General Writing Resources

    • AllReaders.com is a web site that allows for look up of books and their authors by searching on plot lines and other elements. This might prove useful if you are seeking a particular author or book.
    • The Art of Writing Webzine is an ezine for and about writers with areas on vocabulary, resources and instructional how to's.
    • Black and White is an interesting concept. A set of contracts that you can sign promising to complete so much writing and if you do not check back with your results you can invite others Black and White members to prompt you to get going.
    • American Name Society Homepage highlights a society that is dedicated to the study of names and naming practices. The site includes information about a mailing list.
    • Art Resources is a broad range of links to resources relating to all parts of the artistic community, including some links to writing resources specifically.
    • Britannica.com is the revamped online presence of Britannica Encyclopedia. Hands down this is far and away the best encyclopedia on the planet and their web site is a huge comprehensive center for research and exploration. From Arts to the World, the subject area are comprehensive, interesting and fun to explore. This is a must see site and about the only down side may be that its own popularity has overwhelmed their server initially and may do so again. Simply put, check it out.
    • The Burry Man is a resource for writers that cover a diverse number of areas. Well worth a look.
    • The Classics Archive has an archive of hundreds of translated Classic texts including the Aenid, the Odyssey and others.
    • C/NET's Search.com is an impressive archive of search resources on the internet.
    • CybRpunk is a page devoted to the Cyperpunk genre.
    • emilyv.com or, more descriptively, Writing for the Web is a general writing site with a focus. This sites focus is helping professional writers promote, publish, and sell their writing on the Web. The site includes both free resources and some commercial items such as What Every Writer Must Know About E-Publishing Overall, well worth a visit.
    • Encyclopedia.com is a useful online encyclopedia sponsored by Electric Library with over 17,000 short listings to a keyword search.
    • Encyclopedia Mythica is an interesting compendium of information relating to mythology and other info that might be of use in writing historical fiction, fantasy or even certain science fiction such as Lord of Light.
    • fictionsearch.com is an extensive database of a wide ranging grouping of topics related to the interests of both the writing and reading community. It is well worth a look.
    • Fiction Rag: A Web Site About Writers and Writing is just as it sounds, a reflective and pleasant look at the writers life as seen through the eyes of Martha Conway.
    • fictionsearch.com is an extensive database of a wide ranging grouping of topics related to the interests of both the writing and reading community. It is well worth a look.
    • Forward Motion: Holly Lisle's Writing Pages grew out of her print newsletter related to writing. It includes many of the articles that started life there including 'How To Quit Your Day Job' and many more. It also has a wealth of links, a mailing list and much more. Well worth a look.
    • The FBI Freedom of Information Site is a wealth of information about criminals and more and links to other sites of diverse content. Whether you are interested in Al Capone or fingerprinting or what have you, this is one place to possibly look.
    • Garbl's Writing Resources has a number of interesting links to resources and to a variety of experts online that might be of assistance. Some of the experts are commercial services, but if there is need for their services this is one spot to check for them.
    • Haiku for People is a site where you learn all about Haiku and how to write Haiku poems as well
    • Hatch's Plot Bank is almost precisely want it sounds like, 2000+ one line plot ideas and growing. If you want a place to just go and peruse and get random inspiration this possible could be the spot for you.
    • The Helio-Centric Network or Three Stones Publications, Ltd. Homepage, has a wealth of interesting links well worth a visit.
    • HollywoodNet has a variety of resources related to screenwriting, acting, directing and producing.
    • The Holy See is just what it sounds like, the Vatican's website. Worth a visit if nothing else to explore the archive of documents that have been made available.
    • How to Research Architecture is precisely as it sounds and is sponsored by the New York City Library on top of it. This is not just a list of links, but strategies for how to go about researching the style, history and so on of a building or buildings. If you are interested in adding complexity, scope and place to your writings this is an important set of tools to acquire.
    • The Helio-Centric Network or Three Stones Publications, Ltd. Homepage, has a wealth of interesting links well worth a visit.
    • Itools is an interesting compendium of search engines and research tools that should be useful in nailing down details and searching for added detail.
    • The Jewish Heritage Online Magazine is one place to go for details of Jewish history, the Jewish calendar and much more.
    • Linguistics Sources on the World-Wide-Web is a good place to look for information on the scholarly side of linguistics.
    • Legends is a marvelous site that concentrates on the legends that haunt our stories and literature and the historical background for each. There are a wealth of links and a lot to interest a writer here. So much so that it is linked both from general writer resources and historical references. If you are interested in Arthur, Robin Hoo, pirates and much more this is the place to go.
    • Library Spot is one stop shopping for a variety of library resources with links to all manner of libraries including law, medical and musical and much more.
