As an emerging writer, I’m happy to share some of the resources that have helped me progress in my creative writing. Here are a few of my favorites.

I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

— Melissa F. Kaelin

New! My Own Advice on the Art & Craft of Writing

After studying the subject for many years, I’ve begun to develop my own advice on the art and craft of writing. Follow me on Twitter for updates, or check back as these resources take shape!

Books on the Writing Craft

Online Mentors and Guides

Youth Writing Resources

Organizations, Websites and Other Resources

Michigan Writers Groups

Though not an exhaustive list, hopefully these groups can lead you to find the right fit for critique and companionship. These groups are free to attend, unless otherwise noted.