CREATIVE & PROFESSIONAL WRITING RESEARCH
|American Christian Writers|
"Locating, educating and motivating writers and speakers" Offering conferences, tours, mentoring, critiquing, and local chapters.
|Association of Writers and Writing Programs|
"The mission of The Association of Writers & Writing Programs is to foster literary talent and achievement, to advance the art of writing as essential to a good education, and to serve the makers, teachers, students, and readers of contemporary writing." The websites includes conferences, writing contests, career opportunities and more.
"The Authors Guild has been the nation's leading advocate for writers' interests in effective copyright protection, fair contracts and free expression since it was founded as the Authors League of America in 1912. It provides legal assistance and a broad range of web services to its members."
|Capital Christian Writers|
Bi-monthly meetings to support and encourage area Christian writers.
|Christian Story Teller|
"A non-profit site dedicated to showcasing Christian authors, helping them to network, support, and market their books."
|Literary Law Guide|
Articles on the most frequently asked issues regarding copyright and writing. Links to additional article, books, and websites that address the issue more completely.
|National Novel Writing Month|
Challenges writers each November to write a 50,000 word novel in the space of the month.
|Northern Virginia Christian Writers Fellowship|
Works to "encourage, equip, and educate writers to become skilled communicators of God’s truth in the Christian and general markets." Hosts critique sessions and monthly meeting with guest speakers.
|Poets & Writers|
"The nation's largest nonprofit organization providing information, support, and guidance to creative writers."
|Publishing Law Center|
Articles and resources on copyright and trademarks directed specifically at writers who intend to publish and other agents in the publishing community.
|Top 100 Markets for Magazine Writers and Book Writers|
Based on the latest edition of the Writer's Market, these are the top 50 magazines and top 50 book publishers with a history of working with new writers (along with other criteria). Has contact information and basic description of what the publisher is seeking.
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