Writing Links I Like:

"A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper."

-- E.B. White


Proper Manuscript Formatting (William Shunn)

Proper Manuscript Formatting for Poems (William Shunn)

     This is the best guide for manuscript formatting and the one most recommended.

How to Write a Proper Short Story Cover Letter

Hand Hobbies: A Guide to Creative Writing (a good basic overview)


Darren Shan’s Writing Tips

David Farland’s Writing Tips (My Story Doctor)

Michaelbrent Collings’ Writing Advice

September C. Fawkes


The Creative Penn

Writing Excuses Podcast


The encyclopedia of writing systems & language (Omniglot)

Writing with Depression

Guys Read

A list of 50 poetic forms by Lee Brewer for Writer's Digest

Copyright for Writers: Protecting Your Work

How to Cite Sources

A must-have book for poets:  “The Art and Craft of Poetry” by Michael R. Collings.  Professor Collings taught at and was the Poet-in-Residence at Pepperdine University.  This book is an entire semester in poetry -- in one book.

Two annual events every writer should participate in:

NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writing Month) is April

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is November


HWA (Horror Writers Association)

LUW (League of Utah Writers)

SFPA (Science Fiction Poetry Association)

SFWA (Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America)

Utah Chapter of the Horror Writers Association

UTSPS Utah State Poetry Society


Horror: https://publishedtodeath.blogspot.com/2018/05/mega-list-of-paying-markets-for-horror.html?m=1

SFPA Poetry Markets

What Is a Literary Estate and Why You Need One

     Estate Planning Tips for Authors (https://www.bookworks.com/2016/11/estate-planning-tips-for-authors/)

     Estate Planning for Writers - Executors, Literary Trustees, Copyright, (https://www.sidebarsaturdays.com/2017/12/02/https-wp-me-p7vddb-xu/)

     Estate Planning for Writers - Part II - Transferring Intellectual Property to a Corporate Entity (2021) (https://www.sidebarsaturdays.com/2021/10/02/https-wp-me-p7vddb-xg/)

     How to Create a Literary Will (https://boingboing.net/2006/10/31/neil-gaimans-howto-c.html


     Important! And Pass it On! (http://journal.neilgaiman.com/2006/10/important-and-pass-it-on.html)

     Selecting a Literary Executor (http://www.copylaw.com/new_articles/finaldrafts.html)

     SFWA Legacy Kit: https://www.sfwa.org/member-links/projects/estate/legacy-kit/

     What Happens When an Author Dies? (https://www.thecreativepenn.com/2015/11/23/estate-planning-kathryn-goldman/)

     What is a Literary Executor? (http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/questions-and-quandaries/legal-questions/what-is-a-literary-executor)

     Your Literary Estate, Part One: Assigning A Literary Executor (https://theusreview.wordpress.com/2017/02/01/your-literary-estate-part-one-assigning-a-literary-executor/)

     Your Literary Estate, Part Two: Managing Your Work (https://theusreview.wordpress.com/2017/03/01/your-literary-estate-part-two-managing-your-work/)