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Old July 3 2010, 07:50 PM   #22
Sanji Himura
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Re: Recommend your favorite writing reference sites

A few references for general writing a.k.a Writing 101


Writing 101- collected by MI6 member Lethal Weapon

11,000 baby names- a site for names. Note that they are not always accurate on nationality.

Wikitravel- A good resource for (real life) locations.

The Universal Currency Converter- This currency converter even converts obsolete currency(like francs).

The CIA World Factbook- This site has a lot of info, but it is a useful resource if you know what you are looking for.

Merriam-Webster Online- A dictionary that seems to also embrace "queen's" English as well as American English.

Free online Thesaurus

The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association of America Articles on Writing
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