New to Writing? Shortcut Your Learning Curve with Reliable Writer Resources

If it’s listed here, I’ve had meaningful participation in one or more offerings. They’re resources I trust, and I hope you’ll find them useful. Most of these sites have a ton of free content, but some are paid-only. Check them out if you need some inspiration.

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Please note these are NOT affiliate links. Anything marked with an Asterisk is a current or past subscription.

All Around UsefulSubmissions & PublishingCraft Focus
Jane Friedman’s insanely helpful website*Erika Krouse’s Ranking of 500-ish Literary Magazines for Short Fiction One Stop for Writers* – valuable for publishing every type of writing thesauri created.
The Writer’s Sanctuary* (frequently used to submit. Also posts opportunities)CreativeLive* (Especially Lisa Cron’s Sessions)
DIY MFA Duotrope (submissions tracking site; agent & publisher database)ProWritingAid*
WOW! Women On Writing Publishers MarketplaceAutoCrit*
Lisa Cron – Wired for Story

AgentQuery – The internet’s largest free database of literary agentsAngela James Online Classes – Before You Hit Send 2.0* – you won’t regret it!
The Sh*t No One Tells You About Writing – insanely valuable podcast; chip in $10 a month through
Ko-Fi for access to bonus content.
Something Missing? Let me know! Manuscript Academy* paid memberships only (slightly pricey), but great content
Marion Roach Smith – Her YouTube channel has amazing craft advice.

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