My Favorite Writing Resources to Recommend

Some of these are from people I know, and some are mine. But all are at least resources I have used personally. My own blog posts are ones our community has told me have been the most helpful to them.

(Be sure to check back often—I’ll update this page whenever I find something new, and you never know when that might be. I’m constantly on the lookout.)


How to Write a Novel Using The Snowflake Method – Randy Ingermanson

I’m not an outliner, but I know Randy, and I have countless writer friends who swear by his method.

20 Things That Can Help You Find Inspiration for Writing – Live Write Thrive

I really enjoyed this!

Best Writing Blogs for Writers Awards 2017 – Positive Writer

And not just because I’m on the list. :)

Start Here: How to Write a Book Proposal – Jane Friedman

Jane’s one of the best in the business, as you should be able to tell from this post.

Advice for First-Time Authors – Michael Hyatt

Michael is one of the top bloggers in the world and an old friend. He published three of my books in the early 90s. This is a great resource.

What To Write Next? The Dilemma Du Jour – Marion Roach Smith

Daily Writing Tips – Great grammar resource.

My Blog Posts

How to Create Your Own Author Website in the Next Hour…And Why You Need to

How to Write a Book: The Ultimate Start-to-Finish Guide

21 Self-Editing Secrets That Can Supercharge Your Manuscript

How to Write Short Stories That Captivate Your Reader

Are You Making This #1 Amateur Writing Mistake?

How to Become an Author: Your Complete Guide

How to Outline a Novel (Even if You’re Not an Outliner)

How Procrastination Has Helped Me Write (and Sell) More than 185 Books

How to Write a Devotional: The Ultimate Guide

The Secret to Compelling Writing

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