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Search for publishers, agents, editors, packagers…if you know the name you can find it here.

LMP, Literary Marketplace. By registering you can browse for free. Gain access to trade services and resources  and basic information on publishers and literary agents worldwide. For complete access to the database you must subscribe.

Writers Market (book). Where and how to sell what you write.

Duotrope is a subscription-based service for writers and artists that offers an extensive, searchable database of current fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and visual art publishers and agents, a calendar of upcoming deadlines, a personal submission tracker, and useful statistics compiled from the millions of data points we’ve gathered on the publishers and agents we list.

The website,, includes the Directory of Poets & Writers, which provides contact information, publication credits, and biographical information for more than 9,300 authors; databases of literary magazines and journalssmall and independent pressesliterary agentsMFA programswriting contests, and literary places; a national literary events calendar; and select content from Poets & Writers Magazine.


How to Write Successful Queries for Any Genre of Writing
By Robert Lee Brewer of Writer’s Digest

The Complete Guide to Query Letters
by Jane Friedman

Get a Query Letter that Gets Results


How to find a good one

Do you need a Literary Agent?

Hunting for a Literary Agent

Alerts for Writers – Writers Beware!

How to find a (REAL!) Literary Agent

Agent Listings

Association of Authors’ Representatives Find a Literary Agent

Search Literary Agents Database from

Are you willing to pay to have someone submit your work to agents?

Writer’s Relief


Which one is Right for You?

7 Types of Book Publishing Companies

The Perils of Searching For Publishers on the Internet

“Excuse Me, How Much Did It Cost You?”

Publisher Listings

Florida Publishers

Florida Publishing and Printing companies from

Poets and Writers small press listings

Search Publishers Database from

Review of Publishers from Piers Anthony

Keep up with the latest in the publishing world.

Publishers Weekly magazine.

Some Florida Publishers’ pages

Atlantic Publishing
Bancroft Press
DocUmeant Publishing
Faithful Life Publisher, Fort Myers
Krieger Publishing Co
Oceanview Publishing
Peppertree Press
Rainbow Books
Star Group International
University Press of Florida

Publishers of Picture Books/Children’s Books

Blurb – Make your own book
Book Baby – All types of books
List of 30 Children’s Book Publishers


Free Self-Publishing Guide from IngramSpark

Free Self-Publishing Course from IngramSpark

Free Author’s Guide to Successful Publishing from Friesenpress

Presentation and Links for Self-Publishing Presentation (2020)

Guidlines for Kindle (ebook) self publishing

Barnes & Nobel Press self publishing

KDP self-publishing (Amazon) Print on Demand
Createspace is no longer available — POD is now part of KDP.

Ingram Spark Print on Demand

Publishing a Book: A Guide to Becoming an Author  from Bulk Books

Wikipedia talks about different types of Self-publishing.

10 Best Print On Demand For Books 2021

Best Print on Demand Service?

Alliance for Independent Authors

ALLi Self-Publishing Advice Center

Book Sellers & Distributors

Sell Your Book at Barnes & Noble 

Southwest Florida Bookstores

Independent Book Publishers Association

APPLES AND ORANGES: An Analysis And Comparison of Distribution Agreements

List of Distributors and Wholesalers from NonFiction Authors Association

Miscellaneous Publishing Resources

Publishers Weekly free online

Commonly Used Publishing Terms

Publishing Glossary