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    FREE EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES:
    NOTE: Most courses are college-level, self-paced, and free - but check exceptions
    Also check each site's TERMS for age restrictions & fees if certification or certain degrees are offered:

  1. The Ultimate Student Guide to Navigating the Writing MOOC - More at moocnewsandreviews.com
  2. Search for Courses at edX - Audit courses for free - whereever, whenever
  3. Literature & Writing - OpenLearn - Open University
  4. Writing discipline specific research papers - Wikiversity
  5. Free Courses at free-Ed.Net - See School of Writing Editing & Publishing
  6. Open Online Technical Writing Courses, Classes and Resources
  7. College Open Textbooks - English & Composition
  8. See Free Education Section - Learn almost anything at your convenience

    BUSINESS WRITING

  9. 200 Free Cover Letters from CareerLab
  10. Business Writer's Free Library
  11. Weekly Writing Tips - Within archived entries at Basic Learning Systems
  12. Writing Thank You Letters
  13. Writing a Business Plan - The Balance Small Business
  14. Freelance Writer
  15. Resume Writing Tips by Ann Baehr
  16. Free Resume Writing Tips - See examples and more at Resume-Help.org
  17. 44 Resume Writing Tips - DailyWritingTips
  18. Resume Writing - Courtesy of UpToWork
  19. 131 Resume Writing Tips - The Most Comprehensive List of Resume Writing Tips on the Internet
  20. How to Write a Resume | MyPerfectResume
  21. Resume Templates - Resume Now
  22. Resume Examples - Courtesy of Resume.io
  23. Writing Skills - Communicating With Words
  24. From Inspiration to Publication: 13 Best Websites for Authors and Writers - Courtesy of EditionGuard
  25. TECHNICAL WRITING

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  26. An Introduction to Technical Writing
  27. Desktop Publishing Resources - Write@CSU
  28. Sharon's Technical Writer's Reference Page
  29. Dr. Koster's List of Scientific and Technical Writing Links
  30. 25 Types of Copy/Biz/Tech Writing - Could you guess them all?
  31. *Freelance Glossary
  32. *10 Editing Tips for Business and Technical Writers
  33. Technical Writing Archives - Download EPUB files here
  34. Technical Writing Toolbox
  35. Klariti Technical Writing Tips
  36. Online Technical Writing: Contents
  37. Technical writing - Wikipedia

