Some links to things every author needs.
|Alphabetical List of Links
Every author needs stuff. Here's an alphabetical list of some of the places we find stuff.
Stuff about agents : what they do, how to find one
Stuff about becoming a better writer.
Stuff about : "Beginner's Guide to Review Templates"
Stuff about body language
Stuff about definitions: a dictionary
Southern Slang Dictionary
Stuff about grammar, punctuation, etc.
Purdue University Writing Center
Stuff about hooks
Stuff about mistakes in writing
Stuff about writing a stronger novel
Stuff about stuff (Wikipedia)
Stuff about synonyms : a thesaurus
Stuff about writing from Max Griffin 🏳️🌈 : "Thoughts on Writing"
Stuff about tropes --common devices to advance plot or character. This includes things like "save the cat" (showing compassion) and "kick the dog" (showing villainy).
Stuff about words to avoid
Stuff about writing from the Science Fiction Writers of America (worth a look even if you don't write SciFi).
Stuff about writing markets (Duotrope)
Stuff for new authors to watch out for
Stuff about worksheets and plot beats.