Here are this week's top links from around the creative writing Internet.

Writers looking for some tips for their holiday writing plans, or good stocking stuffers for the writers in their lives might find what they're looking for amongst these handy writing guides rounded up by the Brooklyn Rail.

There's always a lot of talk about whether or not to do an M.F.A. Here's a HuffPo writer who has five reasons one should.

Writers always need money, and for those looking for career paths beyond publishing and teaching, here are some tips on how writers' skills can help them succeed in the growing field of content marketing.

On the subject of money, here's one writer's look at a movie that indulges fantasies about the financial prospects of becoming a writer, along with some thoughts about their real-world implications.

The Poetry Foundation, which publishes Poetry Magazine, awards prizes to writers, and sponsors countless poetry-related initiatives, has named its new president, Henry S. Bienen, who will succeed Robert Politio, who recently left the foundation after a two-year tenure.