Below are links to some essential reading for both the aspiring writer, and seasoned author: Contact us if you would like to suggest a link, or exchange links with us!
BBC Skillswise Proofreading Page- An excellent guide to proofreading with factsheets, exercises, and even a quiz!
The Society for Editors and Proofreaders are a non-profit-distributing organisation with a fantastic directory of UK proofreaders and editors. They also run courses on editing and proofreading in London, Bristol, Edinburgh and York. Coverscript.com Adaptation Service- If you have a manuscript, novel, novella or short story you would like to see adapted to screenplay form then we can help you. Other services are provided plus resources for writers.
Short Story Resources
NewNovelist Software helps experienced and novice writers complete a novel. Endorsed by best-seller Will Self, it is simple to install, provides logical and powerful tools, and is great fun to use. Think Outside the Square: Writing Publishable (Short) Stories is an excellent ebook written by award-winning, multi-published Australian author and Freelance Journalist, Cheryl Wright. You will be guided through every stage of writing your story, learn to brainstorm better outcomes, build realistic characters, prepare your manuscript, give your character a unique voice, what if, and much, much more. Short stories, podcast and writing prompts generator courtesy of Adam Maxwell. Short Story Radio is an internet radio station for English language short stories. You can listen to both old and new and even submit your own. Short Fiction is a fun, FREE, website for short story fans and writers alike. Submit your own work, and share with everyone. The World Of Necrotania is an online fantasy story writing community. Authors are encouraged to post their stories as well as to review the stories of others. We have a forum, chat room, and a game room available for members. Classic Short Storiesis dedicated to the short story and to those interested in reading light prose. Everything from Rudyard Kipling to Roald Dahl!
The Poet Sanctuary Poetry Forum is a free online poetry community where poets may post their poetry and receive reviews. Also offers a free poetry contest worth cash prizes, publication, and workshop. Poetic Content @ Writings Of The Heart- Poetic content @ writings of the heart need some poetic content for your website? Poetry, egreetings, writer's resources, etc. , by ellen dubois, poet and author of jackie's heart.
Other Writing Related Websites
The Black Guild is a friendly and fun messageboard, where there are opportunities to take part in writing role plays and to display your work. Rising from the ashes of the Grey Guild, and moderated by our very own Steven Davenport. Fiction ebooks, magazines and links to interesting fiction websites from Rob Hopcott Banyon Publishing is an online writer's community with free author & book promotion and more! Novels & short stories considered for free listings. Today's Writing is a community for men and women over 18, where writers, poets & columnists meet and exchange ideas, contest, rate and review and help each other succeed in the writing industry.
Short Stories Online
Shortstorylovers.com is the largest library of short stories to read online such as love stories, bedtime stories, fairy tales and many more for short story lovers written by talented writers from all over the world.