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Writers Resources

After the Deadline

Tool which catches spelling errors as well as makes grammar and style suggestions. Also offers integration with a variety of text editors, as well as service plans.


Writing community which allows users to rate and review the first 10,000 words of any fiction or non fiction piece, with the top five works each month being guaranteed a review by the Harper Collins editorial team.


Writers' community; features articles, interviews, newsletters and forums for which paid access is required. Hosts an annual Writers' Conference and Agent-Author Seminar.

The Browser

Resource for locating the best writing available. Find recommended books, articles, and interviews. TheBrowser http://feeds.feedburner.com/thebrowser/xrdJ

Commonwealth Writers

Inspires, develops and connects writers and storytellers in a range of disciplines for social change.

Commonwealth Writers

Inspires, develops and connects writers and storytellers in a range of disciplines for social change.


Online tool for finding the differences in the texts of two documents or copied blocks of texts.


Offers writing and collaboration tools, output in multiple formats, version control, and a marketplace for authors looking to sell their novel or other books. http://www.facebook.com/fastpencil fastpencil

Fraze It

Advanced search engine focusing on phrases and words used in common expressions and idioms.

Indispensable Writing Resources

Resources designed to help users with writing or researching a paper, including links to reference material, writing labs, and writing-related websites.

Literary Devices

A compendium of literary terms, techniques, and examples to help English students and writers to understand literary analysis.

Red Room

Connects best selling authors to writers learning to hone their craft through podcasts, videos, blogs, and events.


Online collaborative story writing tool which allows groups to work together to create a story to share and print.


Analyzes text and provides information on the frequency of word usage, as well as a visual thesaurus. Offers a 14 day free trial.


Online tool for determining the frequency by which certain words are used in an article.

Writer's Village University

Offers over 250 writing courses for both fiction and non-fiction writers. writersvillage


Collection of columns, editorials, links, and other resources.

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