Useful links

On this page you will find a variety of useful links for writers to websites and resources which specialise in providing help and advice.

The Definitive Guide to Grammar

This link includes a selection of resources designed to help you improve your English grammar.

8 Best Netflix Series to Learn English in 2020

Follow this link for a collection of Netflix videos which can help with English language learning. These are aimed more at people learning English as a second language but it is worth scrolling through the page to see if there is anything useful.

300+ Online Writing Courses

This link includes a list of over 300 writing courses in a variety of genres and niches. However, you can just do a search for a specific genre (for example, nonfiction) and by price range (from free to $500+).

Unscramble Words With Letters

This link has been recommended to me by the creator because it is both a resource for enthusiastic Scrabble players (it unscrambles random letters into words) and it also includes an English grammar section which includes useful information about the different parts of speech.

Writing for Theater and Film

This link has been recommended to me by a budding young screen writer called Anna. Although I don’t offer advice on theatre and screen writing I am very happy to include this link because the aim of my website is to encourage people to write in whatever genre suits them. In addition to providing tips on writing scripts and screenplays this website highlights why we need good writers:  “Without good writers, TV shows wouldn’t stick around for more than one season, and Oscar-winning actors wouldn’t have the careers or awards they have.”

Website builder designed for writers

This link had been recommended to me by a representative of Copyfolio (a free website/portfolio builder designed specifically for writers). The blog includes examples of seven successful freelance writer websites together with reasons why freelance writers need to have their own website. It also includes a simple guide on how to create your own Copyfolio website and a list of the five most common mistakes you should avoid.