ESC!Webs Writer's Reference Desk

Updated: January 28, 2007

Here you'll find sort of an electronic reference desk for your use -- a virtual bookcase if you will.  Find a broken Link? Let me know...Thanks!

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Reference Books

Spellcheck.net
Spellcheck single word or whole text. Other tools available also!
 

Acronyms

Bartlett's Quotations

Common Errors in English

Elements of Style (Strunk)

Encyclopedia .com

Information Please

Guide to Grammar & Writing

Guide for Writing Research Papers (based on MLA)

OneLook Dictionaries

IPL ReadyReference

Roget's Thesaurus

Merriam-Webster

World Fact Book

Sites for Creative Sorts

ESC! Magazine Forums

Coffeehouse for Writers

WritingForums.com

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

Book Clubs, Reading Groups and Author Interviews

The ETEXT Archives

HopefulWriter

Yahoo!: Literature

Yahoo!: Literary Magazine

World Wide Widgets

Official US Time

Calendar Links
provided by The Calendar Zone

The Universal Currency Converter

USPS Zip+4 Code Lookup

Area Code Listing by State/Country
provided by Bennet Yee

Temperature Conversion
provided by ArkansasRunner.com

Conversion of Units
Institute of Chemistry - Berlin

Language Translator
provided by AltaVista

Lost in Translation
an exercise in "simple" language translation...

Statistical Resources
provided by University of Michigan

Symbols
provided by Symbols.com

U.S. Census Bureau

Small Press

ESC! Magazine

Skive Magazine
The Short Story Quarterly

Coffee House to Go
Small Press
Podcast

Angela C. Mankiewicz

Born Magazine

Twilight Times

Submit your small press site for inclusion in our listing...

Lookin' for Someone...

Anywho 

BigFoot

Yellow Pages

Google Maps

MapQuest

Yahoo! Maps

...or Something.

Google 

Yahoo!

AltaVista

Lycos

Dogpile