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Agent Resource Evaluations star[offsite link]
Info about what agencies are selling, to whom, for how much. Subscription available.

Angry Romance Grrl star[offsite link]
Fun site by a fan who got tired of her books being dissed.

BookEnds, Inc. star[offsite link]
Combination agency/book packager, and their agents used to be editors, so they know their stuff.

Cata-Romance star[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 star[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 star[offsite link]
FAQs, client news, submission guidelines.

Domhan Books star[offsite link]
All categories are listed, along with current releases and submission guidelines.

Donna Kauffman star[offsite link]
A relatively newer author, with book list, cover art and reviews among other things.

E.R. Hamilton star[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 star[offsite link]
Info on submissions of erotica, as well as info on their list of current and recent releases.

Emma Holly star[offsite link]
For some real erotic romance steam, check this author out.

Encarta star[offsite link]
Huge encyclopedia, without all the books hogging up your shelf space.

Encyclopedia of Delay Insensitive Systems star[offsite link]
Twelve encyclopedias, including Biology/Environment/Medicine, and Craft/Hobbies/Sports. Very comprehensive.

Erotica Readers & Writers Association star[offsite link]
Great resource for readers and writers of erotic romance, with a lot of helpful hints in the writers´ area.

Escape to Romance star[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 star[offsite link]
Standard agency site, with submission and agency info.

Eugenia Riley star[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 star[offsite link]
Nice site with very helpful info on submissions and the agency itself.

FF&P Special Interest Chapter of RWA star[offsite link]
For writers of paranormal romances. Good links section here.

Fiction Writers Connection star[offsite link]
Links to libraries, tips and writing courses to name just a few of the things you´ll find here.

Gena Showalter star[offsite link]
New author´s site, with her list of upcoming books and a blog.

Guide to Grammar and Writing star[offsite link]
Good for those with grammar troubles; you can also find info on punctuation and word usage.

Hard Shell Word Factory star[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 star[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 star[offsite link]
Webring devoted to historical romances and their authors.

International Women´s Writing Guild star[offsite link]
Workshop info, along with conference and market notes.

Jaid Black star[offsite link]
Super-steamy stuff to be found here.

Jennifer Jackson, of Donald Maass star[offsite link]
The Donald Maass Agency is another of the "big guys," and this site belongs to one of their agents.

Jordan Summers star[offsite link]
This new erotic romance author keeps a regular blog on her site, among other things of interest to readers.

Judy DiCanio star[offsite link]
This newer author has excerpts here, along with an appearance schedule and newsletter info.

Kathleen Lawless star[offsite link]
For more on the historical erotic romances of this author, visit her site.

Larsen-Pomada Literary Agents star[offsite link]
Along with agency submission guidelines and information, find a sample of their form rejection letter.

Lion Hearted Publishing star[offsite link]
Find current releases and cover art here, as well as guidelines.

Lori Devoti star[offsite link]
Looking for some of the darker paranormals cropping up everywhere? Check out Lori Devoti, who writes for Silhouette Nocturne.

Love Novels star[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 star[offsite link]
Lots of how-to articles, essays and links to writing courses.

Maggie Shayne star[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 star[offsite link]
Exchange info among other romance writers.

Momwriters star[offsite link]
For moms who write, for all genres. Market updates, mailing list and more.

New Jersey Romance Writers star[offsite link]
Another great RWA chapter, with a stupendous annual conference.

Novel Advice Online Classes star[offsite link]
More ever-changing online classes for writers.

Novelists, Inc. star[offsite link]
For published authors only, newsletter, tips, links and more.

Odd Prose star[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 star[offsite link]
More than 500 indexed dictionaries.

Origin of Phrases star[offsite link]
Ever wonder where some of our sayings come from?

Paranormal Romance star[offsite link]
For paranormal fans, PNR has an active book discussion list here, among other things.

Pennwriters star[offsite link]
Great site for this Pennsylvania multi-genre group. Find links for members, annual conference info and lots more.

Phrase Finder star[offsite link]
Thesaurus for phrases. Search or browse a to z.

PNR star[offsite link]
For paranormal fans, an active discussion site.

