You know, almost everyone started as you are starting, by reading books and magazines or getting code listings from friends or relatives. Some of the developers listed here struggled hard to get where they are now, and some are still struggling. Visit them, give them your support, and who knows, in the next book, it may be your site listed here.
Longbow Digital Arts: www.longbowdigitalarts.com/
Spin Studios: www.spin-studios.com/
Positech Computing Ltd: www.positech.co.uk/
Samu Games: www.samugames.com/
QUANTA Entertainment: www.quanta-entertainment.com/
Satellite Moon: www.satellitemoon.com/
Myopic Rhino Games: www.myopicrhino.com/