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10 Brilliant Websites For Writers

A recent report showed that we're spending an average of 6 hours and 42 minutes online and if you're anything like me, some of that is just aimless scrolling! However, there are some excellent online resources for writers so next time you're tempted to open Facebook, check out one of these brilliant websites instead.


Writers and Artists

Here you will find expert advice, articles and inspirational author interviews, competitions, a lively online community and editorial services for every stage of your writing journey.

Manuscript Wish List

An online database of agents and editors where they answer the question, ‘What do I want to see in my inbox?’ The site also includes a blog about the publishing process.

Query Tracker

This free site has a regularly updated listing of over 1500 agents. You can also track your submissions.


Hemingway Editor

Helps make your writing bold and clear by highlighting where your sentences are too long, complicated, or erroneous.

Cliché Finder

Sometimes language becomes so ingrained, we don’t realise we’re using cliches. If in doubt, check out this site that helps you identify them.


Writer Unboxed

Dedicated to publishing empowering, positive, and provocative ideas about the craft and business of fiction, hosting more than 50 contributors including bestselling authors and industry professionals.

The Open Book Blog

Focuses on exploring topics on race, diversity, education, and children’s / YA books.


The History Quill

If you’re a historical fiction writer, this site offers specialist editing services, coaching programmes, beta reader and ARC services, and dedicated tips and resources.

The Romantic Novelists’ Association

A professional body primarily, the association organises the UK’s leading awards for excellence in romantic fiction, and hosts a range of workshops, talks, networking events, and a three-day annual conference.

World Anvil

Perfect for sci-fi or fantasy writers, World Anvil is set of world-building tools to help you create, organise and store your world setting.

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