Pros Who Blog

  • Colleen Lindsey Literary agent and publishing marketing/publicity professional. Check her sidebar under “Some Posts You May Find Helpful”.
  • Editorial Ass Current editor/former editorial assistant. Be sure to check the sidebar under “Favorite Backlist” for various articles very useful to aspiring writers.
  • Nathan Bransford Literary agent. Check his sidebar under “The Essentials” for useful articles for aspiring writers.

Tips and Techniques

The Business of Writing and Publishing

The Writing Life

Editcast 01 – First person

Editcast 01 posted 8 Sept 2009

Kelley talks about using specific detail and emotional language to write first person stories.

See Nicola’s companion post on using first person.

Editcast 02 – Dialogue

Kelley talks about using dialogue to reveal character and advance the story.

See Nicola’s companion post on dialogue.

Awards, Grants and Contests

Literary Organizations

Places to Read Good Work and Submit Your Own


Workshops and Classes

Writing Communities