Erika Dreifus's website The Practicing Writer is loaded with tools for any writer to pick through. Offering all sorts of information about the writing world, this website provides not only its own resources, but endless links to blogs, directories, a free newsletter, Erika's instructional and creative works, news & events, writing programs, writing grants, jobs, publications, and more. Take advantage of what this website has to offer, and lessen that stressed "What do I do now?!" mindset.

Start with Dreifus's "Practicing Writer" blog. Or her "My Machberet" blog for the Jewish-ly inclined. Or perhaps this treasure trove of writing, on writing, by writers, for writers here.

If you're just having a hard time finding a place to start, try these resources. Being a practicing writer means getting practice, which Dreifus seems quite dedicated to helping you do. Take these tools, and run with 'em.