Writing Lessons & Resources
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- Short story, poetry, and flash fiction writing contests sponsored by Review Fuse.
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Software for Writers
- Comprehensive software tutorials for writers.
- The Fundamentals of Fiction: How to Write with Style, Edit with Grace, and Publish with Pride
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Novels & Short Stories
- How to Write It: Complete Guide to Everything You'll Ever Write by Sandra E. Lamb
- How to Write a Damn Good Novel
- On Writing by Stephen King
- Plot & Structure by James Scott Bell
- The Magic of Writing: How to Write and Publish the Book that is Inside You by Linda Falkner
- The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr.
- Creating Poetry by John Drury
- The Practice of Poetry: Writing Exercises From Poets Who Teach by Robin Behn
- A Poetry Handbook by Mary Oliver
- The New Book of Forms by Lewis Turco
- Measures: Contemporary American Poetry in Traditional Forms by Dacey & Jauss
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Resources for Educators
- Allow your students to perform their peer critique assignments of each other's work online.
- Sitesforteachers.com - Top educator sites ranked by popularity
- 30 Ideas for Teaching Writing for the National Writing Project
- The Art of Teaching Writing by Lucy Calkins
- Teaching Guides on Writing from Colorado State University