Top 10 Blogs for Writers – 2006/2007

By Michael Stelzner

The endless nominations arrived. The nominees have been carefully examined. What follows are the top 10 blogs for writers. These blogs all provide extremely useful information for writers:

  1. Brian Clark’s CopyBlogger: This blog is the leader because it does an amazing job of helping writers improve their writing.
  2. Deborah Ng’s Freelance Writing Jobs: For freelance writers seeking new work, this site is your sole destination.
  3. Tom Chandler’s Copywriter Underground: This site provides regular doses of inspiration and writing tips.
  4. Liz Strauss’s Successful-Blog: This blog has some amazing insights into the craft of writing.
  5. Angela Booth’s Writing Blog: All writers will find something useful at this site.
  6. Kristen King’s InkThinker: This blog is focused on improving the written word.
  7. Anne Wayman’s The Golden Pencil: Wayman provides gold nuggets of information to freelance writers.
  8. Carson Brackney’s Content Done Better: Follow one man’s journey to write better copy and make a living along the way.
  9. Dianna Huff’s B2B Marcom Writer Blog: This is your destination to learn about marketing communications copywriting.
  10. Allison Winn Scotch’s Ask Allison: For writers looking to break into the publishing world, be sure to check this one out.

Congratulations to the winners. Be sure to check out these awesome blogs!

NOTE: Be sure to check out The Top 10 Blog Posts for Writers (the best from these winners!)

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  • Anne Wayman

    Wow! Thanks, Michael, I’m delighted to be part of your top 10.


  • Deborah Ng

    I’m honored to be among such esteemed and talented company.

  • Brian Clark

    This is really cool… at first I didn’t even think I would get nominated! I’m in some great company on this list.

    Thank you very much for this, Michael.

  • Liz Strauss

    Brian’s such great writer — he took what I was going to say. :)

    This list is a phenomenal resource and it’s going into my new blogger page. I’m honored to be included. It sure sets the bar for my blogging calendar moving forward. Thank you, Michael, for the contest and for the resource you are. You belong on this list too.

  • Copywriter Underground

    Michael, thanks for all the hard work. Racy company indeed.

  • Dianna Huff

    I am honored to have been nominated and then chosen for one of the top 10. Thanks a bunch, Michael! WOW!

  • Kristen King

    Thanks, Michael! I’m totally psyched to be in such great company here! Congrats to all of the nominees for their excellent work, and to the Top 10 for being such great resources for writers.


  • Michael Stelzner

    Hey Everyone – Thanks so much for stopping by!

    You all have excellent resources and you are all very dedicated to your craft (as well as to blogging).

    We all can learn much from your work. – Mike

  • Carson

    I second Kristen’s remarks…Congrats to all!

  • Dianna Huff

    Michael, I think I speak for many when I say that you are the true inspiration for all of us. I know I look to your blog and the example you set so that I can make my blog better. (Heck, it’s because of your monthly “blog tipping” posts that I now have an account at istockphoto. ;-) )

  • Michael Stelzner

    Hi Diana – Thanks very much for your kind words. These kind of comments make the hard work worth it.

    OH, and by the way, Merry Christmas everyone!


  • Angela booth

    Wow, what an honor, thank you. And what great company to be in. :-)

    There are several blogs I wasn’t aware of, and I’ll recommend them to my readers.

    Cheers, and the compliments of the season to all writers everywhere.


  • Liz

    Hi michael, thanks for the list of top 10 blogs for writers. Glad to see that 4 out of five of my Best Blogs for Writers made the cut. All these 10 blogs are awesome, providing new writers such as myself great resources for learning how to become successful writers. Cheers, Liz

  • Copywriter Underground

    Now that I’m back to earth, I wanted to point out that you messed up your headline – it should read “Top 11 blogs…” and it should include Writing White Papers.

  • Meikah Delid

    Congratulations everyone! And thanks Rick for these awesome links! I’ll be learning a lot from them…Keep at it! :)

  • Steve Olson

    This is a great list. I already knew about Brian Clark and Anne Wayman, and I am grateful for them. They provide wonderful posts. Thanks this list and this site is going in my bookmarks and feed reader. I think your are right on about Brian Clark.


  • Erno Hannink

    Thank you Mike for leaving this note at my blog:
    “I cannot read your language, but it appears you have said some good things about my blog based on your picture.”

    From this top 10, in picked my personal tip 4 and added the advice to include the RSS of these 4 in the RSS reader. Also taking into account the differences in writing styles, especially promotional writings, between the US/UK and Europe. And you can see from the picture I did include your site in my tips.


  • Deborah Ng

    “Now that I’m back to earth, I wanted to point out that you messed up your headline – it should read “Top 11 blogs…” and it should include Writing White Papers.”


  • Ed

    Excellent collection of fine writers. Thank you for this!

  • Michael Stelzner

    Hi All – Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope this list helps even more folks find you blogs. – Mike

  • Allison Winn Scotch

    Wow! Michael, thanks so much! I just got home from having a baby to read the news in my in-box. I’m honored to be in such fine company and really do appreciate it so much!

  • Michael Stelzner

    Allison – Congrats on your new baby! What a blessing! – Mike

  • EelKat

    what a great list… a couple of these I already read, but most I hadn’r seen before… thanks for pointing them out

  • Alexandre

    Thanks for your blog selection, helpfull.

  • maestro

    I comming from google, it’s good job

  • WoW Gold Guide

    Love the examples of highly proficient writers – thanks a lot!

  • jeroen

    Hi, all. Nice site…I really like your site ! Good job man.+

  • Mps

    Congratulations everyone!

  • David Bowman

    We love writing about writing-so thanks for the list.

  • Sher Matsen

    Congrats to all!

  • alternative investment funds

    Although I’m not quite familiar with some of the bloggers, the list fueled my curiosity…Might as well check ‘em out.

  • Ian

    “I’m honored to be among such esteemed and talented company.”

    “The page you are looking for no longer exists.”

    How honoured was she, really?

    Ian’s last blog post..21 The Biggest Mistake of His Life?

  • chuck mason

    I am hard at work selling my book “Runaway Grampa” the travel memoir of my life after the death of my wife. It was published by RDR Books but I’m responsible for selling it. I’m trying to reach beyond the Michigan county where I live and publish a Good News column in our local weekly. Mention of my book can be found under the title on Google and Yahoo based on an item in my Northwestern alumn magazine. Id welcome any help you or your readers could provide. thanks much, chuck Mason

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    Thanks Michael. Thanks for sharing.

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