My Favorite Websites for Writers
Writer-Friendly Author Websites
These sites have good article collections and are listed alphabetically by last name.
Do you have a site (or know of one not listed here) that you believe would benefit other writers? Please take a moment to recommend it for inclusion in this list. Thanks.
- Keri Arthur's Stuff for Writers
- Jill Barnett - Workshops
- Jo Beverly
- Stephanie Bond - Absolutely one of the best sites for writers. Ms. Bond has one of the most comprehensive sets of articles on the subject of self-editing.
- Elizabeth Boyle
- Terry Campbell
- Margaret Chittenden
- Caro Clarke
- Nancy J. Cohen
- Charlotte Dillon's Resources for Romance Writers
- Teresa Edgerton's Creative Fires - Great! She has an area of her site devoted to showing how she revised her work, with images of her spiral notebook and other notes and stuff.
- Katherine Garbera
- Elizabeth Grayson - On Writing (A Question and Answer Column)
- Emily Hanlon - The Fiction Writer's Journey
- Tara K. Harper
- Lorraine Heath
- Vicki Hinze
- Sherry-Anne Jacobs
- Suzann Ledbetter
- Linda Hope Lee
- Holly Lisle - Forward Motion - Absolutely wonderful! Probably one of the best sites for fiction writers on the internet. I've spent hours at this site, looking around and taking everything in, but I will have to go back. I still haven't seen everything!
- Susan Elizabeth Phillips
- Alicia Rasley's Writers' Corner - Excellent!
- Jaclyn Reding
- Judy Reeves
- Fay Robinson
- Melinda Rose
- JoAnn Ross - Tips for Aspiring Writers
- Roxanne Rustand
- Robert J. Sawyer
- Barbara Dawson Smith - The Writer's Corner
- Cynthia Sterling
- Victoria Strauss - Tons of information for writers on why you need a website and how to build one. She's also the person responsible for the Writers Beware website.
- Linda Style - The Style Files
Websites for Writers
- A Writer's Choice Literary Journal
- All About Romance - This is one of my absolute favorite places to go to read articles. It has stuff for readers and writers, and lots of interviews with popular authors on the craft of writing.
- eHarlequin.com Authors Alcove
- eHarlequin.com Learn to Write for Aspiring Authors
- Historical Romance Writers
- Fiction Factor - Lots of interesting articles
- Fiction Writer's Page
- Fiction Writer's Resource Page
- Heart Rate Reviews Writer's Nook - This site is no longer being updated, but it's a good resource, so I'll probably leave this link up for a while longer.
- Literary Liasons
- Pure Fiction - Writing Menu
- RestStop Writers' Newsletter
- Romance Central
- Romance Divas
- Romantic Times
- The Eclectic Writer
- The Literary Times
- The Official Misc.writing Website
- The Passionate Pen
- The Romance Club
- The Writing Parent
- Vision: A Resource for Writers - Vision is an e-zine full of meaty advice for the writer. From beginner to advanced, fantasy to romance, it covers multiple levels and genres.
- Write Directions
- Writer Online
- Writers Toolbox
- Writers Write
- Writing-World.com - More for freelancers, but you can still find lots of fiction writing articles
- Novelists, Inc.
- Mystery Writers of America
- Romance Writers of America
- RWA Chapters
- Science Fiction Writers of America
All About Rejection
Email Groups and Forums
- HEA Writer's Group
- WeWriteRomance.com Forums - Free workshops for writers, with archives of previous workshops.
- Charlotte Dillon's Romance Writer's Community - For both published and unpublished authors.