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Resources and information about the art, craft and/ or business of writing.
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- Includes a newsletter, message board and writing tips for the fiction and non-fiction writer.
Western Writers of America
- The official website of the Western Writers of America, home of the Spur Award.
- Offers writing workshops via email, including on creativity, writing press releases and query letters.
- Offers on-line workshops and critique groups for writers of all genres.
- Resources for fiction writers. Market posts and guides to writing fiction.
BellaOnline: Fiction Writing
- Val Kovalin writes topics for fiction writers.
Write and Publish Fiction
- Includes writer's resources and information dedicated to helping new and experienced fiction writers get the most out from their writing.
International Thriller Writers, Inc.
- Information and news about reading, writing and publishing thrillers from an honorary society of authors, fiction and nonfiction, who write books classified as “thrillers,” inclujding murder mystery, detective, suspense, horror, supernatural, action, espionage, true crime, war, and adventure.
Fiction Writer's Tips
- A first time author shares writing knowledge to help beginner writers create fictional works.
How to Get a Short Story Published
- Article by Jason Belasco on the process of getting short stories published, from picking a journal to writing a cover letter.
Stephie Smith's Resources for Writers
- General and historical resources.
Behind the Name: Random Name Generator
- Choose a random name by group, nationality, and sex.
Angle on Writing
- Lisa Angle provides creative writing tips and techniques, and internet marketing strategies for writers.
Alternate History Fiction
- Provides articles on writing alternate history fiction, historical resources, some of Grey Wolf's fictional writings, books and blog.
Story in Literary Fiction
- A literary site for writers of literary fiction featuring essays, interviews with authors and editors, suggestions for reading and how to write, and original short stories by William H. Coles.
Random Name Generator
- A simple name generator tool that can be useful for fiction writers when creating characters.
Hatrack River Writers Workshop
- Forum is for writers 18 years of age and older. Includes discussion, writing assignments and feedback.
The Craft of Writing Fiction
- Discusses writing, fiction and non-fiction, the writer's life, and freelancing.
WorldCrafters Guild Writing School
- Offers a free writing school.
- A wiki dedicated to cataloguing tropes, the ingredients of fiction writing.
- Learn techniques used by professional writers. Site by Mark O’Bannon.
Fiction Writer's Mentor
- About fiction writing and novel writing. Site by Tracy Culleton.
- Supports fiction writers throughout the process of novel writing, from idea to final draft to publication.
- Weblog about publishing a fiction novel. Site by James Campion Conway.
- Advice, tips and experiences on creative writing. Andre Cruz.
The Editor's Blog
- Fiction editor Beth Hill shares suggestions for the elements of fiction, rules for grammar and punctuation, and encouragement for writers. Resources suitable for writers, editors, and students.
- Dedicated to creative writing, reading, and language. Help for fiction authors.
The Passable Gatsby
- A fiction writer's resource full of tips to enhance your craft and write a more compelling story.
The Balance - Fiction Writing
- Advice and help for beginning and experienced fiction writers on writing fiction and getting published, including contests, competitions, exercises, and articles on improving your writing.
- Creative writing blog that inspires young writers with prompts, quotes, advice.
Cool Last Names HQ
- Choose surnames from a huge variety of last names.
Worlds Without End
- Resources for science fiction, fantasy, and horror readers and writers.
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