HELPFUL LINKS FOR WRITERS
QUERY TRACKER: A great site where you can look up agents, the genres they represent, the time it takes for them to respond, and even track your queries.
AGENT QUERY: Another great site like Query Tracker.
AGENTS’ MANUSCRIPT WISH LISTS: This is a place to go to see what agents and editors are looking for.
TWITTER: #MSWL - The Twitter link to "real time" hints, tips and wishlists of agents and editors - BUT PLEASE do not pitch your story on this twitter site.
PREDITORS AND EDITORS: A place to check and see if an agent or editor is reputable.
MANUSCRIPT WORD COUNTS: The perfect place to see if your word count is in the right ballpark.
WRITER’S DIGEST GUIDE TO LITERARY AGENTS: A treasure trove of information about agents and more...
PUBTIPS ON TWITTER:Tips about publishing.
TWITTER COMMUNITY WRITER LINK: An on-line community where you can share the trials and tribulations of being a writer, and get support, encouragement and inspiration.
COMMUNITY CHATBOARD (TOADHALL ON YAHOO): A chatboard about all things for Kid lit writers
SCBWI: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators website
BRENDA DRAKE: A fount of information with contests that help you get published, find an agent or simply help you perfect your craft.