Author and Writing Resources

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
11 Rules of Writing – a variety of grammar help
Authorslawyer.com  – Resources for legal issues such as copyrights
Martha Alderson’s Blockbuster Plots  – Tips for plotting
Grammar Slammer  – Help with grammar
Preditors and Editors  – Info about agents and editors
Romantic Times Magazine  – RT’s new site, featuring book reviews, author profiles, web site links, on-line book ordering and much, much more
SPJ Editing – “Whether you’re traditionally published or looking into self-publishing, you need a well-written product to make it in the publishing industry. SPJ Editing is here to meet your individual needs and give your manuscript a fighting chance.”
Writers’ Computer store - Chock full of tools to help writers improve their craft
Writers Digest
Writers Write – links of all kinds for writers
~ How To Links for Writing ~
Characterization:
http://www.charlottedillon.com/characters.html & http://www.creativeoptions.com/Write/character_development.htm (lots of good charts and ‘cheat sheets’ on this site)
Plotting:
http://www.musik-therapie.at/PederHill/Structure&Plot.htm
Goal Motivation Conflict (aka GMC):
http://catauniversity.com/printables/printables-goal-motivation-conflict-chart/
Novel Structure:
http://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/art/snowflake.php