Affiliates, links of interest, and writing resources. Feel free to post in this thread if you have links that are helpful/amusing.1/28/2009 . Edited 2/3/2009 #1
In order to become an affiliate, you must have a link to Dialogue Play in a fairly visible location in your forum. If you would like to become an affiliate, make a post in this thread with the title of your forum, link, and a summary of what your forum is about.
none at the moment1/28/2009 . Edited 2/3/2009 #2
Dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, and translator all in one handy place.
» OneLook Reverse Dictionary
Have a meaning and need a word to fit it? Can't for the life of you find that word? This site can help.
» The OWL at Purdue
An online writing lab that covers grammar, formatting, and citations. Geared more towards academic writing, though many aspects can be applied towards writing fiction, especially the sections on grammar.
Writing Advice and Exercises
none yet1/28/2009 . Edited 5/21/2009 #3
Links of Randomosity
Just for fun.1/28/2009 #4
Japanese names, French names, medieval names, names for a prince, names for a princess, names for places, names for things, names for almost anything! There're also some "character building" generators. I haven't used many of these generators myself, but there's a load of 'em.
-- Writing Concise Sentences
Exactly what it says on the tin. Has useful charts listing redundant words and phrases and what to replace them with.
-- Byzantium: The Byzantine Studies Page
For worlds based on Byzantium.
-- Herbs and Medicine
-- Limyaael's Fantasy Rants
-- First Person or Third Person?9/20/2009 #5
-- Worldbuilding Links
Treasure trove of 'em. Warning: I haven't gone through all of them yet, but I've encountered "Page Not Found" and such for some.9/21/2009 . Edited 9/21/2009 #6
-- Worldbuilding Links9/21/2009 #7
-- Fordham Sourcebooks
Thousands of sources on history. At the place I found it, someone recommended it because it was useful for social history.9/22/2009 #8
Why adverbs are bad writing.9/25/2009 . Edited 9/25/2009 #9
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