Here is a list of resources that we, as writers, have found personally useful. We are not directly affiliated to any of these sites, nor are we being paid or compensated in any way to endorse them. We just truly believe all writers can find these resources to be helpful.
Copyright Law for Writers
A few links to help writers better understand copyright law and how it applies to them.
How copyright protects your work: Gov.UK – The UK law on who gets copyright, types of work it covers, permitted use of copyright material, how to license and sell copyright and help resolving disputes
U.S. Copyright Office: Official Site – Learn about U.S. copyright law.
Just a few fun links for writers.
Fighter’s Block – What is Fighter’s Block? Fighter’s Block is a writing app that exploits conditioning to overcome writer’s block and sheer laziness.
Writers FM: Writers Radio – Tune into Writers FM – for exclusive author interviews, great music and writing prompts – LIVE 24 hours a day!
WriterSprints – Write faster by racing against other authors in real time! Join the game and start typing until you get to first place!
Writing & Grammar Tips!
While Writing Bad does our best to offer you top-notch writing and grammar tips, the honest truth is we could never be the end-all to your writing education. That’s why we want to be sure you have access to some of the best writing sources offered on the world wide web! Take a look.
Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips – Website run by Mignon Fogarty that teaches basic grammar and style lessons.
Grammar Rules | The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation – The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation #1 Resource for Teachers, Students, Professionals, and SAT Preparation.
Guide to Grammar and Writing – The Guide to Grammar and Writing is sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation, a nonprofit 501 c-3 organization.
Writing Markets & Directories
Here is a short list of various writing markets and directories where you can search for publishers, agents, and other markets to submit your various types of writing!
Pixie Forest Publishing – Co-owned by Writing Bad’s lead admin, Pixie Forest Publishing was created with writers in mind, and promises to always pay authors for their hard work.
Stormy Island Publishing – Also from one of Writing Bad’s admin, SIP is dedicated to providing writers with the opportunity to publish, without having to fight the mainstream or face the publishing process alone.
AgentQuery.com – AgentQuery.com offers one of the largest searchable database of literary agents on the web.
Duotrope.com – Duotrope is an established, award-winning writers’ and artists’ resource, and we’re here to help you spend less time submitting so you can focus on writing.
FundsForWriters – Run by prolific writer and author C. Hope Clark, FundsForWriters is an award-winning source of numerous grants, fellowships, contests, awards, markets and more!
Writers Market – Where writers learn how to get published, market, and sell their writing.
Writing Author Bios– A quick and easy guide to writing a decent author bio.