Writer Resources

Here are some sites that I’ve found helpful as resources or for reference. This is an ongoing project and I will continue to add links. Suggestions are welcome:

College Writing


♦ How Reading Benefits Writing click here

♦ Writing Lab Resources – Just about everything you could have a question about  Purdue Owl

♦ Great writing ideas Little Bag of Tricks

♦ 10 Words to Consider Cutting from Your Writing here

♦ Is it “Less” or “Fewer” Click here

♦ 12 Writers on revision click here

♦ Note Taking Tips click here



♦ Punctuation Help The Punctuation Guide

♦ Help & Answers with Grammar via Grammar Girl

♦ More Grammar help from Dr. Grammar



♦ Working Citation Maker EasyBIb

♦ Help with Works Cited Son of Citation Machine



♦ Structures of Argumentation Click here

♦  Aristotelian Argument Chart


Creative Writing



100 Great Nonfiction Books

NC Folk page food blog – interesting nonfiction food blog



The Poetry Foundation

The N.C. Poetry Society

Poets.org – biographies and information on well known poets



♦ Five Plot Devices That Hurt Your Writing from Lit Reactor  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6I24S72Jps&sns=em

 Flocabulary – Five Things A Short Story Needs

NANOWRIMO – National Novel Writing Month


Public Speaking

♦ How to Become a Better Listener click here