It’s Time to Nominate the Best Writing Websites for 2018!

It’s Time to Nominate the Best Writing Websites for 2018!

Attention, writers! We’d love a minute of your time. Drop your pencils, CTRL-save your latest article or — let’s be honest with ourselves — look up from your next brilliant tweet.

We need your help.

You’ve seen our list of the best websites for writers for the past four years. We love showcasing these amazing resources and sharing the tools you need to become a better writer.

We look forward to continuing the tradition with a new edition of 100 Best Websites for Writers in 2018.

Whether your goal for 2018 is to land a book deal, become a full-time freelancer, up your guest posting game or find a writing buddy, this list has you covered. We want to make sure we include valuable resources for everyone, so we need your input.

What’s your favorite writing website?

Which blogs do you visit for inspiration, information or writing-related entertainment? Which sites have earned space on your bookmarks bar? Who do you want to nominate for our list?

Let us know your favorite sites in the comments. We’re looking forward to sharing the list with you in January!

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  • Elizabeth Lyons says:

    I’ve long been a fan of Joanna Penn’s The Creative Penn, and I’d also like to humbly nominate my own new resource: I help writers, storytellers and entrepreneurs publish their first (or next) profitable book (even if they have no idea where or how to start!).

  • Angela Meer says:

    I think K.M. Weiland’s resource for fiction writers is top-notch. With mini-books explaining characters, plot points and (finally!) clear explanations of inciting incidents and hooks, bogs that are extremely informative, I find myself there at least once a week.

  • Colette says:

    I have used ProWritingAid as a resource in my writing. The site offers a wonderful editing tool with a blog I read daily that features articles about elements of writing. Use of their sample editing tool has equipped me with a first-line critique and a better understanding of how to write well. I have developed an appreciation for elements of style, diction and pacing in ways I never imagined. In this solitary engagement, ProWritingAid becomes a writer’s companion.

  • Shay Reilly says:

    ProWritingAid is simply the best

  • Kerri Dellatacoma says:

    The Horkey Handbook is the BOMB! I love it! I can’t believe how much I’ve learned in only a few weeks.

  • Veronica says:

    The Horkey Handbook has been serving as a great resource for someone like myself who is considering entering into this field to help supplement my family’s income. I like her honesty and helpfulness. I look forward to using her tips to move forward in this endeavor. I am nervous and a bit anxious about it all, but her encouragement is contagious and just what I need right now.

  • Michelle Wells says:

    I also have loved and benefitted greatly from The Horkey Handbook.
    Gina is a real person doing really awesome things… and she wants to teach you how to do the same. She has provided me great value every step of the way!

  • Caroline | Not Your Average Gal says:

    Horkey Handbook! It’s been an inspiration and huge help for me:

  • Jennifer L Estes says:

    I have been following Horkey Handbook for a couple of years now and they have amazing resources for writers.

  • Ayrin Harris says:

    Horkey Handbook – gets my vote. Gina is a terrific resource and provides practical and usable information.

  • Elizabeth Perry says:

    I vote for the Horkey Handbook. There is so much that I have learned from Gina and enjoy everything she sends or I read from her.

  • Elissa says:

    I have found Janet Reid’s blog a wonderful resource on the ins and outs of traditional publishing. She also hosts frequent flash fiction contests, and I find the entries wonderful inspiration.

  • Stu says:

    Hokey Handbook is just an advert for a virtual assistant ????????????

  • Laura says:

    My vote is with Horkey Handbook. Aside from an awesome course and site, Gina has been an incredible help, encouragement, and inspiration to me. I know that she takes her students’ success to heart.

  • Jenna says: is an invaluable tool for me to edit! Certainly it has changed my writing and for the better… the word explorer is the best dictionary/thesaurus out there ❤️

  • James says:

    My vote is for!

  • Lisa Moorehouse says:

    Please, I would love to nominate Horky Handbook!!

  • Wayne says:

    Would like to vote for the Horky Handbook, love reading everything Gina send my way.

  • David Ford says:

    My vote is for!

  • Ardelle Holden says:

    I would like to nominate Bakerview Consulting. Barb Drozdowich is an amazing platform developer and teacher. She can teach you anything you need to know to maintain your online presence. If you would rather be writing, she will maintain your sites for you. Either way it will lead to increased sales and that’s the bottom line.

  • Michelle Barichello says:

    The Horkey Handbook is my go-to site for freelance writing advice! What I love most about it is Gina’s authenticity in everything she writes – from her blog posts to her email newsletters. I feel like I have a virtual coach I can count on.

  • Sotiris says:

    I use ProWritingAid, and it is an excellent all-around editing tool. I liked it so much, I became a Lifetime subscriber. Try it, I guarantee you will like it. The results will speak for themselves; your writing will improve dramatically.

  • Camrin Hatchett says:

    I believe Horkey Handbook is one the best writing sites out there. I have learned so much from Gina Horkey!

  • Lew Marcrum says:

    I’ve used several, but ProWritingAid is the best I’ve found. I can’t imagine writing without it.

  • Laurie says:

    I’d like to nominate the Horkey Handbook for always being so kind and helpful. I’d also like to mention my business which recently turned 4 years old! The Pub-Craft Team gives authors more time to write through virtual assistance and promotion management. We also offer a blog and monthly newsletter full of resources for authors of all levels <3