Resources for Writers

Here are some of the best resources I’ve found for writers online.

Writers Edit

Great articles and practical tips for getting your writing done.

Australian Writers Centre

They run fantastic courses (online and in Australian capital cities). They also run monthly competitions and have an excellent podcast called ‘So You Want To Be A Writer’

The Garret

A podcast where authors talk about their writing process.

Australian Writers Resource

A list of competitions (Australian and International) including wordcount, theme and entry fee. There are a lot of competitions for school children, so younger writers take note.

Creative Kids Tales

With a focus on writing for children there are profiles of established and emerging children’s authors and illustrators, a children’s writing competition list, and they run their own competitions throughout the year.

The Creative Penn

Joanna Penn is a bestselling author. She has a podcast and creates YouTube videos brimming with practical advice and great conversations with fellow authors. She talks about writing process, self-publishing, marketing and getting your work published.

Hello, Creative.

Jane Friedman

If you are looking for expert advice on the publishing industry and the business side of writing then look no further.

Jane Friedman