    • The Library of Congress has a range of links that could prove useful as a place to look for information. This is only to be expected since it is the Library of Congress.
    • Literary Kicks is self explanatory and also was a GNN Best of the Web nominee some years back. If you want to find out about Jack Kerovac, Allen Ginsberg and the whole beat phenomena, this is the place to go. Its worth going just for its own sake.
    • Liszt - the mailing list directory is a comprehensive compendium of mailing lists broken up into a variety of different subject areas. If you want to join a community of other knowledgable inidividuals or not so knowledgable individuals as the case may be to explore an area of interest this may be the site to visit.
    • The Mining Co.'s Writers Exchange is an excellent site for a whole array of links of interest for writers.
    • Misc.Writing Homepage is the website for the usenet newsgroup that concentrates on this wonderful artform of writing.
    • The Mosaic Magazine Archives is a searchable index of science articles generated in that magazine between 1970-1992. Be warned that there is a charge for delivery of the articles.
    • Myths and Legends covers a wide variety of cultures and their myths and legends.
    • My Virtual Reference Desk is a must visit site with a a vaste array of links to newspaper, map sites, dictionaries, thesauruses and more.
    • Misc.Writing Homepage is the website for the usenet newsgroup that concentrates on this wonderful artform of writing.
    • The National Academy Press is a bookstore, but it also has a wealth of resources and links useful for those interested in science.
    • The National Assembly of State Art Agencies might prove useful.
    • Novel Advice is an electronic newsletter for writers with advice from writers and seeks submissions. Its focus is the craft of writing. It also has online invitation only critique groups that you can enquire about from their site.
    • One Women's Writing Retreat is a wide ranging attempt at a writing community with a chat area, guestbook page and a wealth of links. You might want to click on the Sitemap to get to a nicely laid out division of resources.
    • The OnLine English 'phrase-checker puts together search engine technology to support writers of English. In its own words 'It provides a window to a FAST search for the exact phras'. When, for example, scientists preparing journal articles are unsure if particular phrases can be used or how they can be used, the phrase checker provides links to multiple, real-world examples of any English phrase in context.' This looks to have possible uses over many more standard search engines.
    • Odin's Castle of Dreams and Legends is a massive site with a wide range of interesting links for random or focused research that can be as long ago as the mists of the prehistoric to modern times.
    • Poets and Writers Online is a tremendous resource with many resource links and opportunities for networking. Well worth a look.
    • Preditors and Editors has a wealth of links to potential markets and services for writers.
    • Prelude.net is a beginning writing resource that hopes to have the elements for fostering a writing community. These include writers forums and links and more. It does have a business side in that it is offering hosting services for webzines. The prices for domain accounts are reasonable on the face of them. Overall, this site has possibilities and will certainly grow.
    • Project Gutenberg is an excellent resource for searching for the actual text of a whole host of different manuscripts from the past. This site is not strictly historical in nature and as such deserves listing in several categories at forwriters.com. So it is that it located both here in general resources and in historical sites.
    • Publicly Accessible Mailing Lists is a searchable index of the same that is ideal for a variety of research endeavors. Mailing lists are becoming a definite alternative to the overload of newsgroups. Well worth checking out.
    • Pure Fiction has its focus in the best selling novel and how to write one. The site has a wealth of resources worth a look at. Of special interest for any and all interested in using the internet for research there is the Internet Research FAQ.
    • Rest Stop Online Newsletter for Writers is an outgrowth of the Rest Stop Writer's Forum on Delphi. This is a quite useful resource for information on a broad range of questions in regard to writing. Check it out.
    • The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. is a vital resource as an organization and equally good resource as a homepage. Among its many other resources including style guides and other resources there is the Warnings and Cautions for Writers
    • The Screenwriters/Playwrights Page is a longstanding resource that concentrates on the needs of the Screenwriter and Playwright.
    • The SFWA Writers Beware Page is an excellent resource for many cautionary suggestions you might want to take into account before getting yourself into trouble.
    • SharpWriters.com is a general writing resource that spawned from the Clocktower Fiction site. An excellent resource including encyclopedias, punctuation and a whole range of others.
    • A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace is a compendium of all things sociological and well worth an exploration.
    • If you don't have a copy of the Bard just laying around you can check the complete works of Shakespeare available on the internet.
    • Stumper-L is where you can get subscribed to be on the mailing list for reference librarians where things that have got them stumped can be answered.
    • The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. is a vital resource as an organization and equally good resource as a homepage. Among its many other resources including style guides and other resources there is the Warnings and Cautions for Writers .
