I’ve been wanting to move things around on my website for a while now to create space for me to share resources with other writers, and even though it’s still a work-in-progress, I’ve gone ahead and launched the redesign.
My new Resources for Writers page will feature recommended websites, books, authors, literary journals, and other resources that I have found useful to my own professional writing practice.
I’ll add to the resource library gradually in the weeks/months/years to come. It’s designed grow and change over time. Here’s what I have so far:
April 8, 2016
FAQ | Current Features: Advice for aspiring writers & dealing with writer’s block
Coming soon: Do I need an MFA? Should I get one anyway? Should I give my writing away for free? How do I build a writing community? How do I find places to publish my work? At what point do I need an agent? Are conferences, workshops, and contest fees all worth it? What should I be reading? How should I be reading?
Reading | Current Feature: Goodreads
More forthcoming on recommended books, websites, podcasts, and literary journals and how to read like a writer.
Writing | Current Feature: Writing Excuses
More to come, including writing prompts, craft book recommendations, and great places to find author interviews.
Publishing | Current Feature: Poets & Writers
More forthcoming on publishing your work, including submissions.
Networking | Current Feature: Wordpress
More forthcoming on using social media, conferences, and other platforms to market your work and build connections with readers, publishers, and other writers.
Teaching | Current Feature: Assay
More forthcoming on teaching, in general, and writing, in particular.
Writers to Follow | Current Feature: Tony Quick
More soon, including friends, colleagues, and other writers whose websites share additional resources.
Environment | Current Feature: Orion
To be honest, I’m not quite sure what all will come in this section. At the very least, expect writing prompts, teaching resources, reading lists, and book reviews with an environmental focus, including place-based and food writing.