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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 02:32 PM
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  2. 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
  3. 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
  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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  5. 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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  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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  1. 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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  2. 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 01:01 AM
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    02-17-2014, 08:10 AM Go to last post
  3. Writing Sites

    There seems to be more of them popping up all the time. Can anyone add to the list?

    Started by Lacey‎, 05-24-2011 12:56 PM
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    05-28-2011, 07:37 AM Go to last post
  4. 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
  5. 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 05:06 AM
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    10-06-2015, 08:32 AM Go to last post
  6. 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
  7. 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
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  8. 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 01:38 PM
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    06-08-2011, 06:27 AM Go to last post
  9. 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
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    11-16-2012, 10:00 AM Go to last post
  10. Readers groups

    I'm looking for a small group of readers/writers who are interested in the same genre as I am (adult horror)to read my stuff and give me input. ...

    Started by The Tinman‎, 02-07-2012 06:44 PM
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  11. 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
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    09-10-2011, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  12. 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
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    10-07-2011, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  13. 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
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  14. 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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  15. Novel-writing software?

    I've searched through WN and I know this has cropped up before, but not for a few years. I get the impression that experienced writers do not need...

    Started by Susan B‎, 10-21-2011 01:14 PM
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    10-22-2011, 08:49 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 06:37 AM
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    11-18-2012, 12:09 PM Go to last post
  17. 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 05:26 PM
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    07-16-2012, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 02:00 AM
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    02-10-2016, 06:41 AM Go to last post
  19. Author 101 University May 22 & 23

    The Author 101 University event is coming up...

    Started by Victoria‎, 05-12-2011 10:01 AM
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    05-12-2011, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  20. 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
    • Replies: 8
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    05-09-2012, 05:21 AM Go to last post

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