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Listing of Titles of stories on the archive as of March 2, 2000

If you want to make sure your story doesn't have the same title as another story already on the archive this is the list to check out!! Keep in mind that having a unique title does make it easier for readers to id your story.

 

Writing Aids    Highlander Episode & Other Info.    Quotes, Dictionaries, & Research Starting Points    Swords     Mythology & Fables    History




Top Ten Writing Hints

Plotting Without Fears

Point of View Primer - from Guide for Fannish Writers
Wondering what point of view to use? With examples of each, and a warning of the pitfalls.

Point of View Primer - from Guide for Fannish Writers
Wondering what point of view to use? With examples of each, and a warning of the pitfalls.

10 Commandments of Fanfic - from Guide for Fannish Writers
Somewhat funny, somewhat serious - worth checking out.

DangerMom's Grammar Guide
Especially useful is her guides to often mistaken word choices. (For all of us who occasionally forget which of "cents, scents, sense, or since" to use...)

DangerMom's Grammar Guide
Especially useful is her guides to often mistaken word choices. (For all of us who occasionally forget which of "cents, scents, sense, or since" to use...)

Common Errors in English

Strunk and White's The Elements of Style
The classic writing reference.

Writer's Techniques
Be sure to check out Bradbury's approach to writing. Lots of great sub-pages here, you must check out this site!


Purdue's Online Writing Lab - Tips and Resources
Has information on nearly any type of writing you will do, as well as a section to help those writers for whom English is a second language. Worth checking out.  Sub-pages you might check out... While most of the above pages are written for nonfic writing, they can be easily applied to fiction.


Highlander


Jinjifore's Land of Highlander Synopses
Excellent resource for writers and readers.

Methos Timeline
Has a timeline of when/where for Methos, in History, as well as an listing of major Methos eps. and a Methos quotes page.




Quotes, Dictionaries, & Research Starting Points


Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
Need the perfect quote? This is the second best source...
The first being the hardback book version, of course!!

The Writer's Guild of America Research Links page
Great place to find where to go for help...

Encyclopedia Britannica

Bartleby Online
"Great books online." Including dictionary, thesaurus, book of style, and some classic mythology works.




Swords


Medieval Sword Resource Site
To snip from their index page there is information about "European Dark and Middle Ages swords and other edged weapons, with a particular focus on the swords of the Viking Age." It also has a decent links page.


Mythology & Fables


Bullfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable

Encyclopedia Mythica

Internet History Sourcebooks Project

Myths & Legends

Shamanism (Animal Spirits)




History


The Internet Medieval Sourcebook

The Web Site for Medieval Art and Architecture

The Prehistoric Archaeology of the Aegean

Article about 19th Century Medicine

L'Age d'Or: French and English Baroque


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