Resources to Encourage and Guide Your Writing
Perspectives on How To Write Successfully
- If you want to aim high, take a look at the News about Writing and Writers published regularly in the New York Times. It includes commentaries and archival articles about noted authors.
- Writer’s Digest.com describes itself as “the No. 1 Resource for Writers.” Take a look at its homepage to see the wide range of resources available on its website, including its monthly magazine, Writer’s Digest.
One of my own favorite resources is Easy Way to Write, by Rob Parnell. Unlike the previous resources, this blog is the work of a single writer who is both a prolific writer and personally accessible.
Read his article Writing is a Life Long Sentence for 9 wise actions you can take to succeed as a writer.
Insights about writing from famous authors can be powerful teaching guides for anyone who wants to write well.
Maria Popova of Brain Pickings provides a list of comments from 117 successful authors in her article Famous Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers.