Academy of American Poets special exhibits and links to poets online–one of the best resources for poetry online.
The Electronic Poetry Center poets and resources online
Poetry.com resources, exercises, poems, contests, etc.
Poetry Daily a new poem every day
The Favorite Poem Project Read about people’s favorite poets.
The Personal Essay useful advice and tips
Creativenonfiction.org a journal devoted to the genre
Character Sketch as distributed in class; pdf file for download
The Poets and Writers Web Page resources for creative writers from Poets and Writers Magazine
Baby Names and Meanings names for your fictional characters
Victorian Era Names, A Writer’s Guide popular names from the 1840’s-1890’s
World Baby Names names from around the world
Most Popular Baby Names By Year Search for popular names from the 1900’s all the way up to now; great for writing historical fiction
Guide to Grammar and Writing Information on grammar, mechanics, and usage as well as the writing process
Grammar Handbook Basic information on parts of speech, clauses, and common usage problems
The Purdue Online Writing Lab A comprehensive site about writing and grammar including helpful guides, self-tests, and practice sets
Common Grammatical Errors Thanks to Mrs. Vickers’ students for the suggestion!
Bartleby.com online literature, encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus, quotations etc.
Writers Digest online version of popular magazine
101 Best Websites for Writers selected by Writers Digest, 2015, pdf file
Tones TZ’s award-winning literary magazine
Merlyn’s Pen publishes teen writing
Famous Writers Published in Their Teens be inspired!