Watchdog Sites & Organizations Link

Gawker’s Hall of Shame Link

Jim Fisher Link

Preditors & EditorsTM (aka P&E) Site:
(Founded ’97 by Dave Kuzminski, RIP. As of ’14, hosted by Andrew Burt of Critters Writers Workshop)
How to search
What do the colors mean?
I wish P&E would…
P&E covers all facets of publishing
Rating criteria
P&E hacked, don’t panic
P&E lawsuit
P&E is a great site

Writer Beware® (sponsored by SFWA) (Ann Crispin, Victoria Strauss, Richard White)
Writer Beware Blogs! - The Index

WB's “Two Thumbs Down” List of Publishers Link

Writer Beware's 20 Worst Agents Link

So, where's the “20 Best” list? Link1 Link2

New Team Member
Retaliatory lawsuit against WB dismissed!
Judge rules lawsuit frivolous and calls Fletcher a fraud


General Agent & Publisher Listings

1000 Literary Agents (div. of Yadu Digital, Inc.) (Tom & Denise Griffiths) Link

Agent Query, LLC (AQ Connect) (Catherine Alvira) Link

Agent Research & Evaluation (AR&E) (Beverly Martin) Link

Association of Authors' Representatives, The Link

AuthorAdvance (formerly (Christopher Hawkins) Link

Duotrope, LLC (Shannon Wendt) Link

Everyone Who’s Anyone (Gerard Jones) Link

Jeff Herman’s Guide to Book Publishers, Editors & Literary Agents Link

Literary Agent Undercover (div. of The Bestselling Author, LLC) (Mark Malatesta) Link

Literary Market Place (div. of Information Today, Inc.) Link

Publishers Marketplace (Publishers Lunch) (div. of Cader Books, Inc.) Link

QueryTracker (Patrick McDonald) Link

Writers' & Artists' Yearbook (div. of Bloomsbury UK) Link

Writers Guild of America (WGA) Link

Writer's Market (div. of Writer’s Digest Books / F+W) Link


Editing, Appraisal & Critique Services

Why (not) use one?
How much do legit book doctors charge?
Agents and editing
Why do people think they need “professional editing”?
Editors can be scammed, too
Agents recommending editing
Agents who recommend editors
What is a book doctor?
What do editors do?
Do I need an editor?
What about “assessment agencies”?

2nd Draft (div. of Writer’s Digest Workshops) Link

Adventures in Fiction (Apprenticeships in Fiction) (Marion Urch) Link

Alan Rinzler Consulting Editor (formerly Alan Rinzler Editorial) Link

Angel Editing (Mark & Angela Hooper) Link

Anita D. McClellan Associates Link

Aria Dunham (aka Natalie [Kim] Rodriguez) Link

Ari’s Editing House (formerly Time To Read) (Roxane Christ) Link

Author Ally (Tim Polk Communications) Link

Author Biz Consulting (formerly Sebastian Literary Agency, Harper & Associates) (Laurie Harper) Link

Author One Stop (Randy Peyser) Link

Beth Bruno Link

BeCreative Communications (formerly Spiridon Literary Agency) (Althea Spiridon) Link

Book Butchers, The (CreativINDIE) (Derek Murphy) Link

BookDoc (Stephanie Sundberg) Link1 Link2

Book Doctor Is In, The (Stacey Aaronson) Link

Book Doctors, The (Arielle Eckstut, David Henry Sterry) Link

Book Editing Associates (Lynda Lotman) Link

Book Editor, The (Laurie Rosin) Link

Bravado Publishing Services (formerly Bravado Publishing, Bravado Writing & Publishing Services) (Kristen James) Link

BubbleCow (Caroline & Gary Smailes) Link

Coffee House Fiction (div. of Mud House Publishing) (Sherri Cook Woosley) Link

Cranky Editor (Tamar Love Grande) Link

Creative Inspirations, Inc. (Writing 2 Sell) (Michael Garrett) Link

Crescendo Entertainment Group (Mark Hernandez) Link

Critique My Novel (Catherine & Esther York) Link

Crystal Clear Proofing (Crystal Byer) Link

Crystal Watanabe