With one foot in the fantasy world.

Resources for Writers

Here is my ever-growing list of resources for writers. Enjoy.

WRITERS TOOLBOX:

Body language/non verbal communication sites
http://www.changingminds.org/techniques/body/body_language.htm
http://thewritersresourcesite.blogspot.com/2011/08/non-verbal-communication-for-writers.html
http://www.simplybodylanguage.com/hand-gestures.html
http://www.squidoo.com/readingbodylanguage

The Free Dictionary
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

The Word Detective
http://www.word-detective.com/050404.html

JAMI GOLD’S SITE with worksheets for the writer such as Save the Cat beat sheet for Novels, Larry Brooks Story Structure Spreadsheet, Michael Hauge’s Six Stage Plot Structure, Romance Planning Worksheet, Elements of a good scene checklist and worksheet.
http://jamigold.com/for-writers/worksheets-for-writers/

K.M. WEILAND’S SITE helping writers become authors. Also has videos about writing
http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/

JOANNA PENN’S SITE The Creative Penn has at least a hundred or so podcasts on writing, publishing and book marketing.
http://www.thecreativepenn.com/podcasts/

DARCY PATTISON’S SITE has a tremendous amount of info to make a stronger novel.
http://www.darcypattison.com/revision/30-days-to-a-stronger-novel/

Scrivener Classes
http://gwenhernandez.com/scrivener-online-classes/

How to do LOGLINES
http://theloglineblog.blogspot.com/

MARKETING:
Graphic Design site for biz cards, ebook covers, etc.
http://www.earthlycharms.com/home.htm
KAREN CIOFFI’S SITE about building an author platform that works.
http://www.karencioffi.com/2010/12/seo-and-marketing-basic-tips-and-definitions/
PITCH UNIVERSITY learning to pitch your story or novel.
http://www.pitch-university.com/
C. J. LYONS “No Rules Just Write” SITE and her three secrets to success.
http://www.norulesjustwrite.com/three-secrets-to-success/
KRISTIN LAMB’S Wanna Tribe site
http://wanatribe.com/?xg_source=msg_mes_network
For QUERY LETTERS:
http://queryshark.blogspot.com/

GENERAL RESEARCH:
Site Chronicling America http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/

RESEARCH FOR STORY

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