Sites about books:
Sites of FREE word processors:
Ok, I'm MAC all the way---therefore I love BEAN. What's not to love?! Check it out.
"With GOOGLE DOCS, you can write, edit, and collaborate wherever you are. For free.
ZOHO WRITER. Powerful Writer. Powerful Words. They believe in the power of words. So should you! That's why they've created Writer, a powerful word processor available across all of your devices. Collaborate with teammates in real-time. Create elegant, inspiring documents for free.
MICROSOFT OFFICE APPS - Create, share, and collaborate from anywhere.
All you need is a desktop browser. It's free.
Sites to use as a word resource:
www.dictionary.com - straightforward definitions
"Foboko Sentence Dictionary" is a service that gives you examples of how to use a word.
The Ultimate Grammar Resource Guide
http://sedition.com/ddx - satire at its best and worst
www.word2word.com - language to language
Sites to use for fantasy name generation:
BEHIND THE NAME- Been using this wonderful site for nearly twenty years
FANTASY NAME GENERATORS- Very comprehensive in scope
Sites about writing:
National Day on Writing- OCTOBER 20th
Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
The Eldest Muse
Writer's Support Groups:
Creating Writing Forums (Join in the discussion and be encouraged with thousands of other writers!)
Aspirations for Artists ---Join in local writing discussions by registering at MeetUp! Elevate your art by meeting others of like mind.
Aiken Creative Writers Group ---Join in local writing discussions by registering at MeetUp! Be inspired and encouraged by fellow writers.
Books about Writing:
My favorite books on writing Fiction----
and actually finishing what you started...)
*Favorite Books on Writing Fiction
Writers Conferences / Festivals:
Check for writers conferences in your area via local colleges, libraries, and arts trade papers.
THE AUGUSTA LITERARY FESTIVAL takes pride in presenting a diverse group of authors. We have hand selected authors from several genres to include the traditionally published best selling author to the best selling indie author with a story to tell. We honor the hardwork of authors just starting as well as presenting authors who are award winners.
THE SANDHILLS WRITER'S CONFERENCE in Augusta, GA
RED CLAY: Georgia Writers Conference
METRO SPIRIT Short Story Contest
SCRIBBLER RETREAT Writers Conference at St. Simons Island, GA
SHAW'S GUIDE to Writers Conferences and Workshops
Enter at your own risk. Avoid contests with entry fees, whenever possible. Some contests require participants to have published works under their belt before they may enter. Some contests have minimal requirements and are wonderful opportunities. Good luck.
The Poets & Writers Submission Calendar
EditFast Short Story Writing Contests
The Write Life - 31 Free Writing Contests with Legitimate Prizes
Almond Press: A Curated List of Creative Writing Competitions, Contests and Awards. Opportunities for experienced and aspiring writers to get published.
firstwriter.com's fully searchable database of writing competitions contains details and contact information for writing contests from around the English-speaking world, including dozens which are free to enter.
NaNoWriMo - National Novel Writing Month- NOVEMBER
Music to Inspire Writing:
There is no great genius without some touch of madness.
Seneca (5 BC - 65 AD), Epistles