Here's a list of resources that we use on a regular basis. These websites have proven to help us in many of our writing endeavors. This is not, necessarily, a definitive list—there are hundreds of these types of resources available out there—but these are the ones that we follow, or read, or use the most.
1. The Review Review ~ http://www.thereviewreview.net/
*a great website that reviews literary journals, interviews editors, and posts various discussions on publishing—good for fiction and nonfiction writers.
2. Literary Hub or Lit Hub Daily ~ https://lithub.com/
*both a website and a daily blog of interesting news, articles, short fiction, personal essays, information on the writing life, interviews and publishing news—a plethora of information for all writers.
3. Brevity's Nonfiction Blog ~ https://brevity.wordpress.com/
*a daily blog that all nonfiction writers should be reading—valuable information like reviews, interviews and craft essays; all posts by Allison K. Williams, a regular contributor, are worth reading.
4. Trish Hopkinson ~ https://trishhopkinson.com/
*Trish is a poet but she also very kindly offers information on her blog about submissions to literary magazines, paying markets, contest information and announcements, as well as editor interviews—a great place to find a new literary journal to submit to, or a contest to enter.
5. Erika Dreifus ~ https://www.erikadreifus.com/
*Erika is a fiction writer and also, like Trish, kindly offers a myriad of writer-type information and resources on her website and a periodic newsletter, "Practice Writing," that is emailed out to subscribers. You'll find lists of paying markets, and other writing and publishing news and events.
6. New Pages ~ https://www.newpages.com/
*a lot of information and resources here like submission calls, writing contest announcements, information about creative writing programs, magazine and book reviews, and so much more!
7. Daily Writing Tips ~ https://www.dailywritingtips.com/
*this is to brush up on the grammar we may or may not have learned in "grammar" school—daily emails with all manner of writing and grammar-related information including quizzes. Posts with titles like "3 Types of Compound Word Errors"—go ahead and nerd out, refresh your knowledge or learn something new.
8. Lamda Literary ~ https://www.lambdaliterary.org/
*for LBGTQ writers—a supportive site with book reviews, features, interviews, event announcements, and other resources.
9. Grammar Book ~ https://www.grammarbook.com/
Another great site for grammar rules, word usage, and punctuation—their periodic newsletter highlights a grammar-related subject and includes quizzes based on that subject. Posts like "Tackling More Tricky Word Choices: As, Because, and Since."