On the Web

These are links to websites and articles that I have found helpful.

 

Grammar Girl: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/

Grammar Underground: http://www.grammarunderground.com/blog

Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus: http://www.merriam-webster.com/

Grammarly.com Blog: http://www.grammarly.com/blog/

Grammarly.com Handbook: http://www.grammarly.com/handbook/

Copyediting.com: https://www.copyediting.com/

Writers Write: http://writerswrite.co.za/

http://writers-write-creative-blog.posthaven.com/

http://the-plain-language-programme.posthaven.com/

References to almost anything: Dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, and much more http://libraryspot.com/

Behind the Name: the Meaning, Etymology and History of First Names http://www.behindthename.com/

CIA – The World Factbook: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

British Slang Dictionary: Helpful when Yanks attempt to write British dialogue. http://www.peevish.co.uk/slang/

Urban Dictionary: Updated frequently http://www.urbandictionary.com/

Society of Professional Journalists: http://www.spj.org/

Writer’s Digest: http://www.writersdigest.com/GeneralMenu/

Poets & Writers: Contests, MFA Programs, Agents & Grants for Writers http://www.pw.org/

Association of Authors’ Representatives, Inc.: http://aaronline.org/

Editorial Freelancers Association: http://www.the-efa.org/

American Copy Editors Society: http://www.copydesk.org/

Mystery Writers of America: https://mysterywriters.org/

Sisters in Crime: https://sistersincrime.site-ym.com/

Private Eye Writers of America: http://www.privateeyewriters.com/