Writing Resources

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resourcesThis page contains links to writing sites where you should be able to find any resource that will help you in whatever type of writing you want to undertake. Like the other 'Write Links' pages, if any link is broken, or you would like to add your own link, please let me know using the contact form.

All the links below will open in a 'Pop-up' window. Please allow your browser to accept pop-ups from this site. is a web site that allows for look up of books and their authors by searching on plot lines and other elements. This might prove useful if you are seeking a particular author or book.


Aspire 2 Write with online magazine and their writing community. This site contains articles, interviews, regular columns, and full writer services.


Author Network is a resources for writers, including links, articles, columns, publishing advice and critique service.

Author-me is a support group for writers in search of publishers. They offer on-line works and opportunities to obtain manuscript critiques. There is also a chat room and articles about writing.

Author Central a free service provided by Amazon to allow authors to reach more readers, promote books, and help build a better Amazon bookstore


Beginning Writers is as it says, a resource for beginning writers, encouraging them to write and help develop their creativity and writing talent. Archive of articles included.

Bella Online Writing is actually Danielle Hollister who writes articles, reviews links and hosts an email newsletter and discussion forum.


Bloomsbury Magazine has its own Writers' area devoted to writers, both published and unpublished. It offers practical advice, regular updates from the book business, a calendar of literary dates and links to other sites.

Cool Quotes is the place to go if your having problems finding a cool quote of interest. Cool Quotes are striving to be the best place on the internet to get cool quotes, With a random quote generator, Quote of the Day feature and a wide range of categories such as: Famous, Funny, Movie, Inspirational, Friendship, Motivational and love quotes, your bound to find the quote you want!

Courtyard comprises of a bulletin board, email list and links for writers.

Eclectic Writer has articles about writing and getting published. A message board and newsletter too.

Forward Motion for Writers by full-time novelist Holly Lisle has articles, workshops, a large and thriving free writers' community, publication tips and discussions, free e-books and bi-monthly e-zine.

Glossary of Poetic Terms: An online resource for poetry writers.

Guide to Grammar and Style is one of the best reference tools on these issues by Professor Lynch.

Ideas 4 writers contains ideas to make better writers. Writers' bookshop, a discussion forum, eZines, newsletters, competitions, writing, computing and word processing help.
Internet Directory of Published Writers (and unpublished ones) can be found here.
Literary Prizes Lists all major prizes, listed by Wikipedia.
Literary Org offers forums and interviews with published authors. It's also a paying market and has a contest listing.

Literary Kicks and the Beat Generation from there on to Kerouac, Ginsburg, Corso and many others.


LitQuotes A site which contains; 'A quote of the day' - A daily quote from our growing collection of over 1,200 quotes: 'Quotes by topic' (over 170 topics). Quotes by author (including; John Galsworthy, Joseph Conrad and George Eliot): 'Quotes by title' {eg: Howards End, The Age of Innocence and Our Mutual Friend), plus many many more. Good resource.

Nobel Prize in Literature Winners 1901- 2012 annotated, with links and books

Online Resources for Writers has exactly that and is maintained by The University of Maine Writing Centre.

Pulitzer Prizes presented by CJR, the official source. Plus some information on the winners.

Published Writer has all you need to know about writing and getting published with top class tips and advice.

Real Literature is an excellent resource site for author biographies and information on authors - our site is the Reader's Ultimate Resource for Published Authors. You can browse the alphabetical list of authors. See the Biography picture and read Literary work of the eminent authors by clicking on their name.

Resource Central has links and resources for writing. Tips to improve your writing and library skills, writing style, grammar. It also contains some good fiction and non-fiction resources.

Scrawl: The Writer's Asylum provides writing workshops, story critiques, publication and support information, a weekly flash fiction workshops and on-site e-zine publication with discussion forums.

Scriptorium holds writing-related creativity exercises and has articles, author interviews, recommended reading lists, writing links, software and a literary glossary.

Teen Ink, is a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos, and forums. For over 25 years, Teen Ink has offered teens the opportunity to publish their creative work and opinions on issues that affect their lives everything from love and family to school, current events, and self-esteem. Hundreds of thousands of students, aged 13 -19, have submitted their work to us and we have published more than 55,000 teens since 1989.

The Business of Writing is a resource site for writers with tons of articles, friendly forums, links, and much more.

U.K. Authors.  Describes itself as a resource community for writers, but it's a lot more then that. Here you can post work to be reviewed, enter the forums or just read some of the excellent article, poems and stories posted by members

Writing Tips Good writing tips can really help make you a good writer as your writing is all about how you present the information you are writing about. can help with writing tips, writing help, writing advice, tips for students and good writing guides.  

Winter blue requires a membership and consists of writing exercises, message board, and chat.

Women on Writing caters mainly for female writers, with interviews, helpful articles, poetry, essays, short stories, competitions, and various chat forums.

Write Craft Writer's does as it says and has news, tips, interviews and articles on the craft of writing.

Writers Circles.A directory of over 1,000 UK writers circles, lots of tips, links and details of literary events in the UK.

Writer at Work is a free, weekly comic, by Richard Krzemien, for writers and creative people of all ages. The Writer mixes the working world of Dilbert with the absurdity of The Far Side.

Writer Gazette is a writing resource with tips, techniques, and motivation to help you improve and promote your writing career.

Writers Exchange resources, links, articles, and an ezine.

Writing Corner has resources, event listings, feature articles, newsletters and email lists. A site about the art, craft and business of writing.

Writing-World has articles and resources. Tips about how to become a better writer, how to get published and find the right writing markets. From Moira Allen.


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