A Few of My Favorite Resources for Writers – Part 2

With the launch of a revised site, I wanted to provide authors with a few more of my favorite sites. If you know of sites that benefit writers, be sure and let me know. My goal is for the list to be both extensive and inclusive.

Funds For Writers

Voted one of Writer’s Digest 101 Best Web Sites for Writers every year since 2001, author C. Hope Clark’s Funds for Writers newsletter is packed with valuable resources and information for authors serious about the business and craft of writing.

Every issue of Funds for Writers contains:

  • Editorial on all aspects of writing from editor, C. Hope Clark
  • A guest article with always useful advice
  • Contests for writer’s stories, poetry, and plays
  • Markets for the freelance writer
  • Publishers/agents for author manuscripts
  • Grants, fellowships, and retreats for writers

The Loft – Minneapolis

The Loft, founded in 1974 is one of the largest centers of its kind in the United States. The Loft’s mission is to advance the artistic development of writers, foster a thriving literary community, and inspire a passion for literature that’s essential to any life.

Every year the Loft engages more than 3,000 writers of all levels in learning opportunities and hosts more than 100 author readings and discussions that draw more than 10,000 people. The Loft’s online resources connects over 160,000 people and collaborates with as least 30 local and national organizations to ensure the literary environment remains vibrant.

What the Loft offers:

Classes – adult, youth (6-17), online and on site

Events and Programs – Writing conferences, author readings, writing at work, thematic program, and more.

Resources and Awards – Contests, grants, writing groups, services for writers, and more.

Writer’s Block Blog

  • Editorial on all aspects of writing from editor, C. Hope Clark
  • A guest article with always useful advice
  • Contests for writer’s stories, poetry, and plays
  • Markets for the freelance writer
  • Publishers/agents for author manuscripts
  • Grants, fellowships, and retreats for writers

 

 

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