Writing Style Guides in the Best of the Web Directory

Writing Style Guides

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.

Bartleby: The Elements of Style

A searchable text of William Strunk Jr's classic guide.

The Chicago Manual of Style

Describes the guide and provides examples of content plus information subscriptions.


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

Fraze It

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

National Punctuation Day

A celebration of punctuation held annually on September 24, with links to books and resources for proper punctuation, and signs displaying unintentionally humorous errors.

Slang City

Guide to a wide range of American slang. With writer columns and resources.

Speaking Writing

Compilation of articles pertaining to speaking and writing, with quizzes and information on grammar and punctuation.


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

Web Style Guide

Guide to good web page of website development. Tackles issues in content, graphics, page layout, and site organization.

Word Information

Online dictionary featuring English words from Latin and Greek origins.


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

World Wide Words

Discussions and insights on the different aspects of English language history, development, and quirks.

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