Resources

This page is new: during 2024 we will be continually expanding our page about useful resources for writers, publishers, students, and editors.

Books

Essays/Articles

Websites/web pages

Videos

Courses (free)

Free Courses (and More)

https://www.openculture.com/

Online Dictionaries

Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus Online
https://www.merriam-webster.com/

How Many

Characters to Words Calculator
https://charactercounter.com/characters-to-words

Online Tools

Phrase Fix (reverses words and much more)
https://phrasefix.com/tools/reverse-words/

For Poets

Rhyme Zone
https://www.rhymezone.com/

For Editors

EFA Editing Rates 2024
https://www.the-efa.org/rates/?mc_cid=4fce29d740&mc_eid=UNIQID#ratechart
https://www.the-efa.org/rates/

EFA Editing Rates 2023
https://www.the-efa.org/rates/

EFA Members
https://www.the-efa.org/current-members/

EFA Work
https://www.the-efa.org/jobs-list/

How to Make Money as a Freelance Editor
https://esoftskills.com/dm/make-money-as-a-freelance-editor/

Literary Agents

Association of American Literary Agents (formerly: AAR)
Formerly the AAR, they are now a nonprofit organization, whose agents follow a strict code of ethics to protect the rights of authors.
https://aalitagents.org/

Images Free

Unsplash https://unsplash.com/

Wikimedia Commons https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

Pexels https://www.pexels.com/

Pixabay https://pixabay.com/

Picryl https://picryl.com/

Time

World Clock
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

Tools

Apple Pages Help Online
https://support.apple.com/guide/pages/welcome/mac

Scrivener Help Online
https://www.literatureandlatte.com/learn-and-support

Resources from Zorba Publishing
https://zorbapublishing.com/resources/

Usage

Difference Between
https://www.differencebetween.com/

Technology Help

Tech Support Guy
https://techguy.org/

ThoughtCo.

ThoughCo. Home Page
https://www.thoughtco.com/

Chinese Fable Stories with Morals
https://www.thoughtco.com/chinese-fable-stories-4084028

English as a Second Language
https://www.thoughtco.com/esl-4133095

50 Most Commonly Used Words in the English Language
https://www.thoughtco.com/common-words-in-the-english-language-4083896

The Top 10 Reference Works for Writers and Editors
https://www.thoughtco.com/top-reference-works-for-writers-and-editors-1689718

140 Key Copyediting Terms and What They Mean
https://www.thoughtco.com/key-copyediting-terms-1692372

YouTube videos

Essays and Articles

How to Hire & Work With an Academic Copyeditor
https://wendybelcher.com/writing-advice/how-to-hire-copyeditor/

Apple Books

https://itunespartner.apple.com/books/support/37-book-availability
The 51 countries/regions where Apple Books are available, once you upload the ebook: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Honduras, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, and Venezuela !

Fonts

Best 5 Fonts for Books
Baskerville (for literary fiction). Sabon (for Romantic Fiction). Cansu (for titles and headings). Garamond (For Thrillers and Airport Page-Turners). Caslon (for Academic nonfiction). Utopia (general interest). Titles and Headings: Modelica and Bison.
https://indesignskills.com/inspiration/fonts-for-books/

InDesign

InDesign Skills (various articles)
https://www.indesignskills.com/inspiration/

Create a Book in InDesign
https://www.indesignskills.com/tutorials/create-a-book-in-indesign/