    • Tips for Writers is in its own description 'Resources, links, articles, and references designed to help you build your writing career and get published!' It is all that and more. Well worth a visit.
    • TrainWeb is where to go for information about anything to do with trains from freight and passenger trains to model railroads.
    • The UniGuide Academic Guide to the Internet has a wealth of resources that are all tested for authenticity. Well worth a look around.
    • The U.S. Census Bureau is an extensive site with many research resources, but many of which require a fee.
    • Voice of the Shuttle is a unique resources with a wealth of links and emphasis on being a resource for humanities research.
    • The WWW Bible Gateway is a useful resource for those searching for bible quotes. You can look particular passages or search by subject.
    • The Victory Page has links to writer resources, a motivational newsletter, workshops for novelists and other interesting features.
    • Web Assisted Self Publishing is a good place to check out on this burdgeoning field.
    • The Web Writer is an inevitable resource. A New York based site intent on advising people on how best to write for the web as opposed to any other medium. Interesting and well worth a look.
    • Where To For Writers is a general index of interesting sites including topical areas such as where to read great fiction, where to submit your work, where to improve your writing and where to find resources.
    • Wikipedia is perhaps the reference site for the whole web as the one and only free encyclopedia that is perpetually updated by the services of those who visit the site. This is a must visit for anyone who wants to peruse an idea and expand on it for a story or essay or whatever else.
    • Word Play is a resource for those interested in Screenplays with a variety of forums to share ideas and thoughts about this area of writing.
    • The Word Wizard is a free resource that looks to have some potential.
    • @Writers has a chat area and an email newsletter.
    • Writer's BBS has a lot of chatrooms and discussions areas related to writing, readers and other areas of artistic endeavor.
    • Writer's Block is an online Writer's Magazine that has a wealth of interesting articles and features as well as a an aesthetically pleasing look.
    • Writer's Block is Lisa R. Cohen's page devoted to the trials and tribulation of Writer's Block and the advice on getting out of it.
    • The Write Resource is a general writers resource along the lines of forwriters.com. In their own words they describe themselves as "We have hundreds of resource links as well as terms, quotes, downloads, calendars and more!" Worth a look.
    • Writers Forum is an online resource for writers provided by Phil Philcox and the Press Association Staff. Well worth a look and perusal for tips, tricks and possible ideas.
    • Writer's Home is a robust and comprehensive web site with many resources open for your use as a freelance writer, including an Editors Only Site, a place to post your resume and more. Well worth a look.
    • The Writers Gallery is just as described, a gallery of examples of various writing from novels to poetry even including haiku.
    • Gail and Pete Robertson's Writers' Information Registry is an appealing and perhaps unique concept. The site is a registry of people who have agreed to be contact persons for places, activities or life experiences. As they note ,'We cannot verify the information provided to requesters by participants, nor guarantee that participants are as they have depicted themselves'. Still, this looks like a truly invaluable resource for those seeking to do research in an area.
    • The Writers Link Center has a wide range of links covering everything from Communication as in forums and bulletin boards to Written By, where you can link your articles, stories or whatever directly to their site. An interesting and potentially useful site.
    • The Writer's Mirror is an online zine for writers with articles, resource links and reviews as well as an email newsletter. UK based, it also includes workshops in the local area. Worth look and consideration as a possible home for articles that help writers write.
    • The Writer's Place website has an online searchable database of publisher submission guidelines for over 400 publishers, a free ezine (Writing for Dollars), and more.
    • Writers Resource Center has a wealth of links nicely categorized and quite functional. Of particular interest is the historical research page, but it has other links to a broad range of subjects as well.
    • Writer's Resources has a wealth of interesting links from specifics to general.
    • Writers Web is a site for link entries including electronic self publication, author web sites and other possible inclusions. At this posting all of the links appear to be self publication. However, as times goes along, others should be included here.
    • The Writers Workshop area of Michael McCollum's Sci Fi Arizona is an excellent archive of articles of interest to writers. Of particular interest is Acrobat PDF version of Practical Astrogation For Science Fiction Writers. For those that want to know what stars are within 50 lights years of Earth, this is invaluable.
    • writing-world.com is a successor to the for inkling newsletter and Inkspot web site. It includes may resource links and a twice weekly email newsletter.
    • The WWW Bible Gateway is a useful resource for those searching for bible quotes. You can look particular passages or search by subject. Writing Now is an ezine dedicated to helping writers market their works.
    • The WWW Bible Gateway is a useful resource for those searching for bible quotes. You can look particular passages or search by subject.
    • Zuzu's Petals Literary Links has a wealth of links relating to everything from Poetry to fictiion.


