Non Fiction Links

General Resources | Courses & Workshops | Script & Screenwriting | Technical Writing | Travel Writing | Diary, Journal & Memoir Writing |Writing for the Radio | Writing Autobiographies | Medical Writing | Associations | Ezines & Magazines | Competitions | Markets


General Resources
A Writer’s Manual - brings the best of writing resources, tips, techniques, and motivation to help you improve and promote your writing career.
How to Write the Perfect Query Letter - How to Write the Perfect Query Letter: Do’s and Don’ts, an article for writers providing information on query letters….
Freelance Writing – - Focusing on the craft and business of freelance writing
trAce Non Fiction links - Miscellaneous Writing Resources
Non-fiction Publishers - List of non fiction publishers.
Index of Weekly Business Writing Tips - Bull’s Eye Business Writing, a self-paced workbook that can help you improve your business writing. Gloria Pincu also publishes Weekly Business Writing Tips.
Writing To Heal, Writing To Grow - Therapeutic writing and journal writing courses for better health and personal growth: Writing About Cancer, Writing for Personal Caregivers, Your Life in Essays, Writing Personal Essays, Writing for Families, and…
Non-Fiction Checklist - Non-Fiction Checklist


Courses & Workshops>

Basic Guide to Essay Writing - A step-by-step guide to writing a basic essay, along with links to other essay-writing resources.
Writing Tips & Tutorials - Free writing tutorials & tips for everything from how to write fiction and non-fiction to grant-writing to press releases and more. – Home - The web’s on-line writing school. The best courses from the best instructors on the web.


Script & Screenwriting

Absolute Write - Freelance writing, screenwriting, playwriting, novels, non-fiction
Creative Script Services - Got a script? Want to make a movie? Looking for an agent or representation? CSS is looking for scripts and screenplays to make into movies and TV Shows.
Marty’s Web Pages: Writing - UK Scriptwriting mailing list. It’s an unmoderated forum for established and aspiring writers.
Screenwriting software - A screenwriting software and screenwriters resource, – The finest screenwriting software for screenwriters from Final Draft to Dramatica Pro.
Playwriting Seminars Introduction - The Playwriting Seminars Introduction An Opinionated Web Companion on the Art & Craft of Playwriting.
Scriptwriting Software - Scriptware scriptwriting software, for writing scripts faster and easier than ever. Screenplay software for scriptwriters. The screenwriting software choice of screenwriters on over 70 TV shows and dozens of movies.


Technical Writing


Writing Assistance, Inc: National staffing firm specializing in contract technical writers.
Resources for Technical Writing - Internet search engines, mailing lists, professional associations, software and technical support
Technical Writers Anonymous [Home Page] - The Home Page of Technical Writers Anonymous: A Laid-Back Source of Writing Information for Tech Writers.
Technical Writing from - Improve your skills, build your career, access tools, advice and tech writing information. Find tutorials, share war stories and more.
David Farbey’s Technical Writing Page - David Farbey’s technical writing pages.
Writers Write(R) - Technical Writing – Your Technical Writing Resource - At, you can learn more about technical writing, take a course, find or post technical writer jobs, and contribute to our online technical writing community.
Technical Writing - style in technical writing


Travel Writing - Travel Writers’ Market newsletter.
Travel Writing for Fun and Profit- Travel Writing for Fun and Profit by Phil Philcox. The Internet Writing Journal(R)
Travel Writing – - travel writer n. one who seeks adventure in any location including hometown museum, hot Mexican beach, or the jungles of New Zealand; one who pursues byline; scribe; storyteller.


