Writerís Digest - a must-have for any serious writer. This magazine not only keeps you updated on marketing strategies, but it also includes great articles written by well-established and prestigious writers that give advice on the craft of writing itself.
101 best websites for writers - put together by the Writer's Digest,this is a comprehensive list of great resources for writers.
Freelancers - advice for freelancers (many links, networking opportunities).
Shawguides for Writers Conferences and Workshops - a comprehensive guide to writers' conferences and workshops. Since networking is so important, this is a handy guide. Search by location, month conference is held, and/or genre.
Great place for beginning writers - includes critique groups, copyright information, contests, freelancing resources.
Networking, Writing communities, Freelancing Resources - writer and market literary search.
Authorlink - wealth of marketing information.
Preditors and Editors - guide to publishers and publishing.
Writerís Guild of America - union representing screenwriters.
Writers on the Internet - a guide specifically catering to writers looking to publish online.
@Writers-Official Website - many links to writers' resources.
The Inkspot - a great writers' resource to information about marketing and publishing
Freelancers - for freelancers!
Monster Board - a popular job seekers' site. Use keyword "writer."
Publishers Weekly - their classifieds section has listings for writers and editors.
Especially for Writers - more jobs for writers!
MLA - If you'd like a quick tutorial on MLA style and mechanics, here's what you're looking for.
On-Line English Grammar - practical and easy-to-use guide on grammar rules.
American Heritage Book of English Usage - a useful guide for mechanics.
Guide to Grammar and Writing - a comprehensive guide for your grammar questions.
Thesaurus, Dictionary, and Grammar Guide - this has everything in one:
a thesaurus, dictionary, and guide to grammar. Search for all the
CONTESTS (for short story writers)
what you win, entry fee, and submission deadline.
William Faulkner Competition in Fiction - money,$25, Jan 1-Apr 1.
New Century Writer Awards - money, $30, Jan 31.
AWP Award Series in Short Fiction - money, publication with a university press, $10 (members), $20 (non-members), Jan 1- Feb 28.
Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction - money, publication, $20, Apr 20.
Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction - money, publication, $20, Jan 1-Feb 15.
Writer's Digest Short Story Competition- money, $10, Dec 1.
Editors' Prize in Fiction and Essay - money, publication, $15, Oct 15.
Boston Review Short Story Contest - money, publication, $15, Sept 1.
Crossing Boundaries Writing Award - money, publication, $10 (non-members), $5 (members), Mar 1.
Mid-List Press First Series Award for Short Fiction - money, publication, $20, Apr 1- Jul 1.
New Letters Literary Award - money, publication, $10, May 15.
Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction- money, publication, $15, Apr 1-May 31.
Pagitica Annual International Literary Competition - money, publication, autographed book, $15 (includes 1-year subscription), Aug 1.
Pockets Fiction Writing Contest - money, publication, free, Mar 1-Aug 15.
Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize - money, $7, Aug 31.
National Steinbeck Annual Short Story Competition - money, stipend for trabel to attend Steinbeck Festival in Salina, CA, $15, June 15.
Zoetrope Short Story Contest- money, $10, Oct 1.
Fiction Contest International - money, publication as chapbook, press
kits sent to agents and book publishers, $15, Dec 15.
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