Resources for Writers

The following are all products or websites that I have personally used and recommend. I do not know any of the authors whose websites or blogs I have listed but am sharing them because I’ve found them to be so helpful.

 

SOFTWARE

Snowflake Pro – great for planning your novel

From Literature & Latte (with free trials available):

 

WEBSITES

Writers Helping Writers

Advanced Fiction Writing

Helping Writers Become Authors

Fiction University

Marcy McKay

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)

SFWA (Science Fiction Writers of America)

Writer Beware

Write to Done

Writing World

Dear Editor

The Creative Penn

Live Write Thrive

Jodie Renner

Kill Zone

Writers and Editors

 

SELF-PUBLISHING

Wattpad

Smashwords

Bublish (although I haven’t used its publishing services, I’ve subscribed to the newsletter and there are regular free web seminars)

 

SUBMISSIONS/CONTESTS

Writing Career (free)

Ralan (short story market listings, free)

Dark Markets (market listings for horror writers, free)

Duotrope (after free trial period, membership costs US $5/month, or save with an annual subscription)