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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. Stormburn
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    Jul 30, 2019
  2. BayView

    Digging deeper in writing

    An example of how mundane events can have deeer meanings
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    Jul 30, 2019
  3. Iain Aschendale

    Cory Doctorow Cold Equations and Moral Hazard

    This is an interesting article by Cory Doctorow on the limiting situations that characters face
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    Jul 30, 2019
  4. Steerpike
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    Jul 30, 2019
  5. big soft moose

    To busy to focus?

    Few people need convincing that intense focus is a good thing, the challenge is acheiving it
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    Jul 30, 2019
  6. Dunning Kruger

    Zadie Smith on writing

    Zadie Smith on the Psychology of the Two Types of Writers
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    Jul 30, 2019
  7. Steerpike

    Sci Fi's Difficult genius : Gene Wolf

    New Yorker article on SF/F author Gene Wolfe
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    Jul 30, 2019
  8. minstrel

    How Steinbeck used his diary

    steinbecks journal while writing grapes of wrath
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    Jul 30, 2019
  9. Megalith

    Mastering Style

    Lessons from Harvard : video
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    Jul 30, 2019
  10. Mckk

    Story telling tips from pixar

    a few of the company’s key ingredients to storytelling, useful for all aspiring writers
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    Jul 30, 2019
  11. jannert

    Inspirations for creating suspense

    Elizabeth sims in the writers digest
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    Jul 30, 2019
  12. Ben414

    Interview with Emily Rawn

    13 year-old girl already has 2 published books
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    Jul 30, 2019
  13. jannert

    Respected Authors divulge 'rules for writing'

    a periodically updated reading list of all the famous advice on writing
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    Jul 30, 2019
  14. 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
  15. Spacer

    Writing with Color: Words for Skin Tone

    A blog dedicated to writing and resources centered on racial & ethnic diversity.
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    Updated:
    Nov 8, 2017
  16. Lew

    Lew

    He knows lots of useful stuff
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    Oct 23, 2017
  17. 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
  18. Stormburn
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  19. NobodySpecial
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  20. AJ Lumaren

    Faire Names for English Folk

    Late Sixteenth Century English Names
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    Oct 8, 2017