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The (Eventual) Sitcom Writer

Following one writer's efforts at writing a sitcom, with zero industry connections.

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing

J A Konrath discovers whether it's still possible to make a living from fiction writing. http://jakonrath.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Angela Booth's Writing Blog

Writes fiction, nonfiction and copywriting. http://copywriter.typepad.com/copywriter/index.rdf

Ask a Literary Agent

Features frank responses to reader questions from this literary agent.

The Aspiring TV Writer and Screenwriter's Blog

Offering advice from the trenches to those trying to get started in TV writing or screenwriting.

Blisscraft With Christina Katz

Teaching authors and writers how to build a platform, love what they do and become successful. http://feeds.feedburner.com/christinakatz/wGwk

Bradenton Herald: The Editor's Blog

Gateway to content and editorial decisions for the Bradenton Herald from Joan Krauter. http://bradentonherald.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Brevity's Nonfiction Blog

Offering regular news from the world of literary nonfiction. http://brevity.wordpress.com/feed/

Business Writing

Best picks, talk, and tips for writers on the job. http://feeds.feedburner.com/businesswritingblog/BwB09

Cat's Writer

Judy Dunn's blog for bloggers who write and writers who blog. http://feeds.feedburner.com/catseyewriter?format=xml

Complications Ensue

All about screenwriting and TV writing.

Copyblogger

Features tips for online copywriters. http://feeds.copyblogger.com/Copyblogger

The Copywriter's Crucible

News, insight and advice on writing for the web and internet marketing. http://copywriterscrucible.com/feed/rss/

The Crime Fiction Writer's Blog

Features experienced forensic commentary of use to writers. https://www.facebook.com/DPLyle

Daily Writing Practice

Presents a fresh daily writing exercise every day. http://daily-writing.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Daily Writing Tips

Offers advice and resources on grammar, punctuation, spelling tips and more. http://feeds.feedburner.com/DailyWritingTips

Damian Daily

Lisa Damian, writer and literary critic, shares insights into her writing life. http://damiandaily.wordpress.com/feed/

Dreamers Creative Writing

Blog about everything to do with writing creatively, from writing for writing’s sake, to using writing in academic research, to writing as therapy. https://www.facebook.com/dreamerswriting/ WriteDreamers http://www.dreamerswriting.com/feed/

Editor's Blog

Works to help writers remember the rules of writing, and writing principles. http://www.writershelper.com/editing-services.xml

Editor's Opinion Blog

Companion blog to Story in Literary Fiction website. Offers editorial opinions, articles about writing better and guest views. http://feeds.feedburner.com/LiteraryStoryFictionWritersBlog

Elizabeth Spann Craig

Mystery writer posts on writing-related topics.

Emerging Writer

The struggles of an emerging writer to get published. Looking at online and print prospects. http://emergingwriter.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default

English Grammar

Offers free exercises, writing tips, and printable English grammar lessons. https://www.facebook.com/GrammarUpdates GrammarUpdates https://www.englishgrammar.org/feed/

Evil Editor

Features insightful, if sarcastic, commentary on reader submissions and offers advice as to "why you don't get published". http://evileditor.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Fantasy Author's Handbook

Notes from author Philip Athans on being a fantasy author. http://www.facebook.com/philip.athans.5 philathans http://www.linkedin.com/pub/philip-athans/23/2a1/8b0

Fantasy Writers Unite

A would be fantasy writer shares the journey.

Helping Writers Become Authors

K.M. Weiland; internationally published author of the bestselling Outlining Your Novel and Structuring Your Novel.

Horror Writers Association

Featuring horror writing news, tips and guidelines.

How To Blog a Book

Walks readers through the trials and tribulation of blogging a book (writing a book one post at a time via a blog) - and the opposite, booking a blog.

I'd Rather Be Writing

Posting about trends in technical communication. http://feeds2.feedburner.com/TomJohnson

Inky Girl

Blog of Debbie Ridpath Ohi. Past publisher of InkSpot. Currently freelance writing and drawing 'Will Write for Chocolate'. http://feeds.feedburner.com/InkygirlDailyDiversionsForWriters

International Board on Books for Young People

Blog of non profit organization which helps to foster international understanding through children's books. http://ibbyaustralia.wordpress.com/feed/

The Internet Writing Workshop

The blog from the site which hosts one of the oldest writing critique groups online. http://feeds.feedburner.com/InternetWritingWorkshop

Jeff Goins Writer

Jeff Goins provides advice and inspiration to writers and authors. http://feeds.feedburner.com/goinswriter

Magical Words

Offering tips and encouragement to fantasy writers. http://www.magicalwords.net/feed/

Make a Living Writing

Features frank advice for writers of all kinds, particularly freelancers and bloggers. http://feeds.feedburner.com/makealivingwriting/deYa

