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Great REFERENCEs for Writers (online or in Print) - post yours!


GENERAL WRITING TEXTS:

Natalie Goldberg: guru on Creative Writing
http://www.nataliegoldberg.com/

Goldberg's rules of Writing Practice at the start of her second book:

http://books.google.com/books?id=RJVKg7UMJn8C&printsec=frontcove

r&dq=wild+mind#v=onepage&q=&f=false

WRiting Down the Bones - Goldberg's classic

http://books.google.com/books?id=9v5ZOh3liu0C&printsec=frontcove

r&dq=writing+down+the+bones#v=onepage&q=&f=false

Julia Cameron's Basic tools of writing (best part of The Artist's Way).
http://www.theartistsway.com/tools/the-basic-tools?f90a4dac66e2c

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Writing starters...
http://www.writersdigest.com/GeneralMenu/


PROSE/FICTION writing:

Strunk and White's Elements of Style
http://www.bartleby.com/141/

Orwell's "Politics and the English Language"
http://mla.stanford.edu/Politics_&_English_language.pdf

GRAMMAR BASICS:
Writing Reference:

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/


FICTION: - 

Atwood's Negotiating with the Dead (on Writing)
http://books.google.com/books?
id=jLbFlsKMIOQC&printsec=frontcover&dq=negotiating+with+the+dead#v=onepage&q=&f=false


Stephen King's "On Writing" (great memoir and how-to book on Novel WRiting"
http://books.google.com/books?id=d999Z2KbZJYC&dq=on+writing

Frey's "How to Write a Damn Good Novel"
http://books.google.com/books?id=M2LVQXnSV_AC&dq=how+to+write+a+damn+good+novel



GETTING PUBLISHED:

Canadian Writer's Market
http://www.amazon.ca/gp/reader/0771085281/ref=sib_dp_pt/178-9403973-4550430#reader-link