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quicklinks to useful writers' resources

 

online dictionaries, wikis etc
reference.comyourdictionarywikipedia.org [free for all]refdesk.com
my pointer sisters

  real journalism
medialens [correcting the distorted vision of the corporate media]alternet [independent media resource]commondreams.orgnewseumalternetwww.journalism.co.zanewseumwww.journalism.co.zareporters without bordersnoam chomsky archivesnoseweeksource watchand pr watch [keeping an eye on the spindoctors]unknown news
 
institutes
new media lab @ rhodes poynterfreedom of expression institute [fxi]my alma mater [where I realised I had to be a dissident]

 
grammar

  • you know what? just wing it, language should be flexible and in constant flux
  • but make sure you have a good editor to do the final check!
  • New Zealand has agreed to allow txt or sms english in exam papers, as long as the student has comprehended the subject at hand
 
maps
google maps [SA coverage is improving]straatkaartthe planetgoogle earth [our glorious planet]

karoo
 
images

SA imagesspacetourismthewriter.co.za: also provides photographic services
 
ezines
dissident voicealternative press index: lists radical zines • 09 F9 [assault on digital rights]green anarchy
 
quotes
contact us for a quote, our prices are the best in town [gotta love puns] • if it's a good quote you're looking for, we have access to those too motivational quotes, inspirational quotes, social justice quotes, enviro-quotes
 
writing tips
• write with your heart not your head • In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act - George Orwell
 
activism
the maskapfenvironmental justiceadbusters
 
q&a
why should I pay someone to write for me? I can do it myself!
 
other
project gutenberg free books, where copyright has expired
 
 
 
shading
ubom performance

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