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Useful Links

sites marked with a are Australian

Writers & Publishers

Festivale - A Melbourne-based fantasy and science fiction site.
Publishers' Catalogues Home Page - A comprehensive list of publishers.
Del Rey Online Workshop - Internet critting workshop run by the publishing company Del Rey.
ASFW Webring - Australian Speculative Fiction Webring.
Inkspot - Global
Sara Douglass' Homepage - Australian fantasy author with some good writing tips.
The Eclectic Writer - Lots of links
University of Queensland Press (UQP) - good publisher, but they don't do scifi/fantasy
Penguin Books - high-profile Australian publisher, don't accept unsolicited manuscripts
Victorian Writers' Center
The SF Site - a nice list of scifi resources

Information Resources

WGA Website - site specifically to help writers research for their scripts
Castles of Britain - everything you need to know about castles, useful if you write fantasy.
National Geographic
How Far Is It? - computes the distance between any two cities you type in
Internet Public Library
The World Factbook: USA Central Intelligence Agency
Keirsey Temperament & Character Website - Scroll down to the personality types to get ideas for fleshing out characters.
Space Science Fact

Fantasy & Science Fiction Sites

Science Fiction and Fantasy Workshop
Science Fiction Resource Guide
Pitfalls of Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy by Vonda N. McIntyre
Speculative Vision: The Science Fiction & Fantasy Resource Network
SFWA - Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America
The Market List - an online market index for genre fiction writers
My Links - some popular authors & their sites

Screenwriting Websites

Movies & More - Links to movie sources
Screenwriter's Homepage
Internet Screenwriter's Network
Screenwriters Online
Screenscribe Home Page
Screenwriters Utopia
Screaming In the Celluloid Jungle
Richard Michaels: The Megahit Movies - Plot analysis of popular films from a writer's perspective
Hollywood scriptwriter - newsletter for hollywood scriptwriters
The Movie Cliches List - a list of cliches in movies, arranged by subject.

Cyberstuff

Transhumanist Resources - according the the site "Transhumanism is a philosophy that humanity can, and should, strive to higher levels, both physically, mentally and socially. It encourages research into such areas as life extension, cryonics, nanotechnology, physical and mental enhancements, uploading human consciousness into computers and megascale engineering."
Cyborgs and Postmodern Bodies
Wired Magazine - online zine dedicated to technology.
NewScientist