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I’ve scoured the web looking for the best sites for writers. Here’s what I found:

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Great Writing
A fantastic creative writing forum.

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Hilary Johnson
Hilary Johnson runs a very highly regarded writing advice and criticism service. A number of high profile novelists have had the 'Hilary Johnson' treatment.

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Sling Ink
Sling Ink is a writing community that grew from a creative writing course at the Open University.

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Writers Break
A fantastic website and monthly ezine which educates and inspires writers everywhere. It's even got an interview with me!

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Charlotte Dillon
A resource for romance writers. This site has been selected three years in a row by Writer's Digest as one of the 101 best sites for writers.

Absolute Write
Absolute Write is, quite simply, one of the best and most popular online resources for writers, with a variety of informative articles and well researched links. A must-visit for budding authors.

All that Women Want
Great selection of online resources for budding authors.

Author.co.uk
This site provides publishing news, interviews with authors and links to a vast array of writer services.

The Author Network
A very impressive UK-based writing resource site.

Bewrite.net
A really useful writing resource which includes a discussion board.

Bloomsbury guide for writers
The writers area includes everything from how to prepare a typescript to exploring the role of an agent.

Buzzwords
The Web site of a small press magazine offering new writers the chance to see their work in print.

Cacoethes Scribendi
The online home of the Cacoethes Scribendi Creative Writing Workshop.

Catharton
Find out all about your fave authors here.

Coverscript
A professional screenplay service which can help you adapt your manuscript, novel, novella or short story into screenplay form.

The Eclectics Author
A good selection of links can be found at this American site.

First Writer
A writing resource for fiction writers and poets. Includes a forum, list of agents, and some great writing tips.

Hopeful Writer
General resources for hopeful writers which boasts, in its own words 'more links than you can shake an octopus at'.

Ideas 4 writers
Hundreds of great ideas to inspire and improve your writing.

Jacqui Bennett’s writers bureau
Extensive resources are available at this site.

Mslexia
The Web site of the magazine for women who write.

New Novelist
Creative writing software is available at this site. Not too sure about the idea of using software but The Sunday Times gave it a good review.

New Writing North
Beautifully designed site aimed at writers in the north of England.

One of Us
A fab creative writing site.

Rejection Collection
An entertaining database of rejection letters.

Relax with a Book
Video interviews with well known authors are available to download at this site.

Sasha Soren
A great website full of fab interviews (including one with me)!

Society of Authors
Advice on legal issues, publishers, grants and prizes.


Spoiled Ink
A fabulous literary magazine..

Stories.com
An online community for readers and writers. Membership is required.

Trace
An online writing community backed by The Arts Council of England. Includes online writing workshops for a small fee.

UK Authors
Absolutely fab site aimed at UK writers and readers.

World Wide Writers
The Web site for the Writer’s Forum magazine. Check out the manuscript checklist.

Write Link
A general writers resource site.

Writer Gazette
A US writer's resource site that provides tips, techniques, resources and articles.

Writers' Circles
Find out where your local writer groups are by contacting Diana Hayden at this site.

Writers' Reign
Useful resource for unpublished writers.

Writers' Weekly
A freelance writing ezine, with a circulation of 70,000 people around the world.

Writing.org
Novelist, travel writer and former Playboy editor Durant Imboden imparts his knowledge on a variety of writing related issues at this site.

Writing Corner
Provides a host of useful links and articles for unpublished writers.

Writing World
A great ‘Ask The Agent’ service is available here.

Writing Writers
Runs competitions every other month for poetry and short stories..

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