The Independent Mystery Booksellers Association - List of mystery booksellers.
Bookbitch - Books and reviews by the Bookbitch!
Spinetingler - Stories, reviews, links and more.
Miss Snark - Anonymous NY literary agent tells all.
Armchair Interviews - Book reviews and author interviews.
DorothyL - The oldest and largest mystery discussion group on the internet. Fun!
Sisters in Crime - The website for the organization founded by Sara Paretsky
to support female mystery writers.
ClueLass - Everything mystery, including books and reviews, authors, websites,
conventions, newsletters, and an online version of the Deadly Directory.
Mystery Writers of America - This organization for aspiring and published
mystery writers sponsors conventions and awards and provides information on legal and other questions.
Virtual Murder - Barbara Paul's list of links to mystery authors,
bookstores, websites, publishers, organizations...
Stop, You're Killing Me! - Mystery links, authors, what's new.
Deadly Pleasures - A mystery fan magazine with reviews, interviews,
author websites, and more.
Murder Must Advertise - A site and list for mystery authors
interested in promoting their work.
Barbara Fister - Researching the mystery with college librarian/mystery writer
Mystery Scene Magazine - A magazine for mystery fans and writers,
chock full of reviews and articles about authors and the writing life.
Mystery Readers - mystery readers journal, lists of bookstores, reading groups,
awards, periodicals, reviews and more.
Cozy Library - Diana Vickery's wonderful site
featuring cozy mysteries, author interviews, and lots more.
Murder Most Cozy - a discussion list for fans of cozy mysteries
Mystery Lovers Corner
Mysterious Matters - A mystery editor talks about the business of publishing
Reviewed by Liz - Liz Clifford's blog
about mysteries with tons of reviews.
Knox's Decalogue - the Ten Rules of Detective Fiction.
COZY MYSTERY LIST: Cozy (& Not So Cozy) Mystery Books and DVDs.
Blood at the Source
- Research tips for mystery writers from librarian Barbara Fister.
Story Circle Book Reviews -
reviewing books by, for, and about women.
The Murder Express Mystery Lovers SiteRing
This site owned by
Beware Blogs - Avoiding trouble with small presses.
Jenny Cruise's essays on publishing.
Wednesday Links -
Weekly listing of links of interest to writers; includes magazine guidelines, publishing links,
Natalie Collins -
comprehensive list of agents.
Anna's Red Pen -
essays on publishing.
Jennifer Weiner's tips
for writers -
(author of GOOD IN BED and GOODNIGHT NOBODY).
Henry - tips for
planting clues in a mystery.
19 secrets for writing the nail-biting thriller.
Gaping Void -
Hugh Macleod's thoughts on creativity.
Sabine Eiche's links -
on writing and writers.
including another take on the process of finding an agent.
h20boro Library blog -
On the Shelf -
Peabody Institute Library.
wisdom isn't just wrong,
it's dangerous -
Jim Huang, editor and publisher of the Drood Review, comments on the state of publishing today.
Industry Statistics -
Tons of interesting facts and statistics about books and publishing.
Berkley Prime Crime.
Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind -
Sarah Weinman's literary blog.
Tightening the Sagging
Scalzi - ranting advice for
Writer Po Bronson -
interesting advice for aspiring writers.
"Ten Mistakes Writers
Don't See (But Can Easily Fix
When They Do)" - by Pat Holt.
Reading Group Guide -
questions for discussion, tips on how to run a group and lots more..
James Stevens-Arce -
An amazing collection of writing-related links on the topics of agents, contests, scams,
contracts, copyrights, references,
markets, query letters...
The Princeton Independent -
essays, criticism, art, reviews, interviews, fiction, poetry, and humor by members of the
extended Princeton community.
Funds for Writers -
An incredible collection of links for writers--opportunities, grant sources, communities, and more.
The insider's guide to the writing life.
Jeffrey Yamaguchi's site about books, with author and publishing world interviews and lots of links.
Publishers Weekly -
The international news source of book publishing and book selling.
Midwest Book Review -
a fabulously comprehensive list of links for writers.
on how to create an
instant bestselling novel - by Cliff Pickover.
Got the rejection blues? -
Misery loves company--find sample rejection letters, sob stories, and more.
40+ Ways to Make your
Next Book Signing an Event -
by author Larry James.
Nine tips for finding
an agent -
by Todd Pierce.
Finding an agent
in the Internet age -
by Todd Pierce.
A world of writing -
tips from Moira Allen.
Newsletter on motivation
for writing -
by writing coach Lisa Collazo.
setting goals -
by Holly Lisle.
Articles and workshops for writers -
by Holly Lisle.
Neil Gaimon -
Everything you always wanted to know about getting an agent.
setting a scene .
**Procrastination alert!** -
Vicki Hinze's list of book blogs and bloggers.
- Tips for Achieving Your Writing Goals
Mysterious Matters -
An anonymous blog by a small publisher. Lots of interesting thoughts about the business
of writing and publishing.
Dr. Eric Maisel on Ten Zen Seconds for writing. This is neat stuff!
Laughing Bear newsletter:
News, inspiration, and information for small publishers.
The Purple Crayon: a children's book editor's site.
28 Agents who want your work
James Frey: Articles from writing teacher James Frey's website
"Taking the mystery out of writing mysteries" by Dennis Palumbo