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Agent Resource Evaluations [offsite link]
Info about what agencies are selling, to whom, for how much. Subscription available.
Angry Romance Grrl [offsite link]
Fun site by a fan who got tired of her books being dissed.
BookEnds, Inc. [offsite link]
Combination agency/book packager, and their agents used to be editors, so they know their stuff.
Cata-Romance [offsite link]
For readers and writers of category romance. Links to author sites, info on upcoming releases and lots more.
Creative Media/Folio Literary Management [offsite link]
A very experienced set of agents have created this agency, combining their previous client lists and vast experience in the industry.
Deidre Knight Agency [offsite link]
FAQs, client news, submission guidelines.
Domhan Books [offsite link]
All categories are listed, along with current releases and submission guidelines.
Donna Kauffman [offsite link]
A relatively newer author, with book list, cover art and reviews among other things.
E.R. Hamilton [offsite link]
I love this one, because it´s got everything under the sun, including things you might not think to look for elsewhere, and it´s usually inexpensive.
Ellora´s Cave [offsite link]
Info on submissions of erotica, as well as info on their list of current and recent releases.
Emma Holly [offsite link]
For some real erotic romance steam, check this author out.
Encarta [offsite link]
Huge encyclopedia, without all the books hogging up your shelf space.
Encyclopedia of Delay Insensitive Systems [offsite link]
Twelve encyclopedias, including Biology/Environment/Medicine, and Craft/Hobbies/Sports. Very comprehensive.
Erin McCarthy [offsite link]
This author of fun and sexy romances has excerpts here, as well as a bio, book list and more.
Erotica Readers & Writers Association [offsite link]
Great resource for readers and writers of erotic romance, with a lot of helpful hints in the writers´ area.
Escape to Romance [offsite link]
They´ve got the title right on this site. Chat with other romance fans, trade used books, check out author pages, even search for older, hard-to-find books.
Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency [offsite link]
Standard agency site, with submission and agency info.
Eugenia Riley [offsite link]
Along with the requisite bio, book list and excerpts, you can also find some good writing tips on this site.
Evan Fogelman Literary Agency [offsite link]
Nice site with very helpful info on submissions and the agency itself.
FF&P Special Interest Chapter of RWA [offsite link]
For writers of paranormal romances. Good links section here.
Fiction Writers Connection [offsite link]
Links to libraries, tips and writing courses to name just a few of the things you´ll find here.
Gena Showalter [offsite link]
New author´s site, with her list of upcoming books and a blog.
Guide to Grammar and Writing [offsite link]
Good for those with grammar troubles; you can also find info on punctuation and word usage.
Hard Shell Word Factory [offsite link]
This is their main page, linking all their book categories and current releases in addition to linking to their guidelines.
Hero at Heart [offsite link]
This is a great little site I stumbled onto in my wanderings: nearly 200 romance authors talk about what makes the perfect hero. There are some interesting ideas here.
Historical Romance Webring [offsite link]
Webring devoted to historical romances and their authors.
International Women´s Writing Guild [offsite link]
Workshop info, along with conference and market notes.
Jaid Black [offsite link]
Super-steamy stuff to be found here.
Jennifer Jackson, of Donald Maass [offsite link]
The Donald Maass Agency is another of the "big guys," and this site belongs to one of their agents.
Jordan Summers [offsite link]
This new erotic romance author keeps a regular blog on her site, among other things of interest to readers.
Judy DiCanio [offsite link]
This newer author has excerpts here, along with an appearance schedule and newsletter info.
Kathleen Lawless [offsite link]
For more on the historical erotic romances of this author, visit her site.
Larsen-Pomada Literary Agents [offsite link]
Along with agency submission guidelines and information, find a sample of their form rejection letter.
Lion Hearted Publishing [offsite link]
Find current releases and cover art here, as well as guidelines.
Lori Devoti [offsite link]
Looking for some of the darker paranormals cropping up everywhere? Check out Lori Devoti, who writes for Silhouette Nocturne.
Love Novels [offsite link]
Love series romances? Check out your favorite lines here--including some that are now defunct--and chat in the forum with other romance lovers.
Lynn Turner´s Virtual Writing World [offsite link]
Lots of how-to articles, essays and links to writing courses.
Maggie Shayne [offsite link]
Great site for a great author. Author pics, bio and book list are here, as well as lots more great stuff.
Meet Other New Writers [offsite link]
Exchange info among other romance writers.
Momwriters [offsite link]
For moms who write, for all genres. Market updates, mailing list and more.
New Jersey Romance Writers [offsite link]
Another great RWA chapter, with a stupendous annual conference.
Novel Advice Online Classes [offsite link]
More ever-changing online classes for writers.
Novelists, Inc. [offsite link]
For published authors only, newsletter, tips, links and more.
Odd Prose [offsite link]
When you need a break from your own writing, take a look at this very funny page of grammatical boo-boos by college students.
Onelook Dictionary [offsite link]
More than 500 indexed dictionaries.
Origin of Phrases [offsite link]
Ever wonder where some of our sayings come from?
Paranormal Romance [offsite link]
For paranormal fans, PNR has an active book discussion list here, among other things.
Pennwriters [offsite link]
Great site for this Pennsylvania multi-genre group. Find links for members, annual conference info and lots more.
Phrase Finder [offsite link]
Thesaurus for phrases. Search or browse a to z.
PNR [offsite link]
For paranormal fans, an active discussion site.
Publishers Weekly [offsite link]
Weekly market news for writers, updates, reviews--the premiere magazine for serious writers.
