10 Online Resources for Writers Who Want to Write Well

cover-smallThe Internet is a big place. Fortunately for you, I’ve done the work of scouring this mighty big world wide web to bring you this list of the best resources for writers. These are sites I refer to almost daily. I wouldn’t recommend sites to you that I haven’t visited and benefited from myself.

You can also download this list in PDF here: 10 Online Resources for Writers Who Want to Write Well

1. Copyblogger Copywriting: Copywriting is the art and science of persuasive communication. One of the BEST resources for entrepreneurs who need to write.

2. Writing Forward: Writing Forward is packed with creative writing tips and ideas, writing prompts and exercises, and practical writing tools and techniques.

3. The Creative Penn: Thoughts on writing, publishing, and book marketing by an extremely prolific woman writer. She gets stuff done!

4. Writer.ly: Writer.ly powers the self-publishing movement by connecting writers directly with the services they need to successfully launch and market their books.

5. WOW! Women on Writing: WOW is a global magazine, designed to support women’s creativity, and energy throughout all stages of the writing process.

6. The Book Designer: Book design and production, cover design, consulting and book services for independent publishers, self publishers and authors.

7. APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur: This site offers tons of good information on how to write and publish a book. There are a lot of free resources on this site too.

8. Writer Unboxed: All about the craft and business of fiction includes contributions from beginners, best-selling authors, and industry leaders.

9. Jane Friedman’s Writing Advice Archive: Jane Friedman was the publisher of Writer’s Digest. She has some GREAT advice for writers on her site.

10. Write to Done: Where writers can share what they’ve learned. For both new and experienced writers looking to improve the craft and the art of writing.

Do you have any “go to” writing sites that you refer to all the time? I’d love to hear from you! Create some good karma and share with us. 

  • http://mommamiameaculpa.com/ meleahrebeccah

    I totally LOVE Writer.ly! They are awesome.

    • http://www.danaleipold.com/ Dana Leipold

      Have you posted anything on there yet? I’m planning on using it a lot though.

      • http://mommamiameaculpa.com/ meleahrebeccah

        No yet. Slightly intimidated!

  • WayneMan Comedy

    This is a great list! I’m happy to see that I’m already using 7 of your recommendations. Now to check out ‘The Missing Three’. Awesome stuff – Thanks for posting it!

    • http://www.danaleipold.com/ Dana Leipold

      Glad you found it helpful! This post has served its purpose. :-) Thanks for stopping by to comment.

  • http://pegfitzpatrick.com/ Peg Fitzpatrick

    Awesome to see APE & Writer.ly on your list, Dana! Creative Penn and Copyblogger are two of my faves too.

    Can’t wait to check out the rest.

    • http://www.danaleipold.com/ Dana Leipold

      Hi Peg!

      Of course those are on my list! They are such great resources. I gobbled up APE so fast that I had to go back and read it…then, highight the heck out of it! Thanks for stopping by to comment! :-)

  • parke muth

    Thank you so much doing the hard work of sifting through the library of babel; you’ve picked a few useful sites for any writer of almost any type.

    • http://www.danaleipold.com/ Dana Leipold

      So glad you found it useful. I’ll be doing a lot more stuff like this so check back. Thanks for visiting and commenting. :-)

      • parke muth

        I will certainly check back. Thank you again.

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