Every budding writer is faced with two obstacles: inspiration and
publication. While inspiration generally arises from within, publication can
be a challenge. Those who have tried to get a work published know it's not
as easy as it sounds.
Thankfully, the Web provides a number of resources for new writers to
explore. From forums and writing tips to publication advice, Web-based
This is the official Web site of the world's largest magazine for writers.
It offers daily market updates, a list of more than 1,500 writer's
guidelines, a bookstore and a "Writer's Digest School" that provides
instruction on getting published.
Fiction Writer's Connection
This site focuses on the nitty-gritty: finding an agent and getting
published. While there are a few free tip sheets, the full benefits of the
site - such as critiquing - are available only to members.
Contains a number of scripts, chat rooms and other interesting tidbits that
might provide ideas and inspiration.
Offers free online writing courses for fiction writers.
The Elements of Style
The online reproduction of the classic reference - a must-read for all