Articles for writers

Internet links for writers

How to get a book published— Approaching agents, editors & publishers

Guides to agents & publishers

Memoir writing tips

Videos for writers

Go for a book trailer

Literary & writing quotes

Social media

News archive





The Internet offers innovative ways to get published. See: "Self-Publishing--New Options for Writers"

Consider Internet-based, print-on-demand (POD) and ebook publishing





Book Trade in Canada. Annual.
Canadian Writer's Guide. Multiple editions.
Canadian Writer's Market. Multiple editions.
Guide to Literary Agents. Annual.
International Literary Market Place. Annual.
Literary Market Place: The Directory of American Publishing. Annual.
Novel & Short Story Writer's Market. Annual.
Writers' and Artists' Yearbook. Annual.
Writer's Handbook. Annual.
Writer's Market. Annual.

Freelance editing and free writing, publishing, and editorial resources

For self-publishers and authors seeking literary agents and traditional publication . . .

Welcome to the main resources page of Helping You Get Published. Here you will find summaries of, and links to, the following resources for authors:

At the bottom of the sidebar you will also find a listing of the major guides
to agents and publishers, available in most public libraries and large bookstores.

Articles for writers

Articles by Patricia AndersonPatricia Anderson's continuing series, Writing for Publication, will help you write to a professional standard and get your work into print. Access articles on writing, editing, and publishing . . .


Internet links for writers

Links to Book & Writing SitesTo find book and trade news, reviews, writers' resources, professional associations, agent directories, and publishers' guidelines, link to my list of book writing and publishing websites . . .


How to get a book published—

Approaching agents, editors & publishers

Keys to Approaching...For authors of commercial fiction and nonfiction, here are the keys that will open the doors to getting published . . .


Memoir writing tips

Memoir Writing TipsAspiring authors of autobiographical works, biographies, and family histories sometimes have trouble getting started. If this sounds like you, check out my practical editorial advice on writing memoirs . . .


Videos for writers

Helping You Get Published videos about writing, publishing, editing, books, and authorsOriginal how-to videos on writing, editing, and publishing; and more . . .


Go for a book trailer!

Book trailer icon A book trailer (similar to a movie trailer) is an attention-getting way to show off the best features of your book or book proposal. Watch a sample and find out more about promoting your book with a trailer . . .


Favorite literary & writing quotes

Literary & writing quotes For fun and inspiration, here are some great thoughts for great writing . . .


Social media

Social media and blogs on writingFor news and insights about writing, editing, and publishing, check out Helping You Get Published in the social media . . .


News archive

Helping You Get Published archived news about books, ebooks, authors, writing, editing, getting published, and self-publishing . . .


Need further help with your book project?
Contact Patricia for freelance editing and professional advice . . .

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