Recommended Links for Writers:
 

Society for Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators (www.scbwi.org)
 is one of the largest existing organizations for writers and illustrators. It is the only professional organization specifically for those individuals working in the fields of children’s literature, magazines, film, television, and multimedia.
 
Outdoor Writers Association of America (www.owaa.org)
an international, professional association of outdoor communicators, outdoor companies and outdoor industry service providers.
 
National Association of Science Writers (www.nasw.org)
fosters the dissemination of accurate information regarding science through all media normally devoted to informing the public.
 
Path To Publication Writers Group (www.pathtopublication.net)
a critique/publishing group made up of writers of all genres, published or unpublished, founded for support and education. It is a 501 (c) 3 corporation dedicated to the advancement of literacy.
 
Phoenix Writers Club (http://phoenixwritersclub.com
founded in 1926. Monthly meetings. All genres, all ages. 
 
American Fisheries Society (www.fisheries.org)
to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals.
 
World Aquaculture Society (www.was.org)
to strengthen and facilitate communication and information exchange on high priority topics and emerging issues within the diverse global aquaculture community.
 
AuthorsDen (www.authorsden.com)
provides the latest and best information on authors of all types covering the full range of topics. This is the first place to look when searching for an expert in any field. Useful for authors and journalists and to provide an excellent way for the public to learn more about the people behind the books. 
 
Flashlight Worthy (www.flashlightworthybooks.com) provides lists of the best books, not the best selling books, by topic.
 
 
 
Other Authors:

Allyn M. Stotz (www.allynstotz.com)  writes children's picture books and magazine stories.

Deb Hockenberry  (www.debhockenberry.com) writes children's picture books and magazine stories.

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