These sites offer advice, resources and list opportunities for writers.
The world’s largest publisher offers online creative writing courses, editing and writing advice from editors, and introduces opportunities and resources.
Fantastic site celebrating short stories, with comprehensive listings and coverage of magazines, journals, live events and authors.
Really useful and comprehensive site listing loads of opportunities for writers worldwide and much, much more.
Really helpful and informative site offering advice, case studies and listing loads of opportunities for writers. Run by writer, Christopher Fielden.
Lots of useful information, advice and resources for aspiring writers.
Provides a focal point for a large number of writing groups and publishes a bi-monthly magazine.
Comprehensive listings of competitions, resources and relevant articles.
Paul’s site has comprehensive list of short story opportunities and loads of great interviews.
Popular writers’ community offering support and advice as well as information on the latest jobs, opportunities and competitions.
The Writers’ and Artists’ yearbook is a long-established compendium of advice, contacts and listings for writers.
Independent charity with useful and comprehensive listings of competitions and other writing opportunities.
Vast source of information, support, and guidance for creative writers.
Yahoo group that posts calls for submissions and contest information for writers of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.
Lists UK writing competitions
Inspiring organisation First Story arrange and pay for acclaimed authors to be writers-in-residence in ‘challenging’ state schools across the UK. They aim to celebrate and foster creativity and literacy in young people and celebrate books, stories, reading and writing.
Fantastic new literature development agency for South West UK. A charity that raises funds to ensure that everyone in the South West can have access to the benefits of reading, writing and enjoying literature.
Great resource listing writing competitions, prizes and awards worldwide.
One of the UK’s largest writing groups- aims “to provide a forum for people to receive encouragement, advice and feedback on their creative writing.
Valuable resource and hub for lots of information on courses, conferences, competitions and other writing opportunities. Home to the annual AAWP conference which takes place at campuses around Australia and New Zealand – a dynamic, yearly event covering all aspects of teaching creative and professional writing and debating theories on creativity and writing
Site dedicated to writing contests. Lists scores of competitions, grouped by genre (fiction, non-fiction and poetry, with or without entry fee) and by deadline. Also contains a handy calender.