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  1. The Ultimate Student Guide to Navigating the Writing MOOC - More at
  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. OpenCourseWare section of Open Source Internet - Free courses - see details
  8. College Open Textbooks - English & Composition
  9. See Free Education Section - Learn almost anything at your convenience - via thousands of courses


  10. 200 Free Cover Letters from CareerLab
  11. Business Writer's Free Library
  12. Weekly Writing Tips - Within archived entries at Basic Learning Systems
  13. Writing Thank You Letters - See related articles at®
  14. Writing a Business Plan
  15. Freelance Writer - Home business idea from®
  16. Resume Writing Tips by Ann Baehr
  17. Free Resume Writing Tips - See examples and more at
  18. 44 Resume Writing Tips - DailyWritingTips
  19. Resume Writing - Courtesy of UpToWork
  20. Writing Skills Open Doors - See all articles at®

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  22. An Introduction to Technical Writing
  23. Technical Writing for Desktop Publishing by®
  24. Sharon's Technical Writer's Reference Page
  25. Dr. Koster's List of Scientific and Technical Writing Links
  26. 25 Types of Copy/Biz/Tech Writing - Could you guess them all? -®
  27. Freelance Glossary
  28. 10 Editing Tips for Business and Technical Writers
  29. Resources for Technical Writers
  30. Technical Writing Toolbox
  31. Klariti Technical Writing Tips


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


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  83. Indispensible Writing Resources Site
  84. Writing Softwares - Can They Beat Human Mind - Blog Tutorial and Tips from
  85. Resources for Writers and Writing Instructors
  86. Web Resources for Communications Skills - Extensive list
  87. Writers Write - Writer's Blog and Writing and Publishing Resource:
  88. Creative Writing Resources - From the WritersNet®
  89. WriterOnline - Professional ezine has articles and tips
  90. An Extensive Resource for Aspiring Writers - Explore Writing (UK)
  91. See 400 Writing topic ideas - from™
  92. A-Plus Research& Writing for high school and college students
  93. Creative Writing - Tips from IPL
  94. 50 Free Resources That Will Improve Your Writing Skills
  95. GlobalStudy Links: English language study
  96. The University of Victoria Writer's Guide - See Literary terms, Logic terms, grammar, etc.
  97. TOPOS - Homepage for Professional Writing, Linguistics, and Rhetoric Composition
  98. Writing Centers Online - Links to educational centers
  99. Connecting Writers and Editors - See many resources
  100. Writer's Resource Center
  101. Writer's Companion Research Links
  102. Website & Blog Links | Writing Companion
  103. See writer resources at
  104. Online Sites and Tools for Productive Writers
  105. Ten Free Resources every Writer Needs
  106. List of True Homonyms - Wikipedia
  107. Writers Digest - See Tips, prompt, blog...
  108. Links to book Publishers
  109. Writer's Corner
  110. The Burry Man's Writing Center - Covers many topics
  111. Access the World and Write Your Way to Money
  112. Internet Writing Resources
  113. Robert Niles' Journalism Help: Finding Data on the Internet
  114. Writers and Readers Links
  115. Links for Writers - Via
  116. J-LAB - Igniting news ideas that work
  117. Introduction to Modern Literary Theory
  118. Luminarium - Anthology of English Literature
  119. Writing Links - From Internet Resources .com
  120. The 120 Most Helpful Websites For Writers in 2015 - Also see Student list
  121. Finding Public Domain & Creative Commons Media - Research Guides at Harvard Library


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  122. 50 Tools which can help you in Writing - Listing from LifeHack
  123. Poynter Online - Fifty Writing Tools - Most tips via MP3 download, Listen online, and drag to iTunes
  124. The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations - Wikipedia
  125. The Journalist's Toolbox - Search Writing & Extensive Categories in Archives
  126. Resources for Writers and Writing Instructors
  127. Writer's Handbook - From UW-Madison Writing Center
  128. Darkcopy - An online full-screen Text editor - for writing without distractions
  129. Tips, Tools & Ideas to Improve Your Writing (ACI)
  130. 11 Rules of Writing
  131. Editors' and Writers' Toolkit
  132. Free writing guidance, free glossaries, etc. - From Mantex (British company)
  134. Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
  135. Writing Resources (and tools) - Michael Krauss, ISALC, Lewis & Clark College
  136. Fumble Rules of Grammar
  137. Writer's Knowledge Base™ - The Search Engine for Writers
  138. 60 Awesome Search Engines for Serious Writers -
  139. 100 Search Engines For Academic Research
  140. List of academic databases and search engines - Wikipedia
  141. Directory of Literature - Search Engine Guide
  142. 20 Useful Specialty Search Engines for College Students - Best Online Universities LLC
  143. Choose the Best Search for Your Information Need - NoodleTools
  144. Research, Literary, and Other Useful Sites - Brooklyn College
  145. WritingDEN - Activities supported by audio
  146. Tips, Tools & Ideas to Improve Your Writing (ACI)
  147. The Catholic Encyclopedia - Great for history, writers, etc.
  148. See writer references at
  149. Grammar, Punctuation, & Spelling - Purdue University Online Writing Lab
  150. List of English Homonyms
  151. See the 100 most misspelled (and most mispronounced words) in English - via Your™
  152. English Anatomy Chart -

