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- A Story is a Promise: Site explores the craft of writing through reviews of popular movies, books and plays. Helpful to beginning and intermediate writers.
- ABC's of the Writing Process: Overviews each of the five stages of the writing process.
- Absolute Write: Provides resources for screenwriting, freelance writing, playwriting, novels, and non-fiction. A free weekly newsletter is available.
- Aurora D: Book reviews, quotations, links and exercises for writers. Of special interest to writers of fantasy, children's young adult fiction, and poetry.
- Aylad's Creative Writing Group: Creative writing `group` for writers from around the world.
- BBC Get Writing: Provides mini-courses on creative writing with articles written by professionals. Also features regular competitions and forums to meet other writers to exchange critiques and debate ideas.
- Community Fiction and Ideas: Provides a creative writing forum to discuss ideas, receive feedback, and share thoughts about the craft.
- Creative Writing Exercises: Part of a book about spirituality. Chapter 4 is about creativity and has some writing exercises.
- Creative-Poems.com: Offers love, heartache, and humor poems to read. Also has the ability to submit poems.
- Daily Writing Exercise: Offers tips for characterization, dialogue, plot, description, and setting. Overcome writer's block with prompts that free the imagination. From Michelle Richmond, author and creative writing teacher.
- Granta: What We Teach When We Teach Creative Writing: Award-winning author Peter Ho Davies makes the case for creative writing courses.
- H B Writer's Group: A small writer's `group` that offers a new exercise to complete every month and the chance to receive feedback on your work from other writers.
- Hatch's Plot Bank: 2300+ plot ideas for fiction and screen writers.
- Hatteraslight.com Creative writing: Supporting creative writing in the context of the classics. A huge site. More than just writing.
- Ideasfactory: Writing: Channel 4's home of creativity, full of advice, information and tips for making a career in the creative industries.
- Instant Muse: Free writing prompt utilities for poets and short fiction writers. Defeat writer's block using the 'random input' suggestions: the poetry generator produces a first line of poetry, while the story starter produces building blocks for fiction.
- Legardinia--The Land of Legends: Dedicated to helping new writers hone their skills as well as trying to find ways to get new writers published (either online or by a publishing house).
- Lesson Tutor: Creative writing assignments for 9th graders, stretch them beyond the concrete.
- Miz Write Community: Display your creative writing talent through poetry, fiction or non-fiction. Join others who share your passion for writing! Enjoy feedback, constructive critiquing, advice and the friendship of aspiring/professional writers.
- Moonspinners Writer's Page: A forum for creative writers. Includes an email tutorial conducted by author, Maureen M. McMahon.
- Original Stories: Provides writers a venue to post their works for all to see, to comment on, and add to. Works in many fields are accepted and all resources are free.
- Resources for Creative Writers: Features writing prompts aimed at writers of fantasy and fiction, as well as tips on creating and using prompts.
- Scribble: Online writers' workshop - submit and review short stories.
- Survivng: 16 Castaways 39 Days. The Ultimate Adventure Story: This is a site that contains a story about 16 castawyas that are stuck in a remote area for 39 days. Tribes will compete for Immunity so that they will not vote off their own members. A new episode is posted every three or four days. Who will be the ultimate to be Surviving?
- Tera's Wish: Creativity for Everyone: Each of us has some unique talent. You may not know what it is yet, but you have something to contribute. Tera's Wish is about exploring the energy within each of us that fulfills and makes us most happy. Writing exercises.
- The Arvon Foundation: Runs five-day residential creative writing courses, taught by professional writers and genuinely open to anyone, with subsidy for people on low income.
- The Magic of Creative Writing: Learn to write as professional writers. The Magic of Creative Writing is for everyone who would like to learn how to express themselves efficiently and with clarity.
- The Random Logline Generator: A customizable random generator of story scenerios, plots, and character names. For bored citizens, role-playing gamers, and mutant playwrites alike.
- The Story A Day Writer's Kit: Get your creative juices flowing with this free, fun exercise for writers of all types.
- The Writer's Spiral: Unique, growing site for writers and readers.
- The Writing Page: Answering Essay Questions, The Five-Paragraph Essay, and other subjects.
- Wake Up Writing: Daily writing exercise to get your pen moving first thing in the morning.
- Word Forums: Forum for writers featuring collaboration, poetry, debate, contests, fiction, and articles.
- Write On!: A free, freewheeling workshop for writers of all genres, featuring articles on writing by members and a place where budding and expert writers can submit exercises for feedback.
- Write on Maui: Write on Maui is a connection for Maui writers, classes, motivational tools, writing groups, and events.
- Write to the Heart: Writing therapy for personal development and creative expression.
- WriteWords Writers Community: Includes resources for new writers, archives, publishers directory, interviews, articles, jobs, writers forum, and news.
- Writer's Block: By Lori Hunter at Suite101, Weekly feature articles.
- Writers Bar: A web site for and by writers. Writing exercises included.
- Writing Counterpoints: Two essays from entirely opposite perspectives to stimulate your writer's muse.
- Writing the Natural Way: Dr. Gabriele Rico's site turns the task of writing into the joy of writing. Visitors can submit their writings for review.
- iVilliage - Writing How-To's: Provides information for the beginning writer. The how-to's range from character and plot development to basic information on getting published.
- syndicated & personal truths creative writing directory: Includes a free directory for original creative writing, poems, short stories, fiction, and jokes.