Are you interested in writing novels, short stories, or poetry? This topic guide will provide resources to help you develop skills necessary to produce various types of written work, as well as resources on how to get a work published, and to learn about career opportunities in the field of writing.
Find the info you need on authors and their works, from all time periods and from around the world. Contains literary works and criticism, biographies and more. Searches Gale’s Literature Criticism Online, Literature Resource Center, Something About the Author and eBooks from the Virtual Reference Library.
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Here are a few websites which provide information relevant to the craft of writing.
- Canadian Authors Association The Canadian Authors website provides information on writing resources, copyright law, publishers and publishing.
- Purdue Online Writing Lab - Creative Writing This section of the OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab provides resources on writing poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction.
- Daily Writing Tips This blog offers tips for writing clear, concise English.
- Cambridge Writers Collective Blog The Cambridge Writers Collective shares tips, experiences, knowledge, and passion of the craft of writing. Tips on technique, organization, revision, and process, as well as many, many other facets of the art of writing.