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Lessons on grammar rules - infographics

Free, step-by-step guide:  "Online Portfolios: How to Set Up & What to Include"

A word counter that helps you meet word requirements, evaluate length of sentences, and define typing and reading speed.

Grammar checker, which is located here:

   Debora's Pen - Fun cartoons about writing
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Referencing and Citation Style Guides: MLA. APA. CSE. Chicago -chicago/

Open Collegs Group
Online learnijng options: creative writing, script writing,  nonfiction, fantasy, romance, and writing for children.

Specialists in customizable and personizable pens.

Best Value Copy
In business for over 25 years, caters to small businesses, individuals and organizations nationwide that require: honesty, quality, low prices and fast delivery.

Provides conference call services to business and individuals, and includes additional services like conference recordings.

Internet Resources on Citing: The Trademark of a Good Writer
Includes links to additional resources

My Perfect Pitch
Contains a free database of over 1000 book publishers who are currently accepting submissions

BookBaby makes eBook publishing and distribution fast and easy. For a singl fee (now $99), you create and sell yourr eBooks through Includes free basic ePub conversion.

Launch Pad: Where Young Authors and Illustrators Take Off!
Aa unique creative online publication where kids can publish their writing and art.

Markham Village Writers
A wealth of resources, information and inspiration for writers.

The New School - Creative Writing Degree
Since 1996, The New School has offered the master of fine arts (MFA) in Creative Writing with concentrations in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for children.

Articles and tips on how to write, publish and successfully promote a book. It is aimed specifically to those authors interested in self-publishing.

Essay Writing Resources
References for planning, gathering and organizing information; editing and punctuation, thesaurus help, and more.

Book Printing Service, Book Publishing
Smith Printing Company is a family owned and run business founded in 1998, and located in Minnesota. They provide book printing, book binding and other services to creative people all across the United States, Canada and beyond.

Lit Drift Writers Community
Blog, resource, and community dedicated to the art & craft of fiction in the 21st century. Daily creative prompts, daily short stories, and a weekly free book giveaway.

Writers in Business ...
Explores the business side of the writing profession; includes guest writers.
Free online literary e-zine with interviews of best selling authors of all genres, top literary agents, book reviews, writing prompts and exercises, and places all forms of submitted writing ranging from all forms of fiction to nonfiction to poetry.

UK Based Freelance Writers
Freelance Journalist provides Web site content for UK and international clients. We are business writers, sports writers, IT writers, property writers.

Spalding University four-semester, brief-residency Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
At the beginning of each semester, students and faculty work together at a 10-day residency (in Louisville or abroad), after which they return home to correspond one-on-one through an exchange of 5 packets between the student and the faculty mentor for the rest of the semester. Study fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, writing for children and young adults, screenwriting, or playwriting.
Accurate and affordable US-based transcription services. Twenty years of experience

Highlights Foundation
The Highlights Foundation is a non-profit organization, which offers workshops to children's writers and illustrators. Programs for various genres and also writing retreats, for those just getting started to those who are published but wish to hone their skills.

WOW Women On Writing
 An eZine for women writers, authors, editors, agents, publishers, and readers.

Internet Writing Workshop
A workshop open to all styles and genres of writing, including fiction and nonfiction, long and short works.

A world class transcription company located in New York; they do a lot of work with writers and editors in all industries.

EcoSpeakers -- for writers who cover environmental and sustainability issues, and who speak on related topics

Lists literary agents by agent, agency, book (fiction and non-fiction), and author represented.

Courses, evaluation services, books and more on Screenwriting and more.

FREE articles by freelance writer/author Patricia Fry at
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Information and advice on copyright and related issues relevant to the music business, including song writing.

Information and advice on copyright infringements and piracy issues

Todays-Woman Post your writing for free -- Articles, workshops, free writers' community for men and women, publication how-tos and discussions, free e-books and weekly newsletter.

Emerald Transcription has experience typing manuscripts and transcribing verbatim interviews.

Offers a place to store and display your online writing portfolio, numerous writing tools, email services and the chance to meet and bond with fresh creative minds

How to Write and Profit from Selling Ebooks

Contest Guru - Your guide to hundreds of writing contests.

Go Publish - Self-Publishing Resources
This site has reviewed and specially selected only the best self-publishing resources the Internet has to offer.

Bethany Roberts' Writing for Children Workshop
offers writing tips, articles, FAQs, quotes, resources, recommended books, and a directory of children's book authors and illustrators.

If you've been writing on a computer for more than a few months, you've likely had something happen to your power, or hard drive, or files that have caused you to lose work. Or you may simply need to move your files to another computer, either a new one or a laptop for portability. After trying out several ways of dealing with this, I've found the best of the lot. It's called Second Copy and I strongly suggest you take a look at it. You can try it free for 30 days. I had questions, and the support was quick, polite and helpful.

Agent Research and Evaluation has set up a free facility on their Web site called Agent Verification - where you can check out the track record and suitability of literary agents throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

For your free copy of Writers' Forum - Britain's best magazine for writers - email your postal address to Don't miss our website where you will find short story and poetry competitions, guidelines, essential resources and services plus much, much more.

Guide to Grammar and Writing
Ever confused by certain words? Maybe they are in this FAQ.
 A selection of the best free translators, dictionaries and language courses on the Web. Easy to use, and for all languages.

Karen Ross is a graphic designer, a designer of book covers, interiors and more.
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For articles on how to get your book printed, including a free quote, check out, and then take a look at, a short-run book printer.

A free writers' resource offering an extensive small press directory, competition listings, writing tips, an online store, and an online magazine currently accepting submissions of fiction and poetry over the Internet.

Professional Writers Association of Canada

Search for U.S., state or local government information through portal at
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Online versions of Strunk's The Elements of Style, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, others.

The complete Britannica Encyclopedia is available online.  The site also presents links to Web sites that are relevant to your search subjct

The British Library now offers free access to its site and its 21 databases. One of its channels contains links to other research libraries throughout the world.

Best-selling author Ken Follett offers a free Masterclass on the novel, with tips and examples from introduction to draft to publication.

Gateway to more than 2,500 libraries around the world.

The Purple Crayon is a site dedicated to children's publishing

 A page on that site currently offers an article on "Trends in the Children's Book Business"

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