Websites that help writers

Here are 15 websites that are very helpful to writers and authors. I hope they help you! 

1.     Bookish

 Makes book recommendations, provides book lists, and author interviews.

 2.     Library Thing

 It sees itself as the world’s largest book club and makes book recommendations. 

 3.     Shelfari

 Like a Wikipedia for books, this site allows you to build a virtual bookshelf. It is owned by Amazon.

 4.     Helping Writers Become Authors

 Offers assistance and guidance to writers, helping them improve their craft.

 5.     Writers Helping Writers

 A one-stop shop for writers.

 6.     Writer Unbound

 Offers wide-ranging advice for fiction writers.

 7.     Writers In The Storm

 Tips on how to handle rejection, have day-to-day life balance as a writer, and feel support for their creative lives.

 8.     Get It Write

 Learn grammar, word mechanics, punctuation, and what you should have perfected while in school.

 9.     Publishing Perspectives

      Focuses on the global book publishing industry.

 10.Insecure Writer’s Support Group

 Connects writers with writers to support them through the challenges or fears they might experience of feel.

 11.Writer’s Digest Annual Conference

 Major annual gathering for writers seeking to improve their careers and learn about publishing, getting published, and writing. It builds a writing community.

 12.Indie Bookstore Finder 


 Search by zip code for the nearest indie bookstore.

 13.Funds For Writers

 Covers the business of writing, identifies paid writing opportunities, writer contests, etc.

 14. Book Trib

       A news source for book lovers, including interviews, reviews, podcasts, and video discussions. You can buy a book review, do book give-aways, and be a part of a listicle.

 15. Riffle

 Like the Pinterest of books, it provides you with book suggestions based on your preferences and books read.

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I'm an Awareness Coach, author, motivational speaker and instructor. My memoirs are A Sample of Heaven; Our Last Call (looking for a publisher). Someone Stop This Merry-Go-Round: An Alcoholic Family in Crisis; its sequel, Please, God, Not Two; This Killer Called Alcoholism. My Narrative Non-Fiction The Mindset of an Alcoholic and Addict: 34 Americans and Canadian Share Their Struggle with Alcohol and Drugs. Looking for a publisher The Rusty Years; The Remembrance of Being Young and it's sequel The Rusty Years: Secrets Revealed. A Sample of Heaven won the Reviewers Choice Award 2008 Semi-Finalist by Reader Views of Austin Texas. Someone Stop This Merry-Go-Round was nominated for the Editor's Choice Award for 2009 by Allbook Review of Canada and was nominated for the Dan Poynter's Global eBook Award 2011. Please, God, Not Two was nominated for the Editor's Choice Award for 2010 by Allbook Review of Canada and featured in the December 20, 2010 Publishers Weekly. My new Narrative Non-Fiction (searching for a publisher) The Mindset of an Alcoholic and Addict had been written by 34 addicts from the USA and Canada. It is a testimony on what they believe is not working in their recovery programs. It's a book for all; the substance abusers, doctors, counselor and family members. I speak to the public and private organizations on "The Effect of Alcoholism on the Whole Family" since I lost a husband and daughter from this disease. I'm a producer, director, and co-host to NBTV-95 cable TV show from New Bedford. I teach three writer's workshops.

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