Writers & Artists

Amy Kefauver (writer, editor, farmer, soon to be host to many great artist retreats in Maine)

Anney E.J. Ryan (storyteller, fictionist, teacher, rocks two middle initials to my one) 

Ben Sobieck (crime author, with great insights into how to portray weapons in fiction) 

Bud Smith (author, poet, publisher, professional list maker)

Chuck Wendig (fictionist extraordinaire, has great writing advice)

David M Morton (writer, poet, associate editor of Hobo Camp Review, eats biscuits)

Dena Rash Guzman (poet, editor, beekeeper, citizen of Portlandia)

Jason Ryberg (poet, bookseller, political firebrand)

Marguerite Gisele (photographer, filmmaker, model, artist, creator of still-life daydreams) 

Publications & Presses

Dog On A Chain Press (publisher of poetry, including some of my own)

Hobo Camp Review (poetry and prose from the road)

Pulp Modern (noir and hardboiled fiction)

Up The Staircase Quarterly (poetry, fiction, reviews, art, more)

Writer's Digest (I write for their "There Are No Rules" blog, but they have other helpful blogs too)

Fun & Helpful Websites

Dead End Follies (reviews, mainly hardboiled books and films)

Fragments of Noir (a bunch of awesome noir images)

GalleyCat (offers news about the book publishing industry)

NewPages.com (offers insights into publishers, lit mags, and good reading in general)

The Passive Voice (traditional and self-publishing advice)

Slushpile (lots of great articles on writing and publishing)