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Library Spot has a complete reference desk from almanacs to dictionaries, encyclopedias and zip codes. Look up any term, idea, or anything!
NetLingo is an award-winning dictionary of Internet terms. It contains thousands of words and definitions that describe the online world of business, technology, and communication. Their purpose is to educate and entertain you about the lingo used in the online world. In addition to an on-line jargon dictionary, learn about messaging, smileys, emoticons, and e-mail lingo.
The trAce Online Writing School offers numerous ways to develop your own creative writing voice through working online with an international team of tutors and students. All courses take place exclusively online, where you interact with your tutor and other students via the discussion boards, e-mail, and occasionally by live chat. You will also receive more traditional learning materials via their easy-to-use learning environment. Students new to online learning will find a wealth of help and support available to guide them through. This course has a fee!
Poets & Writers Online includes a searchable database of over 4,800 listings from A Directory of American Poets and Fiction Writers; advice on topics such as copyright, publishing, and finding a writers conference; along with links to over 1,000 Web sites of interest to writers.
Poets & Writers also publishes a free newsletter with writing tips.
Problems that Writers with Disabilities Face:
by the National Writers Union, National Diversity Committee which commits itself to representing the interests of the full range of writing communities in the US. These include writers of diverse cultural, ethnic, racial and religious heritage; writers of all sexual/gender orientations; and writers with disabilities.
Science Humanities Press
This link is to the publishers' website and they give some very good reality checks on the business and economics of self-publishing and publishing.
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