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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Search for publishers and agents by country.
« Reply #30 on: February 16, 2013, 12:29:16 PM »
Amazing resource of publishers and agents - UK/US/CANADA

Check the list in the right hand column for your country. 

http://cluelessink.blogspot.co.uk/2011/06/77-uk-publishers-who-accept-submissions.html
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - 50 Problem Words and Phrases
« Reply #31 on: April 09, 2013, 12:26:37 AM »
A site that has good information about words (and more) for writers.

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2acFIY/:6nLmNATN:d2pTi5YN/www.dailywritingtips.com/50-problem-words-and-phrases/
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Seven Tips From Ernest Hemingway
« Reply #32 on: April 09, 2013, 07:36:01 PM »
Seven Tips From Ernest Hemingway on How to Write Fiction

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1EFgV8/:zP+FqIGy:Q_
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Medieval Weapons
« Reply #33 on: April 19, 2013, 01:25:08 PM »
List of medieval weapons

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_medieval_weapons
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - How to use the semicolon
« Reply #34 on: April 26, 2013, 07:12:28 PM »
How to use the semicolon

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1uocFy/:Xe8xng+m:aIusp8WG/theoatmeal.com/comics/semicolon/

At the bottom of the page there are more comic lessons; they're a tad warped but seem to drive their point home.  ;D
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Everything you ever needed to know about screenwriting

A veteran of British drama, John Yorke knows a thing or two about storytelling. And he wants to share it with you.

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1qCZoR/:LOnFskSS:Q-.WPz+0/www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/everything-you-ever-needed-to-know-about-screenwriting-but-were-afraid-to-ask-8558950.html/
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - List of legendary creatures by type
« Reply #36 on: June 21, 2013, 12:44:06 AM »
List of legendary creatures by type

This is a list of legendary creatures from mythology, folklore and fairy tales, sorted by their classification or affiliation. Creatures from modern fantasy fiction and role-playing games are not included.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_legendary_creatures_by_type

Scroll to the bottom of the page for the quick list.
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Lost Words.
« Reply #37 on: June 22, 2013, 12:36:52 AM »
Lost Words

A Searchable List of Words you may not have heard.

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2gm6YH/:XdkE
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Adjective order in English
« Reply #38 on: July 07, 2013, 08:33:02 PM »
Adjective order in English

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1zYYrl/:K9


"ugly red wooden box" Vs.  "wooden red ugly box"

And so on.  ;D
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Literary Fiction
« Reply #39 on: July 14, 2013, 08:47:58 PM »
Literary fiction

Literary fiction is a term principally used for certain fictional works that hold literary merit.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Literary_fiction
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - The Forgotten Language of Flowers
« Reply #40 on: July 18, 2013, 02:42:32 PM »
The Forgotten Language of Flowers

In the early 18th century the Turkish "Secret Language of Flowers" was introduced to Europe by Lady Mary Wortley Montague, wife of the British ambassador to Constantinople.


http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/88Lwg4/:lk-Wn27M:Ti5PVcg1/www.joellessacredgrove.com/language.html/
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100 Mostly Small But Expressive Interjections

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2FTEVt/:1x8YI9J_A:bn+8RCTM/www.dailywritingtips.com/100-mostly-small-but-expressive-interjections/

They often seem disreputable, like sullen idlers loitering in a public thoroughfare, but they actually do a lot of hard work and are usually persnickety about the tasks to which they are put

(On the right side of the page there are some other nifty-cool articles to browse through.
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - How to Critique Fiction
« Reply #42 on: August 06, 2013, 12:24:00 AM »
How to Critique Fiction

When the page opens, look to the center menu, it's the second option on the list.


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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Middle Ages People and Information
« Reply #43 on: August 21, 2013, 07:25:11 PM »
Middle Ages, people and information.

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1plfJw/:1xae5E
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Twenty rules for writing Detective Stories
« Reply #44 on: August 29, 2013, 03:35:45 PM »
Twenty rules for writing Detective Stories

by S.S. Van Dine
(pseud. for Willard Huntington Wright)
from American Magazine
(September, 1928)

"The detective story is a kind of intellectual game. It is more — it is a sporting event."


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