Uncategorized By Mary Jaksch When we called for nominations for the Top 10 Blogs for Writers Contest, we got over 500 responses. This year’s fifth annual competition was intense. Great to see how passionate readers feel about their favorite writing blog! We ended up with 20 finalists. The finalists were closely examined by our panel of judges,with the greatest weight on the quality of their content. Here are the judges: Leo Babauta, the creator of Zen Habits and mnmlist, the author of Focus and co-creator of Write to Done. Brian Clark, the creator of CopyBlogger, as well as co-founder of Teaching Sells and Third Tribe. Michael Stelzner, the author of “Writing White Papers” and Founder of Social Media Examiner Deb Ng, the founder and former owner of the Freelance Writing Jobs. She now blogs about blogging and social media at Kommein and works as Conference Director for the BlogWorld and New Media Expo. And now is the time to reveal the winners of the Top 10 Blogs for Writers. There’s some serious gold here, folks! StoryFix . Men with Pens . Make a Living Writing . Cats Eye Writer . The Renegade Writer . Writer Unboxed . Word Play . The Creative Penn . Victoria Mixon . Courage to Create Congratulations to all the winners! Readers, be sure to check out these awesome blogs. And please help spread the word! Click the retweet button to share this post with friends and fans. The badge of distinction: If you are a winner, feel free to post the image you see here on your blog. Please link the badge back to this page. I’d like to thank the judges for all their work. It’s a big responsibility and takes a lot of time to examine each blog with care. Leo, Deb, Michael, and Brian – you have lifted this contest to a whole new level. Mary Jaksch – Editor-in-Chief, WTD I would also like to acknowledge Scott McIntyre of Vivid Ways for his generous help with organizing this contest.