Resources

Writing Resources last updated May 2015

Scroll down a bit for my BlogRoll of other interesting and supportive writers/readers

Insecure Writer's Support Group  a safe place to share our doubts and fears with writing and publishing.
The Science in Science Fiction with input from experts!

Writers in the Storm - popular writing blog
Sub It Club - a support group for writers submitting their work, includes opportunities & contents

#Pitchslam - biannual event for getting feedback and submitting to agents
#MSWL - manuscript wishlist; archives and more info at manuscriptwishlist.com
#pitmad, #kidpit: opportunities to tweet a pitch to lurking agents

AutoCrit - great first pass for fixing writing flaws
Writer's Knowledge Base - find writing articles

GalleyCat - lots of info on writing and publishing
Kristen Nelson - A Very Nice Literary Agent Indulges in Polite Rants About Queries, Writers, and the Publishing Industry

Guide to Literary Agents
AgentQuery.com

Query Tracker - info on publishing
Queryshark - how NOT to write a query letter

The Blood Red Pencil - info on editing
Edittorrent - what editors are thinking

Miss Snark's First Victim - monthly opportunities to get first page critiques (from agents, too).
Michelle Hauck's blog - lots of agent interviews and occasional agent contests

Writer Unboxed - author and industry interviews
Novel Rocket (formerly Writer's Journey) - Christian authors on writing and publishing

Dear Editor - ask a question, get an answer
Helping Writers Become Authors

inkPageant, submit your favorite writing posts (including your own) and use keywords to search for others
MyWANA - "We Are Not Alone" - writers' platform building on Facebook and #mywana

Specific to young adult and middle grade writing and publishing

Literary Rambles - tons of agent info for young adult/middle grade
Brenda Drake - pitch contests and more

YA Highway - for young adult readers and writers
Diversity in YA
WriteOnCon - a free online conference for YA, NA and MG writers, usually every August

Sarah at Greenhouse Lit Agency - agent advice on  kidlit
Kidlit.com: agent Mary Kole on writing and publishing in the children's market
Sarah LaPolla:  YA/MG agent blog



Blogs I visit for writing and reading inspiration. 
Sometimes they visit me too.


Kay at Lessons from my reading
Stina at Seeing Creative
Jules at Silver Lining
Jackee at Winded Words
Saumya at Left and Write Brained
Lisa at Paranormal Point of View
Leslie Rose at Yes, This Will Be on the Test
Melissa Marsh at Writing With Style
Akossket at Nye Louwon - My Spirit
Vicki Tremper at All the World in Words
Old Kitty at Ten Lives and Second Chances

C. Lee MacKenzie
Theresa Milstein
Laura Pauling
Sheri Larsen
Janet Sumner Johnson 
Jemi Fraser
Crystal Collier
Barbara Ann Watson
Laura Marcella
Jamie Burch
Jenni Enzor

Julie Musil 
Coleen Patrick 
Michelle Gregory 
Suzanne Drazic
Fair Betty
Misha Gericke
Miss Jack Lewis Baillot
Louise Bates
Elizabeth Varadan
Rena at Doctor, Faerie, Godmother
Nicole Singer at Write Me a World

Kristen Smith at Swords and Stilettos
Ghenet Mythril at All About Them Words
Moody Writing
Laurel at Laurel's Leaves
Susan at Hands off my coffee
Jen Chandler at Boots and Bluestockings
Terri at Terri Tiffany Inspirational Writer
TL Conway 
Victoria at Ron Empire
Jenna Wallace at Writing in the Dream State

Lydia at the World is My Oyster
Anne at Anne R. Allen's blog
Sarah at Confessions of the Unpublished
T.L. Host at Quest: Published
Shannon at Book Dreaming
Connie at A Merry Heart
Jo at Shoveling in a Jo Storm
Natalie at Natalie Bahm
Karen Lange at Write Now
Tricia at Talespinning

Aubrie at Flutey Words
Robin at My Two Blessings
Shannon at Ramblings of a Wannabe Scribe
Lauren at Lauren's Crammed Bookshelf
Beth Revis at Writing It Out
Shelley Batt at Voices of A Writer

Stephanie Scott
Chemist Ken
Tiana Smith
Jess Lawson at Falling Leaflets
Tanya Reimer at Life's Like That
Lynn Kelley at Random Acts of Writing

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