I have tried to include only links to pages that I’ve found extremely useful and thorough. To make it easier for you I have catagorised them. Although I check the links often, if you discover a broken link please let me know as there’s nothing more annoying than links that lead nowhere.
If you know of a site that doesn’t appear here but should, please use the contact form and I will check out your suggestion and, if I think it is suitable, I’ll add it to the list.
I hope you find the links on this page helpful!
Writing Sites I Recommend
Developing Your Character
Character Building Workshop
The Nonverbal Dictionary of Gestures, Signs and Body Language Cues
Fantasy Name Generator
How to Create a Character
What ‘Type’ Is Your Character?
The Evil Overlord
Building a Fantasy World
How To Worldbuild Magic: Short Rules for Real Worlds
A Way with Worlds
Fantasy Worldbuilding Questions
Creating a Realistic Fantasy World
Medieval Demographics Made Easy
The Fully Realized World
The Page of Generators – This page can help you with characters, settings, magic, technology, writing and more. If you get stuck, it’s well worth looking at.
Writing a Novel
Scenes and Plots
The Proposal and Submission Process
You’ve Been Accepted! Now What?
This section covers everything that doesn’t fit into the other categories.
Advice to New Writers
Useful Information for the New Writer
Getting Started – Writing for Children
Developing Efficient Work Habits
Finding Your Voice as a Children’s Writer
Short Story Tips
Cliches: Avoid them like the Plague
Online Tools to Help You Write
Page last updated on 2 December 2012.