Links for Writers, Editors, & Publishers
Jane Friedman is the co-founder and publisher of Scratch, a magazine about writing and money, and is the former publisher of Writer’s Digest. She has more than 15 years of experience inside the book, magazine, and literary publishing industries.
Jane specializes in educating writers about the publishing industry—from all perspectives, without hype or bias—to help them make the best long-term decisions for their careers. Since 2001, she has spoken at hundreds of writing conferences around the world, and is known for thought-provoking talks on the future of authorship. She recently delivered keynotes at The Muse & The Marketplace, the University of Wisconsin Writers’ Institute, and PubSmart.
The Subversive Copy Editor Blog
“What may be the best copy editor’s companion since CMS.” —Publishers Weekly
Conferences, Workshops, and Online Classes
The Kenyon Review Writers Workshop
Intensely creative, pushing you beyond what you thought you were capable of achieving—you eat, sleep, drink, breathe writing. And all around you are your fellow writers and instructors, cheering you on, encouraging you, word by word.
ModPo: Modern & Contemporary American Poetry
ModPo is a fast-paced introduction to modern and contemporary U.S. poetry, with an emphasis on experimental verse, from Dickinson and Whitman to the present. Participants (who need no prior experience with poetry) will learn how to read poems that are supposedly “difficult.”
The Odyssey Writing Workshops
Formed with a simple yet inspiring mission to help developing writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror improve their work, the Odyssey website has many free resources for creative writers.
American Copy Editors Society Jobs Board
The American Copy Editors Society Jobs Board welcomes information on legitimate job openings of interest to copy editors. This board is free to join. To post an opening, please e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Editor & Publisher Job Search
Editor & Publisher Classifieds
Folio Magazine Featured Jobs
List of current available positions in the publishing industry.
Publishers Lunch Job Board
Active job openings posted to the Publishers Lunch Job Board. (United States & Canada)
Keep Your Copyrights
Devoted to all authors and creators of works in the United States. Keep Your Copyrights aims to make clear why you might want to keep your copyrights, and to provide information both to help you hold on to your rights and to grant on reasonable terms the rights you do license.
Copyscape provides a free plagiarism checker for finding copies of your web pages online, as well as two more powerful professional solutions for preventing content theft and content fraud:
Copyscape Premium provides more powerful plagiarism detection than the free service, plus a host of other features, including copy-paste originality checks, batch search, private index, case tracking and an API.
Copysentry provides comprehensive protection for your website by automatically scanning the web daily or weekly and emailing you when new copies of your content are found.
Copyscape also offers free plagiarism warning banners for your website to warn potential plagiarists against stealing your content, a free tool to compare two web pages or articles, and a comprehensive guide to dealing with plagiarism.
PlagScan compares your document with billions of others and highlights relevant correlations between them. It enables our users to identify fraudsters by checking documents with our online plagiarism detection platform in real time.
Plagiarism checker from Small SEO Tools.
Duotrope is an established, award-winning writers’ market list. (subscriptions cost USD $5 per month or $4.17 per month [USD $50 charged annually] )
The Grinder is a submission tracker and market database for writers of fiction (non-fiction and poetry coming soon!).
News, information and guides to independent bookstores, independent publishers, literary magazines, alternative periodicals, independent record labels, alternative newsweeklies and more.
Poets & Writers
Connect your poems, stories, essays, and reviews to the right audiences by researching over eight hundred literary magazines in our database. Here, you’ll find editorial policies, submission guidelines, contact information—everything you need to direct your work to the publications most amenable to your vision.
- Over 9,000 listings for book publishers, literary agents, magazines, online publications, contests, conferences and more!
- Personalized folders that will help you organize and save your favorite publishing opportunities
- Easy-to-use record keeping tool that comes complete with auto-reminders to help keep you on track
- Hundreds of articles, including our “What Should I Charge” exclusive pdf, all designed to help you succeed in getting your work published
The Internet Archive
A 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public.
Fact checker for the internet
Writer’s Knowledge Base: The Search Engine for Writers
Helping You Find the Best Writings on Writing
Style & Usage
The Chicago Manual of Style Online
Completely searchable and easy to use, The Chicago Manual of Style Online provides recommendations on editorial style and publishing practices for the digital age. Now offering the full contents of the 17th and 16th editions, it is the must-have reference for everyone who works with words.
Daily Writing Tips
Every day DWT publishes a new article, with topics ranging from grammar to punctuation, from spelling to usage and vocabulary.
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.