Here you’ll find links to websites that focus on writing and creativity. Enjoy the browsing!
George Orwell’s Twelve Writing Tips: From Politics and the English Language
Common Errors in English: Click on the error to discover the solution. Errors are links.
Creativity at Work: Quotes by the world’s great thinkers.
Cliche Finder: Search for phrases to avoid, possibly phrases you’ve written in an essay. Find out whether to be more original.
One Word: Try your hand at speed-writing. Free-write for sixty seconds on one randomly chosen topic. Then see how others did with the same word.
Fresh Yarn: A collection of essays by a variety of professionals in many fields. The art of the essay thrives here. Submit your own work, too.
Guide to Grammar and Style: Educator Jack Lynch compiled his best explanations from teaching into a very readable form.
Classic Short Stories: Full text of nearly every short story taught in America’s secondary schools.
Free Classic Audio Books: Here are a few titles we teach, available for Windows Media Player or iTunes. It’s a glitchy site at times.