I’m a writer- all I want to do is work on my next book. Yeah…the industry doesn’t work that way anymore. Pity. We need to be intimate with our genre and the industry, especially if we’re self-publishing.

Studying trends in Dark Fantasy is a bit tricking. There aren’t many resources continually focusing on it. I’ve looked. Instead, I subscribe to sites talking about horror, fantasy & speculative fiction.

I found many resources by opening a book similar to mine and reading the copyright page. Find the imprint the books’ published under then visit the website and see if you can subscribe to their content.

I’ve gathered here some publishing industry news sites, the many SciFi, Fantasy, and Horror sites I read, blogs about writing and of course, books on writing. Whenever I come across a new resource, I’ll add to it. I hope they help you too. Enjoy.

Publishing and Book News

Writing and Publishing News and Trends

HuffPost Books
NPR Books 
Publisher’s Weekly 
Publishing Perspective
The Association of American Publishers
Book Riot

Fantasy and Horror News and Writing Tips


Sci Fi, Fantasy, Speculative Book Blogs

Fantasy book blogs

Writing Life and Craft

Blogs for Writers and Authors

Author Media Blog

Jane Friedman
The Creative Penn
The Book Designer 
The Other Side of the Story
Writer’s Digest
Writers Helping Writers
Writer Unboxed

Books on Writing  

Book on Writing

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