Tips from Insecure Writers Support Group

Writer’s Knowledge Base
Links to thousands of articles about writing, publishing, and promoting

Elizabeth S. Craig
Tips for mystery writers and beyond

Writers Digest
Writing tips, information, listings, and education 

One Stop For Writers
A powerhouse of reference tools, descriptive thesauri, and more

Writers Helping Writers
In depth writing tips and more

Kathy Temean
Information about writing and illustrating for children

YA Highway
Detailed writing tips for YA writers and authors

Anne R. Allen
From writing to marketing – great tips

Janice Hardy’s Fiction University
Tips on planning, writing, editing, and more

Writing tips, classes, and more

The Flying Wrestler
Screenwriting tips, events, classes, and more

Plot Whisperer
Writing and plotting tips

Ink Pageant
Writing and book tips and more

Live Write Thrive
Writing tips from author and editor C.S. Lakin

Helping Writers Become Authors
Grammar, writing tips, and more

Funds for Writers
Online resource for writers

Moody Writing
Writing tips

Karen Woodward
Writing tips and more

Writer unBoxed
Writing tips and more

Warrior Writers
Author Kristen Lamb offers tips on writing, marketing, and more

Write to Done
Writing tips and more

Jane Friedman
Writing tips and more

Creative Writing Now
How to write a novel, script, poetry, etc., plus prompts

Novel Writing Help
Resources from writing to publishing

No Wasted Ink
Writing tips and self-publishing resources

Advanced Fiction Writing
Writing tips and more

Write it Sideways
In depth writing tips

Write Search
Search engine for writing tips

How to Write Shop
Writing tips, marketing, and more

Jami Gold
Writer worksheets, workshops, services, and tips

Goins, Writer
Writing and creativity tips

The Novel Factory
Writing tips for beginners

How to Write a Novel
Writing tips and resources

How to Write a Book Now
Writing tips, Q&A, and more

Daily Writing Tips
Grammar, punctuation, and competitions

Articles on everything from writing to agents to book covers to marketing

My Writers Circle
Forum for writers with information and critique options

The Blood Red Pencil
Writing tips and more

Story Fix
Detailed writing and story structure tips

Writing Forward
Writing tips

The Book Designer
Writing tips, plus marketing, self-publishing, and more

Better Novel Project
Writing tips

Writers in the Storm
Writing tips

Creativity Portal
Covers every type of writing from poetry to screenplays to greeting cards and beyond.

The Purple Crayon
Helpful articles on writing, illustrating, and publishing children’s books

Horror Writers Association
Tips for horror writers

Linda Rohrbough
Author Linda Rohrbough shares writing tips and more

Cec Murphy’s Writer to Writer
Christian author Cec Murphy gives commonsense tips on the basics, from writing to promotion.

Catherine Ryan Howard
Writing tips and more

The Write Life
Writing and blog tips

The Creative Penn
Writing, marketing, and self-publishing tips

Make A Living Writing
Freelance writing tips and more

Better Novel Project
Writing tips from deconstructing best sellers

David Villalva
Writing tips and plot structure

Writer’s Gambit
Writing tips, plus marketing and more

Michael Dellert
Writing tips, Novel Writing Challenge, and more

Madness of a Modern Writer
Large list of writing articles and tips

Dan Koboldt
Science in science fiction/fact in fantasy information for authors

Writing and Illustrating

Writing tips and illustrating tricks for children’s books

Quips and Tips for Successful Writers

Writing and blogging tips

Writer Pitch

Community for writers

Novel Rocket

Writing tips

Creative Writing with the Crimson League

Writing tips and more

Bestseller Labs

Writing tips and more

Kill Zone Authors

Group of authors provide writing tips, marketing tips, and more

Grammar Book

Grammar tips, information, and database

Grammar Slammer

Grammar tips and information


Dictionary and thesaurus

Acronym Finder

Find out what any acronym, abbreviation, or initial stands for

Google Trends

See what’s trending now

God Checker

Database of all known gods


The four style guides, their use, and large list of resources

Pro Writing Aid

Free and paid writing aids
For Teen Writers:

Teen Ink

Magazine, website & books written by teens since 1989

Young Writers Society

A site for age 13+ writers to share fiction and poetry.


A great site to upload your writing, make your own cover, and let the Figment community find and fan your work.

Teen Central

Teens are encouraged to anonymously write out their feelings about anything and everything, no matter how difficult the subject matter. It’s monitored by trained staff and is sponsored by KidsPeace, an organization dedicated to helping kids in crisis.


A place to post novels, poetry, short stories, articles, and lyrics.

Go Teen Writers

Writing tips for teens and more

Young Writers Online

Community and forum for young writers

Young Writers Program

NaNoWriMo site for young writers

Pomegranate Words

Lessons, resources, and critique services

Teen Writers Club

Writing assistance and story features
Writing Gigs:

Jobs Pro Blogger

Freelance blogging and writing opportunities

Freelance Writing

Top ten lists of hot topics for any subject and more


Thousands of markets for fiction, poetry, and more

Blogging Pro

Copywriting and freelance jobs

Job Hero

Freelance Writing Career Guide

The Market List 

Markets for genre writers

Media Bistro

Freelancers, book writers, copywriters, and more

Sarah Allen

List of paying gigs, submissions, and contests for writers

Be a Freelance Blogger

Downloadable list of sites that pay $50 or more for blog posts

Journalism Jobs

Job listings for media, radio, magazines, and more

Funds For Writers

Tips, contests, markets, and more

Freelance Writing Gigs

Freelance jobs and resources

The Write Life

Tips, resources, and more

Writers Market

Freelancing, submissions, agents, and more

World Wide Freelance

Global writing markets

Freelance Writing Organization Intl.

Thousands of freelance and job listings
Writing Courses:

Script Reader Pro

Online screenwriting courses

Writer’s Digest University

Online workships from Writer’s Digest

Australian College of Journalism

Online and in-person writing courses

Writing University

Online workshops and programs from the University of Iowa

Class Central

List of free online writing courses

Creative Writing Now

Writing classes and free online courses

The Writers Bureau

Home study courses

Gotham Writers

Writing classes, both online and in New York

Writers Write

Writing courses, writing prompts, and more