Helpful links

At the risk of sounding overly dramatic, these websites changed my writerly life:

National Novel Writing Month

The Writer’s Almanac (archives)

Fiction School

Free Rice (for vocabulary)


Love poetry? Check these out!

Poetry Daily

The Poetry Foundation

American Life in Poetry


Aaand here are some more you might find interesting:

The Writer’s Almanac 2018

Patreon (a fundraising platform for all kinds of creators!)

HITRECORD (crowd-sourced creation — actually pretty cool)

Autocrit (definitely check out the “What’s the score?” blog!)

Submittable (click the Discover tab for all kinds of contests!)

Nearly Complete (need some writing advice/humor/encouragement? Look no further!)

WattPad (for writers who want their work out there NOW)