Writing Resources

As a writer, I find that for every 1000 words I write, I inevitably do an hour or two at least of research. This is for everything from how to write to the topic that I’m writing about. Here are a collection of writer resources that I find myself constantly referring to when I’m stuck with writer’s block or have a burning question about some specific grammatical rule.

This page is constantly being updated so check back often!

General Writing Info

Absolute Write

From their ‘About’ page:

Absolute Write is a comprehensive informational Website and community for writers of all levels. Absolute Write offers articles and information about fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, freelancing, and copywriting. In addition, we provide information about editing, publishing, agents, and market research. You’ll find links to resources and a large and active online community of writers and publishing professionals

http://absolutewrite.com/

Designing Your Own Book Cover

99 Designs – How to design your own book cover

https://99designs.com/blog/book-design/book-cover-design-by-genre/

Synopsis Writing

  • Tips for Writing a Synopsis from Marissa Meyer
  • How to write a 1-page synopsis on Pub Crawl

Beta-Readers

  • Questions for Beta Readers from Killzone Blog

https://killzoneblog.com/2014/06/15-questions-for-your-beta-readers-and-to-focus-your-own-revisions.html

  • Beta Reader Questionnaire by Stacy Claflin

http://stacyclaflin.com/2014/05/15/beta-reader-questionnaire/

So You’re Writing A Series?

  • How to create a series bible by Lorna Faith

Self-Marketing

  • How to market yourself by Marie Forleo

https://www.marieforleo.com/2018/11/seth-godin-marketing/