, resources about publishing and more.
This is the official website of the Children's Book Council, a trade association. Find out about them, buy books, get tips on writing children's books, subscribe to their magazine and more.
Washington State University
This is an informative website put together by Professor Paul Brian of common errors in English. Picky but fun advice can be found here. Ensure that you are speaking and writing in standard English.
A resource provided by C-SPAN which brings together writers, scholars, actors and the public who are interested in influential twentieth century American writers. Visitors to the site can search by the writer's name, the title of the work or the setting of the work. There is also a video archive of recordings on the video program, easily viewable online.
Poets & Writers, Inc
Poets & Writers is an American non-profit organization that provides inspiration, support and guidance to creative writers. You can apply for grants and awards to support your writing. There are also articles on the writing life, as well as essays to keep you thinking. Novice writers will find this website particularly helpful.
A website that promotes e-zine publications. You can find out how to prepare, publish and market your electronic publications. You can also download a copy of "Handbook of E-Zine Publishing" to get you started. The site also offers a number of courses on online publishing.
Purdue Online Writing Lab
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a service to help you improve your writing in English, hosted by Purdue University. The site has resources for students in grades 7 to 12. You can also find resources for workplace and professional writers. English instructors can also find useful resources on the website.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Inc is a website that represents the interests of this important writers. Fans will be interested in the site's section devoted to the Nebula Awards, which recognize excellent writing in this field. You can also find how to join the organization here.
Modern Language Association
The Modern Language Association is one of America's largest and most active associations for researchers. You can find out how to write papers in accord with MLA standards here and access the MLA international bibliography of works here. The site also has a job listing, but it is limited to members of the association.
Writers Guild of America, West
A national organization that represents the interests of many writers including those in Hollywood. If you are looking to employ a writer, the site has information for employers. You can also find employment opportunities here.
Poynter Online has everything you need to become a better journalist. The site has information on journalistic ethics leadership as well as photojournalism. The site also has columns on journalistic issues. Journalists can create profiles on this webpage to share their work with others in the field.
Company offers courses that aim to improve business writing and communication skills.