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Great collection of resources for all aspects of business.
"This online dictionary contains over 40,000 entries
and is based on the best selling Newbury House Dictionary
of American English."
Online Dictionary that gives definitions, translates words
into five different languages, and lets you listen to word
Allows you to search four different online dictionaries,
including Cambridge International Dictionary of English,
Cambridge Dictionary of American English, Cambridge
International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs or Cambridge
International Dictionary of Idioms.
The online version of the seminal dictionary of the
English language, the Oxford English Dictionary.
Web of Online Dictionaries. Includes an index of 100s of
online dictionaries in a variety of languages. Dictionary
Dictionary and Thesaurus Combinations
Web site by Merriam-Webster that features a dictionary and
American English dictionary and thesaurus.
"WordNet® is an on-line lexical reference system
whose design is inspired by current psycholinguistic
theories of human lexical memory." Developed by
Related sites that include links to writers' resources,
games, word information, and more.
More than 14,000 articles searchable by keyword or phrase.
The online version of Encyclopedia Britannica.
Microsoft's online encyclopedia with over 16,000 free
articles and over 42,000 with a subscription.
Web site based on the popular A&E Biography series.
Includes biographies of over 25,000 personalities.
"This dictionary covers more than 28,000 notable men
and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to
the present day. The dictionary can be searched by birth
years, death years, positions held, professions, literary
and artistic works, achievements, and other
"Research your ancestry and family history at the
web's most popular genealogy site. Resources for beginners
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Over 13,000 quotes, in association with Amazon.com.
"The collections presented here contain thousands of
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site is intended as a place for enjoyment, enlightenment,
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"This page was originally developed as a catalog of
Quotation resources on the Internet; it has since evolved
into a large-scale Quotation site with many original
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Personal quote page conveniently divided into
"The Quotations Archive is a comprehensive,
searchable database of general purpose quotations.
Visitors to the web site can browse through quotations by
subject, alphabetically by author, or they can use the
search engine to generate a listing of quotations
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The Word Together Rhyming Dictionary.
The Lexical FreeNet connected thesaurus that includes the
Semantic Rhyming Dictionary among other ways to connect
WriteExpress Online Rhyming Dictionary capable of
searching for end rhymes, last syllable rhymes, double
rhymes, beginning rhymes, and first syllable rhymes.
References and Writing Help
William Strunk's classic, The Elements of Style.
39 tips by Professor Ralph Cohen.
11 rules of writing.
A Guide to Grammar and Writing.
Online English Grammar: a guide searchable through a table
Advice on grammar and style from Jack Lynch, an English
professor at Rutgers University.
Site with links and reviews of sites, books, and magazines
that help authors write.
A web site titled Variety in Sentence Structure.
A site devoted to entirely to grammar.
A newspaper copyeditor built this site, so pay
Online store where you can choose from an extensive list
of screenwriting, story development and reference
Writers' online resource center which features software
reviews and shareware (free downloads)
The Journal of the Writers Guild of America West said,
"Scriptware is the best overall program for
scriptwriters on the market today.
A Guide to the Best Writer's Software for Every Kind of
Writing (from screenwriting and novel writing to resume
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Software Dreampack for writers
Dreampack for Writers is a collection of 57 labor-saving
and recreational programs that help writers organize,
work, play, learn, and get the most from their PC
A simple to use language translator.
The U.S. Copyright Office home page.
An essay on U.S. Copyright laws.
Copyright basics from the American Bar Association.