Writers’ Resources

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Online resources for writers and aspiring writers that aid in the writing process.

Aaron Shepard’s Kidwriter Page
Resources for writing and publishing children’s books from award-winning children’s author Aaron Shepard.

Children’s Publishers’ Submission Guidelines Online for Children’s Authors & Illustrators
Looking to get your children’s magazine article or children’s book published? This site offers a great collection of links to publishers’ submission guidelines, as well as articles on various related topics, such as finding an agent and formatting a manuscript.

Go Publish Yourself
A pipeline of self-publishing information and resources.

How to Write a Term Paper
A guide designed to support those using electronic and print resources to: choose a topic, craft a thesis, evaluate thesis and sources, identify a variety of information sources, take efficient notes, begin and organize a research paper, use parenthetical documentation, prepare a Works Cited page, draft and revise a research paper.

Internet Resources.com
Lists of links to help you write, find inspiration, or take care of the business aspect of writing.

Poets and Writers
Provides support and exposure to writers at all stages in their development by assisting them in their search for career-related information, outlets for their work, opportunities for professional advancement and community with other writers. Site includes writers’ guides, contests, grants and awards information, as well as news and resources concerning writing workshops.

The Purple Crayon: A Children’s Book Editor’s Site
Created by an editor for kids’ books, this site provides advice for writers, links to literature for kids on the net, online books and reviews, book awards, educational resources, and various visual reference materials.

A free website that showcases unpublished writers’ work. The goal is to attract agents and publishers to the site by offering a way for them to search very quickly through the many manuscripts so that they can get to the writers that interest them fast.

ShawGuides: Writers Conferences
Detailed descriptions of hundreds of writers’ conferences, workshops, seminars, residencies, retreats, and organizations worldwide.

Writer’s Digest
An invaluable resource for writers, Writer’s Digest provides a wide range of informational, instructional and inspirational offerings for writers, including a variety of books, magazines, special interest publications, educational courses, conferences, websites and more.

Writers Write
A resource for professional and aspiring writers that provides information about books, writing, and publishing including a daily news update section, job postings, and numerous resources relating to writing and publishing online.

Provides articles and resources for writers of all interests and levels of experience, as well as tips on launching a career in writing, getting published, copyright, freelancing, the business side of writing, various markets, contests, and much more.