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Creative Writing

Creative Writing Websites

7 great Online Research Resources for Writers
Lists 7 websites that are good resources for anyone interested in writing.

The Creative Penn
This site contains information on how to write, publish, and market your book and has over 1000 articles and over 250 hours of free audio and video.

DIY MFA
Provides useful tools and tips for improving your writing.

Emerging Writer's Network
This is a site for emerging writers and; the aim is to develop a community site for emerging writers and to publicize their works.

Fantasy Author's Handbook
Provides advice for authors of fantasy, science fiction, and horror.

From thereviewreview.net 
"A Must Read for Writers Submitting to Literary Magazines"

Helping Writers Become Authors
A guide on how to outline and structure a story and scenes, avoid common mistakes, and more.

How to Back Up Your Words with Research
Contains tips for writers and bloggers and includes writing tools and resources.

Litline
"A website for the independent literary community."

National Novel Writing Month Blog
NaNoWriMo blog offers pep talks on writing from well-known authors and is a fun site for creative writers.

NewPages.Com
NewPages.com is news, information, and guides to literary magazines, independent publishers, creative writing programs, alternative periodicals, indie bookstores, writing contests, and more.

Poets and Writers
A non-profit organization that fosters the professional development of writers and poets.

Write It Sideways
"A collection of 390+ articles for aspiring and emerging writers, written by those who have gone before."

Writer's Digest
"Writers helping writers improve their craft, achieve their goals and recognize their dreams - since 1920."

Writing Prompts
Can sign up for free writing prompts.