  153. Dr. Grammar - Note: Ask a Question has restricted use
  154. Free Writing Info from
  155. The Five Paragraph Essay Wizard - Grades 5 to early H.S.
  156. Advice on Research and Writing
  157. ReadWriteThink Homepage - Classroom resources
  158. It's Only Ink!: Writer's Resource Page
  159. Writing with Writers - See topics at Scholastic
  160. Glossary of Grammatic Terms
  161. Glossary Of Poetic Terms
  162. Rhyming Dictionary is one option with Merriam-Webster's Word Central
  163. Rhyme Desk - Rhyming Dictionary And Other Creative Writing Tools For Poets
  164. Writers Free Reference - Where to find free information for writers and others
  165. Bartlett's, Familiar Quotations [1901 Edition] - Royalty-free material
  166. Computing Dictionaries
  167. A Writer’s Toolkit by Rudy Rucker
  168. Toolkit for New Medical Writers
  169. Dictionary and Thesaurus - Merriam-Webster Online
  170. A Writer's Companion - Alternate expressions
  171. Hi Tech Tools and Resources for Writers
  172. The Idiom Connection
  173. Grammar Handbook - Also see Tips & Writer Resources from UI
  174. 10 Ideas for Using Technology to Teach Writing
  175. Ginger Software: Writing App - Contextual-based grammar and spelling checker - online or can download
  176. Journalism glossary wiki
  177. The Phrontistery - Obscure Words and Vocabulary Resources
  178. New Web2.0 Tools - See writing tools & more via LibGuides at Springfield Township H S
  179. List of Latin phrases (full) - Via Wikipedia
  180. Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable - 1894 Ed. via infoplease
  181. Free Language Translations Online [Full Text] -
  182. Check Thesaurus Online for Free -
  183. The Free Online Thesaurus / Synonym Finder -
  184. Thesaurus - Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, and more - Via
  185. Roget's International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases - Courtesy of Bartleby
  186. Free Dictionary project - Large collection of world dictionaries - some for downloading
  187. 21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary - Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog
  188. Academic Phrasebank - The University of Manchester
  189. WorldCat® - Find items in libraries near you - and download some
  190. Freeware & Online Tools for Writers - Paperback Writer
  191. - Blog - Duke Diercks - Please preview 34 Writing Tools...


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  192. Free Novel Writing Software: yWriter5 - See details at download site
  193. Best free software for writing: 10 programs
  194. WikidPad - A notebook to store & link your ideas, to do lists, contacts (OSS)
  195. Freeware for Screen Writers - Scripters World
  196. Download Scholar's Aid 2000 Lite - Bibliographical manager links to word processors
  197. The Literary Machine - Free creativity software for writers - Gunnar Sommestad
  198. Writer's Free Stuff - Free writer's software and articles
  199. Rhyming Dictionary - McGill English Dictionary of Rhyme
  200. FreeWriter - Free Writing Software
  201. Free Writing Software -
  202. WordWeb: English Dictionary, thesaurus, and word finder software - See free version
  203. RoughDraft - Screen writing mode, stage/ radio play mode, or prose mode (donationware)
  204. Cinergy Script Editor - A free script editor for entertainment production work
  205. 50 Awesome Open Source Resources for Writers and Writing Majors
  206. 25+ Pieces of Writing Software You Should Know About - Many are free!
  207. Free Writing Software
  208. Storybook - Open Source Novel Writing Software for Novelists, Authors and Creative Writers - See alternatives at site
  209. Bibme - The fully automatic bibliography maker
  210. Free Writer's Toolkit
  211. Full-Screen Writing Programs - See free items
  212. TypeIt ReadIt - free Text-To-Speech program (WIN or MAC) - play later in car, etc. - See more freeware at
  213. Trelby - A free, multiplatform, feature-rich screenwriting program!
  214. Free Software for Aspiring Novelists - Gizmo's Freeware
  215. The best free software for writers 2016 - Via techradar
  216. PDFCreator - Create PDF files from any Windows program - Free software
  217. 14 Free & Open Source Alternatives For Paid Software - Courtesy of makeuseof
  218. Find open source software alternatives to well-known commercial software - Osalt .com
  219. AlternativeTo - Social Software Recommendations - Find substitutes easily
  220. The Free Software Directory - See categories which might be useful in student and professional endeavors
  221. FreewareTop Reviewed Free Software
  222. heart/diskBob Bowman's FREEWARE & OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
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  224. LibGuides Community Site - Locate libguides A-Z at 4799 libraries worldwide!
  225. Public Library Listings - by state - Via
  226. See INDEX for ENGLISH, REFERENCES, etc.
  227. Search the Internet using various engines and strategies listed in INDEX

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