Writing for Comics
    • Marc Fleury's Writing for Comics is an excellent resource for researching the state of the market, how to write the scripts and all else related to this industry.

The Business of Writing


    • Cyn Mason has produced an excellent essay on Taxes for Writers. A copy of this is now available here on forwriters.com both in an HTML version and a Word document file This is appropriate for writers paying US taxes.
    • For anyone desiring information about copyrights here is a Copyright and Intellectual Properties Resource and the more a writer can learn about copyrights the better.
    • Another site of interest about this is the Copyright Website
    • The Cybarrister's Page is an interesting place to explore some of the legal ramification of the cyberspace/electronic media.
    • A Guide to Copyrights is a simply well layed out question and answer faq style analysis of this important issue for writers.
    • The U.S. Copyright Office's Gopher site is a somewhat more primitive interface for those new to the web, but has a variety of interesting and useful information online.
    • Lars Eighner's Writer's Index Page includes a checklist of common mistakes that writers make when doing submissions as well as online courses in writing.
    • The Publishing Law Center is just as it sounds. Provided by the Law Office of Lloyd L. Rich, it covers a wealth of areas with articles relating to the legal consideration of getting published. They are quick to point out that this is not legal advice, because individual circumstances can range widely. However, this could be a useful and interesting site to visit.
    • The Twenty Writing Tools are basic rules of thumbs for a writer that most should know but might be useful for others.
    • For those interested in what are the bestsellers try USA Today's Bestsellers 1-50 and Bestsellers 51-150
    • Writers and their Copyright Holders is an invaluable resource for finding the address of those holding copyrights to various published materials. Most of these are housed in libraries and this page is targeted at scholars, but should be useful to any who seek to use quotations for their manuscripts.

     

