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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

40 Helpful Resources For All Authors

 


 

10 Leading Organizations For Writers

 

·         Academy of American Poets

www.poets.org

 

·         American Society of Journalism and Authors

www.asja.org

 

·         Association of Authors’ Representatives

www.aaronline.org

 

·         Association of Writers & Writing Programs

www.awpwriter.org

 

·         Authors Guild 

www.authorsguild.org

 

·         Community of Literary Magazines and Presses

www.clmp.org

 

·         Lambda Literary

www.lambdaliterary.org

 

·         National Writers Union

www.nwu.org  

 

·         Pen America 

www.pem.org

 

·         The Poetry Foundation

www.poetryfoundation.org

 

 

10 Books To Put On A Writer’s Bookshelf 

 

·         Draft No. On the Writing Process ( Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017) by John McPhee

 

·         The Elements of Style (Macmillan, 1959) by William Strunk Jr and E.B White

 

·         The Mindful Writer: Noble Truths of The Writing Life (Wisdom Publications, 2012) by Dinty W. Moore

 

·         The Way of the Writer: Reflections on the Art and Craft of Storytelling (Scribner, 2016) by Charles Johnson 

 

·         Writing the Blockbuster Novel (Forge, 2016) by Albert Zuckerman

 

·         Before and After the Book Deal: A Writers Guide to Finishing, Publishing, Promoting, and Surviving Your First Book (Catapult, 2020) by Courtney Maum

 

·         The Book Business: What Everyone Needs To Know (Oxford University Press, 2019) by Mike Shatzkin and Robert Paris Riger

 

·         The Business of Being a Writer (University of Chicago Press, 2018) by Jane Friedman 

 

·         Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation (Penguin Group, 2010) by Steven Johnson

 

·         What we talk About When we Talk About Books: The History and Future of Reading (Basic Books, 2019) by Leah Price

 

 

12 Book Festivals To Attend

 

·         AJC Decatur Book Festival in Georgia (www.decaturbookfestival.com)

 

·         Alabama Book Festival in Montgomery (www.alabamabookfestival.org)

 

·         Boston Book Festival (www.bostonbookfest.org)

 

·         Brooklyn Book Festival (www.broklynbookfestival.org)

 

·         Iowa City Book Festival (www.iowacitybookfestival.org)

 

·         Los Angeles Times Festival of Books (www.events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks)

 

·         Miami Book Fair International (www.miamibookfair.com)

 

·         National Book Festival in Washington, D.C (www.loc.gov/bookfest)

 

·         Portland Book Festival in Oregon (www.literary-arts.org/what-we-do/pdxbookfest

 

·         Texas Book Festival in Austin (www.texasbookfestival.org)

 

·         Twin Cities Book Festival (www.twincitiesbookfestival.com)

 

·         West Virginia Book Festival in Charleston (www.wvbookfestival.org)

 

 

8 Podcasts For Writers

 

·         Between the Covers, hosted by David Naimon www.tinhouse.com/podcasts

 

·         Book Fight!, hosted by Mike Ingram and Tom McAllister, www.bookfightpod.com

 

·         Bookworm, hosted by Michael Silverblatt, www.kcrw.com/culture/shows/bookworm

 

·         Fiction/Non/Friction, hosted by V.V Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell, www.lithub.com/category/lithubradio/fiction-non-fiction-lithubradio

 

·         Hurry Slowly with host Jocelyn K. Glei, www.pace.hurryslow.co

 

·         The Creative Shift with Dan Blank, www.wegrowmedia.com/thepodcast

 

·         TK podcast with James Scott, www.tkpod.com

 

·         WMFA with host Courtney Balestier, www.wmfapodcast.com

 

 

 

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