The Bread Loaf Conferences offer an exciting array of programs that are part of a tradition that has made Bread Loaf one of America's most valuable literary institutions. For the past 90 years, the workshops, lectures, and classes, held in the shadow of the Green Mountains, have introduced generations of participants to rigorous practical and theoretical approaches to the craft of writing
The mission of the Hudson Valley Romance Writers is to create a safe and nurturing atmosphere for published and aspiring authors of all romance genres to thrive,
no matter if their intention is to become published or just write for their own enjoyment.
A site all about what agents and editors wish they had in their inbox. It’s a
searchable database of wishes–tagged by genre, person, and imprint/agency–
but it’s a more complete picture, so both agents and authors can make more
educated guesses about what everyone would like to see
A collection of web tools, useful to writers. Created by Chuck Heintzelman, a writer and programmer, StoryToolz boasts a story-idea generator, word counting tool, random conflict and title generator, as well as a "Cliche Buster," which scans your pasted texts and highlights cliches for you to eliminate or rewrite.
An invaluable tool for writers of all kinds, Strunk's Elements of Style is still the standard writing companion. Strunk's rules are enumerated and easy-to-follow with examples of correct and incorrect usages.
Though it is a companion site to the Writer's Digest publication, you do not need to be a subscriber to read the posted articles. Learn how to overcome anxiety and conquer that first chapter, or learn how to write a reader-friendly personal essay.
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