Useful writers’ resources

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By Muhammad Mahdi Karim, http://www.micro2macro.net, own work.

Online dictionaries and wikis
reference.comyourdictionarywikipedia.org [free for all]refdesk.com

Real journalism
medialens [correcting the distorted vision of the corporate media]alternet [independent media resource]commondreams.orgnewseumalternetwww.journalism.co.zanewseum •  reporters without bordersnoam chomsky archivesnoseweeksource watch and pr watch [keeping an eye on the spindoctors]unknown news •  storytelling in a post-journalism world

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 mapsstraatkaartthe planetgoogle earth [our glorious planet]

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
generation alpha  •  right to know campaign [R2K]  •  Let the truth be told  • the maskapfenvironmental justiceadbustersabahlali basemjondolo

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

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