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The Mystery Genre
- Definitions of the mystery genre and its sub-genres
- Tips from other mystery authors
All About Murder
- Website included information about member authors' books and links to their websites, book reviews, a message board and a Yahoo! newsgroup,
and a page of mystery-related links.
- An online discussion list focused on mystery fans, but populated with many writers,
librarians and booksellers.
Murder Must Advertise
- An online community dedicated to exchanging ideas and experiences about marketing mysteries, with many experienced authors, booksellers,
agents and PR people in its membership.
Mystery Writers' Forum
- A bulletin board for mystery writers and aspiring mystery writers.
Mystery Writers of America
- Membership open to published mystery writers, editors, screenwriters, and other professionals in the field.
- A bit expensive at $80 per year, but offers good legal and tax information, sponsors conferences, and presents the Edgar award.
Sisters In Crime
- “An international organization of writers, readers, booksellers, librarians, agents, editors, reviewers and teachers interested in
promoting the work of women mystery writers.” (Men are welcome to join as well.)
- Membership is $35 per year. SinC has local chapters across the country and an Internet chapter. (Last time I checked the Internet chapter cost $10 per year.)
- Several message boards and a lot of articles about writing and publishing.
Mary Reed and
- A large listing of newsletters and a good links page.
- Good writing tips and good writing links pages.
- If you're looking for one web page containing enough categorized writing links to keep you busy for a few weeks, this is it.
Attorney at Law
- A lot of legal info here, including articles about foreign rights, contracts, distribution, copyrights, being an entrepreneur, and misc.
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