Market Info

Novel Publishers

Ace Books


Baen Books


Bantam Spectra


DAW Books


Del Rey Books


Harper Collins Eos


Roc Books


Tor Books


Warner Aspect Books


Magazine Markets

Absolute Magnitude

Oceans of the Mind

Aeon Speculative Fiction

Realms of Fantasy

Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Mag



Shadows of Saturn


Strange Horizons

Black Gate Magazine


Cemetery Dance

Weird Tales

Flesh and Blood


Glimmer Train Stories




The Magazine of F&SF


Advice on Writing




Writers of the Future

Craft & Plot

Standard Deviations of Writing by Roger McBride Allen

What is a Short Story? by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Writerisms & Other Sins and Strong Versus Weak Characters by  C. J. Cherryh

Plot and World-building by S. Andrew Swann

The Purpose and Structure of Story by Ron Collins

The Pitfalls of Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy by Vonda McIntyre

On the Writing Process by Sherwood Smith




Advice to Young Writers

Tips for the Aspiring Writer by Ben Bova

Advice to Aspiring Writers by Jeffrey A. Carver

Essays by Nicola Griffith

Forward Motion by Holly Lisle

Monsters and Inner Sense of Wonder by Lisa Silverthorne

Mary Soon Lee's Speculative Fiction Page

Patricia C. Wrede's Writers' Main Page

Getting Published

Book of Secrets by Lisa Silverthorne

Attitudes & Essays by Elizabeth Moon

Submitting Short Fiction by Lisa Silverthorne

Manuscript Preparation

Formatting Your Manuscript by Lisa Silverthorne

Manuscript Preparation Guide by Vonda McIntyre


Dealing With Rejection by Lisa Silverthorne

Patricia Duffy Novak's views on rejection and writing advice

Why Did My Story Get Rejected? by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Research & Resources



Market Info

Association of Author's Representatives (AAR)


Gila Queen's Guide to Markets



Market Guides by Lisa Silverthorne

Author's Guild


The Market List

Horror Writers Association (HWA)


Ralan's Webstravangza

Mystery Writers of America (MWA)


Reference Sites

Romance Writers of America (RWA)


Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

Science fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA)


Great Books Online

Sisters in Crime


Online Writing Lab

Books & Magazines for Writers


Strunk & White's Elements of Style

Helpful Books for Writers


Response Times Data

Locus Magazine


Speculations' Rumormill



Submitting to the Black Hole

Creating Characters


Science and Technology

Baby Names


Discover Magazine

Keirsey Temperment Sorter


Discovery Channel Online

Birth Village Baby Names New!


How Stuff Works

Creativity and Ideas


Mars Exploration

Lynn Abbey's Idea Generator


NASA Technology Portal

Creative Challenges


Popular Science Magazine



Science Fiction & Space Technology:  Tools for Learning

Critters Workshop


Science Fiction Information

General Resources


Scientific American

For Writer's Only



Science Fiction Round Table



Science Fiction Weekly


Clarion West

SF Site


James Gunn SF Writer's Workshop

History & Mythology



Fairie Folklore


Viable Paradise Writer's Workshop

HyperHistory Online





World Builders

Myths and Legends


Worldbuilder Questions for Fantasy Writers by Patricia C. Wrede

Native American Lore Index Page


Writing Tools

Wharram Percy: The Lost Medieval Village


Writing Tools by Syne Mitchell

Fairy Encyclopedia