Recommend your favorite writing reference sites

Discussion in 'Fan Fiction' started by TerriO, Mar 19, 2008.

  1. mike2363

    mike2363 Ensign Newbie

    Jan 23, 2017
    This is an excellent website. I remember about 8 years ago I was part of a group online that wrote Star Trek stories together but totally forgot what the website was called. It something that I'd love to get back into so if anyone has any advice, it would be very much appreciated!
  2. Laura Cynthia Chambers

    Laura Cynthia Chambers Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Jun 1, 2016
  3. WarpTenLizard

    WarpTenLizard Commander Red Shirt

    Mar 7, 2015
    Planet Spaceball
    Love you for this thread! Bookmarked.

    Anyway, the ones I tend to turn to include:

    Memory Alpha, for all things canon:
    Memory Beta: Refers to information from "non-canon" but still published sources, like the novels and video games and such. I usually ignore these when writing fanfiction, but will use elements from them, in regards to certain species' biology or history.
    Ex Astris Scientia: This magnificent nerd basically chronicles everything from onscreen canon that can be chronicled, from Klingon hybrids to Starship designs to exactly how many American humans appear in the "diverse" world of Starfleet.
    Chrissie's Transcripts Site: Online postings of original episode scripts from a variety of "Star Trek" series and other sci-fi shows. This is GREAT if you're trying to write a story that overlaps with or refers to a specific canon scene.
    Trek Core: Screencaps for every scene from every episode of every series. Very useful if you want to recapture the appearance of a scene, person or whatever, and don't have a video clip on hand.
  4. think

    think optical interface-red Premium Member

    Sep 2, 2008
    above God-but-behind you
    Large trek fan fiction population plus you can do YouTube and images integrated into your stories,..with their app ,,,free with ads and other things you pay to have or not..

    Wordpress and blogspot from google are good but massive..