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"First Site Guide offers a comprehensive guide intended for beginners to help them start their own personal or business website easily, quickly and affordably. The guide covers everything in a step by step fashion, from understanding what type of site you need, to launching the website just as you want it to look and function. For more information check out the guide here - https://firstsiteguide.com/make-website/

Bruce Harris is donating the proceeds of his prize-winning short fiction to the Huntington's Disease Association - www.hda.org.uk - after his partner has been diagnosed with the illness' - visit: www.harrisagainsthuntington.co.uk

Crystal Magazine - for subscribers only. Poems, stories, articles. A4, spiral-bound bi-monthly. Forty pages with colour images. £18 UK/£22 overseas, sample £2. PayPal buttons on website. www.christinecrystal.blogspot.com Email: christinecrystal@hotmail.com

The Hidden Author is based on a unique model designed to help increase sales and generate more reviews for deserving self-published books. "Authors list their books and agree to provide four reviews annually for other self-published books on the website. Hidden Author members enjoy better book sales and more quality reviews" Visit: http://www.thehiddenauthor.com

is a great resource for both aspiring and established writers, featuring comprehensive competition listings, links to a wide range of other writing related websites, and also offers free story and article writing courses. See www.writersreign.co.uk
The new website of Ray Kingfisher - Independent Multi-Genre Author - is up & running at www.raykingfisher.com
You can find out more about him and his books, and also get details of how to get free and discounted books by signing up to his newsletter.

More helpful information for writers is at https://winningwriters.com/resources

One of the best resources of helpful information for writers is at http://thrillwriting.blogspot.co.uk
See for yourself.

Another resource well worth a visit is at http://morgenbailey.wordpress.com/submission-information/opportunities-on-this-blog

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- Contemporary escapist romance novels designed to make you smile!

Proofreading Company www.wordsworthreading.co.uk Professional proofreading and editing for writers and academics.

Mastersinenglish.org is a resource for students looking to expand their education in English and writing. Here you can find career guidance, tips on writing, and also everything one would need to know on picking the right school to get a Masters in English.
Write Reviews at http://www.21words.net/
Inspirational Quotes Find quotes to inspire your writing and add a positive thought to your day at http://www.inspirationalquotes4u.com/
The Flaneur is an indie arts and culture journal and is seeking writers and reviewers who would like to join the team. We are interested in articles about arts and culture from around the world. If you would like to join us please check us out at www.flaneur.me.ukand send a sample of your work to contributions@flaneur.me.uk.
Visit: www.sallyjenkins.wordpress.com For a blog about all things writing related - competitions, markets, tips, books etc.

A self published book, A Man from the North East. If you like Cookson style this is for you. On Kindle or purchase direct from beatriceholloway@yahoo.co.uk A compelling tale of a determined, principled young man seeking his fortune in London in the 1930ís. The women in George Carrís life shape and colour his future. Murder, suicide, assault, infidelity, the abduction of children and the testing of loyalties all touch his life.

At www.chrisbjwordsandimages.wordpress.com you'll find a blog from a scribbler. News of interest to writers and budding photographers. Includes links to other sites. Any feedback more than welcome.

Infinity Junction - Independent small publisher and sales outlet. In the 1990s we were a no-profit self-help group. Infinity Junction became a proper publisher in 2001, with Not For Bedtime anthology. Now offers low cost services to authors and writers, some free.

Words for Wadars, a poetry competition in aid of the animal rescue charity Wadars. Submissions are invited from adults and younger poets (12 years and under.) Prizes of cash, gift tokens and publication in an anthology. Entry fee £3 or four poems for £10. Full details and an entry form from www.wadars.co.uk
Creative Writing Ink competition. It's a monthly competition which is free to enter, you'll find the details here

Crystal Magazine: Your poems, your stories, your articles and more.

Q.Q. Press (incorporating Quantum Leap Poetry Magazine). Visit our website at www.qqpress.co.uk for details of competitions and more.

