My mother told me in 1995 that the Internet was a fad, and I would quickly get over it. A million years later, I am still not over it, and the Internet and I are madly in love. Because the Internet and I have grown so close, I'll share some of my favorite places to go for writing. Some are online and some are offline, but I promise all give extra credit.
- QueryShark: For when you're ready to start looking for that agent
- Twitter: The best social media platform for writers, in my opinion.
- Rob E Boley has a great blog post on how to start your project.
- From Aerogramme: How to Submit Your Story to Literary Magazines.
- A great listing of places for SFF writers to submit work: Ralan.com
- Science-Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America's website.
- 50+ Rules and Tips About Writing from Bryan Young.
- 12 Techniques to Improve Your Writing by Erik Deckers.
- For non-genre fiction, there's no better resource than Poets & Writers magazine.
- When looking for that freelance editor, The Editorial Freelance Association has your back.
- Stephen King's On Writing: The go-to book on how to level up as a writer. For any writing level.
- Jeff VanderMeer's Wonderbook: A game-changer on how to craft any piece of speculative fiction.
- Margaret Atwood's Negotiating With the Dead: A book for thinking about the philosophy of writing.
- Ursula K LeGuin's Steering The Craft: A back to basics book that makes a piece anything but.
- Strunk & White's Elements of Style: A reference book everyone should have.
- Renni Browne & Dave King's Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: Tackling the em-dash, comma, and dialog tag.