• October 14, 2017: St. Louis Small Press Expo, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the St. Louis Central City Library.
    • Here's the best Yahoo Group of Creative Writing Opportunities including contests, grants, and calls for manuscripts and anthologies. It's been updated daily for eight years by poet Allison Joseph. You may subscribe to the Yahoo group if you choose, or simply browse.
    • You can earn an MFA online at Lindenwood University. It offers courses in nonfiction, fiction, poetry, literature, and genre writing, and there is no residency requirement.
    • Literary agent Kristin Nelson posts helpful and very honest advice for writers of all kinds at PubRants.
    • Do you have to write a bibliography? It won't be the pits if you use the free citation generator called BibMe.
    • It's essential for a writer to meet and be with other writers. See if your city or state has a Writers' Guild with monthly meetings, a Writers' Meetup (Meetup.com), or an annual writers' conference.