The Write Place Short Story Competition In collaboration with Pneuma Springs Publishing. Prizes:1st Publication of winning novel, 2nd £75. Local prize of 8 free classes. Entry fee: £5 per novel. Submit One page synopsis plus first 5,000 words. Closing Date: 30th September www.thewriteplace.org.uk
www.InternationalPenfriends.org.uk Write around the world! Make friends, learn about other people's lives and cultures and practise your writing skills.

FOOTPRINTS, an adult novel about a father's search for a son he never met can now be ordered from SynergEbooks. Richard & Esther Provencher are also co-authors of two other novels soon to be published at: www.synergebooks.com
The Writing Forge is an online course in creative writing for new writers and those wishing to improve their chances of publication. The course includes lessons and exercises, and detailed feedback from a personal tutor on all work submitted.
Writers in Touch A place for writers to share their work, give feedback and make friends.
Writers Services: Newly-established website offering editorial services for writers, including reports, editing, copy-editing, rewriting, contract-vetting and self-publishing, through a network of freelance editors. Also provides factsheets, book reviews, links and other resources and information for writers.
WriteWords: UK Writers' Community - a source of inspiration and feedback to writers, offering support, advice, must-read interviews and articles, as well as inside info on the latest writing jobs, opportunities, competitions and news.
Writing.Com Online community for writers and readers of all ages and interests is bursting with activities, inspiration and creativity. Free memberships are available to everyone.
Writing Ltd: A literary Consultancy set up by agents offering editorial services, ghost writing. illustrators and advice.
www.victorianlondon.org Probably the best site for a multitude of information about the Victorian era.
Log on to SCRIBBLER'S CLUB the free website for writers. Includes news, advice and opportunities to get your short stories published - http://scribblersclub.awardspace.com
www.fictionontheweb.co.uk - Britain's foremost short stories website, featuring hundreds of short stories, and the chance to submit your own.
Eileen Thornton. Freelance Writer of articles and short stories. First novel, The Trojan Project, a thriller. See my website or www.austinmacauley.com for further details.
Unheardwords It's about the new writer, interested reader & hitherto unheard words.
Lichfield & District Writers. Details here
FamousPoetsAndPoems.com is a free poetry site. On this site you can find a large collection of poems and quotes from over 500 classical and contemporary poets. Read and Enjoy Poetry.
www.ommavelada.co.uk This website is dedicated to Omma Velada, romance author. Read an extract from her forthcoming novel, Regency romance 'The Mackerby Scandal', and other work, plus links to writing websites and magazines.
HeavyGlow: a journal of flash fiction features works of fiction and photography that are dark and emotional in nature, eclectic, and that taps into the rich vein of human emotion be it sorrow, joy, pain, love, etc. Also offers several different "special features" that include a phrase prompt, photo prompt and word reign. Go to www.heavyglow.net
There are many, many literary magazines on the market already - why another? We founded Gold Dust because we wanted to offer readers the opportunity to discover work often overlooked from talented, up-and-coming writers, as well as providing a showcase for more experienced writers. Our literary articles and interviews will be of interest to readers and writers alike.
Writer's Muse Magazine - Bi-monthly hard copy magazine for writers of fiction, articles, plays, reviews of film, CD and DVD. Published and unpublished writers welcome. See website for full subscription and submission details. Single issue = £2.99 + 50p p&p; Subscription = £16.00 yearly post free. Snail mail: 22 Woodstock Crescent, Woodley, Stockport, Cheshire. SK6 1QS
www.featureworld.co.uk Freelance journalist helps you sell your real-life story to national newspapers and women's magazines.
The New Writer bi-monthly magazine which publishes the best in fact, fiction and poetry; packed full of market information, monthly email Newsletter included in subscription package, administers annual Prose & Poetry Prizes.
www.earlyworkspress.co.uk offers competitions with cash prizes and publication opportunities, and our Writers and Reviewers Club offers support to new writers and publicity and promotion for self-published and independent press projects.
