Writing 1

Focus:  Writing.

 ——    Essentials

Two Search Engines:  



 ——    Dictionaries     

Best Dictionary 

Best Reverse Dictionary      

Learn Vocabulary  Quizlet 

————      Thesaurus

Best Thesauru

 Power Thesaurus

—————      Writing

Quietest  100% Free.

Online Writing Support 

———        Grammar:




After the Deadline”   

 Towson University   Outline Writing Support Grammar, usage, and sentence structure.   

Verb Conjugation Online  

—————     References

Stands4-Network:  AbbreviationsBiographiesConversionsDefinitionsGrammarLyricsPhrasesPoetryQuotesReferencesRhymesSymbolsSynonyms, US ZIP Code.

—————     Data Bases (information)

USA.gov   is your online guide to government information and services.

Open Education Database   Google and other InternetSearch engines are great tools for researching the basics of any subject.Conducting research for an accredited college courses, students need to find legitimate, trustworthy resources.WhileThere is no substituteFor a good, old-fashioned trip to the library,This link provides sites that can help you find reputable articles in journals to aiding research.

Facts and Trends   This is the U.S. Census this is the US census site. You will find fast, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography.

————-    Research

Maker   Thhis is a fully automatic bibliography and citation maker. Save time by creating a cited page instantly in the MLA,APA,Chicago,or Harvard referencing styles! It’s easy, fast and it's free!

—————     Media

 Free Clipart you can use for anything you like.

Image Search   Compfight is an image search engine tailored to efficiently locate images for blogs, comps, inspiration, and research. We make good use of the flickr™ API, but aren’t affiliated with flickr.

————      Plagiarism

 PlagTracker  Premium account: $7.49 per month.   Free Plagiarism software programs are not reliable or comprehensive.   Free account is limited to 5000 words with unlimited checking times.. 

 Duple Checker   100% Free, extremely easy to use.  Copy-pasting the text, and “ egistered users can perform 50 searches per day, while unregistered users can only perform only 1 search per day.

—————-     Collaboration

Online Speed Reading Training    Draft   However, when you share your document using Draft, any changes your collaborator makes are on their own copy of the document, and you get to accept or ignore each individual change they make. 

Poetica    Writing, editing, and publishing your content all inside WordPress means that as well as saving time and hassle, you can see what everyone’s working on, quickly and easily

Pen flip   Penflip’s platform (built off of none other than GitHub), operates for hosting, collaborating and publishing writing project like novels, eBooks, textbooks, research papers and more. A great asset of Penflip is the opportunity to work offline and make your projects public or private, but private projects come with price.

                                   Other Writing Tools

Writing Prompts

Outline Organizer (Workflowy) This tool is a free outliner program. It is extremely simple to use and if you have never outlined before or find it to be difficult, this program will definitely change your mind

Mind Mapping with WiseMapping  If you like to create mind maps as an organizational tool for your writing,  this one of the very best.

TimeLine    This is a simple free time line creation tool.

Hiveword    is a web based  novel writing organizer. 

LousyWriter  This is perhaps the best writing site that I have ever come across for learning the English language and how to construct the proper sentence. It has a wealth of information to numerous for me to illustrate in this short paragraph.

Random Story Generator   This site generates a sentence from which you can store your whole story.

Thesis Builder   Sometimes writing a thesis statement can be an arduous task, however this site makes it simple. Other useful tools are “Topic-o-rama”, “Causinator”, and “TubePrompter”.

Book Report Ideas     if you have ever had to write a book report, this is the site that will offer suggestions and variations for writing a book report.

20 Types of Essays   The purpose of this site is to help students to get better grades. This site strives to help students achieve better writing results in their essay assignments and it offers a framework for analyzing essays in their overall structure.

Visual Periodic Table  of Infographics    This is a periodic table of interactive visual representations in graphic form otherwise known as infographics. This table illustrates the various concept visualizations that convey information.

PaperBack Writer  - Blog     “ … one of my missions with PBW is to hunt down links to online tools, freeware and free trial software that writers can use or test drive at little to no cost.”

Zotero    Is the only research tool that automatically senses content in your web browser, allowing you to add it to your personal library with a single click. Zotero Collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of webpages, and really anything else.  Zotero Automatically indexes the full — text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you’re looking for with just a few keystrokes.

© Thomas Wilson 2016