Publishers Weekly star[offsite link]
Weekly market news for writers, updates, reviews--the premiere magazine for serious writers.

Rana´s World star[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 star[offsite link]
Looking for more hard to find books by your fave authors, and at reasonable prices? Look here.

RFI West star[offsite link]
Newer incarnation of an older e-pub. Check out upcoming releases and submission guidelines.

Rhapsody Book Club star[offsite link]
Great for anyone interested in getting their fave authors´ book in hardcover, but at a much lower price.

Richard Curtis Agency star[offsite link]
Submission guidelines, agency info, links to other writing-related sites.

Rob Ashton star[offsite link]
Romance cover model Rob Ashton´s official site. Check out pics and his bio among other things.

Robin Schone star[offsite link]
A great erotic romance author, a great site--with lots of great stuff for readers.

Romance and Beyond star[offsite link]
A bit outdated, but with plenty of back-dated material to keep you busy.

Romance Central Workshops star[offsite link]
Workshops on synopsis writing, creating characters, plotting and tons more.

Romance Club star[offsite link]
Find author features, book previews, links to individual author pages and more.

Romance Journal star[offsite link]
Author links, reviews, and lots more here.

Romance Novels Database star[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 star[offsite link]
Show the world your fave online site about romances with some of these goodies.

Romance Reader at Heart star[offsite link]
Love historicals? Then check out this site.

Romance Reading Ring star[offsite link]
Webring of websites related to romance reading, as well as info on linking your site to the webring.

Romance Writers of America star[offsite link]
The largest organization devoted solely to romance writers. Membership info is available on the site.

Romantic Times Magazine star[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 star[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 star[offsite link]
Good lesson for getting scenes tight, emotional and with a clearly stated goal, motivation and conflict for your characters.

Scottish Romance star[offsite link]
A little outdated, but Scottish romance fans can find their books divided by era here.

Slake star[offsite link]
Antoher site I love, with way too much stuff for me to name here.

Stacy E. Walker Romance Pages star[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 star[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 star[offsite link]
Check out a new erotic romance author!

Temptation Authors star[offsite link]
Find your fave Harlequin Temptation authors here, along with upcoming releases and more.

Teresa´s Medieval History Page star[offsite link]
Super research site for anyone interested in writing historical romances, heck for anyone interested in history.

Terri Brisbin star[offsite link]
Nice site, with author bio and contact info, along with an events schedule and fave links.

Tess Farraday star[offsite link]
A pretty basic site, with author bio and book list.

The Avon Ladies star[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 star[offsite link]
Very humorous site on that most feared of all a writer´s tools: the synopsis.

The Passionate Pen star[offsite link]
This site has links of interest to writers.

The Romance Club star[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 star[offsite link]
Check out her erotic romance booklist and much more.

Three Seas Literary Agency star[offsite link]
Newer agency, with all the requisite info to submit your manuscript to them.

Tracy Fobes star[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 star[offsite link]
Lists agencies with questionable business practices. Very good resource for checking out agents.

Web of Knowledge star[offsite link]
Learn how to use your life experience in your writing.

Web of Online Dictionaries star[offsite link]
More than 800 dictionaries in 160 languages. Who could ask for more?

Webster´s star[offsite link]
Good old Merriam-Webster, online.

Weird Word Origins star[offsite link]
Exactly what it says. Very interesting.

Welcome to Tower star[offsite link]
This is a really fun site. Generate Elizabethan insults, go on a safari and lots more.

Wicked Velvet star[offsite link]
Their site lists currently available material, plus submission guidelines.

William Morris Agency star[offsite link]
One of the "big guys" in the agenting business.

Women Who Write star[offsite link]
Great links to research sites, market info and chats via the site.

Writers Digest star[offsite link]
Guidelines, markets, articles on writing, and more. You can also find subscription info here for their paper magazine.

Writers Guild of America star[offsite link]
Another group for published authors. Find membership info, mentor program, research links and more.

Writers House star[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 star[offsite link]
Changing writing classes, research sources and more.

Writer´s Center star[offsite link]
Located in Washington, D.C, find workshops, speaker listings and lots more.

Yesterday´s Books star[offsite link]
Another good place to look for out of print books you can´t find anywhere else.

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