The National Writers Union represents all types of writers working in print, electronic, and multimedia formats including novelists, playwrights, poets, and screenwriters.
Category: Literary Arts
AgentQuery.com houses the largest database of literary and publishing agents on the web.
AbsoluteWrite.com is an on-line community of writers and publishing professionals.
The annual IU Writers Conference is open to writers of all levels. Participants take part in faculty-led workshops and classes in fiction, poetry and other prose narrative styles.
Scholarships are available. To learn more, visit www.iuwc.indiana.edu
Stage 32 has been called the LinkedIN meets Lynda for film, television, and theatre creatives. The vast site offers job listings, individual profiles, and networking opportunities. The most helpful to us was the Blog which included five years of archived articles and resources that are easy to search!
Fractured Atlas is an artist service organization whose mission is to serve and advocate for artists of all disciplines. The group offers many services for professional artists, but their programs involve:
- Fundraising - fiscal sponsorship program
- Insurance - for people, art, and events
- Space - finding space for creative events
- Web software - free web module to track patrons and ticket sales
The group also has an artist resource site with lots of great info called Fractured U.
Women Arts has compiled a wonderful list outlining organzations that offer emergency funding for artists who have experienced a tramatic event or illness that has affected their lives and art careers.
View the list of organizations and funding opportunities at: http://www.womenarts.org/funding-resources/emergencyfunds/#EmergencyAll
Women Arts has created a listing of organizations offering funding to artists in many different categories including by region, by discipline and specifically for women artists.
Americans for the Arts offers a resource page for artists connecting them to:
- professional development
- and more...
The Midwest Writers Workshop offers writers the opportunity to network with highly credentialed professional writers during their three day workshop, but also offers a blog with a variety of interviews with literary agents, publishers, and others helpful in building a writer's career.
The Indiana Writers Center, located in Broad Ripple Village, serves as a hub for writers; professional, emerging, and students. The Center offers classes and workshops as well as other resources for writers.