Black Writers Collective

Writers Resources

Janell Agyeman, former literary agent, editor with Doubleday and administrator of Howard Publishing Institute, helps writers get published. Services include query letter, proposal, and manuscript review; publishing guidance; and project management. She works with authors who are seeking agents to uncover what might be problematic in their works and how to improve their shots at representation.

Next Steps Literary LLC | Janell Agyeman |

Black-owned WordWiser Ink offers professional editorial excellence for your copyediting and proofreading needs. They edit and proofread fiction and nonfiction; websites, blogs, and other digital content; technical, training, business, and medical documents, knowledge base (online help systems, wikis, FAQs, directories), and more.  

WordWiser Ink LLC | Copyeditors & Proofreaders |

Our professionals directory offers a number of experienced freelance Black developmental, line, and copy editors, proofreaders, manuscript analysts, sensitivity readers, and coaches.

Black Editors & Proofreaders Network |

Gold Dust Literary Agency was established in 2021. The agency represents authors of romance, women’s fiction, mystery, cozy mystery, thrillers, and suspense. Agents take pride in being responsive and providing feedback on submissions.

Gold Dust Literary Agency |

With her exceptional customer service, in-depth know-how, and impeccable quality, Houston, Texas, USA-based DTPerfect is our recommendation for interior book layout and design.

DTPerfect LLC | Elena Reznikova | Book Designer | 303.668.2366 |

Storytelling Platform

Storytelling platform where writers can share their work and pique the interests of industry professionals, build their brand, and gain readers. Readers have free access to works posted on the platform. Subscribers can chat and discuss stories, follow others, and provide feedback. 

FiB Books

It’s easy to find books by Black authors and books on writing and publishing, but what about books on writing and publishing by Black authors

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