Monday, May 15, 2006

Click Here! Sugar-Free Edition

My mother-in-law hosted a sugar fest for Mother's Day, and I've just barely emerged from my coma. Because the focus is still shaky, today you're getting a smattering of unrelated (but hopefully still useful) offerings. Check out a good article on Ten Mistakes Writers don't See at Holt Uncensored.

The Word Detective waves his magnifying glass atop some unusual words, unveiling meaning and origin; an interesting place to visit!

ranks the most frequently used words in any given body of text. Use this to see what words you overuse, then replace them with standout alternatives.

Read about the Snowflake Method for Writing a Novel at Randy Ingermanson's site.

Speculative Fiction Muse helps to kickstart your imagination when it has fried out. Intended for help with new story concepts.

Another similar engine is here at Seventh Sanctum.

And just for fun, see what your site would look like in t-shirt form at Snap Shirts. (Psst. That's what ours would look like.)


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