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102 Resources for Fiction Writing « Here to Create. UPDATE 1/10: Dead links removed, new links added, as well as Revision and Tools and Software sections.

102 Resources for Fiction Writing « Here to Create

Are you still stuck for ideas for National Novel Writing Month? Or are you working on a novel at a more leisurely pace? Here are 102 resources on Character, Point of View, Dialogue, Plot, Conflict, Structure, Outlining, Setting, and World Building, plus some links to generate Ideas and Inspiration. Also, I recommend some resources for Revision and some online Tools and Software.

Too many links? 10 Days of Character Building Name Generators Name Playground The Universal Mary Sue Litmus Test Priming the idea pump (A character checklist shamlessly lifted from acting) How to Create a Character Seven Common Character Types Handling a Cast of Thousands – Part I: Getting to Know Your Characters It’s Not What They Say . . . Establishing the Right Point of View: How to Avoid “Stepping Out of Character” How to Start Writing in the Third Person Web Resources for Developing Characters Speaking of Dialogue. Freelance Writing Jobs for Beginners: Getting Started Online. This post may contain affiliate links.

Freelance Writing Jobs for Beginners: Getting Started Online

All opinions are 100% my own. Those looking to work from home have far more opportunities available than they may initially think. Freelance writing in itself, for example, offers dozens of shots for freedom to the right individual. Every blogger and website owner needs online content, after all. Free English Grammar Lessons and Tests. Links and Resources for Writers. 100 Exquisite Adjectives. By Mark Nichol Adjectives — descriptive words that modify nouns — often come under fire for their cluttering quality, but often it’s quality, not quantity, that is the issue.

100 Exquisite Adjectives

Plenty of tired adjectives are available to spoil a good sentence, but when you find just the right word for the job, enrichment ensues. Practice precision when you select words. Here’s a list of adjectives: Subscribe to Receive our Articles and Exercises via Email You will improve your English in only 5 minutes per day, guaranteed! 21 Responses to “100 Exquisite Adjectives” Rebecca Fantastic list! Huffington Strategy Guide (Bloggers) – FB2. 100 Beautiful and Ugly Words. Plagiarism Checker. To use this plagiarism checker, please copy and paste your content in the box below, and then click on the big green button that says “Check for plagiarism!”

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Then sit back and watch as your article is scanned for duplicated content. copy and paste your text below: 1 2 3 4 5 ⇐ Select a sample text Limit: 1000 Words per Search Total Words: 0 Check Plagiarism Small SEO Tools are specifically designed to automatically delete any record of search/check made on them. The article you entered is scanned carefully, and so is the world wide web. Phrases or sentences shown in red already exist online and will not pass Google plagiarism tests. They are also links … feel free to click on any red lines and see the original source for your records.

Duplicated content results in a lower page rank. You can check content from your own website to make sure nobody else has been ripping you off! Of course there are a number of great uses for this tool beyond search engine optimization as well. Repetition Detector. Organize your resources in an online binder - LiveBinders. Lorem Ipsum - All the facts - Lipsum generator. Handy Latin Phrases.

Tone/Attitude Words. Ambiguous Words. Randomly Awesome Words. Wordnik: All the Words. Six Wonderful Sites to Help you Write, Speak and Sound Better. I’m not a native speaker.

Six Wonderful Sites to Help you Write, Speak and Sound Better

Even though I read, write, work and I would almost dare say live and dream in English, I haven’t learned the language from birth and sometimes have moments of self-doubt. These websites I am going to share in this post have been an invaluable help. Blog de Cristina is also on Facebook. FOLLOW IT! ♥Howjsay and Forvo: The world’s largest dictionaries of English Pronunciation How often have you come across a proper name you had no clue how to pronounce and you desperately needed to know the correct standard pronunciation of or perhaps a variant pronunciation of this word?

♥Linguee We all know how difficult it is to write, even more in a foreign language. ♥Phraseup Sometimes we know what we want to write, the sentence is phrased in our mind, but we can’t figure out some of the words we need. ♥Ozdic.com I have been using ozdic.com for years and this is a dictionary I cannot live without. ♥Text2Phonetics. 50 of the Best Websites for Writers.