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WRITING-RELATED

 
Copyright Clearance CenterCCC helps authors license the lawful reproduction of their intellectual property with a variety of author services..
Freelance WritersAdvice and a forum for writers. 
Freelance WritingInterviews, articles, jobs, forums, & Working Writers Newsletter. 
Eric MaiselCreativity coach, author of  Deep Writing and The Creativity Book; e-newsletter.
The Mystery ReaderReviews, interviews, author addresses, links.
Dennis PalumboA therapist for creative types and author of Writing from the Inside Out.
pantarbe.comA “creative domain for art, myth, alchemy” – an e-zine for writers and other creative people.
Poetry DailyA poem a day, interviews, archives.
Teachers & Writers CollaborativeDiscussion groups for teachers of writing to kids, assorted links (Shakespearean insults?!), books for sale.
UCLA Extension Writers’ ProgramSite of the largest and most comprehensive continuing education writing program in the country. 
WordplayAll about screenwriting, featuring dozens of columns (a short course in the craft), plus links and archives stuffed with ... stuff.
Writing for DollarsSearch more than 600 writer’s guidelines, plus feature articles.
Writing It RealSheila Bender’s subscriber-based instructional site with articles & interviews for those who write from personal experience.

 

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WRITERS ORGANIZATIONS

 
The American Society of Journalists and AuthorsThis national organization for experienced writers only. Find a good writer for your project, a speaker, nonfiction books by members, information about contracts and electronic rights, a newsletter, and links to members’ websites
Independent Writers of Southern CaliforniaLinks to member sites and other resources for writers.
National Writers UnionGroup insurance for self-employed writers, jobs, info about writers’ rights, links.

 

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AUTHORS

 
Julian BarnesThe English author’s site, including interviews and literary links.
Merrill Joan GerberHer career and accomplishments.
Sue GraftonRead novel excerpts, find out all about the bestselling mystery novelist, read reviews, see a map, test yourself about her characters.
Joan Hall HoveyMystery writer, links to mystery sites

 

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BOOK BIZ

 
Book Marketing UpdateJohn Kremer’s compendium of resources (many free) related to book marketing/promotion/publicity, e-publishing, etc
BookTalkA site that claims to offer “all the buzz about books.” News about new books, links to organizations, info about events, links to romance, crime, and mystery authors, and articles.
Page OneA newsletter about books and authors, with dozens of links to author pages and writers’ resources.
Para PublishingDan Poynter’s tips, resources, free e-zine about publishing and getting book PR.

 

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BOOKSTORES

 
Indie BoundFind & support an independent book store near you, order any book, read recommendations by savvy booksellers. 
Skylight BooksA fine independent bookstore in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles. 
Vroman’s BookstoreReviews, events, signings at Southern Calif’s oldest, largest independent, in Pasadena; plus an online museum shop.

 

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MAGAZINES

 
Arts JournalDaily digest of arts and cultural journalism (including articles about books and publishing), with great archives and links list.  
Arts & Letters DailyNews and reviews on literature, culture, art, more.
AtlanticFeatures and reviews from The Atlantic, along with interviews with article authors.  
January MagazineA web periodical (emanating from Canada) about books and authors, featuring interviews, profiles, reviews.
SalonFeatures, reviews, columns found nowhere else. A lot of personal, hip stuff.
Scientific AmericanArticles, interviews, ask the experts. Newsletter.
SlateAnother online magazine.
Utne ReaderArticles, essays, amusing alternative takes on society and the media.

 

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PSYCHOLOGY

 
American Psychological AssociationArticles and an online bookstore for APA books.
American Psychological SocietyPress releases and links to other psychological resources.
CouplesCompany.com“Keeping couples together.”  A magazine with lots of articles and advice.
Dr. John M. Grohol’s Psych CentralHuge credible catalog of psychology & mental health links, plus quizzes, reviews, support forums, chats, a blog.
Scott Barry KaufmanInterested in individual differences in human cognition and creativity, Kaufman (Yale 2009) blogs for Psychology Today.
Alfie KohnKohn writes about progressive educational topics, including what’s wrong with rewards.
PositivePsych.netArticles, resources, and links related to positive psychology, maintained by Rob Kall.
Positive Psychology E-Mail ListFor anyone interested in discussing practical ways to apply the principles of flow & positive psychology.
Psych WebLinks, resources, and psych self-quizzes.
Smart Marriage Articles from journals and the popular press about relationships.
Social Psychology NetworkDatabase of social psychology links.
Talent Development ResourcesDouglas Eby’s site includes quotes, articles, interviews, resources on creativity, awareness, & enhancing talent.

