This site offers a unique reference point for anyone looking to write for a hobby or professionally. The site was develped for people in the UK, but it provides a lot of writing information for anyone using the English language. There are categories of fiction, essays, journalism, personal writing, poetry, script writing and more!
A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices
“This book contains definitions and examples of more than sixty traditional rhetorical devices, all of which can still be useful today to improve the effectiveness, clarity, and enjoyment of your writing." Loads as one large file.
Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
This site has information and examples of citations, references, metaphors, grammar, style, or about any other subject that has to do with writing? Find APA, MLA, and Turabian style guides, help with academic or professional writing.
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This site is the online community for writers and readers of all interests and skill levels from an enthusiastic, creative writer looking for the perfect place to store and display writing online to a casual reader searching for a good story. Membership is free, but required.
"Writer's Digest is the world's largest magazine for writers, founded in 1920. Writer's Market, the bible for writers seeking to publish their work, was first published in 1921. Together, they form the foundation of a wide range of informational, instructional and inspirational offerings for writers. This free web site is updated every weekday.
This site provides "articles and resources for writers of all interests and levels of experience." It also contains tips on launching a career in writing, getting published, copyright, freelancing, the business side of writing, various markets, contests, and much more.
Write the World
Write the World is a global community, where young writers can publish their work and refine their craft through a regular writing routine, an attention to revision, and access to quality feedback. Each month Write the World holds writing competition with cash awards.