5 Websites to Help Aspiring Writers Publish, Not Perish


I thought this was an excellent post, suggesting useful sites for writers, especially for those, like me, who are beginners.


IBM_SelectricFor writers, as for most professionals, the internet is a vast and intimidating resource. With so much information available, knowing where to start becomes part of the problem. Here are five sites I’ve used which I’ve found invaluable while researching how to submit my fiction.

Poets & Writers

Poets & Writers has been around since 1970, and they know what they’re doing. They’re a fantastic, professional resource. They have listings for grants, contest, agents, and presses. There are regularly posted writing prompts and interviews with industry professionals. You can subscribe to the magazine too, or download paid content, but there’s a lot of great information for free. Start with “tools for writers” and go to “top topics” to get some nice overviews of various publishing topics.


Duotrope is a wonderful resource for anyone looking for markets to submit to. Yes, it is a paid site. It’s five dollars a month…

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