Some extra links found by members to help you on your creative writing journey.
www.oneword.com – creative writing excercise
www.greatwriting.co.uk – everything a creative writer needs!
www.authonomy.com – forum and message board for writers
www.inkpop.com – Young adult fiction website
openlearn.open.ac.uk/ – Open University free course materials – include writing units.
www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/podcasts/media/more/writingchallenges/ – Warwick University creative writing podcasts
www.prizemagic.co.uk/html/writing_comps.htm – more creative writing competitions that you can shake a stick at!
www.manuscriptediting.com/contests.htm – International Creative writing competitions.
www.questforthepress.com – One writer’s blog showing the trials and challenges of getting published.
www.firstwriter.com/ – Creative writing resource – some of the content you need sign up and pay for though.
www.finaldraft.com/ – screenplay writing software – free demo download will read your work aloud from your computer.
www.writerscafe.co.uk/ – novel writing software
www.writersandartists.co.uk/ – The book no serious writer should be without! If you can afford to buy it great, if not a copy is always available as a reference source at your local library.
www.obooko.com/ – see your book or collection of short stories/ poem as a free e book for people from all over the world to download and comment on online on this website. Great for exposure and feedback
www.everywritersresource.com/ lists lots of magazines and journal publishers that accept fiction and non fiction submissions from new and established writers.