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Post by NaClmine on Wed Feb 11, 2009 5:49 pm

Copyright:

Basics -
http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ1.html#wci
US Copyright Office -
http://www.copyright.gov/
Copyright FAQ -
http://www.copyright.gov/help/faq/
Copyright fees -
http://www.copyright.gov/docs/fees.html

Grammar: (in general)

Chicago Manual of Style (fee based, but worth it!) -
http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/contents.html
Purdue University Online Writing Lab -
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

Grammar: (specific additional links)

Dependent/Independent Clauses -
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/598/01/

Underlining/Italics -
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_overvw.html

Verbs - Sit/set rules -
http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-sit-vs-set.aspx

ISBN:

US ISBN Agency -
http://www.isbn.org/standards/home/index.asp
Bowker (manage ISBN numbers and book distribution) -
http://www.bowker.com/

Narrative Mode: Which point of view to write from.

This is a good wiki article for choosing POV with many links to the different modes-
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point_of_view_(literature)

Proofreading/Self Editing:

This is a good PDF article on proofreading.
http://www.delmar.edu/tlc/PROOFREADING.pdf

Punctuation: (in general)

Chicago Manual of Style (fee based, but worth it!) -
http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/contents.html
Purdue University Online Writing Lab -
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

Punctuation: (additional links to specific items that are also covered by the general references above)

Apostrophies -
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_apost.html
http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/apostro.asp

Colon -
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/566/01/
http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/colons.asp

Commas -
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_comma.html
http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/commas.asp

Ellipses -
http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/ellipsis.aspx
http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/ellipse.asp

En & EM Dashes -
http://cutewriting.blogspot.com/2008/06/en-dash-em-dash-and-hyphen.html
http://php.louisville.edu/advancement/ocm/styleguide/alpha.php?alpha=E
http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/dashes.asp

Hyphens -
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_hyphen.html
http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/hyphens.asp

Misc -
http://english.byu.edu/WritingCenter/handouts/grammar/colonhyphendash.htm

Parentheses -
http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/parens.asp

Periods -
http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/periods.asp

Quotation Marks -
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_quote.html
http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/quotes.asp

Semi-colon -
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/566/01/
http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/semicolons.asp

Query Letters:

- Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
http://www.sfwa.org/writing/query.htm
- AgentQuery.com
http://www.agentquery.com/writer_hq.aspx
- Tara Harper - editor and successful sci-fi writer
http://www.tarakharper.com/faq_qery.htm
- Robert Sawyer - award winning sci-fi writer
http://www.sfwriter.com/agent.htm

Self Publishing:

Self Publishing FAQ -
http://www.rjcom.com/faq/
Predators & Editors -
http://www.anotherealm.com/prededitors/pubagent.htm

Submission Guidelines: sample literary agent requirements

The Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency
http://www.ethanellenberg.com/submissionguidelines.htm
Natasha Kern Literary Agency
http://www.natashakern.com/submitting_fiction.htm
Levine/Greenberg Literary Agency, Inc.
http://www.levinegreenberg.com/html/proposals.html

Synopsis: "How to" for submissions

The Fiction Writer's Connection
http://www.fictionwriters.com/tips-synopsis.html
Science Fiction Writers Association (with sample query letter)
http://www.sfwa.org/writing/op71.htm
Bellaonline
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art48019.asp


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Post by NaClmine on Wed Feb 11, 2009 6:00 pm

I have more writing links but these will "seed" the links section for now.
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Post by Jack on Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:36 pm

Thanks for sharing the links with us NaClmine!
Its very useful! :D
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Post by Garmar on Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:18 am

Damn fine collection, Salty!

I made this a sticky here as well as moving it to the Ref Links forum.

Couldn't hurt to have it both places. I want this to be prominent in the forum anyway.

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