writing, reading, publishing, blogging, social media, psychology, productivity, community

This list is often updated. If you know a great link, let me know.

Writer’s Digest Community (on NING)
Red Room: Where the Writers Are

The Afterword: Postings from the Literary World
Buzz, Balls & Hype
Advanced Fiction Writing Blog
Archetype Writing Blog (cool entrepreneur/blogger Caterina Fake)

The Art of Non-Conformity: Unconventional Strategies for Life, Work & Travel
Ben Casnocha: Entrepreneurship, Books, Current Affairs & The Intellectual Life

Blake Snyder: The Last Website on Screenwriting You’ll Ever Need

Blog Maverick: The Mark Cuban Weblog

The Blog of Innocence: Essays & Meditations on Art & Culture

Blogging Zest

The Book Deal: A Publishing Blog for Writers & Book People

Bookfutures: The Potential of New Media for Writers & Readers

Blog of a Bookslut

The Book Publicity Blog

Causecast: The Blog for All Things Cause
Chris Brogan: Beyond Social Media

Caitlin R Kiernan (dark fantasy author, THE RED TREE)
Cecil Castelluci: Author/Lady/Artiste

Communicatrix: A Virgo’s Guide to the Universe

Conversational Reading

The Creative Penn: Publishing Options, Sales & Marketing For Your Book

Dani Shapiro: Moments of Being

Daniel H. Pink

Dark Territory: dark fantasy author Caitlin Kittredge

Digital Inspiration: A Technology Blog

Ditchwalk: Storytelling in the Digital Age

Editor Unleashed
The Elegant Variation: A (Los Angeles) Literary Weblog

Elizabeth Bear: SFF Author Elizabeth Bear

Elizabeth Writes: YA Author Elizabeth Scott

Flashlight Worthy: Handpicked Book Recommendations

Future Perfect Publishing: Exploring New Trends and Possibilities in Book Publishing

Galleycat: Blogging about Books and Publishing

GapingVoid: Cartoons Drawn on the Back of Business Cards

Guys Lit Wire

The Happiness Project

Holly Black

In Over Your Head

InkyGirl: Daily Diversions for Writers
The (Publishing) Intern
Jacket Copy

The Jason Calacanis Weblog

Jessica Faust (agent at Bookends Lit Agency)

Joe Hill Fiction

Kevin Rose Blogg: Technology, Science, Art, Tea

Lateral Action: Creativity + Productivity = Success


Literacy Adviser: Bringing Literacy into the 21st Century

Logic+Emotion: Business, Design, and Impact of Social Technology

Loud Poet: Old and New Media Enthusiasm

Macabre Ink: Where Words and Imagination Collide

Make a Scene: Craft of Fiction and the Writing Life

Market Like a Chick: Marketing from a Woman’s Point of View


Maud Newton: Literary Links, Amusements, Politics and Rants

Medialoper: Chasing the Long Tail of New Media

Michael Hyatt’s Blog: Leading With Purpose

Mike’s Writing Workshop: Advanced Advice
The Millions: Lit Coverage Online

Mindhacks: Inside Your Brain

Murderati: Mysteries, Murder & Marketing with 12 of Today’s Hottest Writers

Nathan Bransford: Literary Agent

New Rules for the New Economy

Paulo Coelho Blog

Pimp My Novel
Plot Monkeys

PoeWar: Writer’s Resource Center

Pop Culture Divas

Poppy Z Brite (cool edgy writer in New Orleans)

Problogger Blog Tips

PsyBlog: Understand Your Mind

Publishing Perspectives

Rachel Resnick (Los Angeles author, LOVE JUNKIE)

The Rejectionist

Rock Your Day
Scott H Young: Get More From Life

Servant of Chaos: Branding, Creativity and the Importance of a Good Story

Seth Godin’s Blog

Seth Greenland (novelist, screenwriter, playwright, cool dude)

Shaken and Stirred

Shuaism: Social Media, Internet Marketing, Online Life

Silicon Alley Insider

Site Sketch 101: Beginner’s Guide to Building a Powerful and Profitable Blog

Study Hacks: Demystifying Student Success

Social Media Examiner: Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle

Storytellers Unplugged

The Swivet: publishing consultant, literary agent, self-declared professional nerd Colleen Lindsay

TechCrunch: Start-Up and Technology News

Tez Miller (book reviews, urban fantasy & futuristic)

Think Simple Now: Creativity, Clarity and Happiness

Tribal Author Book Marketing

Tim Ferriss’s 4-Hour Workweek & Life Design Blog

Too Damn Havisham: The Manic-Depressive Writer

Tools of Change for Publishing

TwiTip: Twitter Tips in 140 Characters or More

Write a Better Novel

Ecstatic Days: Jeff Vandermeer (author of BOOKLIFE)

White Hot Truth (with Danielle LaPorte): because self-realization rocks


Write to Done
Writer Unboxed: Craft and Business of Genre Fiction

Zine Writer: Insider Tips for Getting Published Online

Zen Habits: Simple Productivity


One response to “COOL LINKS

  1. How about QueryShark? (dot blogspot dot com)

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