Cauldron is a Small Press literary magazine encompassing all genres of fine writing. It has a substantial global subscriber-ship and has existed in one guise or another for several decades. Boasting some exceptional writers within its ranks, Cauldron's simple purpose is to promote good literature by providing a veritable platform to already established authors, whilst offering also a valid outlet for fledgling talent.Contact the editor here.
Short Stories at east of the web Large online library of short stories with monthly features and additions. Classics and new writing - includes summaries, biographies and analysis. User-friendly layout, fully searchable.
Park Publications. Regular Writing Competitions for Fiction, Poetry and Non-Fiction. Also publishes two quarterly hard copy magazines for fiction, poetry and articles. Details at:www.parkpublications.co.uk
www.ideas4writers.co.uk The ideas and inspiration website for all writers. Hundreds of great ideas to inspire and improve your writing...and much more. A fantastic resource for all writers!
Aesthetica is a culture magazine that features contemporary writers, artists, musicians and filmmakers. It reports on what is happening in 'the arts' and publishes information and articles that stir the imagination around contemporary themes. Aesthetica is a national publication that promotes equality, creativity and diversity. Visit: www.aestheticamagazine.com
E-zee Writer is a FREE e-zine from The Writers Bureau gives you great 'insider' tips on a wide range of writing topics and reveals the secrets of how to WOW editors and beat your competitors to that lucrative sale. It's fun, informative and happening every month. Sign up NOW! Go to: www.writersbureau.com Also, courses, competitions and books.
Mslexia Magazine - Open to women only, Mslexia provides a publication opportunity in most issues of the quarterly magazine. There are short story opportunities and flash fiction published in most issues. Short stories must be under 3000 words and the flash fiction should be no more than 150. Each issue provides themes for fiction. Visit: www.mslexia.co.uk or write to: Mslexia, PO Box 656, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE99 1 PZ. Or contact via telephone on: 0191 261 6656 or or email: postbag@mslexia.demon.co.uk
Association of Christian Writers - "Inform, Inspire, Instruct" - For Christians who want to write, are writing for pleasure or who write full-time professionally. Resources, training, competitions, manuscript assessment and much more. Contact: ACW, All Saints Vicarage, 43 All Saints Close, Edmonton, London N9 9AT or visit: www.christianwriters.org.uk
FREE RESOURCE FOR WRITERS! The AA Independent Press Guide is a detailed guide to over 2,000 literary and genre magazines and publishers from around the world. It also includes links to over 700 internet magazines, and now houses links pages to writers' and artists' web pages and writers' resources. It is, as far as I'm aware, the most extensive guide of its kind, and it can be accessed for free at www.thunderburst.co.uk
Writing, Editing, Research, Web Templates and more! Writing, research, editing and HTML & Flash templates for a wide variety of business and personal ventures and goals. Fast, accurate, dependable writing and over 40 years of experience in the fields. Offers technical writing, business plan writing, grant writing, multimedia writing, articles, market reports and so much more.
Growlersworld. Online publisher and more. Read quality writing from the freshest authors! Packed with interesting articles and loads of links! Enjoy!
firstwriter.com is every writer's indispensable Internet resource. This site aims to provide you with all the information you need as you progress in your writing career.
www.stridemagazine.co.uk poetry press.
Jack, the Station Cat
www.artscouncil.org.uk The Arts Council's official website..
www.templetons.com/brad//copymyths.html 10 big myths about copyright explained..
UK Authors Writers' showcase and resource site. Includes forums, chatroom, personal journals, resouces. Holds regular competitions and publishes anthologies..
Whisper from the Heart Poetry Club A poetry club offering involvement in a wide spectrum of the arts. Poetry competitions; art african portraits; leather art of the big five; other leather art of african culture and people; pottery;safaris; african tours;pen pals and more.

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