Resources Roundup – Nov’22

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I really do love it when the last day of the month falls on a Monday! That means I get to share my resources in good time for you to dust off those stories and send them out.

Apart from the usual chunk of markets to submit to, I also have a plethora of writing advice for you. Just to switch things up, let me start with that first:

A lesson in resilience from this post: A Year on Submission–A Year of Failure

Reading too many threads gives me a headache, but I found this one useful: Tessa Davis on Twitter: “11 incredible (free) websites that will save you hundreds of hours of your life:” / Twitter

Whether you are a plotter or a pantser, you will find some super stuff here: Writing Tips: Outlining/Plotting Vs Discovery Writing/Pantsing and Different Traditional Publishing Experiences With Georgina Cross

I really did not know this: The Cultural Tutor on Twitter: “Shakespeare didn’t invent his own stories and characters; he borrowed them. Here’s the source material for all 38 of his plays, in alphabetical order:” / Twitter

If you’re looking for guidance on author’s sites, do check How to Build an Author Website: Getting Started Guide by Jane Friedman and The Whys and Whens of Having a Writer’s Website at The Cincinnati Review

The Power of Constraints to Unlock Creativity at BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog

10 Commandments for Writers

All about my new favourite form of writing: Flash Fiction: Packing a Lot into a Little

You Don’t (Always) Have to Wait for Acceptance

I found this a fascinating discussion: Can we talk about Submittable? – by Becky Tuch

How to use lies in your fiction over at The Masters Review | Craft: “Everything I Write is True, Especially the Stuff I Make Up” by Peter E. Murphy

Lots of great stuff in this post: 5 Favorite Things I Found This Summer: Writing Tips and Creative Inspiration by Nicole Bianchi

I knew nothing about eels until I read this thread: Eelmily Finch on Twitter: “Ok folks. It’s time we talked about eels. I’m a geologist but I recently learnt about eels and… wow. Since then, I’ve been greeting strangers with ‘DO YOU KNOW ABOUT EELS?!’ Well, consider yourself a stranger in my path. Strap in. It’s a 🧵 1/so many” / Twitter

Loads to unpack in This week’s top writing advice from around the web for Oct. 23, 2022 – MetaStellar. Thanks for this link go to my writer friend Maggie, who herself has a fantastic story out in the Flash Fiction Podcast by!

Apart from that, check out the usual stack of paying markets from:

The Practicing Writer 2.0: November 2022

Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity: 77 Calls for Submissions in November 2022

Cathy’s Comps and Calls – Free-to-enter writing competitions and calls for submissions

And don’t forget the Writing Contests or the  Writing Conferences and Workshops!

I hope that fills your well this month! See you back next week with some more exciting reads and writes!

Edited to add: Also don’t miss the Flash Fiction Flash Newsletter hosted at Follow the instructions at the link to subscribe to it!

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