My Favorite Resources for the Writer (& Reader, too!)
This list is just the tip of the iceberg. I have a huge list I'm sorting through before adding here. Please feel free to share any links that you think I might enjoy.
Writing Links & Blogs - GeneralAbsolute Write
National Novel Writing Month
Short Stories: 10 Tips for Creative Writers
The Character Therapist
The Plot Whisperer for Writers and Readers
US Copyright Office
Writer Beware Blogs!
Writer's Knowledge Base: The Search Engine for Writers
Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Specific LinksAdventures in SciFi Publishing
Odyssey, The Fantasy Writing Workshop
Old and Rare Words - Archaic or unusual words found in Tolkien's works
Online Writing Workshop for Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Viable Paradise: A Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer's Workshop
General Research for the Writer *w/ no guarantee of accuracy implied*Differences between British, Canadian and American Spellings
Lockpicking for Novelists
Psychology of Space Exploration, a NASA ebook Free to download.
Medieval Demographics Made Easy
The Way of the Pirates
Sites for Women Writers and FeministsFeminist Science Fiction, Fantasy & Utopia *Some links broken, not maintained, but great resource*
Feminist Science Fiction & Fantasy: An Incomplete List
Feminist SF - The Blog!
WOW! Women on Writing
Articles & Posts on Women and SF&F or from a Feminist PerspectiveFearing the Woman in the Dark Alley
Female Armor Sucks Humorous video! Chainmail chafes!
Sacrificing Female Sexuality: twists on an old trope
Sexism, Character Design, and the Role of Women in Created Worlds
The Twenty Millennia Decade: Military Women in a Galaxy Far, Far Away
Why female breatplates don't need breast-bulges Wow, in-depth explanation. Great for general fantasy world-building, too.
Cartoons, Comics & AnimationGirl Genius Online Comics
The Other Side
For the ReaderA Reading List for Younger SF Enthusiasts
The SF Gateway Classic SF&F stories available on-line.
For Writerly Procrastination: Use Sparingly!Caustic Cover Critic
How to Avoid Writing, by Robert Benchley
How To Write Badly Well
Slush Pile Hell
The top 20 most annoying book reviewer cliches...
Writers and Kitties
Letters of note
Disclaimer: I've added links that I've personally enjoyed or gained insight from, sites I've actually visited. I make no claim to the validity of the content, appropriateness of the content, or in any way endorse the sites.
Last updated on Monday, 1 June, 2013.