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Best and Unusual Writing Resources
This eclectic collection of creative writing resources will provide hours of inspiration, tips, activities, help, and entertainment for creative writers. Every time I come across an interesting or useful site I post it here.
Newest Link: Riddle Fence , a journal of arts and culture based in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Some sites are weird. Some are funny. Others are works of art. Some are simply useful or informative.
UNphotographable provides interesting reading and ideas to jumpstart your own writing.
byGosh.com makes accessing books, stories, or fables online a breeze with no downloading, just instant access. The Red Room "takes you where the writers are." The Writers' Trust of Canada provides emergency funding for established writers through their "Woodcock Fund." MediaBistro keeps you current with writing and media news. And wherever you're located, find writing conferences and workshops worldwide with Shaw Guides .
So explore the many writing resources below, and check back often to see what's new. If you're aware of something good that's not here, let me know about it!
Author/Interview SitesArmchair Interviews
Quill & Quire Profiles
Book ReviewsBarcelona Review
Globe and Mail
New York Review
Quill & Quire
Canadian Literary MagazinesAntigonish Review
Canadian Journal of Native Studies
Danforth Review (archived copies)
The Windsor Review
Canadian UniversitiesDirectory of Canadian Universities
Conferences, Workshops, & Writing RetreatsBerton House Writer's Retreat
EditingClear, Concise Sentences
Common Word Errors
Emergency Funds for WritersThe Writers' Trust of Canada Woodcock Fund
EtymologyOnline Etymology Dictionary
World Wide Words
Fiction SitesEast of the Web
Ideas, Oddities, & CultureBook Shelf Ideas
Life Photo Archive
New Yorker Cartoon Collection
Photo of the Day
Pop Culture Madness
Time Magazine Covers
Libraries OnlineThe Free Library
Free Chekhov Stories
Full Books Online
Poets & Writers
NewsThe Drudge Report
ReferenceDictionary of Onomatopoeia Skeptic's Dictionary
ResearchAdFlip Database of Historical Advertisements
Ask the Experts
Dictionary of Canadian Biography
HowCast How-to Videos and Articles
Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia
Virtual Museum of Canada
VocabularyAdvanced & Archaic Vocabulary
Vocaboly Vocab Test
What to Pay a WriterWriters.ca
Writer's Union of Canada
Word of the DayInfoplease
The Quotations Page
Word PlayBob Levey's Neologisms Competition
Writing SitesGila Green Online
Gila Green's site offers writing classes for English writers in Israel, virtual classes, and creative writing guides.
An excellent ezine that provides quality fiction, poetry, interviews, reviews, contests, and articles.
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