My Favorite Writerly Resources

I’ll continue to add to this list of resources, and find it a permanent home on the site:

Workshops and Conferences

SCBWI Summer Conference

Regional conferences –  San Francisco North and East Bay

Big Sur Writing Workshop, Andrea Brown Literary Agency

Better Books Marin



R.L. LaFevers, For Writers – Mary Kole

Nathan Bransford



Inside the New York Times Book Review

New Yorker Fiction

The Guardian Children’s Books

The Narrative Breakdown – Cheryl Klein and James Monohan








Publisher’s Marketplace

SCFWA Fantasy Worldbuilding Questions – Patricia C. Wrede



The Artist’s Way, by Julia Cameron

Writing the Breakout Novel, by Donald Maas

Reading Like a Writer, by Francine Prose

The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers, by Christopher Vogler



Martha Alderson’s 27-step plot tutorial on plot and structure


For Fun and Inspiration

On Writing, by Stephen King

Bird by Bird, by Anne Lamott

Laini Taylor’s Blog



Favorite Local Bookstores

Copperfield’s Books

Book Passage

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