Understanding the Publishing Industries

The Intern An intern gives you an insider’s look at everything about the industry.

CopywriterUnderground.com A freelance copywriter gives information and insight on the industry and how to survive in it.

Backspace is a site with information and news from industry insiders. For a small fee it also includes a forum where agents, editors, and authors gather.

Book Business: Publishing Past, Present, and Future by Jason Epstein

MichaelHyatt.com Run by a veteran of the industry, this site explains the business to authors new to it and those who’ve been around for a while.

A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing A seasoned genre writer gives insight into what he’s learned along the way and points readers to other recommended writing blogs.

ChrisGuillebeau.com Information for writers interested in entrepreneurial pursuits.

Writer’s Digest includes articles, interviews, tips, and exercises to help writers develop their craft and increase their understanding of the publishing industry.

Writing on the Wall is a blog sponsored by Precision Editing Group and includes advice on writing, editing, and publishing.

See also Agents/Editors