Sunday, June 18, 2006

Link Share Chat

Quick Promos and Blog links at the begining of the chat
Humor E-zine :
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TRAILER_PARK_GAZETTE/
Renee's blog:
http://360.yahoo.com/rg_barn
Audrey's blogs:
http://audreyshaffer.blogspot.com
http://audreysays.blogspot.com/
Linda's blogs:
http://www.lindajhutchinson.com/
http://reviewhutch.blogspot.com
http://lindajhutchinson.com/blog
"Be a Successful Writer!" at
http://www.writers-edge.info/Success.htm
Find daily writing tips at Writer's Edge (Georganna's)blog:
http://www.writers-edge.info/
Glenn's Writer's Group:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/writercircle



Shared Links:

http://www.m-w.com/

Character Development worksheet
http://www.toasted-cheese.com/jj/characterdevelopment.htm
http://www.answers.com/ bills itself as the world's greatest encyclo-diction-almanac-apedia
http://www.mediabistro.com/bbs/default.asp
http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/index.php?
writer's encyclopedia http://www.writersmarket.com/encyc/index.asp



best glossary of magazine industry: http://www.woodenhorsepub.com/glossary.htm
journal of newspaper industry: http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/index.jsp
articles for book writers http://www.bksp.org/
databases for book writers: http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/ also publishes PublishersLunch daily newsletter about the industry
http://www.robertniles.com/stats/ Statistics Every Writer Should Know



http://lists.topica.com/lists/crwropps Daily emails of markets and contests.
httP://www.screenwritersutopia.com this is aforum for screenwriters, screenwriter classes, tips for screenwriters, and review by other screenwriters.
Contracts for a magazine article www.nwu.org/journ/msagmt.htm
http://www.sfwa.org/contracts/magazine.htm
Contracts for A web article http://www.sfwa.org/contracts/webcontract.htm
Contracts for An anthology story http://www.sfwa.org/contracts/ant_cont.htm
Trade book publishing agreement checklist http://www.copylaw.com/forms/pubchk.html



http://www.authorsbydesign.com/home1.php
This is a great site for writers to come together. We have forumns and
private critique group. We currently have an opening in my group - Prose
Nest . I would love to see some of you there.




Worksheet for authors, to figure out your marketing plan.
http://www.neilgaiman.com/journalNeil Gaiman's Journal http://boingboing.net A Site containing many wonderful things
http://www.nwu.org National Writers Union
I would expect everyone to know about writersmag.com (Writer's Market) and writersdigest.com (Writer's Digest) and its commercial database at http://www.writersmarket.com/index_ns.asp



http://www.copyright.gov/
http://www.writing-world.com/rights/copyright.shtml Copyright info.
http://lawandfiction.com/law/column.4.html Copyright info
www.nwu.org/bite/gloss.htm Another source, "Legal Lexicon's Lyceum," one of the best Internet Law Dictionaries, is available at http://www.lectlaw.com/def.htm
Writer Circle http://groups.yahoo.com/group/writercircle/
http://www.useit.com/alertbox/internet_growth.html - A great article
for anyone who wonders if internet marketing is worth it.
http://www.nightcats.com/roundup/07-12-05.html - A great article on how
to promote your blog, for free.



What to do after your work is accepted and is in print. Here is a link that may help some promote their work. http://www.critiquecircle.com/ This is a great place to have your work critiqued. The site works on a points system, I've yet to post and not have at least 8 people critique. The people there are usually very helpful.
http://www.poynter.org/content/content_view.asp?id=61811
American Society of Journalists and Authors http://www.asja.org/pubtips/pubtips.php



Ivan Hoffman's Website http://www.ivanhoffman.com/helpful.html
StarvingArtistsLaw.com http://www.starvingartistslaw.com/
http://www.anotherealm.com/prededitors/peeslw.htm Editors and Preditors
http://nielsenhayden.com/makinglight/archives/004641.html - All writers
http://www.sfwa.org/beware/general.html
http://www.nwu.org/alerts/alrthome.htm
http://www.nwu.org/alerts/alrthome.htm
http://ralan.com
http://www.poetryscams.com
http://www.poetryscams.com
http://www.authorslawyer.com
http://www.authorslawyer.com
http://www.proofpositive.com/writers/beware.htm
http://freereads.topcities.com/freebooksonthenet.html LaRocca’s Site.
Loads of free information for writers.




http://sellwritingonline.com/tips.html Articles with lots of information for writers.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/crimescenewriter/ Crime Scene Writer
http://allexperts.com/ Free Q&A service, lots of categories to choose from, volunteers answer your questions
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/



Book tv, C-SPAN2......Today I watched as writers of both fiction and non-fiction pitched their books before signings and during interviews...a way to see what life is after you are published.



