For writers

Secret Bookseller Blog: the scary (for writers!) and very funny inside story of what happens in an independent bookshop.

Good article on writing a novel from Colum McCann – published in The Guardian

On editing by George Saunders – also in The Guardian

On writing historical fiction – Reith lectures by Hilary Mantel

Paris Review interviews with great authors since the 1950s. Fascinating.

Crime Writers’ Association

Historical Writers’ Association

Society of Authors

Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society – collects money for secondary uses and pays authors