See also: WS
Homework Help : Writing & Grammar
Like, are you, like, looking for the like, ultimate cliche?
You can find it at this web site, using a search engine especially
designed to ferret out those elusive yet ever-present expressions.
Looking to create the next big television or movie hit? At
this web site you'll find tips on creating characters, anecdotes
from people who have written successful scripts, and bios of famous
Radio Diaries Teen
This web site features a National Public Radio project that gives
tape recorders to teenagers. The teens then record their daily
lives and thoughts, and the results are edited and become NPR documentaries.
The site offers excerpts from some of the diaries, plus tips on
starting one of your own.
Resources for Teen Writers
This site is full of information for young writers. Find out about
contests, get writing tips, learn about writing workshops, and read
about magazines looking for teen writing. An excellent resource
for any serious young writer.
This online dictionary for poets (or song writers) allows you to
enter a word to find its rhymes, synonyms, definitions, related
words, words that don't exactly rhyme but sound somewhat similar,
etc. Though the site gives the option of weeding out "obscure"
words from the results, do be aware that "obscure" can be defined
somewhat broadly; unthinkable, for instance, was classified
as obscure in a sample search.
A searchable site offering advice and encouragement to sci-fi/fantasy
writers of all ages. You'll find interviews with new authors
like the 14 year-old writer of In the forests of the night,
tips on constructing a plot or setting, an explanation of how to
submit a manuscipt for publication, and more. One particularly
nice feature: much of the advice is proffered by well-known authors.