Top 10 Blogs for Writers 2015.

We’re delighted to announce the winners of our 9th annual Top 10 Blogs for Writers Competition!

It’s exciting to see such an array of excellent blogs for writers.

Make sure you visit all the ten blogs to get to know the new top crop of writing blogs.

And the 10 winners are …

Goins, Writer

The blogger behind this blog is Jeff Goins. He has created a vibrant place for writers to gather.

jeff goins

Positive Writer

Bryan Hutchinson has created a dynamic blog with a positive vibe and has built a substantial readership in a relatively short time.

positive Writer

Tara Lazar: Writing for Kids

Children’s fiction author Tara Lazar has turned her blog into a lively resource for picture book writers.

Tara Lazar

Helping Writers Become Authors

Katie Weiland’s blog is a great place for fiction writers. If you want to know how to write your novel, this is where you can find in-depth advice.


The Write Practice

Created by Joe Bunting, the Write Practice is the place to go if you want to kick-start your writing practice.


 Live Write Thrive

This blog by C S Lakin is a haven for writers of fiction. If you’re looking for advice about plotting, or how to overcome tricky grammar problems, Susanne Lakin’s blog is the place to search.

live write thrive

Terrible Minds

Novelist Chuck Wendig’s blog is an excellent example of how to create an author platform. He’s created a lively blog with many useful tips for fiction writers.

terrible minds

The Write Life

The tagline of this blog is:  … helping writers create, connect and earn. This interesting site is run by Alexis Grant.

the write life

Jennifer Blanchard

This is a zesty blog with great information. Jennifer’s blog is focused on helping writers create novels.

Jennifer Blanchard

Fiction Notes

Experienced writing coach, author and publisher Darcy Pattison has created an appealing author platform with a blog for fiction writers.

Fiction Notes

There you have it:  the ten top blogs for writers in 2015.

Congratulations to all the winners!

Top 25 Writing Blogs | Positive Writer.

This year I’m starting the year right by highlighting some of the best writing blogs on the web. I love to visit blogs about writing for inspiration, encouragement and motivation, and it’s with those three qualities in mind that I have compiled this list of the top 25 writing blogs for 2014.

Next year I will expand the list to the top 50, and I’d like to do that with your help. You can help by posting links to writing blogs you love in the comments. If you’re a blogger for writers, how about introducing yourself and add your link in the comments, too.

Without further ado, here they are:

(In no particular order.)

Goins Writer

Awesome post: The Difference Between Good Writers and Bad Writers

The Write Practice

Awesome post: If You Want to Have a Great 2014, Spend an Hour Doing This

Make a Living Writing

Awesome post: 4 Reasons Why Grammar Police Make Terrible Writers

A Writer’s Bucket List

Awesome post: This Year, Don’t Just Set Goals; Make Plans

My Name Is Not Bob

Awesome post: 3 SEO Myths That Scare Writers (And How You Can Use Them to Your Advantage)

The Creative Penn

Awesome post: Writing Fast, Funnels And Calls To Action. My Lessons Learned From Write, Publish, Repeat.

Helping Writers Become Authors

Awesome post: Most Common Writing Mistakes: Choppy Prose

Rachelle Gardner

Awesome post: Are You a Lone Ranger Writer?

Writer Unboxed

Awesome post: “I think most artists are fundamentally inconsolable. That’s why they keep doing it.”

Live Write Thrive

Awesome post: Wait a Minute while I Procrastinate

Nathan Bransford

Awesome post: Self-publishing was way easier than I thought it would be


Awesome post: Write More Easily: Understanding, Embracing and Moving Beyond Resistance

Jane Friedman

Awesome post: The 7-Step Business Plan for Writers

The Write Life

Awesome post: How to Trick Yourself Into Making Major Writing Progress

The Writer’s Inner Journey

Awesome post: Letting in the light: Overcoming unproductive negative self-talk about writing

Terrible Minds

Awesome post: Five Things I Learned Writing The Cormorant

Pen and Prosper

Awesome post: The Pros and Cons of Critique Groups for Today’s Writer

The Writers Alley

Awesome post: Dealing with Rejection, Envy and Other Not-So-Fun Writer Emotions

The Renegade Writer

Awesome post: 5 Ways To Deal With People Who Hate What You Write

Bestseller Labs

Awesome post: 5 Rules For Conquering Chaos That Every Writer Should Know

The Procrastiwriter

Awesome post: 4 Reasons We Should Stop Comparing Ourselves to Other Writers

Writers and Authors

Awesome post: The Top 10 Things You Can Do to Sell More Books

Grammar Girl

Awesome post: Affect Versus Effect

The Word’s Greatest Book

Awesome post: Publishing Scams and How they Work

The Write Conversation

Awesome post: Confessions of an ADD Writer—How I Turned my Struggle into Success


Top 10 Blogs for Writers 2013 – The Winners.

When we asked you to nominate your favorite writing blog as one of the top 10 blogs for writers, we got over 1,100 nominations! Wonderful to see how passionate readers are about their favorite writing blog.

It’s great to see some very interesting new blogs amongst the winners!  Of note is that quite a few blogs in the top 10 are associated with author platforms.

Make sure you visit all the top 10 blogs to get to know the new crop of top writing blogs.

How were the winners selected?