Writer Resources

Magazines:  (available online + print copies in Barnes & Noble)




www.writers-forum.com   (UK magazine for writers)

www.strandmag.com   (mysteries)

www.rtbookreviews.com/magazine/rt-magazine  (romance book reviews)

www.publishersweekly.com  (news, reviews, and discussions on books)



Great Blog Sites, Websites, Online Classes:

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com  (K.M. Weiland - instructional how-to-write articles)

http://writeruniv.wordpress.com   (online writing classes)

http://www.booklaurie.com/workshops.php  (online writing classes)

http://goinswriter.com  (blog on writing/growing an audience. Tribewriters.)

http://michaelhyatt.com  (blog/podcasts on writing and building a platform)

http://jonathanmilligan.com  (blog on blogging and growing an audience)

http://positivewriter.com   (practical and inspiring)

http://www.chipmacgregor.com    (blog by agent, Chip MacGregor and team)

http://www.jamesscottbell.com/styled-22/index.html  (Writers Digest voted #1)

http://writerunboxed.com/don   ( blog by agent, Donald Maass and team)

http://www.marybuckham.com  (great books on plotting, setting, and hooks)


Best Books on Craft of Writing:

www.writersdigestshop.com  (choose from their list)

* Any how-to book from Writers Digest writing series

* Any book by Donald Maass (especially Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook, Fire in Fiction, and 21st Century Fiction)

Scene and Sequel by Jack Bickham

Book in a Month by Victoria Lynn Schmidt

Hooked by Les Edgerton

Novelist's Boot Camp by Todd A. Stone

Break Into Fiction (11 steps to building a story that sells) by Mary Buckham and Dianna Love

Writing Screenplays That Sell by Michael Hauge

The Productive Writer by Sage Cohen (very inspiring!)

Writing for Emotional Impact by Karl Iglesias

Structuring your Novel by K.M. Weiland

Outlining Your Novel by K.M. Weiland

You've Got a Book in You by Elizabeth Sims

Techniques of the Selling Writer by Dwight Swain

A Novel Idea (Best Advice on Writing Inspirational Fiction) by various Christian authors