Resources for Writers

These are some of the websites I use frequently in my writing. This is by no means an exhaustive list. I will be adding new content frequently to this page. Be sure to contact me if you have a site that should be on this list.

General Reference:
Baby Names (Great source for character names. Also gives meaning of name and origin.)
Dictionary.com (also has a thesaurus – and don’t forget to sign up for Word of the Day)

Magazines:
Writer’s Digest
The Writer
Poets & Writers

Idea Sources:
Wikipedia (good starting place but always verify information found here)
TED Talks

Platform Resources and Getting an Agent:
Guide to Literary Agents Blog

Finding Work as a Writer:
Writer’s Market
Freelance Writing Jobs
Duotrope.com (paid site, but worth the cost)
Funds for Writers (lists of grants, markets, and contests. C. Hope Clark also offers several newsletters)

Conferences and Workshops:
Shaw Guide to Writer’s Conferences and Writing Workshops

Other Stuff:
The Write Life
Write On Online
National Novel Writing Month (and Camp NaNo)
The Writer’s Circle
The Renegade Writer

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