Writer’s Resources

Writers Resources:


International Women’s Writing Guild

National Association of Women Writers (NAWW) – Where women unite to write.

Writers Guild of America – Represents writers in broadcast, motion picture, cable and new media industries.
Mslexia – All Things Writer in the UK.
The Writer’s Center – A Writers’ Community.
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
National Federation of State Poetry Societies -lists poetry society by state along with contact info.

Informational Web Sites

WritersDigest.com – The online guide to the writing life.

New Pages: a guide to the best literary magazines in print and on-line. Features reviews, contests and showcases of different literary magazines.

Daily Writing Tips on Twitter– Daily writing and editing tips by Jo-Ann Moss

Today’s Woman Writing Community – offers writing feedback from peers and contests.

How to Sell Your E-Book in four parts, at IttyBiz – Ever wonder how to sell your E-Book?Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

Glossary of Writing Terms A-Z

Poynteronline – Everything you need to be a better journalist.

Writer’s Portal – Tools for writers.

Writers-Editors.com – Resources

The Editorial Department – Since 1980: Because good writing deserves good editing.

Writing Contests

Glass Woman Prize– a writing contest for women that has no reading fee.

Novice Writers – a site dedicated to forming better writers. Beginner-friendly contests.

Writer’s Digest Contests & Competitions – Writer’s Digest sponsors several writing contests annually.

The Demockeracy Monkeys– sponsors a weekly satirical essay contest.
Room of One’s Own– a women’s literary journal based in Canada that sponsors an annual fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction writing contest.

Winning Writers– lists international contests and awards.

WOW! Women On Writing: quarterly contests and writing feedback!

World Wide Freelance Contest Listings

Finding Assignments

Duotrope’s Digest: a FREE database of over 2,025 current markets for short fiction, poetry, and novels/collections.



WritersWrite – A collage of different paying markets.

LitList -Track your submissions, search for markets. One of the most popular sources of information surrounding small publishing, editing, and writing.

Raving Dove, a literary e-zine that champions human rights and social justice.

The Sun– a 30 year-old ad-free publication. Publishes work from emerging writers.

E-mail Newsletters

WOW! Women On Writing: an e-zine promoting communication between women writers, authors, editors, agents, publishers and readers. Check out their blog, and contests too!

Between the Lines: E-Zine for writers


M.O.M. Conference: Covers a wide array of subjects on the Feminist, Maternal, Women and Mothers in Academiee, Women in the media as part of the ongoing initiative through Museum Of Motherhood.org

International Women’s Writing Guild: List of events (workshops, conferences, retreats) associated with the organization.

Writers Conferences and Centers

BlogHer Annual Conference

Vermont Studio Center -Founded by artists in 1984, the Vermont Studio Center is the largest artists’ and writers’ Residency Program in the United States, hosting 50 visual artists and writers each month from across the country and around the world.

For Bloggers

Blog Nosh Magazine– an online magazine dedicated to promoting the best archived posts from our own personal blogs.

Quotes on Writing– Writer Jim Harrington discusses quotes from authors and books on the craft. A very helpful site for emerging writers.

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