www.JuliaMcCutchen.com Courses, advice, support from someone who’s been in publishing and knows whereof she speaks. Julia has recently launched the new International Association of Conscious and Creative Writers.
www.bbc.co.uk/writersroom For all things creative writing: Advice, support, forums, networking.
www.createspace.com The Amazon self-publishing division. Big site, lots of help, advice.
www.lulu.com Publish and sell print-on-demand books and e-books, online music and images, custom calendars and books. Free self-publishing.
www.copyright.com All things to do with copyright: Information and advice.
www.bookslam.com Book Slam is believed to be London's only literary nightclub, and it's hosted by the Whitbread Best Novel winner, Patrick Neate. Meetings mostly in West London. Readings by published and unpublished authors. Good for networking.
www.ecademy-press.com An independent publisher using print-on-demand technology to minimise the need for expensive stock.
www.wordpress.com Free blog creation and management. Includes custom design templates, integrated statistics, automatic spam protection, etc.
www.blogger.com Google’s free blog publishing tool for sahring your thoughts with the world as text, photos or video.
www.meetup.com A huge international organisation for local interest / social groups, including quite a few writers’ groups that meet in London area and further afield.
List kindly compiled by Michael Gerstein