Writing Resources


Scribophile – an online writing community for critiques and networking (find me there as Leah Kent)

FictionHub – a collection of resources for beginning writers

Literary Hub – short stories and poetry, craft and criticism, podcasts, and more

Narrative Magazine -publishes fiction, poetry, essays

Online Resources for Writers – links to sites on organizing, editing, proofreading, thesis, dictionaries/thesauri, ESL resources

Poets & Writers – Literary news, writing prompts, jobs and programs for writers, publishing, promotion, and more

Poetry Foundation – archive of well-known poets and poems, poetry magazine, and more

The Purdue Online Writing Lab – help with grammar and mechanics, workplace writing, MLA, APA

Writer’s Digest – agents, competitions, conventions, webinars, and more

Theater Seat Store Blog – a furniture store with a blog that features theater history and writing tips? Sign me up! Shout out to this page, with some beginner advice on screenwriting advice and links.


Writing With Color Р dedicated to writing and resources centered on racial, ethnic and religious diversity.

Writing Diversely – dedicated to helping writers tell diverse and inclusive stories.


Creative Resistance: A Helpful Guide – ideas for how to “employ theatricality in your protest/outreach event”

Writing Through the Lens of Social Justice – an article for non-fic/freelance writers, but good lessons to keep in mind for fiction as well


Lambda Literary – championing LGBTQ+ books and writers. Book reviews, writing retreats, and more.