    WRITING GUIDES

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  38. Guide to Grammar and Writing - CCCF
  39. A Research Guide for Students - Help for Writing Research Papers
  40. Basic Guide to Essay Writing
  41. *Essay Info: Writing Tips
  42. *Online Writing Resources and Community - Write.com
  43. Essay-Writing-Tips.com – Your Personal Assistant in Essay Writing
  44. *Writing Guides and Online Writing Resources | Write.com
  45. Writing and Research Documentation Guides
  46. 50 Ways to Beat Writers Block
  47. 27 Wacky Ways to Beat Writer’s Block
  48. Practical Tips for Beating Writer's Block
  49. The 5 Biggest Fiction Writing Mistakes (& How to Fix Them) - WritersDigest.com
  50. Daily Writing Tips - See topical listing of articles
  51. Writing Tips from Writer's Helper
  52. Writing Tips and Writing Tutorials - Become a Better Writer - From Kidinfo.com
  53. 10 Writing Tips from the Masters
  54. Sherry Garland's Writing Tips - See 5 categories of articles
  55. Writing Tips for Non-Writers...
  56. Good Writing Tips - See many articles from Ezine Articles®
  57. The 22 Best Writing Tips Ever
  58. Froomkin's legal writing tips
  59. Writing Information and Tips - Elizabeth Bezant
  60. Get It Write - See article on serial comma for clarity
  61. Writing Tip: Submitting Your Manuscript
  62. Homework Center: Writing Skills - Tips on essays, term reports, and much more
  63. Writing and Public Speaking - Numerous articles from ESL Teacher Board
  64. How to Plot a Novel - Jericho Writers
  65. How to Write a Great Novel - Jerry Jenkins
  66. Structuring Your Novel Visual Chart - Helping Writers Become Authors
  67. Poetry Writing Tips - PoeWar links
  68. Information Center - Many links for SciFi and Fantasy writers
  69. Writing Guidelines for Engineering and Science Students - See topics at PSU
  70. Guide to Grammar and Style - By Jack Lynch
  71. 150 Resources to Help You Write Better, Faster, and More Persuasively - OEDb
  72. The 50 Best Apps and Resources For Writers - The Expert Editor
  73. Purdue Online Writing Lab - See Grades 7-12 here
  74. Purdue Online Writing Lab for ESL Students
  75. 30 Ideas for Teaching Writing - NWP
  76. Young Writers Guides - From NewPages.com
  77. Writing Guides - See topics at CSU
  78. Ways to Say Said Vocabulary Word Bank - EnchantedLearning.com
  79. Free Writing Tips for Writers Looking to Get Published - firstwriter.com™
  80. 7 Tips for Writing for Online Readers - See other posted tips at DAILYWRITINGTIPS
  81. *Writing Tips and Writing Advice - See links at TheWritersSite
  82. *Writing in College - A Short Guide to College Writing - Via uchicago.edu
  83. The process and types of writing - See great tips from studygs.net
  84. Learn about ENGLISH GRAMMAR and HOW TO WRITE BETTER - The Lousy Writer .com
  85. Grammar Handbook from Writers Workshop - Writer Resources from UI
  86. *How To Write (.net)
  87. List of character traits - Fiction Writers' Mentor
  88. FREE Writing Downloads: Exercises, Prompts & Advice! - Writer's Digest
  89. Power Thesaurus is a free, online thesaurus dictionary for writers
  90. Useful Writing Tips and Samples from Blog section of EliteWritings.com
  91. Grammar Blog - Reviews of grammar rules, writing advice, and much more

    WRITING LINKS

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  92. Indispensible Writing Resources Site
  93. *Writing Softwares - Can They Beat Human Mind - Blog Tutorial and Tips from Dr-Sandy.net
  94. Resources for Writers and Writing Instructors
  95. Web Resources for Communications Skills - Extensive list
  96. Writers Write - Writer's Blog and Writing and Publishing Resource:
  97. *Creative Writing Resources - From the WritersNet®
  98. *WriterOnline - Professional ezine has articles and tips
  99. An Extensive Resource for Aspiring Writers - Explore Writing (UK)
  100. *See 400 Writing topic ideas - from About.com™
  101. *A-Plus Research& Writing for high school and college students
  102. *Creative Writing - Tips from IPL
  103. *Grammar Handbook - The Center for Writing Studies, Illinois
  104. 50 Free Resources That Will Improve Your Writing Skills
  105. *GlobalStudy Links: English language study
  106. ESL Information and Resources – ESL Directory
  107. *The University of Victoria Writer's Guide - See Literary terms, Logic terms, grammar, etc.
  108. *TOPOS - Homepage for Professional Writing, Linguistics, and Rhetoric Composition
  109. *Writing Centers Online - Links to educational centers
  110. Connecting Writers and Editors - See many resources
  111. *Writer's Resource Center - Check other years also
  112. Writer's Companion Research Links
  113. Archives - Writing Companion
  114. See writer resources at writepro.com
  115. Online Sites and Tools for Productive Writers
  116. Ten Free Resources every Writer Needs
  117. List of True Homonyms - Wikipedia
  118. Writers Digest - See Tips, prompt, blog...
  119. Links to book Publishers
  120. Writer's Corner
  121. The Burry Man's Writing Center - Covers many topics
  122. Access the World and Write Your Way to Money
  123. Internet Writing Resources
  124. Robert Niles' Journalism Help: Finding Data on the Internet
  125. *Writers and Readers Links
  126. Links for Writers - Via Trinitydc.edu
  127. J-LAB - Igniting news ideas that work - Other Resources
  128. Beginning Reporting: A Web site for beginning reporters - VCU
  129. Introduction to Modern Literary Theory
  130. Luminarium - Anthology of English Literature
  131. Writing Links - From Internet Resources .com
  132. The 120 Most Helpful Websites For Writers in 2015 - Also see Student list
  133. Writers' Resources - Literary Liaisons
  134. Finding Public Domain & Creative Commons Media - Research Guides at Harvard Library

