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Monday, September 7, 2009

MEDIA LINX - Get Connected!

The following links may help you in your quest to become a world-class writer, producer, and artist, however, please be aware that each organization and site owner provides information, tools, and resources of their own accord and is responsible for the content and advice on their online business websites and blogs. Use discretion as "outbound links" on this site (and many of the articles) are provided for information and research purposes only.


AAR - The Association of Authors' Representatives, Inc. - A not-for-profit organization of independent literary and dramatic agents.

LMP - Literary Market Place - Listings of publishers, agents, trade services and international resources. Searchable database of the book publishing industry. Search by subject, type of publication, city, state, zip, and even by number of publications issued

The TV Writers Vault is the television industry's project database used by leading Production Companies, Networks, and Agents seeking original TV show ideas and scripts for production in all genres of televised programming. Projects may be submitted by professional or aspiring writers and established producers.

WritersCafe.org - The Online Community For Writers

U.S. Copyright Office - US Copyright Office is an office of public record for copyright registration and deposit of copyright material.

Creative Commons - Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.

Writers Guild of America, West - Official union site representing writers in the motion picture, broadcast, cable and new media industries.

Endemol USA - Endemol is a billion-dollar business that produces over 25,000 hours of original television content per year. Some of Endemol's successes include Big Brother, Deal or No Deal, Fear Factor and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, to name only a few.

Writers Guild of America, East - Promoting and protecting the professional and artistic interests of writers and others in movies, TV, radio and news.

AgentQuery :: Find the Agent Who Will Find You a Publisher - Agent Query has been recognized by Writer's Digest June 2009 Issue as one of the Best Websites for Writers.

YouTube.com - YouTube is a way to get your videos to the people who matter to you. Upload, tag and share your videos worldwide!

Science Fiction And Fantasy Writers Of America - SFWA is a professional organization for authors of science fiction, fantasy and related genres. Esteemed past and present members include Isaac Asimov, Anne McCaffrey, Ray Bradbury, and Andre Norton. SWFA informs, supports, promotes, defends and advocates for its members.

Publishers Marketplace - Welcome to the biggest and best dedicated marketplace for publishing professionals. Track Deals, Sales, Reviews, Agents, Editors, News – and Get Lunch Deluxe Every Day.

Sundance Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences. Through its programs, the Institute seeks to discover, support, and inspire independent film and theatre artists from the United States and around the world, and to introduce audiences to their new work.

Worthy Of Publishing - Ever wondered how to get a book published? Worthyofpublishing.com revolutionizes the way writers may attract publishers and gain exposure internationally to potentially sell more books once published.

LitMatch - More than just a directory, LitMatch is the FREE source for literary agent information that allows writers to organize their search for representation and track their submissions online!

Anotherealm.com - A Magazine of Short Speculative Fiction for the new Milennium.

mediabistro - Jobs and recruiting for media professionals in journalism, on-line content, book publishing, TV, radio, PR, graphic design, photography, ...

Writers.Net - Writing resources, news and discussion for authors / writers, editors, publishers and agents.

Poets & Writers | From Inspiration to Publication - Poets & Writers, Inc. is the primary source of information, support, and guidance for creative writers, and the publisher of Poets & Writers Magazine.

Publishers Weekly - International Book & Bookselling News, Reviews

Writer's Digest - HomeWriter's Digest is the No. 1 magazine for writers, celebrating the writing life and what it means to be a writer in today's publishing environment.