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What are the best resources out there for writers? From books to websites and even writing courses, post the information here. Warning: Only active forum members may post links in this forum.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Fiction length

    I found this recently on theswivet.blogspot.com dated Sept 2010 and have saved it. The entire blog has some good info also. Sorry I don't know how...

    Started by Satyrical Raven‎, 02-18-2011 01:32 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Getting reviews for e-books

    If you have a book self-published as an e-book, or are considering doing it, you need to get it reviewed. Why? Because at most e-book sites, and...

    Started by Joe Zeff‎, 06-25-2011 02:16 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: KidLit (courtesy Jena Grace)

    From the YA forum: "A great resource site by Mary Kole of the Andrea Brown agency: Kidlit.com"

    Started by Victoria‎, 04-22-2011 07:59 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Useful site for writers

    I just found this site and have been reading through the various topic areas. For me, there was a lot I found interesting and helpful. Perhaps...

    Started by Satyrical Raven‎, 04-08-2011 02:53 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Useful site: Analyze your writing

    I've tried this site. It analyzes your writing for overused words in your writing like adverb ly words, than/then, could, -ing words etc, redundancy,...

    Started by Avonne Writer‎, 05-24-2011 02:06 PM
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    09-10-2011, 07:46 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Valuable Writing-Related Sites

    Writing-related sites abound on the net. Some are reliable sources of information. Many aren't. There are a few with which every writer who seeks...

    Started by Frank Baron‎, 03-25-2011 01:19 PM
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  1. Smile An Excellent Grammar Book

    The best grammar book that I've ever read is A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language.

    Started by Writing Skills‎, 07-01-2015 10:40 PM
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    07-02-2015, 02:03 AM Go to last post
  2. Any advice for a beginning writer?

    Hello! I don't typically join these type of community sites or post to message boards, so please forgive me if I've posted in the wrong place or...

    Started by C F‎, 05-12-2011 12:07 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-12-2014, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  3. any good nonfiction books about surviving the violent death of a spouse

    Don't mean to be so specific, but that is what the main protag. in my story is struggling with. Oh, and she is pregnant at the same time. And I'm...

    Started by Jennifer Hord‎, 06-13-2012 05:05 AM
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    06-13-2012, 05:30 PM Go to last post
  4. Author 101 University May 22 & 23

    The Author 101 University event is coming up...

    Started by Victoria‎, 05-12-2011 09:01 AM
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  5. Lightbulb Best online coursework just to get the juices flowing

    I haven't written anything in a long time. I think at some point I started thinking I had to write things other people would enjoy reading and then...

    Started by TheDuchess‎, 10-29-2013 12:01 AM
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    02-17-2014, 07:10 AM Go to last post
  6. Children's stories

    What kind of a market is there for children's stories? I know YA is popular, but I write fairy stories geared for very young children. Do I need an...

    Started by Michele B‎, 06-04-2011 12:38 PM
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    06-08-2011, 05:27 AM Go to last post
  7. Post Compendium of 500 short story submission opportunities

    Hey guys, I wanted to announce to the group that I have recently released a Short Story Submissions Helper, which is new a resource for writers that...

    Started by literarysubmissionhelper‎, 07-14-2012 04:26 PM
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    07-16-2012, 11:47 AM Go to last post
  8. Conclave is open for submissions again

    After nearly a year's hiatus, Conclave: A Journal of Character is seeking submissions. You can view the website at http://www.conclavejournal.com.

    Started by SapphireBlue‎, 11-03-2011 07:02 AM
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  9. Create a Space

    Why shouldn't I use Createaspace to self publish? It looks pretty easy. Cover design, interior layout and author copies all seem cheaper there.

    Started by greg winick‎, 02-18-2012 10:55 AM
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  10. Creating a Fantasy Map

    I have created a map for my new novel, which I will mention in the appropriate place in the forum. The main page of the website I used is...

    Started by K.S. Crooks‎, 11-17-2014 01:54 PM
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    11-22-2014, 06:39 PM Go to last post
  11. Creature Ideas

    Check out these two website for ideas about beings and creatures you can use. I like that they show artist images of the creatures and provide a...

    Started by K.S. Crooks‎, 01-23-2015 05:18 PM
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  12. Deadbeat authors

    http://www.thesmokinggun.com/buster/penguin-group/book-publisher-sues-over-advances-657390 Those look like generous advances to me, don't know why...

    Started by L C‎, 11-18-2012 05:37 AM
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  13. Designing Front Covers ..... Resources

    I was wondering if anyone knows of good resources in regards to designing software (free ?) i have a design in mind for one of my projects and this...

    Started by rod seeber‎, 05-31-2011 04:06 AM
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  14. eBook Cover Design

    Designing a cover for my eBooks are harder than I imaged. Whatever I do, it looks amateurish. I'm really not that artistic so it's one of my weak...

    Started by Writers Choice‎, 11-05-2015 01:00 AM
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    02-10-2016, 05:41 AM Go to last post
  15. Great article about debut author

    http://www.kansascity.com/2012/10/14/3864315/local-author-gennifer-albin-spins.html#storylink=misearch Great article about a debut author who had...

    Started by L C‎, 10-16-2012 11:43 AM
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    11-16-2012, 09:00 AM Go to last post
  16. Guest Blogging today...

    I've been invited to be the guest blogger at: http://www.writenowcoach.com/blog/ If you're an experienced writer, the advice is pretty...

    Started by Jeanne Gassman‎, 08-18-2011 12:28 PM
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    10-07-2011, 12:39 PM Go to last post
  17. Hey, Mutt...

    Didn't really know where to post this. I was just wondering what exactly is your personal definition of "religious fundamentalist". Or do you not...

    Started by John Oberon‎, 06-07-2013 12:30 PM
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  18. IlikeeBooks is open for FREE submissions...

    You can now post your ebooks for free on http://www.ilikeebooks.com The site has over 10,000 registered members and around 11,000 Twitter...

    Started by ilikeebooks‎, 03-13-2015 05:45 AM
    ebook, ebook promotion, submission
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  19. iphoto stock

    Free stock photos. Read the TOS before using, obviously. This was discussed in another forum, so I thought I'd post the website here. For people...

    Started by Avonne Writer‎, 09-10-2011 12:18 AM
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    09-10-2011, 07:19 AM Go to last post
  20. Just thought I'd share: call for submissions (romance/erotica)

    Hi folks! For those of you romance writers that are active, I thought I'd share this call for submissions I found. Here's the link! Looks fun....

    Started by writing_roxy‎, 04-11-2015 11:15 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    04-14-2015, 02:06 AM Go to last post

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