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Writing Guides

Lots of tips on:

- How to Improve Your Characters

- How to Improve Your Titles

- Introductions and Prologues

- Structuring Your Story

- Becoming a Professional Writer

- Plotting and Pacing

- How to Avoid Common Writing Mistakes

- Dialogue

- Other Writing Mechanics and Miscellaneous

- Learning Writing Skills from Published/Aired Works

- Genre Writing and Resources

- Research and Resources

- Editing and Refining Your Work

- Getting Published and Self-Publishing

- Target Audience

- Social Commentary in Fiction


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Grammaropolis

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Grammaropolis is where grammar lives! Our songs, books, games, and videos make the parts of speech come alive. Now with fun grammar quizzes!
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Game.  You can click the parts of speech at the top and play without registering.

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Grammar Hero vs. Villain

Grammar Hero vs. Villain | Writing Mechanics | Scoop.it
On this episode of Laws of Grammar (duh duh duhhhh) we are introduced to the villains and heroes of the grammar world and given a peek into their epic battle.
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Flash cards, vocabulary memorization, and study games | Quizlet

Flash cards, vocabulary memorization, and study games | Quizlet | Writing Mechanics | Scoop.it
Quizlet is a lightning fast way to memorize vocabulary lists. It's like flashcards, but much more fun and interactive.

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Grammar

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Grammar lessons and materials on this page are designed to be used in context of student writing. It is our belief that explicit instruction of grammar with worksheets followed by quizzes on...
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Scroll down to One Page Grammar

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Prepositions Posters from Zazzle.com

Prepositions Posters from Zazzle.com | Writing Mechanics | Scoop.it
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Coordinating Conjunctions Poster from Zazzle.com

Coordinating Conjunctions Poster from Zazzle.com | Writing Mechanics | Scoop.it
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Quotation Marks Poster from Zazzle.com

Quotation Marks Poster from Zazzle.com | Writing Mechanics | Scoop.it
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Exercises at Grammar Bytes!

Grammar Bytes! Grammar Instruction with Attitude. Includes detailed terms, interactive exercises, handouts, PowerPoints, and more!
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Grammar Girl

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Quick and Dirty Tips : Helping you do things better.
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Grammar Girl explains grammar in memorable ways.

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The Purdue OWL: Grammar

These OWL resources will help you use correct grammar in your writing. This area includes resources on grammar topics, such as count and noncount nouns, articles (a versus an), subject-verb agreement, and prepositions.
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Adjective Detective - The Children's University of Manchester

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38 Common Spelling and Grammar Errors - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.9)

A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at common spelling and grammar ...
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Watch at home if it is caught by the filter.

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After the Deadline - Spell, Style, and Grammar Checker for WordPress, Firefox, TinyMCE, jQuery, and CKEditor

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Daily Grammar Lessons Blog

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Scroll down for links to grammar items on the left.

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Dependent Words Print from Zazzle.com

Dependent Words Print from Zazzle.com | Writing Mechanics | Scoop.it
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Transitional Words and Adverbial Conjunctions Print from Zazzle.com

Transitional Words and Adverbial Conjunctions Print from Zazzle.com | Writing Mechanics | Scoop.it
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Comma Splices and Run-Ons Print from Zazzle.com

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