Listed below are some of the websites and articles I've found useful and/or enlightening. I will continue to add to the list...
- QueryTracker - Helping writers become authors
- Query Shark - How to write query letters... or, really, how to revise query letters so they actually work.
Query Letter Stuff
- Writing a Query Letter - The Hook, The Setup, The Conflict, The Consequence, Everything Else
- How to Write a Query Letter - from Nathan Bransford's blog
- How to Write a Query Letter - from Writer Beware Blogs
- How to Write a Winning Query - a few quick pointers
- Create your own Query Database
- What will make an agent "Gong" your query - the no-no's
Publishing and Marketing Stuff
- And You Thought a Royalty Involved a Crown - explanation of royalties and advances
- Publishing Money Myths
- Marketing for Authors - self-promotion, building a mailing list, building a press kit...
- The 10 Commandments of Social Networking for Writers - from literary agent and author, Jason Pinter
- 25 Blogs Every Aspiring Novelist Should Read
- How to Make a Book Trailer
- Moo - Custom Business Cards, MiniCards, Postcards and more...
- Create Your Own Book Cover - without using Photoshop
- Images to use in your book or blog - four free sources
- My e-Pub Story - How to publish your e-book
Actual Writing Stuff
- The All-Important First Chaper
- How to Title Your Book - advice from literary agent Rachelle Gardner
- The Snowflake Method - for super plotters!
- How to Write a Synopsis - yup. The dreaded synopsis. By Elana Johnson
- 5 Tips for Writing a Compelling Book Blurb - with useful examples