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TerriO March 19 2008 01:46 AM

Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
A thread has been requested for links to handy sites like

Memory Alpha
http://memory-alpha.org/

So, here it is. :techman:

Mistral March 19 2008 03:56 AM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
Stardate Calculator

http://trekguide.com/Stardates.htm

Mistral March 19 2008 03:57 AM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
Nuetral Zone Starship Database(and a whole lot more in their links)

http://www.neutralzone.de/database/indexfra.htm

Mistral March 19 2008 04:00 AM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
memory Beta

http://startrek.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page

Dnoth March 19 2008 05:36 AM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
DITL: Daystrom Institute Technical Library: http://www.ditl.org/
-Under the "Calculators" button has stardate conversion, and time/warp speed/distance calculators! You don't have to guess anymore!

Advanced Starship Design Bureau: http://techspecs.acalltoduty.com/federation.html
-Has VERY detail specs on many starships

Jeff Russell's Starship Dimensions: http://www.merzo.net/
-Vessel size comparison from many different sci-fi shows

Ex Astris Scientia: http://www.ex-astris-scientia.org/index.htm
-Ship size charts, episode guide, etc.

...just to name a few.:)

captcalhoun March 19 2008 08:30 AM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
http://startrekspecops.bravehost.com/muchronology.html

tooting my own horn a tad, Mirror Universe timeline - canon and pocket books only.

Captain X March 20 2008 02:08 AM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
The Enterprise Transcripts - handy if you need to reference something that was said.

The Vulcan Language Dictionary - handy for Vulcan translations.

Whoa Nellie March 30 2008 09:08 PM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
Quote:

TerriO wrote: (Post 1448942)
A thread has been requested for links to handy sites

I absolutely love Trek Core for scripts, screencaps and 'other fancy stuff' to quote Peter, Paul and Mary. :D http://www.trekcore.com/

Warmest Wishes,
Whoa Nellie

Whoa Nellie's Picard/Vash Romance Fanfiction website:
http://www.geocities.com/TimesSquare/Galaxy/7926/

Whoa Nellie's Sci-Fi Romance Fan Fiction Website is at:
http://www.geocities.com/whoa_nellies2000

K-Star May 11 2008 11:53 PM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
Gah, I was just about to recommend TrekCore... I found a line in the script for Insurrection that didn't end up in the film, and was able to use it to support something in my fanfic.

Dnoth May 13 2008 12:42 AM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
All kinds of good stuff: http://www.st-minutiae.com/

Mistral September 17 2008 07:29 PM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
for a galactic map from Star Trek Starcharts

http://www.ucip.org/science/newmaps/quadrants.jpg

msbae October 14 2008 06:41 PM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
A few generalized links that should help improve your fiction writing in general...

How to overcome writer's block...

http://grammar.about.com/od/yourwrit...lockquotes.htm

10 wording blunders that make you look stupid...

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/10things/?p=194

75 words every science fiction fan should know...

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/geekend/?p=1093

Monomyth article from Wikipedia...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monomyth

Self-reference article from Wikipedia...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-reference

Trope article from Wikipedia...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trope_(literature)

captcalhoun October 30 2008 05:14 PM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
Atlas of the Universe
www.atlasoftheuniverse.com

Starkers October 31 2008 02:32 PM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
Quote:

captcalhoun wrote: (Post 2236646)
Atlas of the Universe
www.atlasoftheuniverse.com

That's really cool!

captcalhoun October 31 2008 10:25 PM

Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites
 
i know!


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