Martha Alderson aka Plot Whisperer

Dedicated to the art of fiction plotting and host to an annual plot writing month every December. http://plotwhisperer.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Memoir Revolution

Features essays and interviews on the art of crafting and reading memoirs. http://memorywritersnetwork.com/blog/feed/

Men with Pens

Information for better writing, blogging and better business for writers. http://feeds2.feedburner.com/MenWithPens

NaNoWriMo Blog

News, features and insight from the team behind National Novel Writing Month and its popular contest held every November. http://blog.nanowrimo.org/node/feed

The NaNoWriMo Blog

Official blog of those behind NaNoWriMo, Script Frenzy and other events. http://blog.lettersandlight.org/rss

Novel Rocket

Includes interviews with authors, editors and freelancers, plus lots of advice on getting a book off the ground. http://www.novelrocket.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Playwrights Foundation Blog

Dedicated to the playwright's art. http://playwrightsfoundation.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Publishing Insights

Publishing trends, new literary agents, and writing conferences, guided by the editors of Writer’s Digest.

Query Shark

Allows blog readers to submit fiction queries which are then reviewed and/or pulled to pieces with the hopeful intention of improving them. http://queryshark.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Restless Writers

Supportive writing group based in Southern Ontario, Canada. Posting about the writing life. http://restlesswriters.ca/feed/

Six Sentences

Flash fiction blog which invites readers to submit fiction of exactly six sentences. http://sixsentences.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Southern Writers: Suite T

The author's blog of Southern Writers Magazine with advice for authors. http://feeds.feedburner.com/SouthernWritersSuiteT

Successful Writing Tips

Provides advice and tips for academic writers and for those facing dissertations and similar projects. http://successfulwritingtips.com/feed/

Terrible Minds

Advice and ramblings from author Chuck Wendig. http://terribleminds.com/ramble/feed/

There are No Rules

Jane Friedman of Writers' Digest examines the evolving media scene and what writers need to do to keep up. http://blog.writersdigest.com/norules/SyndicationService.asmx/GetRss

This Itch of Writing

Writing, reading writing, teaching writingand sometimes hating writing, by Emma Darwin. emma_darwin

WEbook Blog

Useful news for writers from the Webook community. http://www.facebook.com/WEbook.community webook

Well-Fed Writer Blog

Offering advice and suggestions for commercial writers. http://www.wellfedwriter.com/blog/feed

Wendy Sherman Associates

Literary management agency's blog about books, publishing, editors and authors.

Women On Writing

Promotes communication between women writers, authors, editors, agents, publishers and readers. http://muffin.wow-womenonwriting.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Write Better

Features advice for (mostly) non fiction writing and journalism. http://write-better.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

The Write Corner

Writing tips, advice, articles, news and views.

Write Non Fiction Now

Nina Amir blogs about writing and marketing non fiction. https://www.facebook.com/InspirationToCreation http://www.linkedin.com/in/ninaamir

The Write Practice

Practical inspiration for writers, including writing prompts and questions. http://feeds.feedburner.com/thewritepractice

The Write Spot Blog - Marlene Cullen

For prompts, inspiration, posting and receiving comments on your writing.

Write to Done

Offering weekly insights into writing for the internet and building an audience for your work. http://writetodone.com/feed/

Write to Travel

Following one woman's goal to drop her full time job and become a freelance travel writer. http://writetotravel.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

Writer Unboxed

With regular contributions from best-selling authors and publishing industry leaders, this blog aims to dissect both the craft and the business of writing fiction. http://writerunboxed.com/feed/

Writers Digest Daily Writing Prompts

Stir up those creative juices with regular writing prompts from this magazine. http://www.writersdigest.com/feed

Writers Helping Writers

Features musings on writing tools and the art of writing.

The Writer's Journey

A heady mix of 90% freelance writing, 5% angst, 5% Star Trek. http://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/JtAU

The Writer's Technology Companion

Offering tools, tips and technology for productive writers. http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheWritersTechnologyCompanion

The Writing Bug

Featuring inspirational posts for those who have caught the writing bug. http://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/PZca

Writing Excuses

Regular short podcast for writers, by writers.

Writing Fiction

Discussion on writing and publishing novels and short fiction. http://crofsblogs.typepad.com/fiction/index.rdf

Writing for the Web

Posting about the emerging writing genres on the web. http://crofsblogs.typepad.com/ckbetas/atom.xml

Writing Forward

A creative writing blog covering grammar, inspiration, good writing habits and writing exercises. http://www.facebook.com/writingforward melissadonovan

Writing While the Rice Boils

Busy writer and homeschooling Mom of four shares resources she has found to help writers with little time and even less money. http://feeds.feedburner.com/WritingWhileTheRiceBoils

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