50+ Awesome Resources for Writers

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As a writer I know how difficult it can be to find really good information and help on the web. I found these 50  plus websites and blogs to be very helpful and hope that you will too.

teen lingo

http://www.thesource4ym.com/teenlingo/index.asp

book doctor on Coolstuff4writers.com

http://coolstuff4writers.com/BookDrMain.html

whole lot of author interviews Coolstuff..

http://coolstuff4writers.com/Interviews.html

read about fav authors or discover new ones

http://armchairinterviews.com/

character naming resource

babynameworld.com

copyright info from the horse’s mouth

copyright.gov

basic grammar info

grammarbook.com

Writer Beward resource

sfwa.org/beware

International Conference listing

http://writing.shawguides.com/

everything about fiction writing

fictionfactor.com

everything about writing horror

horror.org/writetips.htm

writer’s resource website and discussion forum dedicated to the romance

romancedivas.com

supports women writers

wow-womenonwriting.com

a free writers’ resource listing over 2700 current Fiction and Poetry publications

http://duotrope.com/

weekly submission calls to paying markets

writergazette.com

Association of Author’s Representatives

aaronline.org

check out new agents

agentresearch.com/agent_ver.html

find agents easily/great forums

agentquery.com

Preditors and Editors-Beward of Scams

anotherrealm.com/preditors

the business side of writing

authormba.com

chart compares POD companies

booksandtales.com/pod/index.php

plot tips

plotwhisperer.blogspot.com

everything about agents and queries

querytracker.net

up to minutes news about publishing industry

writenews.com

connect with published or not authors

writerschatroom.com

every contest the editor can find

writingcontests.wordpress.com

Q&A section, a job thread and a critique section

mywriterscircle.com

science fiction and fantasy writers or am

sfwa.org

share your MS for annotation & chat

bookglutton.com

give and receive  reader feedback

critiquecircle.com

online destination for your writing group

rallystorm.com

Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network

spawn.org

Janet Reid dissects queries

queryshark.blogspot.com

Rachelle Gardner gives a lot of helpful info

cba-ramblings.blogspot.com

Janet Reid’s other blog- tons of resources

jetreidliterary.blogspot.com

Nathan Bransford- industry info, very useful

nathanbransford.blogspot.com

A Writer’s Guide to Self Publishing on Bubble Cow

http://www.bubblecow.co.uk/2009/10/a-writers-guide-to-self-publishing/

12 Random But Pretty Good Ideas for Selling Your Book

http://www.yourwritersgroup.com/mywritersgroup/2009/10/a-lot-of-what-i-talk-about-here-falls-into-the-large-area-of-intangibles-craft-meditations-interesting-uses-for-your-left-.html

30 One-Minute Tips for Strengthening Your Novel

http://www.darcypattison.com/revision/30-days-to-a-stronger-novel/

How to Name the Characters in a Novel

http://www.suite101.com

cliché finder

http://cliche.theinfo.org/

The Difference Between MG and YA

http://www.write4kids.com/feature6.html

Lulu Titlescorer

http://www.lulu.com/titlescorer/index.php

more info on writing for kids than you can stand

http://cbiclubhouse.com/

best blog for helping writers write

http://storyfix.com/

Website Grader by HubSpot

http://websitegrader.com/

A site for writers, readers and fans of children’s literature written by Mary Kole, associate agent at Andrea Brown Literary Agency!

http://kidlit.com/

Reasons Why Your MS Got Rejected

http://www.inkygirl.com/scbwi-2009-notes-reasons-why-your-manuscript-got-rejected/

scbwi Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

http://www.scbwi.org/Pages.aspx/Who-We-Are—What-We-Do

Goodreads- Great site for Readers & Writers

http://www.goodreads.com/

She Writes a site for women writers

http://www.shewrites.com/

Inked-In a community for writers, musicians and artists

http://inkedin.ning.com/

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