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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: 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 03:06 PM
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    09-10-2011, 08:46 PM Go to last post
  2. 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 02:19 PM
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    05-12-2011, 04:13 PM Go to last post
  3. 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 03:16 PM
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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 03:53 PM
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    09-16-2014, 12:13 PM Go to last post
  5. 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 02:32 PM
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  6. 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 08:59 AM
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    05-12-2011, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  1. wtb advice, and good book recommendation for sci-fi, transhumanism related

    My WIP takes place in an era I made up called the transhuman revolution. It's basically pre-cyberpunk. But the technological advances are beyond me...

    Started by 06Casuality‎, 05-23-2016 07:31 AM
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    06-09-2016, 05:18 AM Go to last post
  2. Writers Festivals

    Where are they? When are they? Do they cost? What are the lectures like? Is there a lot of self-advertisements by randoms saying - "you'll make it...

    Started by Aver0n 2o11‎, 04-18-2011 02:47 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    04-18-2011, 02:31 PM Go to last post
  3. Writer's Digest Webinar 5/26 Queries

    I stumbled upon this and thought I'd post. Writer's Digest has Sara Megibow (Agent) doing a live Webinar on 5/26 at 1:00 Eastern time. It's 90...

    Started by Avonne Writer‎, 05-22-2011 11:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-10-2011, 08:45 PM Go to last post
  4. The basic three act structure/Novel

    Came across this site. Thought it might be useful to some. The Basic Three Act Structure ...

    Started by Avonne Writer‎, 09-06-2011 11:05 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-10-2011, 01:15 AM Go to last post
  5. 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 01:18 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-10-2011, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  6. 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 01:07 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-12-2014, 03:34 PM Go to last post
  7. Proofreading software I can use to proofread for someone

    Hi folks: I don't know if this is the right category, but anyway ... I'm an amateur editor/proofreader and I work with local people who can give...

    Started by clare buckley‎, 08-26-2011 01:38 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-12-2014, 02:00 PM Go to last post
  8. What is it like to be a football player? Suggestions for reading?

    One of my characters is a professional football player. This is a relatively minor aspect of my novel (and mostly in the background), but it is in my...

    Started by Gaylen Moore‎, 10-11-2011 06:15 AM
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    college, football, high school, professional
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    10-17-2011, 11:41 AM Go to last post
  9. Publish This Book

    Has anyone read this? I have been enjoying it. http://www.amazon.com/Publish-This-Book-Unbelievable-Published/dp/1402229356

    Started by greg winick‎, 02-13-2012 05:56 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-13-2012, 06:48 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 11:55 AM
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    09-12-2014, 01:07 PM Go to last post
  11. 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 06:45 AM
    ebook, ebook promotion, submission
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  12. Review Sites

    My current work is a book on author publicity and promotion. Part of the book includes a directory on website locations, events and organizations...

    Started by imported_Tammie King‎, 04-09-2011 01:18 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    04-09-2011, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  13. Need help with poison!

    Hi all, I'm wondering if anyone with experience in the crime/suspensense genre has any suggestions on research resources that could help me choose...

    Started by Jason Hunt‎, 07-22-2011 02:33 PM
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    05-09-2012, 05:21 AM Go to last post
  14. 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 01:28 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-07-2011, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  15. New writing opportunities posted today!

    For those of you who may not be aware, I maintain a blog where I post opportunities for writers, including calls for submission, contests, grants and...

    Started by Jeanne Gassman‎, 08-03-2013 10:24 AM
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    08-03-2013, 10:24 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 06:05 AM
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    06-13-2012, 06:30 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 01:30 PM
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  18. 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 02:54 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    11-22-2014, 07:39 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 06:18 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    01-23-2015, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  20. 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 12:43 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 8,345
    11-16-2012, 10:00 AM Go to last post

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