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get off Unpublished Island by visiting Seekerville, a blog filled with writing tips, humor, encouragement, and hope. Every day is a new adventure here and the contributors are out to inspire. Stop by - you won't regret it.
Beth Amos has a few helpful workshops on her website. Some of the titles are: The ABCs of Character Development, The Key Elements of Suspense, How to Avoid Death by Exposition, and The Query Letter and Synopsis. Check it out at http://www.bethamos.com/ and click on workshops.
Free character chart at http://www.charlottedillon.com/CharacterChart.html - it's pretty detailed
Charlotte Dillon also gives an AMAZING amount of info for writers on this page. Check it out for lots of free stuff - http://www.charlottedillon.com/WritersLinks.html
William Strunk, Jr. helpful book The Elements of Style can be accessed online at http://www.bartleby.com/141/strunk1.html . It's a wonderful resource about grammar and basic writing techniques.
http://www.writing-world.com/ A comprehensive site about various aspects of writing AND different genre writing tips.
http://www.oneofus.co.uk/forums/index.php?showtopic=1513 There are some great links here. This particular article is a nice self-editing list by George Orwell.
http://www.writerunboxed.com/ provides great writing craft advice. A wonderful resource for fiction authors.
http://www.maryconnealy.com/ - Mary Connealy's fantastic books mix cowboys with romantic comedy. Definitely a GREAT blend of romance, humor, male-female banter, and poignant spiritual depth.
http://www.julielessman.com/ - This is NOT your mom's inspirational fiction. Romantic tension, thy name is Julie. From WWI to the roaring Twenties, her historical fiction leaves you breathless in more ways than one. Along with her deepset faith lessons, there are so many wonderful family moments within these books, you'll feel compelled to read the next one.
http://chrisguillebeau.com/3x5/overnight-success/ This site has A LOT of info, but without a doubt this download is a wonderful marketing tool. Check it out. Chris Guillebeau's site.
http://resourcesforwriters.suite101.com/article.cfm/six_ways_to_promote_a_book_online - A succinct list on how to promote your website.