Writing Resources

Want to find an agent? Need to hire an editor? Searching for stock photos for a book cover? Or just looking for a new book to read? 
We can probably help!

Anything from helpful articles to author websites, 
this is your writing resource.

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If you're a registered member with our guild you get one free mention. On the membership form be sure to put the url you want us to use as your author website and check mark "I would like my website to be listed on the Hannibal Writers Guild resource webpage." 
As a thank you to our speakers or location hosts, they also get one free mention for sharing their knowledge with us. 
Each non-member or additional mention is a one-time $5 per mention, with a limit of 5 total mentions.

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99 Designs Hire freelance designers for book covers, logos, business cards, etc. 99designs.com 
Before You Sign 5 things to ask an agent before signing with them nelsonagency.com 
Dana Lockhart Urban fantasy writer, blogger, president of Hannibal Writers Guild www.danalockhart.com 
David Alan Lucas Former president of St. Louis Writers Guild, speaker www.davidalanlucas.com 
Fiverr Hire freelancers for book covers, logos, marketing, etc. www.fiverr.com 
Free Fonts 1001 free fonts that may be used for commercial or personal use 1001freefonts.com 
George Sirois Former President of Missouri Writers Guild, voice actor, author www.hesgotit.com/ 
Hannibal Courier Post Hannibal newspaper www.hannibal.net 
Hannibal History Museum An unofficial sponsor of HWG that helps us participate in Hannibal area events  
Hannibal Writers Guild Facebook Facebook page for HWG facebook.com/HannibalWrites 
Herald-Whig Quincy/Hannibal area newspaper www.whig.com 
HWG Newsletter Subscribe to our mailing list and get important updates mailchimp.com 
Jennifer Stolzer Illustrator, author, and secretary of St. Louis Writers Guild www.jenniferstolzer.com 
Jessica Mathews A children's book author, current president of St. Louis Writers Guild  
Mark Twain Brewing Company A former meeting place of Hannibal Writers Guild and current hangout of several members www.marktwainbrewery.com 
Mark Twain Himself Richard Garey, local Mark Twain Impersonator and playwright heritagestage.com/ 
Meghan Pinson Editor and Author Services mytwocentsediting.com 
Missouri Writers Guild Organization for writers in Missouri missouriwritersguild.org 
"On Writing" Stephen King's book, part memoir, part master class on writing www.amazon.com 
Overnight Prints Printing resource for business cards, bookmarks, etc www.overnightprints.com 
Patty Carothers A literary agent from Metamorphosis Literary Agency www.metamorphosisliteraryagency.com 
Pen Names Choosing a Good Pen Name kindlepreneur.com 
Pixabay Free stock photos to use for your book cover, website, and more pixabay.com 
Poets & Writers A writers website that posts writing contests www.pw.org 
Query Do's and Don'ts Do's and Don'ts when querying an agent www.writersdigest.com 
Query Letters How to Write the Perfect Query www.writersdigest.com 
Query Tracker Find agents and submit queries to them querytracker.net 
Quincy Books & Toys Local bookstore in Quincy, IL that sells local authors' books www.bookandtoy.net/ 
Quincy Public Library A library in Quincy, IL, and host of some HWG events quincylibrary.org 
Ralls County Herald-Enterprise Ralls County, MO newspaper www.rallshe.com 
Romance Writers of America An organization of American romance writers www.rwa.org 
Ryan P. Freeman Fantasy writer, freelance author services, former president of Hannibal Writers Guild www.ryanpfreeman.com 
St. Louis Writers Guild Branch of Missouri Writers Guild www.stlwritersguild.org 
Thrift Books Wallet-friendly, gently used books, free shipping after $10 thriftbooks.com 
Write Pack Radio Podcast series about writing facebook.com/WritePackRadio 
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