Resources for Writers & Sites to Visit

Protect Your Manuscript

Online Copyright Registration
U.S. Copyright Office
Keep Your Copyrights
Author Friendly Contract Clauses: Keep Your Copyrights


Recommended Reading
  • First Draft in 30 Days by Karen Wiesner
  • Building Believable Characters by Marc McCutcheon
  • Bird by Bird Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott
  • Elements of Style by William Strunk & E.B. White
  • Elements of Style for Screenwriters by Paul Agentini
  • The Frugal Book Promoter by Carolyn Howard-Johnson
  • The Frugal Editor by Carolyn Howard-Johnson
  • Writing the Thriller by T. Macdonald Skillman
  • Women on Writing Articles
  • *Marilynn Byerly’s Free Articles on Writing and the Writing Life
  • The Writer’s Digest Handbook of Novel Writing
  • Write Good or Die Edited by Scott Nicholson
Character Creation


Publishing Resources


Book Design Resources

99 Designs (Good for authors but  designers I suggest proceed with caution)

The Book Designer

Book Design Templates



Web Design

How to Make A Website




Tax Info for Writers

A Tax Cheat Sheet for Kindle eBook Self-Publishing

Online Writing Conferences

Indie Author Fringe – Free Online Day Conferences


Writing Communities