Found Treasures

VISUWORDS
Graphical display of word meanings and word associations. Type in a word, hit enter, and wait for the display. It’s very cool.
http://visuwords.com

Writer Watchdog
The Writer Watchdog Self-Publishing directory lists valuable services for self-publishing authors (many that offer discounts to Writer Watchdog readers) and informative articles from industry experts (including several from Precise Edit).
http://writerwatchdog.com/

How to Tell a Great Story
To help promote and improve your storytelling career. We bring you free storyteller-related articles, stories, resources, tips and much, much more.
http://www.howtotellagreatstory.com/

Common Errors in English
Scroll down to the commonly confused and misused words. This list is quite thorough (see “Cheese Quesadilla” for example). I’m impressed.
http://www.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/errors.html

608 Business Letters
While the writing isn’t quite up to our standards, these samples may give you a good place to start of developing business letters for many purposes.
http://www.4hb.com/letters/index.html

Quotes on Writing
A very large selection of quotes by authors, in 16 categories, about various aspects of writing.
http://koti.mbnet.fi/pasenka/quotes/q-writ.htm

Beauty of the Word
A little video of ours with slides showing the beauty of the world and scrolling tips for graceful writing.
 

JenniferESL: Your Online English Instructor
Whether you’re currently enrolled in a language program or not, take advantage of free online instruction from an experienced teacher. The material will introduce new content to some and serve as a review for others.
http://www.youtube.com/jenniferesl

Why Commas Matter
A short post on how the presence or absence of commas can change the number of children one man has.
http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/news/mcintyre/blog/2009/02/why_commas_matter.html

Espresso Book Machine 2.0
I am eager for our local bookstores to get this. Take a look at our post “How Bookstores Can Survive Amazon.” This would be a great strategy for the print-on-demand technologies discussed in that article.

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