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Software, Books, and Courses

Ginger – Grammar and spell checker

http://www.gingersoftware.com

Grammarly – Instant Grammar and Online Proofreading

http://www.grammarly.com/

Scrivener – Content-generation tool for writers

http://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener.php

Storymind – Creators of StoryWeaver and Co-creators of Dramatica

http://storymind.com

WhiteSmoke – English writing with the most advanced Spelling, Grammar Checker, Punctuation, Style and Structure checkers

http://www.whitesmoke.com

Writers’ Digest

http://www.writersdigestshop.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=writing+software

The Writers Store – Numerous Writing Software Programs

http://www.writersstore.com/software/

WordWeb Pro – WordWeb is a one-click English thesaurus and dictionary for Windows that can look up words in almost any program.

http://wordweb.info/free

Online Grammar

Grammarly – Instant Grammar and Online Proofreading

http://www.grammarly.com/

Grammar GirlMignon Fogarty

http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-girl

Guide to Grammar and Writing

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/#

Plagiarism Checker

Dupe  Free Software

http://www.dupefreepro.com/

Viper

http://www.scanmyessay.com/

(Free)

Grammarly – Best Grammar & Plagiarism Checker

http://www.grammarly.com/?q=plagiarism&gclid=CKTikqHl_bgCFeGWtAodUVoAzw

Plagiarism detect

http://plagiarismcheck.org/

The Plagiarism Checker

http://www.dustball.com/cs/plagiarism.checker/

Viper, the plagiarism checker that’s accurate, easy and free

http://www.scanmyessay.com/

(Paid)

Copyscape – Premium or Copysentry

http://www.copyscape.com/login.php

PlagScan

http://www.plagscan.com/cost

Books 

The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law

The Chicago Manual of Style

The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White

Writing for the Web (Writers’ Edition) by Crawford Kilian

Online Writing Help 

50 Free Resources that will Improve Your Writing Skills

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/06/28/50-free-resources-that-will-improve-your-writing-skills

Grammar Resources

http://writing-program.uchicago.edu/resources/grammar.htm

Online Resources for Writers

https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/support/writingcenter/resourcesforwriters

Owl Purdue Online Writing Lab

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/679/01

Writing Center Resources – Brown University  

http://www.brown.edu/Student_Services/Writing_Center/resources_writers/

Writer Resources – GalleyCat – Mediabistro

http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/category/writer-resources

Writing Resources – Colorado State University

http://writing.colostate.edu/learn.cfm

Writing Resources – Writing Center Handouts – Hamilton College

http://www.hamilton.edu/writing/writing-resources/writing-center-handouts

No resource on this list comes with any recommendation or endorsement on my part, they are only listed here as resources only for people wishing to learn more about possibly improving their writing.

 

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