This list will be updated all the time. Some sites [Tumblr, etc] will not pull up at school, nor is all writing PG. Obviously, I put up links that I think are beneficial but please click mindfully.

Class Resources

Personal Narrative Essay Resources

How My Instagram Hacker Changed My Life

Student Sample Essay. Narr. my eight cow bracelet (1)

Annie Dillard Eclipse

Revision Resources

Show Vs Tell

Hemingway App

Jerry Jenkins [writer]: Show vs Tell

Creative Writing 101: Show vs Tell

AutoCrit: Show vs Tell

Clean Up Your Writing

Ten Essentials to Clean Up Your Writing

Memoir Parallels Resources

Playlist of Videos: click on the list to see the different ones.

Pacific Crest Trail Association

Appalachian Trail Conservancy

Wild Hikes

Mountain Crossings at Neel’s Gap


Spotify Podcasts!

10 Minute Writer’s Workshop

Brain Stuff

A Brief History of Everything

The Complete Guide to Everything

Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips

The History Chicks

The History of English Podcast

Let’s Talk About Myths, Baby!


Meditation Minis

Myths and Legends

Mythunderstood: A Greek Mythology Podcast


Northern Myths Podcast

Part-Time Genius

Ridiculous History


Science Magazine


Stuff They Don’t Want You to Know

Stuff to Blow your Mind

Stuff You Should Know

Taking Control: The ADHD Podcast

UnVEILing Poetry

What Should I Read Next?

WOW In The World

Wanna Make your OWN podcast?

Dramatic Writing Videos That You Might Find Useful


See me for Everything’s An Argument


Rhetorical Analysis


Documentary Film


Good Writing

The best way to get better at writing is to read good writing.

*These sites are also for teen writers to publish or interact.

McSweeney’s Internet Tendency

The Atlantic

The New Yorker

Teen Vogue

Figment *

Wattpad *

Teen Ink *

Writing Events/Contests/Etc

NanoWriMo Young Writer’s Program

NaNoWriMo- write a novel in a month 🙂

Hone Your Skills

The Writer’s Helper [Tumblr]

Writing Prompts [Tumblr]

Author Websites

John Green

Cheryl Strayed

Matthew Quick

 College Essay Writing

4 Standout College Application Essays on Work, Money and Class MAY 12, 2017