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The Burry Man Writing Center    a worldwide community of writers
freelance job links, resources for fiction and nonfiction writers, working professionals and beginners
with particular support for writing about Scotland
Chicken Soup for the Soul
Literary types may turn their nose at Chicken Soup, but take a look at some of the contributers to Chicken Soup for the Writer's Soul: Ernest J. Gaines, Terry McMillian, Irving Wallace, Ray Bradbury, Gary Marshall--the list goes on.
*Christian Writing Resources Find the resources you need to publish in this market. 
The Dabbling Mum is a Christian oriented site with small writing contests and information for a mom's busy lifestyle and some writing aspirations. They also have a nice article on anthologies.
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God Allows U-Turns
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The National Writers Union

The only U.S. trade union for freelance and contract writers. We offer contract advice, grievance resolution, health & dental plans,  member education, Job Hotline, and networking.

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Poetry in the Arts (PITA) is a literary nonprofit corporation committed to service to the literary community and education. PITA maintains a Poet & Writer Resources Web site with extensive, freely accessible meta indexes of publishers, literary competitions, workshops and learning resources among many others, and Musings, a critique group forum. PITA also welcomes unsolicited submissions of poetry, prose, art and music for its online journal, Ardent!


Heather Froeshel's personal website offers books, services, and resources for the writer.

Redbird Writing Studios

 Although only those near the Milwaukee area will practically attend the workshops and roundtables, every writer will find the links and resources helpful.   It's worth planning a trip to the area to attend a workshop by Redbird founder, Judy Bridges.

Rejection Collection
The writer's source for misery, commiseration and inspiration. Postings are anonymous; laughs and catharsis are free.
Rosebud Magazine
"Literary and down to earth," says the Baltimore Sun. My favorite print magazine for all kinds of writing. Four times a year never fails to deliver a great collection stories, poems and essays--a primer on great writing.

*Software for Writers  Find the computer software that will take your writing to the next level of professionalism.
Small Press Center  provides access to education and expertise in the field of independent publishing, encouraging excellence and free expression through workshops, lectures, book fairs, exhibits, and a reference collection. The Center is committed to preserving the craft and art of publishing through a library dedicated to its history.
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Words Words Words offers web design, editorial consultation, and writing services among other things. Check out their yearly poetry contest and anthology.
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The Writers' Portal is a place for writing groups to gather online, post information about themselves, and exchange information
Writers-free-reference Free reference and dozens of reference links for writers looking for free information on the net


  The Forest for the Trees : An Editor's Advice to Writers
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