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Writing Resources for Students
by Ron Kurtus (30 May 2005)
The following is a listing of important references and resources for writers.
(If you have some recommendations of others, let me know about them.)
The following sites publish writing by students and young people online. They are also a good source to see what others are writing about.
Writing.com - Online writing community where writers of all ages can interface with other writers, as well as to submit stories and articles for online publication; Must register for free membership
Young Writer's Club - Encourages your writers; must join free membership
Mindlink Online Magazine - For students, by students; sponsored by NC State University and the University of Central Florida
KidPub - More than 40,000 stories written by kids from all over the planet
Young Writers' Clubhouse - From Real Kids Adventures site
StoneSoup - Site for young writers and artists to submit their work
Teen Ink - Written by teens
The following sites are places that can help you find information about writing.
Creative Writing for Teens - Information and articles for teenaged writers; unfortunately, site has many ads and pop-ups
When Teens Write - Site for aspiring writers; poems and stories can be published online
Guide to Grammar and Writing - Good overview of the numerous grammar rules; much information on grammar; from Capital Community College in Hartford, CT, USA.
Writers Write - Information on books, writing and publishing; many useful articles in all areas of writing
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America - Organization for science fiction writers; good place to see what other writers are doing
Mystery Writers of America - Organization for mystery writers
Fiction Factor - Online magazine for fiction writers, including articles and writing tips
A serious writer must learn proper writing and formatting techniques. Selling your work is an art in itself. The following books are some available to help in the writing and selling process. You can purchase them through Amazon.com or your local bookstore.
On Writing by
Stephen King, Pocket Books (2002) $7.99
Classic book on King's writing methods, especially concerning mystery novels
On Writing Well - Guide
to Writing Nonfiction by William Zinnser, HarperResource, (2001) $14.00
No-nonsense approach to nonfiction writing; 25th anniversary of this book
Use these resources to help you in your writing career. (More will be added soon.)
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