Islanders Write, Resources for Debut Authors
Islanders Write 2022
Debut Authors, A Survival Guide
Resources for debut writers
Jane Friedman, blog (free) and The Hot Sheet (subscription)
Elizabeth S. Craig, Twitterific Writing Links—weekly roundup of top writing links
Library of writing articles: Hiveword http://hiveword.com/wkb/search
Kate McKean, Agents & Books
Newsletter/blog with FAQ about how to find agents and write books, some free, some subscription
Mary Carroll Moore, writer, coach, writing retreat leader. Weekly (Friday) blog about writing and the writing life
Angela Ackerman, frequent Twitter poster, writes books on character development (thesauri of dilemmas, wounds, traits, etc.)
Rebecca Heyman, Reading & Writing with Rebecca, freelance editor, writing coach, blogger. Creator of First Line Frenzy, a regular Facebook live feature where writers can submit their first sentence for live critique.
Publisher’s Lunch, free and subscription daily email with information on book industry deals. Useful for seeing which agents are selling which books to which publishers.
Manuscript Wish List, free subscription. Lists of agents and what they want, periodic pitchwars sessions
Query Tracker, free and subscription site for identifying agents and keeping track of your queries, responses, and follow up.
David Gaughran, book marketing guru, many free posts and videos
NoveList, EBSCO, tips on connecting with readers and libraries