Here are some terrific writing resources for fiction writers. Most are straight out of my own personal bookmarks. If you know of some great resources that I’ve not included, please use the contact form to let me know. I’ll get them added.
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The Story Sensei
Advanced Fiction Writing
Preditors and Editors
Booksquare: News and Views for Authors
American Booksellers Association
Write Or Die: Dr. Wicked
P&Ls and How Books Make (or Don’t) Money
How To Write Humor by Jim Foreman
Writing the Perfect Scene
Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Author!
Suck It Up: A Defense of the Much-Maligned Word
The Language Construction Kit (for creating fantasy languages)
Writing a Good Synopsis
Why Read Fiction?
American Christian Fiction Writers
Horror Writers Association
Mystery Writers of America
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.
Romance Writers of America
Canadian Authors Association
Christian Writers Fellowship International
Questia (online library, subscription-based)
Potpourri—A Collection of Interesting Items for the Lover of English Usage
The Personality Page
(give your characters a personality inventory)
How Much Is That?
Freeality Thesaurus, Phrases, and Quotations