Rana´s World [offsite link]
I like this site a lot: links to tons of great sites, including authors, pseudonyms, bookstores, publishers...well, I could go on, but I´ll let you discover for yourself.
Rereadables [offsite link]
Looking for more hard to find books by your fave authors, and at reasonable prices? Look here.
RFI West [offsite link]
Newer incarnation of an older e-pub. Check out upcoming releases and submission guidelines.
Rhapsody Book Club [offsite link]
Great for anyone interested in getting their fave authors´ book in hardcover, but at a much lower price.
Richard Curtis Agency [offsite link]
Submission guidelines, agency info, links to other writing-related sites.
Rob Ashton [offsite link]
Romance cover model Rob Ashton´s official site. Check out pics and his bio among other things.
Robin Schone [offsite link]
A great erotic romance author, a great site--with lots of great stuff for readers.
Romance and Beyond [offsite link]
A bit outdated, but with plenty of back-dated material to keep you busy.
Romance Central Workshops [offsite link]
Workshops on synopsis writing, creating characters, plotting and tons more.
Romance Club [offsite link]
Find author features, book previews, links to individual author pages and more.
Romance Journal [offsite link]
Author links, reviews, and lots more here.
Romance Novels Database [offsite link]
Very cool site. If you´re searching for an author´s backlist, this is the place to go. However, I do need to let you know they now charge for anything more than a basic search.
Romance Novels Shop at Cafe Press [offsite link]
Show the world your fave online site about romances with some of these goodies.
Romance Reader at Heart [offsite link]
Love historicals? Then check out this site.
Romance Reading Ring [offsite link]
Webring of websites related to romance reading, as well as info on linking your site to the webring.
Romance Writers of America [offsite link]
The largest organization devoted solely to romance writers. Membership info is available on the site.
Romantic Times Magazine [offsite link]
Each month, they review all new romances, plus there are boards for the readers and writers to chat, among many other things.
Sandra Hill [offsite link]
This hilarious author is near the top of my auto-buy list, and her website is great, too. Several pages of jokes, along with info on her mailing list, an author profile and more.
Scene and Sequel [offsite link]
Good lesson for getting scenes tight, emotional and with a clearly stated goal, motivation and conflict for your characters.
Scottish Romance [offsite link]
A little outdated, but Scottish romance fans can find their books divided by era here.
Slake [offsite link]
Antoher site I love, with way too much stuff for me to name here.
Stacy E. Walker Romance Pages [offsite link]
I admit it, this is pure eye candy! There are lots of pics here of Cherif Fortin, one of the most popular cover models in the industry.
Steve Sandalis [offsite link]
Okay, you caught me--more cover model stuff. There are tons of pics here, as well as news on what Steve´s been up to besides modeling.
Sylvia Day [offsite link]
Check out a new erotic romance author!
Temptation Authors [offsite link]
Find your fave Harlequin Temptation authors here, along with upcoming releases and more.
Teresa´s Medieval History Page [offsite link]
Super research site for anyone interested in writing historical romances, heck for anyone interested in history.
Terri Brisbin [offsite link]
Nice site, with author bio and contact info, along with an events schedule and fave links.
Tess Farraday [offsite link]
A pretty basic site, with author bio and book list.
The Avon Ladies [offsite link]
No, not those Avon ladies--these ladies write for Avon Books. Find their newest releases, bios, contests, BBS and more.
The Dreaded Synopsis [offsite link]
Very humorous site on that most feared of all a writer´s tools: the synopsis.
The Passionate Pen [offsite link]
This site has links of interest to writers.
The Romance Club [offsite link]
Find book excerpts, author links, ordering info on books and their very own Romance Calendar, and The Romance Companion. All kinds of interesting info in those.
Thea Devine [offsite link]
Check out her erotic romance booklist and much more.
Three Seas Literary Agency [offsite link]
Newer agency, with all the requisite info to submit your manuscript to them.
Tracy Fobes [offsite link]
Another hot newer author, you can find her appearance schedule here, along with a bio and book list.
Warnings & Cautions for Writers-Literary Agents [offsite link]
Lists agencies with questionable business practices. Very good resource for checking out agents.
Web of Knowledge [offsite link]
Learn how to use your life experience in your writing.
Web of Online Dictionaries [offsite link]
More than 800 dictionaries in 160 languages. Who could ask for more?
Webster´s [offsite link]
Good old Merriam-Webster, online.
Weird Word Origins [offsite link]
Exactly what it says. Very interesting.
Welcome to Tower [offsite link]
This is a really fun site. Generate Elizabethan insults, go on a safari and lots more.
Wicked Velvet [offsite link]
Their site lists currently available material, plus submission guidelines.
William Morris Agency [offsite link]
One of the "big guys" in the agenting business.
Women Who Write [offsite link]
Great links to research sites, market info and chats via the site.
Writer´s Center [offsite link]
Located in Washington, D.C, find workshops, speaker listings and lots more.
Writers Digest [offsite link]
Guidelines, markets, articles on writing, and more. You can also find subscription info here for their paper magazine.
Writers Guild of America [offsite link]
Another group for published authors. Find membership info, mentor program, research links and more.
Writers House [offsite link]
One of the premiere agencies in the business, they represent some of the true stars of the genre, including Nora Roberts.
Writers Write University [offsite link]
Changing writing classes, research sources and more.
Yesterday´s Books [offsite link]
Another good place to look for out of print books you can´t find anywhere else.
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