Fiction Sites by Genre — Wilton Library
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Fiction Sites by Genre

Historical Fiction and Westerns

Historical Novel Society – promotes all aspects of historical fiction and publishes a quarterly magazine, Historical Novels Review.

Western Writers of America – promotes the literature of the American West and hosts and annual convention to celebrate the writing and reading of Western novels.

Mysteries and Thrillers

Reviewing the Evidence – provides extensive reviews of mysteries and thrillers.

Sisters in Crime  – offers networking, advice, and support to women who write and read mysteries.

Stop, You’re Killing Me! – extensive resource to identify authors, titles, and series, and offers a list of characters’ names.

In Reference to Murder – provides links to bibliographies, biographies, blogs, book clubs and publishers.

International Thriller Writers – established to promote the interests of authors in the suspense, thriller, and adventure genres.

Romance, Women’s Fiction and Chick Lit

Romance Writers of Americaactively supports and advocates for romance writers and readers and sponsors the annual RITA Award.

Romance Novelists’ Association  – British version of the RWA.

ChickLit WritersA chapter of Romance Writers of America, it supports, encourages and promotes the writing of chick lit as opposed to traditional romance

ChickLit Club  – the site has active links to titles and authors, sneak peeks, and awards.

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror

Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America – sponsors the prestigious Nebula Awards for science fiction and fantasy

British Science Fiction Association – a group of authors, publishers and fans in Britain who encourage the creation of science fiction

Horror Writers Association – geared specifically to horror writers and includes lists of new releases.