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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Articles To Improve Your Writing
« Reply #45 on: September 10, 2013, 10:32:03 PM »
50 ARTICLES TO IMPROVE YOUR WRITING

A list of 50 articles by Roy Peter Clark

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/40ZoMx/:K9
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Free Resources Every Writer
« Reply #46 on: September 14, 2013, 05:11:01 PM »
The 7 Free Resources Every Writer Needs


http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1T3q9x/:YG-L7

1. U.S. Copyright Office
(Your copyright concerns and how your work for a copyright.)

2. Merriam-Webster
(A reliable online dictionary and it’s also the house standard for many magazines and publishers.)

3.Reverso Grammar Checker

4. Agent Query

5. Duotrope’s digest

6. Elements of Style

7. Poets & Writers

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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Free Resources Every Writer
« Reply #47 on: October 01, 2013, 01:06:24 AM »
73 Ways to Become a Better Writer  

Pretty good checklist.


http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1r8dEK/:1WRy_XOZ.:UzKnC44_/www.copyblogger.com/better-writer/
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Free Complete Screenwriting Course
« Reply #48 on: October 17, 2013, 12:38:28 PM »
Free Complete Screenwriting Course From University College Falmouth

http://filmmakeriq.com/2011/03/free-complete-screenwriting-course-from-university-college-falmouth/

Thanks to member BrazenStudent for finding this.

The course comes in the form of YouTube videos.
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Beginners' four faults
« Reply #49 on: October 19, 2013, 04:06:54 AM »
Beginners' Four Faults
And how can you cure them.


http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/3nFBek/:Ysag3l0j:d1scKav6/www.caroclarke.com/fourfaults.html/


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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - For Screenwriters
« Reply #50 on: November 03, 2013, 04:11:07 PM »
One of our members found this For Screenwriters

http://www.page2stage.com/

You can also research the site on wiki

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Page_2_stage
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Cliches: Avoid Them Like The Plague
« Reply #51 on: November 15, 2013, 07:45:56 PM »
List of Cliches

They make for great book titles,
but lousy writing...


It's easier to avoid cliches if you recognize them.

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/22qWBY/:6nLmN3+X:ThC@HTXW/www.suspense.net/whitefish/cliche.htm/
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Re: ‘Look What We Found’ - Middle Ages, Words and Meanings
« Reply #52 on: December 27, 2013, 10:29:26 PM »
THE BRITANNIA LEXICON

"Have you always wanted to travel back in time to the Middle Ages but were hesitant because you didn't speak the language?"


http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/1pAoRJ/:XddPzUhA:QxJ0OSB4/www.britannia.com/history/resource/gloss.html/
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Re: Skip's Show and Tell
« Reply #53 on: February 07, 2014, 06:00:51 PM »
And if you would like to carry on with his work of writing related links please do by sending a moderator your links..

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Re: Skip's Show and Tell - Writing Courses in South Africa.
« Reply #54 on: February 17, 2014, 12:49:29 PM »
Writers Write

We offer the best writing courses in South Africa.

http://writerswrite.co.za/know-your-dashes

Thanks to JewelAS53 for this link.
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Re: Skip's Show and Tell - Mystery Writing is Murder
« Reply #55 on: February 18, 2014, 09:15:45 PM »
Link supplied by Dean.
Thanks Dean, a worthy read.

10 Ways Plot Structure Influences Character Arc

by K.M. Weiland (@KMWeiland)

"I’m sometimes asked which is more important: plot or character. This is a misleading question, at its foundation. Not only are plot and character equally important, they’re also interdependent upon one another."

Just a taste, click the link for the whole thing.

http://mysterywritingismurder.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/10-ways-plot-structure-influences.html

Thanks to Dean who supplied the link to this site.
A worthy read.
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Re: Skip's Show and Tell - The Hemingway App
« Reply #56 on: February 28, 2014, 10:08:04 AM »
The Hemingway App


If you wish to check it out first, click here:

http://pando.com/2014/02/14/the-ernest-hemingway-app-for-writers-who-cant-write-good/  ;)

Now that you've taken a look and you wish to give it a try, click here:

The Hemingway App

Go give it a try. It's free.


Thanks to Nelodra for the link.
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Re: Sticky: Skip's Show and Tell - Motivation-Reaction Unit
« Reply #57 on: March 01, 2016, 12:30:00 PM »
MRU - motivation-reaction unit

Motivation-Reaction Units: Cracking the Code of Good Writing

If the structure that underlies our sentences and paragraphs is going to effectively convey our thoughts to our readers it will always adhere to the logical pattern of cause and effect.

http://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/motivation-reaction-units/
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