Kidlitosphere - They do an annual conference on social networking and blogging. This year's is in Washington DC in Oct.
Muse Conference Online - In oct they offer a free lineline conference for writers. All you have to do is register for the yahoo group. YOu must register before August 1st.
Three great online forums for writers:
- Absolute Write - You don't have to be a member to read, but if you want to participate in the conversations you'll have to register. You can register here: . It's free!
- Editors Unleashed - they have a great blog and forum
AgentQuery - great information on agents. Very through. Also has some great articles on what to ask agents when you get an offer.
Publisher's Marketplace - pay 20$ a month and get an email with the daily deals - listing editor, agent, author, genre and summary. best 20$ I spend. Publisher's lunch newsletter is free but does not list the deals.
SCBWI - society of children's bookwriters and illustrators
Shaw Guides for Writers - lists all national conferences, workshops and events by state for writers
Guide to literary agents blog - all the information you need to know about agents
Nanowrimo - write 50,000 words in a month. Has great information on other topics as well.