Writers Resources

These resources include writers’ organizations, links, and directories.

 


Writers’ Organizations

Gini Graham Scott is or has been a member of the following organizations which can help you as a published or new writer.

 

American Society of Journalists and Authors

355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10017-6603

(212) 997-0947
staff@asja.org

http://www.asja.org.

ASJA is a national organization of independent non-fiction writers, with over 1000 freelance writers of magazine articles, trade books, and other forms of non-fiction writing. If you have published at least two books or a series of articles, you might be eligible for membership. The organization is a great source of assistance with information about the industry, contracts, agents, leads for writing, and online forums. ASJA sponsors national and regional conferences and local programs both for published and new writers. Active local chapters in many areas.
Authors Guild

31 East 32nd Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10016

(212) 563-5904.

FAX: (212) 564-5363
staff@authorsguild.org

http://www.authorsguild.org

This is a national organization for book and other writers. Membership is open to any author who has had a book published by an established American publisher within the past seven years, or has had three works of fiction or nonfiction published by a periodical of general circulation within the past 18 months. Associate memberships are available to those with forthcoming projects. The organization is especially helpful with contract and legal matters. Active local chapters in many areas.
 

Other Resources

 

The following links feature writing organizations, publishing companies, and services that will help you in finding an agent or publisher. 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Writer’s Market: publishes numerous directories and books for writers, including books on agents and publishers, with an emphasis on the smaller agents and publishers that are most receptive to newer writers. http://www.writersmarket.com