Info and Markets http://www.absolutewrite.com/ Absolute Write
http://www.writersweekly.com Writers Weekly
http://www.fundsforwriters.com/ Hope’s newsletters
http://www.fictionfactor.com Fiction Factor
http://www.AnthologiesOnline.com Anthology markets
http://www.ebookedit.com/demo.php demo of ebook editor
http://www.openoffice.org Free "Office" alternative
http://www.electricpenguin.com/ohi/inkygirl/




This is a list of the newspapers around the US...along with contact info US Newspapers http://www.usnpl.com/
Resources for grants: http://www.fdncenter.org - The Foundation Center
http://www.nea.gov - The National Endowment for the Arts
http://www.nasaa-arts.org - The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
http://www.fundsforwriters.com/links.htm - Look under grants.
This is an automated critique machine AutoCrit http://www.autocrit.com/Processtext.cfm



Perhaps you think you could write better television dramas yourself. If so, check out this website: http://www.tvwriter.com/
http://www.houseandgarden.com/services/contact/
Turn some of life’s mysteries into fiction for Over My Dead
Body at: http://www.overmydeadbody.com/wguide20.htm
http://www.bartleby.com/

http://dictionary.reference.com
http://thesaurus.reference.com/
http://www.internet-resources.com/writers/ writing links, and resources on the web
For writing prompts I want to mention Christine Senter at http://www.thepromptwriter.com and Milli Thornton at http://www.fearofwriting.com/




Please check the Chatroom Schedule at
http://www.writerschatroom.com/schedule.htm for information on
upcoming guests and writing-related chat topics. Future guests include Mary
Roach, Hope Clark, Stephen Spignesi, Tim Bete, J. Thomas Callahan, Kelsy
George, Linda Formichelli and Diana Burrell and others.


Visit our Previous Guests page http://www.writerschatroom.com/former_guests.htm to catch up on what you've missed. And on the Products page
http://www.writerschatroom.com/products.htm you will find some great recommendations. Please use our links to buy, and help support the chatroom!



These two sites are invaluable to me ...at times. Get Organized Now Forum
http://www.getorganizednow.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi Fly Lady
http://www.flylady.net/index.asp
This link has Reviews of Writing Books
http://www.cobblestonepress.com
Daily Writing Prompts
http://writingfix.com/dailypromptgenerator.htm
Writers Free Reference --free information
http://www.writers-free-reference.com/



Gotham Writers' Workshop
http://www.writingclasses.com/
The Onion
http://www.theonion.com/content/
http://www.thefirstline.com/index.htm
Smart Writers.com Markets and Contests
http://www.smartwriters.com/index.2ts?page=magmarkets
Ryze Business Networking http://www.ryze.com/
Maureen’s website, Moonspinners Writer’s Page, http://www.ralan.com./
http://www.behindthename.com/ Etymology and history of first names. Browse by Masucline/Feminine, English, Arabic names, Italian names, etc...
http://www.mediafinder.com Largest database of US and Canadian periodicals
Holidays and Observances http://www.butlerwebs.com/holidays/default.htm
This is a directory of free WIFI hotspots http://www.wififreespot.com/
Here's a Free Press Release http://www.prweb.com/



Fix your fiction at Fiction Fix
http://www.coffeehouseforwriters.com/fictionfix/0505Grossack.html
Deb's Historical Resource page http://home.insightbb.com/~d.lawson/ a website that is full of this woman's research...incredible
http://creativewritingprompts.com/
Strunk Jr., Elements of Style
http://www.bartleby.com/141/
This is an Online Library
http://www.alexanderpublishing.com/library/



Another prompt site Imagination Prompt
http://www.creativity-portal.com/prompts/imagination.prompt.html
Links and Resources
http://www.writerswrite.com/writinglinks/
English Grammar
http://www.wordpower.ws/grammar/gramtoc.html
Creative Writing Directory
http://www.creative-writing-secrets.com/
Java Script word count
http://javascript.internet.com/forms/word-count.html




http://writerschatroom.com/ We'd like for The Writer's Chatroom to be one-stop shopping for writers. We'd also like to make that list next year!


http://www.fundsforwriters.com/ Hope’s newsletters
for genre writers there's http://speculations.com/
ShawGuides http://writing.shawguides.com/
http://www.nightcats.com/roundup/07-12-05.html
A good article on blog promotion, for free.
There is a series of articles written by Richard Hoy at http://www.writersweekly.com/ that talks about blogs and how to submit them to the search engines.
Audrey: The info I gave in our last blog/rss chat is now on the Education page as downloadable PDF files. http://www.ama-assn.org/ American Medical
Association home page.
http://www.webmd.com/
http://www.medicinenet.com/ more medical info
http://www.samsdotpublishing.com/expressions.htm



http://www.cdc.gov/
http://www.anthologiesonline.com/
http://www.lindajhutchinson.com/ Check out the Published Clips page. The list is finally getting long enough to be worth listing.
My own insane lists are here ... http://tales.scvs.com/



Visit our Previous Guests page http://www.writerschatroom.com/former_guests.htm to catch up on what you've missed. And on the Products page
http://www.writerschatroom.com/products.htm you will find some great
recommendations. Please use our links to buy, and help support the chatroom!



Our chatroom team:
Audrey Shaffer – Chatroom Moderator and Guest Scheduler http://audreyshaffer.com
Linda Hutchinson – Moderator, Researcher and Bio Writer
http://www.lindajhutchinson.com/
Renee Barnes – Moderator
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TRAILER_PARK_GAZETTE/
Glenn Walker -
Chatroom Moderator and Guest Scheduler http://comicwidows.com/

6 Comments:

At 12:58 PM, Blogger Georganna Hancock said...

Good job editing the transcript, Renee. That must have been hard! Just wanted to reiterate my offer of a large, organized list of useful links for writers. Email me at WritersEdge [at] att.net with a request.

 
At 12:44 AM, Anonymous Christine Senter said...

NayNay, would you please add my site to this list?
Thanks,
Christine

 
At 12:44 AM, Anonymous Christine Senter said...

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At 12:46 AM, Anonymous Christine said...

Oops, nevermind. Guess I shouldn't try to read so fast. LOL

 
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