Helpful Stuff For Writers

* Manuscript Format - William Shunn - Because it really does matter

* Calculating Word Count - No, you shouldn't rely on your computer's word count

* Ten Mistakes Writers Don't See (But Can Easily Fix When They Do)

* The Art of Character Development

* Writer Beware Alerts for Authors

* Writer Beware's How to Find a (Real!) Literary Agent

* Writer Beware's Thumbs-Down Agency List

* Writer Beware Blogs! - A.C. Crispin and Victoria Strauss Reveal All

* Preditors & Editors - A guide to publishers and writing services for serious writers

* Agent Query - Free searchable database for agents in all genres and fields

* Miss Snark, The Literary Agent - The blog that takes no prisoners. (Now closed, but archives remain open for reading.)

* Peter's Evil Overlord List - Because it's just plain fun

* Temeraire: the official website of Naomi Novik - Author of "Temeraire", a wonderful alternate history of the Napoleonic wars - think Patrick O'Brien meets dragon riders, absolutely brilliant historical fiction

* Lynn Flewelling - Author of the Nightrunner series and other fantasy novels

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