Publication Tip #23: How to Freelance

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Publication Tips for Scrapbookers: How to Freelance

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Books
Craft Books
Blundell, William. The Art and Craft of Feature Writing feature writing
Freedman, Samuel G.. Letters to a Young Journalist journalism philosophy
Grobel, Lawrence. Art of the Interview interviewing
Stewart, James B.. Follow the Story covering a variety of nonfiction
Zinsser, William. On Writing Well basic principles of good writing
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Directories
Agents Directory lists agents
CLMP Directory of Literary Magazines and Presses lists literary magazines and small publishers
Directory of Little Magazines & Small Presses lists literary magazines and small publishers
Editor & Publisher Yearbook lists newspapers
Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents lists publishers and agents
Literary Marketplace lists publishers and agents
Literary Marketplace (online version)
Writer's & Illustrator's Guide to Children's Book Publishers and Agents lists publishers and agents
Writer's Market lists publishers, magazines, agents
Writer's Market (online version) includes newspapers
Writers' & Artists' Yearbook lists UK publishers, magazines, agents
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General
Agents, Editors, and You inside advice on getting published
ASJA Guide to Freelance Writing the freelance career
Submit dvd on how to submit short prose
The Practical Writer guide to the biz, with literary slant
Poynter, Dan. Self-Publishing Manual self-publishing
Applebaum, Judith. How To Get Happily Published inside advice on getting published
Browne, Renni and King, Dave. Self-Editing for Fiction Writers editing your work
Deval, Jacqueline. Publicize Your Book promoting a published book
Herman, Deborah and Herman, Jeff. Write the Perfect Book Proposal book proposals
Larsen, Michael. How to Write a Book Proposal book proposals
Lerner, Betsy. The Forest for the Trees editor's advice to writers
Perkins, Lori. The Insider's Guide to Getting an Agent getting an agent
Ragland, Margit Feury and Touby, Laurel. Get a Freelance Life the freelance career
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Periodicals
General
Poets & Writers
Quill
The Writer
X CLMP litmag list
X Poets & Writers litmag list
Y NewspaperLinks
Y Yahoo Magazine List
Y Yahoo Newspaper List
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Reference
Industry News
BookExpo
Deal Lunch
Featurewell
Freelance Succes
Gawker
Journalism Jobs
Media Bistro
Mr. Magazine
NY Times Best-Seller Lists
Publisher’s Weekly
Travel Writer Market Letter
USA Today Best-Seller list
Wooden Horse
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Organizations
American Society of Journalists and Authors
American Society of Magazine Editors
Association of Alternative Newspapers
Association of Authors' Representatives
Authors Guild
Council of Literary Magazines and Presses
Editorial Freelance Association
Freelancers Union
Independent Press Association
International Women’s Writing Guild
ISBN Organization
Magazine Publishers of America
National Press Foundation
National Writer's Union
National Writers Association Foundation
Newspaper Association of America
PEN American Center
Society of American Travel Writers
Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators
Society of Professional Journalists
The Entertainment Industry Group Insurance Trust
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Journalism
API Toolbox
Columbia Journalism Review
Excellence in Journalism
Newslab
Poynter
ProfNet
Pulitzer
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General Resources
General
Bartleby online literary reference
Bowker source of publishing databases
Encyclopedia Britannica the classic encyclopedia
First Chapters first chapters of books
Lexis/Nexis database of periodicals and documents
Library of Congress database of intellectual property
mapquest comprehensive map site
Noodle Tools search engine assistance
Poets & Writers links links to conferences, contests, etc.
ShawGuides listing of conferences, retreats, etc.
Wikipedia communal encyclopedia
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General Links
Gotham Reading/Resources Lists
New York Times Navigator
RefDesk.com
University of Texas
Yahoo Reference
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Words/Usage
American Heritage Dictionary reliable dictionary with pictures
Associated Press Stylebook the standard style book for periodicals
Bartleby website with dictionary, thesaurus, usage reference, etc.
Chicago Manual of Style the standard style book for publishing
Oxford English Dictionary the most comprehensive dictionary
Oxford English Dictionary (shorter) two volume version
Roget's II alphabetized thesaurus
Roget's International Thesaurus categorized thesaurus
Strunk, William and White, E. B.. The Elements of Style advice on writing and usage

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Maggie said...

Wow such an extensive list.
Maggie