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
    • The Artemis Project Databook Contents is a listing of working drafts on space and utilization of space that are ideal for garnering ideas.
    • Australian SF Online is a general site for Australian Science Fiction, including news, listings of writers and much much more.
    • Chaos Manor Writers Research is an entry point for a link to the Internet Fantasy Writers Association where you can find an excellent mailing list for those interested in writing fantasy. If you have any interest in fantasy and writing do not pass this one up.
    • David Nordhaus's Crematorium is an interesting resource for everything to do with horror in both writing and cinema.
    • Fantastic Fiction Bibliographies is a compilation of over a thousand bibliographies of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror authors. If you seeking information on what a writer has written this might be one place to begin a search. You search either alphabetically or by keyword.
    • JabberWock is the web site where you can find a small DOS program that generates random names of 5-8 letters in length in its default
    • Jeffrey A. Carver has interesting advice available for aspiring writers.
    • JMS on Writing is the culled entries of J.Michael Straczynski, on writing from the usenets. This creator and writer of Babylon 5 is a truly monumental respository of wisdom on this subject and this site is well worth checking out. For those interested in science fiction and awards for the same I offer the following excellent site: SFWA Nebula Awards
    • John W. Campbell Best New Writer Eligible Author Web Site goes a long way to providing a spot where new Science Fiction writers can showcase themselves and others can find out how to vote for these writers and the award named after this corner stone in Fannish history as far as editors and incubator for new SF talent.
    • The Odyssey Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop - June 11 - July 20, 2001 - Manchester, New Hampshire - Early admission starts January 31. This is an intensive experience of six weeks of fantasy, science fiction and horror writing workshop run by World Fantasy Award winning editor Jeanne Cavelos. This year's guests include Terry Bisson, Ellen Kushner, Allen Steele, and more. The site has complete info on the workshop plus writing tips, links, guest lecturer transcriptions and more
    • New Scientist.com is a news web site for the latest in news on what is happening in science from around the world. It should provide enticing and interesting springboards for possible plot ideas for those who have a dry moment. Check it out.
    • The Science Fiction Crows Nest is a search engine, directory and general site for finding resources about science fiction whether published in novels, zines or otherwise.
    • The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. is a vital resource as an organization and equally good resource as a homepage. Among its many other resources including style guides and other resources there is the Warnings and Cautions for Writers .
    • Short Fiction Roundup is a good resource for seeing what has been published in the science fiction magazines.
    • Tangent is a short fiction review magazine for Science Fiction and Fantasy and could potentially be a useful resource.
    • 3-D Star Maps is an indispensible resource for all those budding star charters that would like to make their journeys to Tau Ceti and Barnard's Star accurate.
    • World Building 101 is just as it sounds. A short course on creating alien solar systems and an ideal resource for the speculative fiction writer.
    • World Builders is along the same line as above except that this is a course being offered by the California State University at Los Angeles.
    • The Worlds of Fantasy is a site with a range of resources and features for the fantasy writer. It includes market reports and much more.
Romances
    • Bookbug on the Web describes itself as 'Resources for Romance Readers' It is that and much more, including an extensive set of links to romance writer web pages, reviews and more.
    • Gothic Journal is one interesting place to get the pulse of the gothic romance genre.
    • The Passionate Pen is the romance resource of an as yet unpublished romance writer. The site includes publisher guidelines and more.
    • Romance Central is devoted to the romance writer and provides workshops and forums to that end. If this is your genre, you might want to check here.
    • Romantic Times is a great site that gives addresses of agents and publishers. It provides a wealth of information on any item involving romance novels including how to research and how to promote your writing.
    • Romance Writers of America provides many informational articles on writing and publishing. It also gives a list of local chapters around the U.S.
    • Romance Writers Homepage is described by themselves as as being a site that ' was built by romance authors for romance authors. We've listened to input, what people want, and that's what we're now aiming for. And best of all, it's totally FREE!!!' If Romance is your genre of choice, check them out and see if this is what you want.
Mysteries
    • The FBI Freedom of Information Site is a wealth of information about criminals and more and links to other sites of diverse content. Whether you are interested in Al Capone or fingerprinting or what have you, this is one place to possibly look.
    • The Police Officer's Internet Directory is a comprehensive resource of information about the Police and invaluable for those doing mysteries or police procedurals. Along with this site you might want to check out the Department of the California Highway Patrol
    • Primal Scream is for those into something a little on the bizarre side. It concentrates on crime and justice and facts relating to such diverse areas as serial killers and more.
Poetry
    • Alien Flower describes itself as being where poets and performers have fun. It is all that and much much more.
    • Comprehensive Poetry Links has links to a variety of different sites with poetry content
    • lovenpoetry.com describes itself as 'A collection of love poetry, romance poems, featured poem of the month, childrens poetry, quotes, dedications, chat, horoscopes, poetic romantic ideas, poets newsletter' It should be noted that many of the links came up as coming soon, but the site looks promising.
    • Poetry Links Library has a wide range of links to resources for those interested in poetry, from markets to other.
    • The Western Folklife Center's Cowboy Poet's On The Internet includes a local group in Elko, Navada as well as live cybercasts of the poets, a Cowboy Poetry Gathering and more.

Writing for Children


    • The Children's Writing Resource Center is presented by Children's Book Insider, a newsletter for children's writers.
    • Inkspot is an excellent resource for writers on all levels. This site has extensive resources pertaining to beginning writers, agents, writers groups and much more. Of particular interst is an area specifically designed for the Young Writer
    • The Purple Crayon: A Children's Book Editor's Site is an excellent resource for those interested in writing for children. It includes articles by the author of the page as well as a wealth of links to other resources on the internet for children's writers.
    • The Word Pool is a UK based resource for for parents, teachers and writers who are interested in children’s books. It includes writer profiles, faqs and much more.
    Screenwriting

    • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science is an excellent source of information about the Academy Awards and the programs of the Academy. For those interesting in screen writing this is a useful resource. You can also pick up applications for fellowships here as well.
    • Fadin or the Screen Writer's Homepage is another excellent resource with late breaking news.
    • The Inkwell is a writer's site with a present emphasis on screenwriters and screenwriting.
    • The Internet Movie Database has a wealth of entertainment features, but its real name to fame is its extensive database of movies, TV shows, and the people who make them. If you need to do research on what has gone before, this is a very good place to start.
    • Project Greenlight is actually a contest open to all amateur screenwriters. This is the brainchild of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon in association with Miramax Films and HBO. In addition to the contest itself which gives submitters the opportunity to have their screenplay produced, it is also a site with Boards, Chats and more. Check the web site out for details. So, in addition to being listed as a contest, it is also listed here as a resource.
    • The Professional Screenwriters Link Page has extensive links to a variety of areas including agents.
    • The Screenwriters/Playwrights Page has a wealth of links and interesting tidbits about the process of screenwriting.
    • Screenwriters - Producers Welcome describes itself as 'A virtual meeting place where Spec screenplay writers and Producers do lunch!' What this means is a simple, virtually graphicless message board where writers, producers and others can leave requests.
    • The Screenwriters Utopia Page is also a good resource for aspiring screenwriters and screenwriters alike.
    • Screaming In the Celluloid Jungle is an extensive site with lists of agents, resources and a range of interesting features sure to be of interest to the aspiring screenwriter.
    • tvwriters.com is an extensive site with interesting information about screen writing and the possibility of getting your script produced. The author of the site is accepting scripts from his site for a production due out. If nothing else, check the site out for its many resources.
    • The University of New Orleans DCRM Silent Movies web site has a wealth of links to archived quicktime movies from such masters as Charlie Chaplin, William Desmond Taylor and many many others. If you have an interest in screenwriting it is always good to know the history out of which the video explosion grew.

Technical Writing, Journalism and Magazines

Dictionaries and Word References
    • Altavista's Babelfish site provides the opportunity to translate from one language to another. This is not perfect, but might give some beginning options. If nothing else it can be a hilarious exercise to translate from one language to another and back to the original again and see the results.
    • Bucknell University's Online Grammar explores an entirely different area. Here you can find the grammars for a variety of languages including Akkadina, Bengali and Cree to name only a few.
    • Damon Knight's Discussion of Plot is an excerpt from Creating Short Fiction and is an excellent account of this often difficult component of writing.
    • William Strunk's classic Elements of Style as well as John Bartlett's also classic Familiar Quotations are both available on the Web thanks to Columbia University's Project Bartleby
    • Garbl's Writing Resources On-Line is a quite useful compendium of 'English language, grammar, style, writing, usage' and much more. Well worth a look.
    • Grammar and Style Notes is an interesting and useful reference whose author admits happily that his rules are not set in stone.
    • Helpful Addresses: 9000+ Public Libraries and Their Links is a particularly interesting resource for research and also has links to similar resources for newspapers.
    • The Human-Languages Page catalogs the resources for linguistic study and learning on the web
    • The Internet Speculative Fiction Database is the place to go to research on awards, forthcoming books and much more.
    • In the category of reference homepages you can explore in the Marriam Webster Language Center that links to a variety of resources including the Webster Dictionary, the American English Dictionary and Roget's Thesaurus on line and a List of Dictionaries where you'll find German to English dictionaries and much more. You can download and view detailed maps from around the world thanks to the PCL Map Collection Also useful are the links of interest that can be found at the homepage for On-Line Literary Research Tools
    • OneLook Dictionaries is a central site for exploring words in a variety of languages via an interface that links you with a variety of dictionaries throughout the internet. Well worth a visit.
    • The On-Line English Grammar is an interesting site to discover everything you ever wanted to know about the structure of the language we use as writers.
    • Plumb Design Visual Thesaurus is a visual experience of language of a kind unique and open to a host of serendipitous discoveries that cannot be charted easily. Check the instructions and wait for it to load. It is indeed well worth the wait.
    • The University of Virginia Electronic Text Library is a good resource that provides texts of a variety of kind in English, German, French, Japanese and Latin.
    • A Web of On-Line Dictionaries is just as it sounds, a massive collection of links to all manner of dictionaries. This includes links to language dictionaries that range from Afrikaans to Xhosa and even an area for Language Identifiers and Guessers.
    • The Wordbot appears to provide a variety of dictionaries and the ability to translate from one language to another.
    • Word A Day is a mailing list that emails out a vocabulary word a day with definition and sometimes commentary.
    • The Writers Free Reference is a quick list of links to everything from mailing addresses for non-fee agents to lyrics of songs and much more.

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