Links: Other People’s Links Lists

Do you have a list of helpful links for writers? Drop me a line, and I’ll include it here!

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12 Free Online Courses to Make Yourself a Better Writer — From the Mentor Public Library. Everything from Beginning Writer’s Workshop to Editing, to Writing Fiction Like a Pro and more.

Hand Hobbies: A Resource Guide to Writing Basics
An article by Michele Wheat to encourage practice in creative writing, which includes a clear breakdown of what’s involved in the writing process, and a great list of helpful resources for writers, such as writing prompts, strategies for brainstorming, tips to improve your online research skills, ways to improve your spelling, and more. (Thanks to Amelia for suggesting this awesome list of resources to help other young writers, and to Tracy for getting in touch with us! Keep writing, Amelia–you can do it!)

Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Story Markets
Author C.R. Hodges’ working list of paying short story markets that take speculative (spec) fiction–fantasy, science fiction, magical realism, paranormal, horror, etc.–of various types, although not all take all genres, and some are more literary than others. Do note that these periodicals, whether print or digital, are sometimes fleeting. Use this list as a starting point for your own research.

Show Me the $$$! Literary Magazines That Pay
Compiled by Becky Tuch of The Review Review (that’s not a typo). Even the comments below the list have suggested market links for paying zines!

Writer’s Guidelines Database
A searchable directory of writer’s guidelines to both non-paying and paying writer’s markets

Writers In Charge: 33 Literature Magazines That Pay Writers — While the list looks valid and names magazines with which I’m already familiar, and while there are resources to be found here (including other, categorized lists), this site may be primarily intended to boost the blogger’s own income. Offers abound for ways to become a better writer through using this blogger’s services. Be mindful!

The Writer’s list of must-do writers’ conferences in North America.

Writing Career
(From their “About” page) Helping writers and poets find reputable literary markets that pay for prose and poetry.

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