Manuscript Wish List - This site will help you narrow your search for the perfect agent with up-to-date lists of what agents are looking for right now. Can also follow the hashtag on Twitter #MSWL
AAR - Association of Authors' Representatives - A professional organization where agents subscribe to a certain code of ethics.
Absolute Write - Here you can search that agent or publisher and see what others have to say about them. It is a place to learn some insights on turn around time and credibility.
Write Space - A community committed to helping writers. They have local chapters that offer classes and write-ins. See if there is one in your area.
Society of Children's Book Authors and Illustrators - A must organization for anyone writing children's books. With conferences, critique groups, classes and more.
Romance Writers of America - If romance is your thing - even if it is just a subplot this group is everything romance and more.
Young Adult Chapter of Romance Writers of America - Perfect for those of us who like a little romance in our YA stories (and who doesn't love a good first kiss scene?) With contests and connections this is another great group to join.
Scribophile - A place to post chapters and get feedback. Kind of like an oneline critique group. You have to give critiques to get critiques but it is worth it. Especially with help on that first chapter.
Gotham Writers - Listings of workshops.
Houston Writers Guild - The HWG is a community of Houston-area writers whose purpose is to support each other in the author’s craft and writing career.
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