The Best Websites for Writers

Writer's Digest May/June 2015

I’m delighted to announce that this site ( has been named a 101 Best Website for Writers in the newest issue of Writer’s Digest (May/June 2015). This is the third year in a row my site has been honored.

If you’re not familiar with this annual feature, 101 Best Websites for Writers has been compiled by the editors at Writer’s Digest for more than 17 years. It’s organized into eight categories:

  1. Creativity
  2. Writing advice (where this site falls)
  3. Agents
  4. Publishing/marketing resources
  5. Jobs and markets
  6. Online writing communities
  7. Genres/niches
  8. Just for fun

I’d like to offer a quick shout-out to a few other winners whose sites I frequent!

The entire list is full of worthy and wonderful sites; get your Writer’s Digest issue to see them all.

Posted in Writing Advice.

Jane Friedman (@JaneFriedman) has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in digital media strategy for authors and publishers. She is the co-founder and editor of The Hot Sheet, the essential newsletter on the publishing industry for authors.

In addition to being a columnist for Publishers Weekly, Jane is a professor with The Great Courses, which released her 24-lecture series, How to Publish Your Book. Her book for creative writers, The Business of Being a Writer (University of Chicago Press), received a starred review from Library Journal.

Jane speaks regularly at conferences and industry events such as BookExpo America, Digital Book World, and the AWP Conference, and has served on panels with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Creative Work Fund. Find out more.

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Gayle Allen (@GAllenTC)

Looking forward to tonight’s first class!

Marcy McKay

I’m not one bit surprised, but thrilled for you, nevertheless. Congrats, Jane! This honor is well-deserved.


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