Writer Resources

Writer Groups

20Booksto50K Facebook Group

9 Places to Meet Fellow Writers (article)

How to Starter a Writers' Group (article)

How to Connect with Other Writers (article)

Videos for Writers

Abbie Emmons

Alexa Doone


Becca Syme

Brandon Sanderson

Chicken Scratch Writing School


Jessica Brody

Life, the Universe, and Everything

Martha Alderson

Master Classes


TED Talks on Writing

The Writing Gals

Podcasts for Writers

Book Faces Live

Lit Service

Six Figure Authors

The Creative Penn

Your Mom Writes Books

Writing Excuses

Agents & Publishers

Book Publishing Companies (list)

Janet Reid (agent blog)

Manuscript Wish List by Agent

Pub Rants (four agents)

Publishers Weekly

Query Shark

QueryTracker by Agent

Writing Conferences

Writing Conferences in the U.S. (partial list)

American Night Writers Association

Fyrecon Conference

LTUE - Life, the Universe, and Everything

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

Storymakers Conference

Teen Author Boot Camp

Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers

Helpful Websites

Author Mentor Match Program

Eva Deverell

KM Weiland's Helping Writers Become Authors

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

Pitch Wars via Twitter



Writers in the Storm

Books on Writing Craft

2,000 to 10,000 by Rachel Aaron

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Dear Writer, Are You in Writer's Block? by Becca Syme

On Writing by Stephen King

Save the Cat! Writes a Novel by Jessica Brody

Story Genius by Lisa Cron

The Anatomy of Story by John Trudy

The Emotion Thesaurus by Puglisi & Ackerman

The Emotional Craft of Fiction by Donald Maass

STEALING HOLLYWOOD: Story Structure Secrets for Writing Your BEST Book

The Structure of Story by Ross Hartman

Writing Deep Scenes by Alderson & Rosenfeld

Low Residency/Online 

Masters Programs for Writers

Hamline University

Johns Hopkins

Spalding University

Vermont College of Fine Arts