Sunday, December 27, 2009

Iapetus999’s Top 9 Writer’s Blogs for 2009

top 9 of 2009I am proud to present my picks for Best Writing Blogs of 2009. These are nine of my favorite blogs. I chose them for content, interactivity, and because I just like them and the people who maintain them. Congratulations!

  1. Edittorrent
    —Always has interesting writing tips and discussion.
  2. The Literary Lab
    —A bunch of great bloggers collaborating on advice for writers.
  3. Jordan McCollum
    —Excellent writing analysis and web site reviews.
  4. Victoria Mixon
    —Outstanding essays on writing. Wish they were still free.
  5. Between Fact and Fiction (Natalie Whipple)
    —Great writing advice and inspiration.
  6. The Babbling Flow of a Fledgling Scribbler (Sara McClung)
    —Fun site with lots of information
  7. Miss Snark’s First Victim (Authoress)
    —Very interactive site focusing on helping unpublished writers.
  8. Elana Johnson
    —Another great writer’s site focusing on publication.
  9. Not Enough Words (Merrilee Faber)
    —If you need some tough writer love, this is the place.

Honorable Mentions (no particular order).
These are wonderful blogs you should subscribe to!

If your blog isn’t mentioned, it’s either that I forgot or it got lost in the shuffle of my 250+ blog subscriptions (or you haven’t posted in the last 30 days…get blogging!). This is only a tiny, tiny portion of the blogs I enjoy. Please let me know if I’ve mis-linked anything!

Other Lovely non-writing Blogs you should check out:

Looking forward to a great blogging 2010!


  1. Thank you kindly for including me on your list; I am honored! =)

  2. Thanks for the honorable mention, Andrew. I'm not familiar with all of your top 9, but the ones I recognize I totally agree with. I need to check them all out!

  3. Aw, thank you! So awesome! We like you, too!

  4. Great list! How can I resist a title like 'Is that a dog butt on my foot?'

  5. Thanks for the mention Andrew. I'm really...I really appreciate it! Trying to add content more often. But now that you've mentioned me, I've gotta crack that whip. Thanks!

  6. Aw thank you SO much!!! Seriously, I'm grinning right now! And I will definitely check out the other blogs you've listed :-)

  7. Thanks for the honorable mention! You are one of my faves as well:)

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  9. Thanks, Andrew! Wow, two mentions for blogs I do. You rock!

  10. Hey, thanks! I'm beyond honored!

    What a great 2009, right? Right.

    Happy almost New Year!

  11. Andrew, thanks so much for thinking of the Literary Lab. I'm honored, as Michelle is. And, thanks for doing a guest post for us as well! This looks like a great list, and there are several blogs I haven't checked out.

  12. Very cool! Thanks for the mention! I'll definitely have to check out those blogs I'm not following yet!

    Hope you're having a wonderful holiday season.

  13. Congrats to the winners! And have a great New Year!

  14. Thank you kindly for the plug! Hope you had a great Christms :)

  15. Thanks for the shout out! You're sweet. I read a lot of those blogs too - all are great :o)

    Have a great New Years!!

  16. Thanks for the mention. I can't wait to check out your top picks. I've meandered through your side bar links and have found many interesting blogs along the way. Word of mouth is such a great way to learn of all the good things in life!

    Hoping you had a wonderful holiday season.

  17. Thank you so much, Andrew! I'm really honored :) . (And you didn't have to leave a note on my blog; you know I subscribe, right?)

  18. I'm glad everyone liked this.
    I think you're all #1!

  19. Hey thanks Andrew! Sorry I haven't been around to thank you beforehand. Hope you have a great 2010!

  20. I am being a bad "alcoholic trainwreck" this year already. Thanks for the mention, even if it stung a little bit (but isn't untrue, that's for sure).

    xo d


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