Links to Resources

In this day and age there is a seemingly never ending supply of help for anyone who cares to employ proper writing techniques.  Here are some of my favorite links:

Grammar Girl

Mignon Fogarty is the host of Grammar Girl and founder of Quick and Dirty Tips.  Prior to becoming a grammar guru, Mignon was a magazine and technical writer, and an entrepreneur.  Mignon has a B.A. in English from the University of Washington in Seattle and an M.S. in biology from Stanford University.

grammar.quickanddirtytips.com

Purdue University Online Writing Lab

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (or OWL) offers over 200 free resources including

  • Writing and Teaching Writing
  • Research
  • Grammar and Mechanics
  • Style Guides
  • ESL (English as a Second Language)
  • Job Search and Professional Writing

owl.english.purdue.edu

GrammarBook.com

GrammarBook.com is your site for helpful rules, real-world examples, and FUN quizzes.

http://www.grammarbook.com

Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com provides reliable, free online access to millions of English definitions, synonyms, spelling, audio pronunciations, example sentences, and translations from our Web properties at Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com, and Reference.com and through our mobile iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and iPad applications and API data services. Dictionary.com’s trusted content comes from 15 authoritative licensed and proprietary reference sources, that have helped define the English dictionary as we know it today. We intend to redefine reference and learning in the context of emerging technology while preserving the painstaking traditions of expertise and integrity that everyone expects from a dictionary.

http://www.dictionary.reference.com

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