Diary, Journal & Memoir Writing

The Open Diary - The Open Diary is a free, web-based diary service. Thousands of diaries posted by writers from around the world.
Memoirs: Reading and Writing – - Everyone has a story to tell, and people love to read someone else’s story. This topic will help the person who is writing or wants to write their lifestory.
Journal writing - This site offers the how, who, what, when, where, and why journaling is for you.
I Am [Canadian] - online journal webring for Canadians.
Life Story Writing Network – Life Story Writing For Kids - Life Story Writing Network is a provider of family life stories, descriptions of family situations and links to affiliated sites. Home of the Life Story Writing Network.
Holiday - a place to celebrate online journalling holiday writing.
The Diary Project - To encourage communication amongst teens of all cultures and backgrounds.
About Journals - All about keeping journals and diaries — journaling ideas, prompts, how-tos. Links to the best online journals and how to start journaling online. Ideas on artists’ journals, travelogues, holiday albums, and baby books.


Writing for the Radio

Plots Unlimited - For the Writer of Novels, Short Stories, Plays, Screenplays and Television Episodes.
Newscript – Writing for Radio -To provide creative suggestions and ideas to radio news reporters, writers and anchors.


Writing Autobiographies

Autobiography Services - Autobiography Workbook — is a workbook designed to assist you in writing your life history using well organized and easy to follow questions.


Medical Writing

Medical Writer - The European Medical Writers Association. Information for in-house and freelance medical writers, editors and communicators with events, jobs, membership details and other resources.
>Medical Writer – The European Medical Writers Association. Information for in-house and freelance medical writers, editors and communicators with events, jobs, membership details and other resources.


African American Online Writers Guild  [USA]
American Society of Journalists and Authors 
Association of Authors & Publishers [USA]
Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society (ALCS) - With a useful links section to 150 sites and resources on authorship, copyright, international organizations, e-zines and newsletters, and reference tools, etc.
International Federation of Journalists
International Women’s Writing Guild
Organization of Black Screenwriters, Inc. [USA]
Society of Authors - News about activities of the Society of Authors, grants, book prizes, events, FAQs for new writers, and a good links section.
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) 
New Zealand Technical Writers Association Incorporated - The New Zealand Technical Writers Association aims to provide a forum for technical writers to meet and share ideas.
The American Medical Writers Association - The American Medical Writers Association was founded in 1940 to help medical authors. AMWA’s mission is to promote excellence in writing, editing and producing printed and electronic biomedical communications.


Ezines & Magazines

New Works Review - Art, Literature, Non-Fiction, and the Imagination. An online literary quarterly featuring unpublished book reviews, essays, poetry, short stories, and much more.
Open Letters - Open Letters is a new magazine of first-person writing in the form of personal correspondence.



Competitions - IWC Home Irish Writers’ Centre Competitions. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, we suggest you check with the various organisers before you submit your material.
The World’s Biggest Book of Writing Contests & Writing Competitions - Writing Contest Tips Click here for full details on the book Professional Tips for Writing Contests & Writing Generally If you are trying to sell to a publisher or producer, try to think like one. If you are trying to sell to an editor, think like one etc.
Awards & Competitions - The Writers’ Union of Canada administers three writing competitions and one literary award per year. They are: Danuta Gleed Literary Award (Value:$ 5,000) Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers (Value:$ 2,500)
OzLit@Vicnet Australian Writing Competitions - Writing Competitions Listing of writing competitions. Please E-mail us and let us know of any other competitions you may know of. See: Australian Prize Winners, Writing Submissions, News and Diary pages for results, dates and correspondence.
Irish Literary Competitions - The Dublin Writers’ Workshop Index of Irish Literary Competitions..



Medical Writer - The European Medical Writers Association. Information for in-house and freelance medical writers, editors and communicators with events, jobs, membership details and other resources.
>Medical Writer – The European Medical Writers Association. Information for in-house and freelance medical writers, editors and communicators with events, jobs, membership details and other resources.
Amateur writers - publish their fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Read these stories, essays… Amateur writers publish their fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Read these stories, essays and poems for free. Authors submit their work for your interest and entertainment.
The Asian Journalist - A Collection of Asian Online Journals. This webring is a community of Asian Online Journallers, which strives to bring together writers of Asian ethnic descent from around the world.



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