Best Blog Sites for Savvy Writers

"Savvy writers are always looking for ways to grow their craft, broaden their platforms, and reach more readers."

Writers are incredibly busy, especially those who long for savvy writer status.


  • We write.
  • We read.
  • We edit.
  • We learn.
  • We attend conferences.
  • We develop our platforms.
  • We manage social media.


In short, our time is valuable. We want to ensure every moment spent on an activity is worthwhile and grows us into better writers and people. One of the items that often frustrates us is the best blogs to follow that offer professional tips. The topics range from craft to social media.



The following blog sites help me move forward in my personal and professional goals. These are listed in alphabetical order.


Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers contain blog posts that cover various genres and levels of writers. Topics range from the craft of writing, social media, marketing, branding, and spiritual insights.


Daily Writing Tips is like finding a gold nugget in your inbox.


Kill Zone is a favorite post for anyone writing mystery, suspense, and thrillers. You won’t be disappointed! Bestselling writers contribute their expertise.


Live, Write, Thrive The content of this blog never disappoints. Writers who long to improve their craft find answers to their questions here.


MixtusMedia shows writers how to create valuable content that attracts readers. Struggling writers find the help they need to find readers and meet the needs of their followers.


ProWriting Aid has an extensive list of writing tips and how-to posts on the website blog tab. I encourage you to also explore the ProWritingAid app that includes “a grammar checker, style editor, and mentor in one package.”


Social Media Examiner gives the writer the latest trends and tips in easy-to-understand language.


The Creative Penn is a blog and podcast. Excellent information and it contains a plethora of resources.


The Write Conversation is an award-winning blog that offers incredible insight into the publishing world.


The Write Life not only offers writer tips and instructions but also provides writer markets.


The Writers Digest has been publishing helps and trends for years. I encourage you to explore this site.


Write to Done is a writer’s delight of topics, helps, tips, and ways to grow a publishing career.


Writer Unboxed is my go-to blog site for writerly advice and tips in all genres.


Writers Helping Writers is a plethora of storytelling techniques. This is definitely a writers’ source of eye-candy.


Savvy writers are always looking for ways to grow their craft, broaden their platforms, and reach more readers. These blog sites help me to experience all three as I grow professionally, and I’m sure they will help you.


DiAnn Mills is a bestselling author who believes her readers should expect an adventure. She weaves memorable characters with unpredictable plots to create action-packed, suspense-filled novels. DiAnn believes every breath of life is someone’s story, so why not capture those moments and create a thrilling adventure?


Her titles have appeared on the CBA and ECPA bestseller lists; won two Christy Awards, the Golden Scroll, Inspirational Reader’s Choice, and Carol Awards contests.


DiAnn is a founding board member of the American Christian Fiction Writers, an active member of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers, Advanced Writers and Speakers Association, Mystery Writers of America, the Jerry Jenkins Writers Guild, Sisters in Crime, and International Thriller Writers. DiAnn continues her passion of helping other writers be successful. She speaks to various groups and teaches writing workshops around the country.


DiAnn has been termed a coffee snob and roasts her own coffee beans. She’s an avid reader, loves to cook, and believes her grandchildren are the smartest kids in the universe. She and her husband live in sunny Houston, Texas.


DiAnn is very active online and would love to connect with readers on: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Goodreads, BookBub, YouTube, LinkedIn. or her website: