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Podcasts and TED Talks
Multicultural Picture Books
Academic Writing Help
Real News vs. Fake News
Pace University's guide to distinguishing between real news and fake news, and evaluating resources.
How to Read an Assignment
Harvard University's strategies for essay writing.
Grammar and Style
Harvard University's guide on grammar, punctuation, and style when writing an essay.
Twenty Top Tips for Academic Writing
Examples of good and bad academic writing.
Oxford English Dictionary Online
OED has an A to Z dictionary, timelines, a historical thesaurus, and you can browse words by subject, usage, region, or origin.
Writing a Literature Review
University of Toronto's guide for tips on how to conduct a literature review.
International Writing Center Association
A gateway to writing resources and guides on the Web. See the links under "Resources" and "Links" at the top.
Creative Writing Inspiration
One-stop shop for information, resources, and connecting with others in the writing community through various forums.
Journal of Creative Writing Studies
An open access, peer-reviewed journal that publishes research that examines the teaching, practice, theory, and history of creative writing.
Purdue Owl Creative Writing
Includes information on fiction writing, poetry, and creative nonfiction.
Writing Contests and Getting Published
Ithaca College Writing Contest
Rules and guidelines for the writing contest, as well as winners and their work.
For any writer who is interested in searching for magazine publishers, book publishers, agents and writing contests. The site also provides writing tips, book reviews and copyright information.
Funds for Writers
Specializes in grants and contests for writers, but also offers market listings and contest listings.
Culture and Ethnicity