WRITER'S WEB SITES
About.com: Freelance Writers is a great place to start if you are thinking of a career in freelance writing—there are articles, job resources, info on legal issues and much more.
American Society of Journalists and Authors: The American Society of Journalists and Authors, the professional association of independent nonfiction writers, helps freelance writers advance their careers.
Blogging Guides (StartBloggingOnline.com): Helpful resource for becoming a blogger. You'll learn how to choose a blogging platform, design your blog and grow traffic.
Creating Writing Exercises: A free resource for aspiring writers, featuring the Creative Writing Mini-Course, consisting of eight unique creative writing exercises—each designed to address a specific set of writing skills and common frustrations.
Crime and Clues: The Art and Science of Criminal Investigations: Writing a mystery or crime novel? You may want to check out this site. It has information on all aspects of criminal investigation, including forensic science and criminal profiling.
Forwriters.com: Links to writer's resources such as markets, agents, groups, conferences, forums, and workshops where writers can have their works critiqued.
FreelanceWriting.com: One of the oldest and best of the freelance writing sites—links to freelance jobs, writer's guideline, contests, articles, tutorials, videos... great site.
FreelanceWritingGigs.com: New freelance jobs listed daily, as well as numerous articles and tips for writers.
GoodWritingHelp.com offers essential tips on how to prepare good academic essays, research papers and even dissertations. All free step-by-step writing guidelines are provided by academic experts.
How to Build a Website (makeawebsitehub.com): Ever wanted to build your own website? This tutorial will show you how to build a website with WordPress. The website also has lots of other information on website builders, images and HTML5.
How To Make a Website (Websitesetup.org): Free step-by-step guide for building a website from scratch. Includes many different tutorials, such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla and HTML5.
How to Start a Blog (FirstSiteGuide.com): The beginner's guide to successful blogging. This guide is an introduction to mastering the art of blogging and it provides easy-to-follow steps to start, maintain and grow a blog.
How to Start a Blog (OnBlastBlog.com): An all-in-one resource for blogging tips, strategies, and news. Whether you're a beginner or a veteran, there's something here for everyone.
How to Start a Blog (setupablogtoday.com): This free easy-to-follow guide will teach you how to get started with your first blog. From choosing your niche, to building your blog and getting your first readers to it.
How To Start A Blog (StartABlog123.com): A step-by-step tutorial on how to build and grow a blog, including choosing a domain name and hosting company, setting up WordPress, and publishing your first post.
How to Start a Blog (Startupyourblog.com): A free step-by-step guide on how to start your own blog, including in-depth articles for choosing a web host company, installing a Wordpress and writing your first-ever blog post.
National Writers Union (NWU): The union for freelance writers working in U.S. markets.
Poets & Writers Online: Includes in-depth articles on fiction and poetry writing, interviews with authors, a submissions calendar for writer's contests and grants, and a great classified section with calls for manuscripts (for anthologies, books and magazines), a meager job listing (mostly for professors and writing teachers) and schedule of upcoming writer's conferences around the United States.
Writer's Digest: Devoted to both beginning and established writers, offering interviews, market listings, calls for manuscripts and more.
Writers Guild of America: As the world leader in online screenplay registration, the WGAW represents writers in the motion picture, broadcast, cable and new media industries.
WritersWeekly.com: Free listing of paying markets for freelance writers. Also includes links to various resources for writers.
Writers Write: A professional resource for editors, journalists and writers that provides information, markets, job listings and more.
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