Here you’ll find a collection of links leading to other blogs, websites, sources, etc. that are relevant to English and writing. Suggestions are welcome.
The Broken Plate – The official website for Ball State’s national, undergraduate-run literary magazine.
GrammarBlog – “Mocking poor grammar since 2007″.
Writer Unboxed – A great blog for aspiring fiction writers. Full of interviews with authors and other members of the industry along with advice, anecdotes, and fun miscellanea.
Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) – If this site is not your go-to for citing sources in the assembly line of research papers you’re cranking out, it should be.
Writing Forward – Named in 2009 as one of the best web sites for writers, this site is all about aiding writers from various genres, such as creative nonfiction, fiction, screenwriting, and journal writing. Writing Forward also provides writing prompts to help spark ideas.
Association of Writers and Writing Programs – Features a wealth of resources for writers, including a searchable database for grad programs in Creative Writing
CRWROPPS-B – This group posts calls for submissions and contest information for writers of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Subscribe to daily digest or receive individual posts. An average of 3-5 new calls for submissions each day!
Poets & Writers – Newsletter that announces new literary magazines and contests, as well as featuring a site that has great news, tools, and information regarding all things writerly.
Newpages.com – New Pages reviews literary magazines and posts calls for submissions and contest deadlines on their blog, which you can subscribe to through an RSS feed.
Duotrope’s Digest – Duotrope is a database of literary magazines and presses that publish poetry and fiction. This tool can be used to track your submissions to markets as well as find out acceptance and rejection statistics, response time, submission guidelines, and the markets’ websites.