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Writer's Digest Best Creativity Websites 2022

Here are the top creativity websites as identified in the 24th Annual 101 Best Websites from the May/June 2022 issue of Writer's Digest.

Here are the top creativity websites as identified in the 24th Annual 101 Best Websites from the May/June 2022 issue of Writer's Digest.

Writer's Digest Best Creativity Websites 2022

1. Electric Literature

ElectricLiterature.com

Beginning as a quarterly journal in 2009, Electric Literature grew to become a nonprofit digital journal in 2014. In addition to publishing essays, criticism, and literary news, Electric Lit also publishes two literary magazines: Recommended Reading for short stories and novel excerpts and The Commuter for flash fiction, poetry, and graphic narratives.

2. Fantasy Name Generators

FantasyNameGenerators.com

What started as a simple name generator for fantastical people and places, this site has expanded exponentially. Now you can find random generators for everything from creature names to descriptions of weapons and settings to riddles, swear words, and calendars.

3. Inkarnate

Inkarnate.com

Inkarnate is a map-making platform for writers to create beautiful visuals for everything from world and region maps to city layouts to battle maps. While there is a free version of the site, Pro subscribers will get access to incredible amounts of textures, stamps, and fonts, as well as allow users to upload custom art to use on their maps.

4. Literary Hub

LitHub.com

Literary Hub is the place to go for inspiration and ideas about the cross section of literature and contemporary culture. Featuring reviews of and excerpts from new books, criticism and theory of older works, plus author interviews, craft articles, and reading lists, your creative wheels will start turning.

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If you want to learn how to write a story, but aren’t quite ready yet to hunker down and write 10,000 words or so a week, this is the course for you. Build Your Novel Scene by Scene will offer you the impetus, the guidance, the support, and the deadline you need to finally stop talking, start writing, and, ultimately, complete that novel you always said you wanted to write.

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