101 Best Websites for Writers: 2007

There are thousands of websites devoted to writers and the writing profession. Some are extremely helpful, but others are about as useful as a broken pencil. And, with your writing time already stretched to its limits, you don’t have time to weed through all these sites to find what you need. So why waste...

101 Best Websites for Writers: 2008

Whether you’re looking for quotes, advice, markets, critiques—or just a place to meet other writers online—we’ve got you covered. Our annual roundup of websites is here, so grab your computer and start surfing. Type the word “writer” into the Google search engine and it’ll bring up an astonishing 243 million websites—and no, we’re not...

101 Best Websites for Writers: 2009

From word challenges to critique groups to hot markets, our annual list of best writing websites is a one-stop shop for all the free resources you’ll need to find success. Most writers prefer to spend their time … well, writing. Here, we’ve attempted to make that job a little easier. Introducing our 11th annual...

101 Best Websites for Writers Archive

Between writing, reading, marketing, networking and (sometimes) sleeping, who has time to scour the Internet for good, solid writing information? So we asked the writing community at large to recommend the most valuable websites for the writing life — and the e-mails flooded our inbox in record numbers. The result — WD’s 12th annual...

Free Download: 101 Best Websites for Writers (+ Free Webinar!)

A quick update this week on the newest and best stuff at Writer’s Digest! Free PDF download of 101 Best Websites for WritersIf you don’t have the May/June 2010 issue of Writer’s Digest magazine, that means you missed our 101 Best Websites article! I blogged about my favorite picks here. If you sign up...

101 Best Websites for Writers (My Favorites)

The May/June 2010 issue of Writer’s Digest features our very popular annual feature, 101 Best Websites for Writers. (I compiled the 5th annual list in 2003!) Every site on the list is worth your attention, but here I’ll offer up a special curation. Best Continuing Education Site for Both the Unpublished & Published AuthorA...

May/June Issue of WD Has Interview with Stephen King, Interview with Jerry Jenkins, 101 Best Websites for Writers – Just Brimming with Awesomeness

I’ve been reading Writer’s Digest magazine since well before I was ever working for F+W Media here, and I have to say – this issue just looks like one of the coolest ever. Look at that.  Stephen King. Jerry Jenkins (Left Behind series). 101 Best Web sites for Writers. Interview with agent Barbara Poelle. A variety...

101 BEST WEBSITES FOR WRITERS

Hi Writers,I’ve included a handy link in the left navigation to our 2008 101 Best Websites for Writers. We’ve been running this list annually for 10 years now, and we’re quite proud to be able to spotlight these great resources. As you can imagine, weeding through the thousands of nominations we receive each year...

Online Exclusive: More Insider’s Guides for 101 Best Websites

Insider’s Guide: Make a Living Writing (makealivingwriting.com) Award-winning freelance writer Carol Tice’s mission is to help writers earn more money for their work. Read the site’s many free expert articles and sign up for her free e-book, 100+ Freelance Writing Questions, Answered. (Courses and mentor programs are also available for a fee.) For the...

The Best New Advice for Getting Published

You can always tell when it’s officially springtime here at the WD offices. Everyone is smiling because of the sunshine. Everyone is sneezing because of the pollen. And everyone is buzzing about the release of our most popular annual list: The 101 Best Websites for Writers. (There are also some unruly Canadian geese who...

Announcing the Best Agent Blogs of 2011…

Every year, Writer’s Digest puts out its amazing brainbomb of information called “The 101 Best Websites For Writers.” It’s in the May/June 2011 issue this year. (By the way, if you’re not subscribed to WD yet, what are you waiting for? Sign up here.) My contribution to the list of 101 sites is picking...

My Best Posts From 2010

Here’s the very best advice I offered here at NO RULES in 2010. This can serve as a handy guide, or share this link with writers who might be new to NO RULES. (What a good Christmas gift, right?) Above: my cat Zelda. She approves of this list. Plus I don’t think I posted...

The Best 101 on Self-Publishing + Resources

The best education on how to self-publish (whether in print or online) can be found in these 3 places: Self-Publishing a Book: 25 Things You Need to Know by David Carnoy (CNET) How to Self-Publish an E-Book by David Carnoy (CNET) Everything You Need to Know About Self-Publishing: the March/April 2009 Writer’s Digest issue...

Announcing the Best Agent Blogs for 2010

Every year, Writer’s Digest compiles its massive “101 Best Websites for Writers” article, and this year’s installment just hit newsstands in the May/June issue. (It will be online soon.) With that in mind, I give you my five choices for the best agent blogs on the Internet today. It was tough, and I couldn’t...