    WRITING TOOLS

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  135. 50 Tools which can help you in Writing - Listing from LifeHack
  136. Poynter Online - Fifty Writing Tools - Available on iTunes
  137. The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations - Wikipedia
  138. The Journalist's Toolbox - Search Writing & Extensive Categories
  139. Digital Journalist Survival Guide: A Glossary of Tech Terms You Should Know – Poynter
  140. *A Journalist's Guide to the Internet - Internet Archive
  141. The Power of Words: Archived Weekly lessons on the craft of newspaper writing - The Providence Journal
  142. *Power Reporting: Other collections of links for journalists
  143. Resources for Writers and Writing Instructors
  144. Writer's Handbook - From UW-Madison Writing Center
  145. *Darkcopy - An online full-screen Text editor - for writing without distractions
  146. *Tips, Tools & Ideas to Improve Your Writing (ACI)
  147. 11 Rules of Writing
  148. *Editors' and Writers' Toolkit
  149. *Free writing guidance, free glossaries, etc. - From Mantex (British company)
  150. WordReference.com
  151. Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
  152. Writing Resources (and tools) - Michael Krauss, ISALC, Lewis & Clark College
  153. Fumble Rules of Grammar
  154. Writer's Knowledge Base™ - The Search Engine for Writers
  155. 60 Awesome Search Engines for Serious Writers - AccreditedOnlineColleges.com
  156. 100 Search Engines For Academic Research
  157. List of academic databases and search engines - Wikipedia
  158. Directory of Literature - Search Engine Guide
  159. 20 Useful Specialty Search Engines for College Students - Best Online Universities LLC
  160. Choose the Best Search for Your Information Need - NoodleTools
  161. Research, Literary, and Other Useful Sites - Brooklyn College
  162. WritingDEN - Activities supported by audio
  163. Tips, Tools & Ideas to Improve Your Writing (ACI)
  164. The Catholic Encyclopedia - Great for history, writers, etc.
  165. See writer references at xlibris.com
  166. Grammar, Punctuation, & Spelling - Purdue University Online Writing Lab
  167. List of English Homonyms
  168. *See the 100 most misspelled (and most mispronounced words) in English - via Your Dictionary.com™
  169. English Anatomy Chart - Shared-Visions.com

  170. Free grammar & spell checker, articles, tutorials more - Grammar.com
  171. Free Writing Info from Write4Kids.com
  172. The Five Paragraph Essay Wizard - Grades 5 to early H.S.
  173. Advice on Research and Writing
  174. ReadWriteThink Homepage - Classroom resources
  175. It's Only Ink!: Writer's Resource Page
  176. Writing with Writers - See topics at Scholastic
  177. Glossary of Grammatic Terms
  178. Glossary Of Poetic Terms
  179. Rhyming Dictionary is one option with Merriam-Webster's Word Central
  180. Rhyme Desk - Rhyming Dictionary And Other Creative Writing Tools For Poets
  181. Writers Free Reference - Where to find free information for writers and others
  182. Bartlett's, Familiar Quotations [1901 Edition] - Royalty-free material
  183. Computing Dictionaries
  184. A Writer’s Toolkit by Rudy Rucker
  185. Toolkit for New Medical Writers
  186. Dictionary and Thesaurus - Merriam-Webster Online
  187. *Film & Screenwriting Glossary - Internet Archive
  188. Hi Tech Tools and Resources for Writers
  189. The Idiom Connection
  190. Grammar Handbook - Also see Tips & Writer Resources from UI
  191. *10 Ideas for Using Technology to Teach Writing
  192. Ginger Software: Writing App - Contextual-based grammar and spelling checker
  193. Journalism glossary wiki
  194. The Phrontistery - Obscure Words and Vocabulary Resources
  195. New Web2.0 Tools - See writing tools & more via LibGuides at Springfield Township H S
  196. List of Latin phrases (full) - Via Wikipedia
  197. Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable - 1894 Ed. via infoplease
  198. Free Language Translations Online [Full Text] - Dictionary.com
  199. Check Thesaurus Online for Free - Thesaurus.net
  200. The Free Online Thesaurus / Synonym Finder - FreeThesaurus.net
  201. Thesaurus - Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, and more - Via freethesaurus.com
  202. Roget's International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases - Courtesy of Bartleby
  203. Free Dictionary project - Large collection of world dictionaries - some for downloading
  204. 21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary - Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog
  205. Academic Phrasebank - The University of Manchester
  206. WorldCat® - Find items in libraries near you - and download some
  207. Freeware & Online Tools for Writers - Paperback Writer
  208. The Phrase Thesaurus - a writer's tool
  209. Glossary of Essay Terms - bid4papers
  210. http://dukediercks.com/2017/ - Blog - Duke Diercks - Please preview 34 Writing Tools...