 

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PARENTING

 
Free Spirit PublishingThe home page of the feisty house that published my book, Playing Smart. Their catalog contains unusual books aimed at young people and at parents and teachers, many for the gifted, several terrific books focusing on raising a caring, creative, and functional next generation.
National Association for Gifted ChildrenIncludes features from their magazine, Parenting for High Potential, as well as info for parents about who is gifted and what makes for appropriate gifted education.
Nurture MomInformation that helps mom take care of herself while she cares for her family.
ParentCenter.comComprehensive parenting site where I’m the Fun and Games Expert.
ParenthoodA collection of regional parenting magazines around the country.
Resources for Infant EducarersRaise confident kids according to Magda Gerber’s philosophy of respect. Book excerpts.

 

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SCHOOLS

 
Community-College.org A non-profit site that provides a current a comprehensive directory of community colleges throughout the U.S.
Fielding Graduate UniversityThe site for the “university without walls” based in Santa Barbara where I got my (fully accredited) Ph.D. They have programs in Human & Organization Development, Clinical Psychology, Education Leadership, Org. Design & Effectiveness.
Pacific Oaks CollegeThis school is where I got my first Master’s degree. It’s marvelously humanistic.
U.C.L.A.Got my B.A. here. A big school and a big website.
Woodbury UniversityI’ve taught psychology here in the adult program.

 

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FRIENDS, COLLEAGUES, MISCELLANEOUS

 
Tom Antion“Tom Antion is a fun, exciting keynote speaker & seminar leader who would be a great opener or closer for your corporate or assoc. mtg. He is the author of Wake ’em Up Business Presentations. Your org. gets 100 free copies of this book when you invite Tom to appear at your event.”
BarbergalleryAn amazing collection of inexpensive customizable stock photos, shot by photographer Steve Barber.  Available for licensing for websites, advertising and other promotional uses.
Cris Barber MusicOne of the premiere jazz vocalists in Southern California.
The BrightsAn international Internet constituency of those who hold a naturalistic worldview, free of supernatural and mystical elements.  Yes!
Sheree Bykofsky AssociatesAn agent in New York. On her site you’ll find information about preparing book proposals, an Ask the Agent column, and a detailed list that explains exactly what happens when you submit something to an agent.
Deep FunBernard DeKoven’s site; articles & links about fun in all realms.
Despair, Inc.Laugh while being inspired to new lows with these de-motivating calendars, notecards, mugs, etc
Finding Love After 50Site of “Single Again” columnist Tom Blake; free newsletter, column archives.
Institute for Humanist StudiesPromotes nonreligious perspectives on social, political, and ethical issues and serves as a resource for and about the humanist community.  Excellent free e-newsletter. 
The Hunger SiteClick daily on this site, so sponsors will donate 2 ¾ cups of a staple food (i.e., rice) to the hungry. 
Celebrate LoveLarry James is a professional speaker, author, and relationship coach whose vast site has articles, links, book reviews, a great list of booksigning tips, related to writing, speaking, and love.
Librarians’ Index to the InternetSearchable, annotated subject directory of 5300+ links evaluated for usefulness.
Marshall’s ArtThe quirky images of Marshall Vandruff.
Joan Mazza, Author, Poet, Dream TherapistJoan, author of Dreaming Your Real Self, also does workshops & presentations.
OpEdNews   A vast rich trove of progressive news & opinion on all topics, via links, reprints, original articles.  Free newsletter.
Organized ForeverJudy Brown’s organizing service, with articles and free newsletter.
Peter Rabbit Web SiteThe official site about the world of Beatrix Potter, including a playground for bunny fans of all ages, and background on the author and her classic stories.
Reality CarnivalA page on Clifford A. Pickover’s very intriguing site (science, oddities, computers, time, art, links galore).
Reference DeskFind stuff.
Jan SteckelA quirkily fine writer and Harvard- and Yale-trained physician, with texts of published fiction, poetry, nonfiction, plus links.
Tina B. Tessina, MFCC, Ph.D.A Long Beach, California-based licensed therapist and author of books on relationships.
Yahoo GroupsSubscribe to a large variety of lists - communicate with like-minded folks. (Several involve writing.)

 

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