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  1. Comprehensive Character Profile Sheet
    Includes a personality-specific variant and the detailed original version. - by Dean Stride
    Updated: May 21, 2014
  2. Writing with Color: Words for Skin Tone
    A blog dedicated to writing and resources centered on racial & ethnic diversity. - by Spacer
    Updated: Nov 8, 2017
  3. Fake Identity
    Generate an identity by country and country of residence - by Lifeline
    Updated: Nov 21, 2016
  4. Tips if you want to write a blind character
    What's it like to be blind? - by Link the Writer
    Updated: May 16, 2016
  5. The Passion of Former Days
    The look and feel of yesteryear - by Wreybies
    Updated: Apr 22, 2014
  6. A Woman in Berlin DVD (and book)
    Good resource material for anyone writing about the aftermath of WW2 - by Lifeline
    Updated: Sep 14, 2017
  7. Tips from a publisher
    Originally posted by Kaeso - translated from a norwegian writing blog - by kaeso
    Updated: Aug 12, 2017
  8. From Dictatorship to Democracy
    How to topple a regime. - by Scot
    Updated: Aug 21, 2016
  9. Springhole.net
    Articles about every possible aspect of creating a story - by Simpson17866
    Updated: Apr 5, 2016
  10. Large cache of original records of escaped slaves
    A treasure trove of original accounts of how and why slaves escaped, who assisted them, and more. - by GingerCoffee
    Updated: Mar 22, 2015

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  1. Comprehensive Character Profile Sheet

    Includes a personality-specific variant and the detailed original version.
  1. NobodySpecial

    'Place' by Dorothy Allison 2018-03-20

    A great essay on the definition and importance of a sense of place in story
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    Mar 20, 2018
  2. Spacer

    Writing with Color: Words for Skin Tone

    A blog dedicated to writing and resources centered on racial & ethnic diversity.
    5/5, 2 ratings
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    293
    Updated:
    Nov 8, 2017
  3. Lew

    Lew

    He knows lots of useful stuff
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    Oct 23, 2017
  4. big soft moose

    The Great Nazi Counterfeiting plot

    A declassified CIA report on Nazi attempts to wreck the British economy during WW2
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    Oct 23, 2017
  5. Stormburn
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    Oct 21, 2017
  6. NobodySpecial
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    Oct 21, 2017
  7. AJ Lumaren

    Faire Names for English Folk

    Late Sixteenth Century English Names
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    Oct 8, 2017
  8. truthbeckons
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    Oct 8, 2017
  9. truthbeckons

    Name Doctor

    Name generator with the largest directory of names inUS
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    117
    Updated:
    Oct 8, 2017
  10. Jack Asher

    Get ready for baby

    The SSA name generator - good for characters
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    66
    Updated:
    Oct 8, 2017
  11. big soft moose
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    156
    Updated:
    Oct 8, 2017
  12. GingerCoffee

    Behind the Name

    the etymology and history of first names
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    75
    Updated:
    Oct 8, 2017
  13. GingerCoffee

    Nymbler

    a baby name generator - good for characters
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    90
    Updated:
    Oct 8, 2017
  14. Jack Asher

    Seventh Sanctum

    Quick name generator using US census data
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    82
    Updated:
    Oct 8, 2017
  15. OurJud

    Brand bucket

    Name generator for companies
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    Views:
    82
    Updated:
    Oct 8, 2017
  16. ChickenFreak

    Limyaael Rants Archive 2017-09-30

    A bunch of really good rants about writing fiction, mostly fantasy.
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    Updated:
    Oct 1, 2017
  17. Pyra Sunny
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    92
    Updated:
    Sep 18, 2017
  18. BogLady

    Link: Tips for Writing by David Cornwell/ 60 Minutes Overtime on CBS 2017-09-18

    Writing tips from well known author David Cornwell
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    110
    Updated:
    Sep 18, 2017
  19. Roxy
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    Sep 14, 2017
  20. Lifeline
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    A Woman in Berlin DVD (and book) 2017-09-14

    Good resource material for anyone writing about the aftermath of WW2
    5/5, 1 rating
    Views:
    110
    Updated:
    Sep 14, 2017