Online edition of the Writer's Digest Magazine. Includes information, advice, workshops, competitions and a variety of other things to help established and aspiring writers.
Literature & Poetry
Buzzwords are frequently used in news media. Newswordy is a growing collection of these words, updated every weekday. Along with each word is a definition, a quote with its use (or misuse) in the media.
These are words that do not typically occur in everyday speech, but are common among newscasters, talking heads, and pundits on cable news.
A US site which publishes thousands of free, full text online classics of reference, literature and nonfiction. Encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus and more...
A popular social community website for readers and authors. It features millions of free stories which writers have uploaded. The stories are then available to be read, as well as voted and commented upon. Wattpad also features the ability to compose stories on various devices, and carry your library around with you whether you're online or offline.
London Review of Books - a website dedicated to book reviews. The site also features a bookshop, which is infact the online presence of the actual London Review Bookshop.
A charitable web-based literary agency acting as a creative writing website for writers, readers and publishers. Includes news, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, forums and more.
The Script Factory is a training and development organisation which showcases screenwriters. They promote new talent and act as a link between writers and industry.
Featuring fiction - users can send a short story, comment on stories, review a book, CD or fiction event, or promote an event they are involved in. You also get paid if your short story if featured.
For authors and those interested in literature. Notes from the Underground publishes the best short-fiction from up-and-coming and established writers. Content from the print-issue is available online.
Royal Society of Literature - UK organisation devoted to the promotion and enjoyment of really good British writing. This is their web site and it contains events, publications, awards and other information.