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*[http://www.bryndonovan.com/2015/04/05/master-list-of-facial-expressions/ Master list of facial expressions]
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*[http://changingminds.org/techniques/body/parts_body_language/lips_body_language.htm lips body language] (how to say things with the lips)
 
*[http://www.nowhitespace.org/writing/ NoWhiteSpace Writing Cheat Sheet] - great little two-pager chock-full of writing references!
 
*[http://www.nowhitespace.org/writing/ NoWhiteSpace Writing Cheat Sheet] - great little two-pager chock-full of writing references!
 
*[http://www.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/errors.html Common Errors in English]  
 
*[http://www.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/errors.html Common Errors in English]  
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*[http://www.technovelgy.com/ct/ctnlistalpha.asp Glossary of science fiction ideas]
 
*[http://www.technovelgy.com/ct/ctnlistalpha.asp Glossary of science fiction ideas]
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=== Editing Tips ===
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*[http://musingsonfantasia.blogspot.com/2012/12/4-tips-on-cutting-word-count-for-short.html tips on cutting word count in short stories]
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*[http://blog.janicehardy.com/2015/02/how-to-slash-your-word-count-by-20-40.html How to slash 20-40% of your word count and tighten your narrative]
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*[https://litreactor.com/essays/chuck-palahniuk/nuts-and-bolts-“thought”-verbs Nuts and bolts: thought verbs] (some NSFW language)
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*[http://magmapoetry.com/25-rules-for-editing-poems/ 25 rules for editing poems]
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*[https://michaeljmcdonagh.wordpress.com/tag/list-of-filter-words/ List of filter words] (some NSFW language)
  
 
= NaNoWriMo =
 
= NaNoWriMo =

Revision as of 21:36, 30 April 2016

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Web Tools Useful for Writers

Mind Mapping

Organization

Generators

Character Names


Writing Prompts

(Writer's Digest Prompts

World Building

From "I am Tasha" (2011)


Analysis Tools

Writing Software

Online Writing Software

Timelines

Writing using index cards

Rescued from the 2007 NaNoWriMo Technology forum article by MSRenfrow

Writing Advice and Articles

Jamie Gold made an excel spreadsheet with the major points from this.  Plus there is a corresponding beat sheet worksheet that is available here. -- ContemplativeCat

Starting your Novel/Inspiration

Writer's Block Advice

Finishing your Novel

Children's Novel Writing

Editing


Writer Beware!

Here are some cautionary sites (taken from an article by AngelSong):

Self Publishing and Publishing Refs

Plotting tools and worksheets

Writing References

Science Fiction

Editing Tips

NaNoWriMo