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rejectioncollection.com: The writer’s online source for misery, commiseration and inspiration? Postings are anonymous, laughs and catharsis are free.

Creative Novel Writing: Roselle Angwin runs a year-round programme, which ranges from retreats on the Isle of Iona to a nine-month novel writing course (based on her book CREATIVE NOVEL WRITING, [Robert Hale, 1999, 2002]) which was featured in The Guardian – and many more. Roselle is an author and poet, and Director of the Fire in the Head creative writing programme.

WhenTeensWrite: Copyrighting Services, Writing Tips, Teen Chat, Poetry, and Much More – When Teens Write, The One Stop Source For Any Aspiring Writer.

Learning Curve: Offer a range of innovative courses in Creative Writing, Fiction Writing, Freelance Journalism. Writing for Television, Radio and Chidren. They help students to rediscover their creative abilities, as well as developing their writing skills – their tutors are experienced editors, writers, publishers and producers.

Burning Leaf: is a literary website featuring original fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, critical essays, photography and art.

The Italian-American Press: posts literature by Italian-Americans and other self-published authors whose books all too often go unnoticed or are ignored by the media. This service is free.

RITRO.com:Volunteer based e-zine with new content daily. They publish and accept submissions in poetry and articles in many departments. There are also message boards, online diaries, and voting polls. Checking submission guidelines is a must before sending in any work.

www.freelance-tips.com: Free newsletter offering tips on marketing, niche marketing, negotiating a contract, getting referrals, pricing your work, building your portfolio and more…

www.writersarena.com: is an international website for aspiring writers. Offering information, advice and showcasing.

The Handy Little Book for Writers by Lynne Hackles is packed with hints and tips for all writers of all genres at all levels. There is something in it to inspire everyone. It’s all packed into a 44-page A6 booklet with a distinctive purple cover. The book was published in September by NAWG Publications. It costs a mere £2.99 (with 50p towards cost of post and packing – cheques payable to NAWG). You can order the book from The Handy Little Book for Writers, 40 Burstall Hill, Bridlington, East Yorkshire YO16 7GA.

IWanthatBook: Online Bookshop for difficult to find reference books. IWanthatBook aims to be the place for academics and students alike to order the books they want – simply, securely and cost-effectively.

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Unheard Words: a place to share thoughts, experiences, and work. To explore ideas and creative writing.

Resourceaid: Resource site for everything to do with the arts. Full of newsletters, articles, links and other resources – ALL FREE – in one easy to navigate site to save time and money.

Today’s Woman: A community for men and women over 18, where writers, poets & columnists meet and exchange ideas, contest, rate and review and help each other succeed in the writing industry.

thefictionwritersjourney.com:
articles on writing, prompts, exercises from novelist and writing coach, Emily Hanlon.Writing.Com: An online community for writers of all ages, interests and skill levels. Anyone may create a free portfolio and exchange feedback with other writers. We were amongst Writer’s Digest’s 101 “Best Websites For Writers, 2005″ and have thousands of writers within our community.

Today’s Writer: a community for men and women over 18, where writers, poets & columnists meet and exchange ideas, contest, rate and review and help each other succeed in the writing industry.

The Argotist Online: is devoted to poetry and poetics. It publishes non-mainstream poetry, and features essays and interviews sympathetic to it. Currently it has interviews with Charles Bernstein, Marjorie Perloff, Ron Silliman, Rupert Loydell; and poems by Sheila E Murphy, Annabelle Clippinger, and Hank Lazer among others.

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