Rutgers Creative Writing Club

Resources

Guide to Workshopping

This is a useful resource for anyone who plans to partipate in workshopping either their own or others' work.

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Rutgers English

The website for the English Department at Rutgers.

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Inside the Writers House

Be a part of the conversation! Get candid access to working writers from all over the country as Writers House instructor (and former bookstore owner) Alex Dawson talks craft (via video chat) with some of the year's hottest pen pushers. Hosted at various times throughout the semester in Murray Hall 302.

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National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1st, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel.

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Camp NaNoWriMo

Camp NaNoWriMo is a virtual writer's retreat, designed for maximum flexibility and creativity. We have Camp sessions in both April and July, and we welcome word-count goals between 30 and 1,000,000. In addition, writers can tackle any project they'd like, including new novel drafts, revision, poetry, scripts, and short stories.

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Association of Writers and Writing Programs

Has lists of contests and conferences.

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Poets & Writers Magazine

Has a fantastic list of residencies, as well as sections about agents and small presses that are worth looking into. Free to sign up, which lets you set reminders about application deadlines.

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The (Submission) Grinder

A submission tracker and market database for writers of fiction. Limited listings at the moment, but they are building their database all the time.

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Duotrope

Web's most sophisticated submission tracker and market database, includes poetry, fiction, non-fiction markets. Yearly fee to use tracking services.

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Predators and Editors

The site writers have long relied on to ensure agents aren't con artists. Look up your agents here before querying.

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