As every writer knows, it’s easy to spend hours searching for new magazines either to read or to submit work to. I could easily browse the archives at the Southbank Poetry Library for hours, or look about at ezines and while that’s all well and good – after all, a writer needs new markets for their work – sometimes I find the time spent can eat into my writing time. So, to make life easier for myself, here’s a few places where markets, competitions and advice for writers is all just a click away:

Write Out Loud Directory – for poetry resources, festivals, competitions etc.

The Poetry Library – competitions, magazines, publishers (small and major press).

Absolute Write – forums which offer support to all writers, whether novice or pro.

After all, every writer needs a supporting hand from time to time!

A Helping Hand - support for writers and poets

A Helping Hand – support for writers and poets

About Leilanie Stewart

Leilanie Stewart is an author and poet from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her writing centres around protagonists who are on a journey of self-discovery and who explore their identity by overcoming adversity. She began writing for publication while working as an English teacher in Japan, a career pathway that has influenced themes in her writing. Her former career as an Archaeologist has also inspired her writing and she has incorporated elements of archaeology and mythology into both her fiction and poetry. In addition to promoting her own work, Leilanie runs Bindweed Magazine, a creative writing ezine, with her writer husband, Joseph Robert. Aside from literary pursuits, Leilanie enjoys spending time with her husband and their lively literary tot, a voracious reader of construction vehicle books. CONNECT WITH ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://mailchi.mp/17e6ca162ff3/leilanie-stewart-author

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