    RELATED FREE SOFTWARE - (SOME MIXED WITH COMMERCIAL)

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  211. Free Novel Writing Software: yWriter5 - See details at download site
  212. Best free software for writing: 10 programs
  213. WikidPad - A notebook to store & link your ideas, to do lists, contacts (OSS)
  214. *Scripters World is a free, self-paced, program for Screenwriter Students
  215. Download Scholar's Aid 2000 Lite - Bibliographical manager links to word processors
  216. The Literary Machine - Free creativity software for writers - Gunnar Sommestad
  217. McGill English Dictionary of Rhyme - Download at Softpile
  218. FreeWriter - Free Writing Software
  219. *Free Writing Software - WritingLinks.com
  220. WordWeb: English Dictionary, thesaurus, and word finder software - See free version
  221. RoughDraft - Screen writing mode, stage/ radio play mode, or prose mode (donationware)
  222. Cinergy Script Editor - A free script editor for entertainment production work
  223. *50 Awesome Open Source Resources for Writers and Writing Majors
  224. 25+ Pieces of Writing Software You Should Know About - Many are free!
  225. *Free Writing Software - Plus Writing Guides - Absolute Write
  226. Storybook - Open Source Novel Writing Software for Novelists, Authors and Creative Writers - See alternatives at site
  227. Bibme - The fully automatic bibliography maker
  228. Free Writer's Toolkit
  229. Full-Screen Writing Programs - See free items
  230. TypeIt ReadIt - free Text-To-Speech program (WIN or MAC) - play later in car, etc. - See more freeware at SchoolFreeware.com
  231. Trelby - A free, multiplatform, feature-rich screenwriting program!
  232. Free Software for Aspiring Novelists - Gizmo's Freeware
  233. The best free software for writers 2016 - Via techradar
  234. PDFCreator - Create PDF files from any Windows program - Free software
  235. 14 Free & Open Source Alternatives For Paid Software - Courtesy of makeuseof
  236. Find open source software alternatives to well-known commercial software - Osalt .com
  237. AlternativeTo - Social Software Recommendations - Find substitutes easily
  238. The Free Software Directory - See categories which might be useful in student and professional endeavors
  239. Best Free Tools And Services For Technical Writers – Level Up! – Medium
  240. FreewareTop Reviewed Free Software
  241. heart/diskBob Bowman's FREEWARE & OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
    - See really outstanding selections here!
    - For home, office, and school
  242. WRITING LINKS: FINDING MORE INFORMATION:

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  243. LibGuides Community Site - Use Menu Symbol to find libguides' subjects at over 4700 libraries worldwide!
  244. Public Library Listings - by state - Via publiclibraries.com
  245. See INDEX for ENGLISH, REFERENCES, etc.
  246. Search the Internet using various engines and strategies listed in INDEX
    under HOW-TO GUIDES, and WEBTOOLS (for SPECIALIZED SEARCHING), etc.,
    e.g.-

    Note to educators:   Most "kidsafe" search engines can still access other search engines which are unfiltered and that restrict users under 18 - unless they are disabled in advance - See details on Webtools Page

    logo Kids.gov: The U.S. Government's Official (Retired) Web Portal for Kids: Many more resources for kids, teens, parents, and teachers - Courtesy of Archive.org
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