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Useful writers’ resources
Online dictionaries and wikis
• reference.com • yourdictionary • wikipedia.org [free for all] • refdesk.com
• medialens [correcting the distorted vision of the corporate media] • alternet [independent media resource] • commondreams.org • newseum • alternet • www.journalism.co.za • newseum • reporters without borders • noam chomsky archives • noseweek • source watch and pr watch [keeping an eye on the spindoctors] • unknown news • storytelling in a post-journalism world
• new media lab @ rhodes • poynter • freedom of expression institute [fxi] • my alma mater [where I realised I had to be a dissident]
- 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.
• google maps • straatkaart • the planet • google earth [our glorious planet]
• SA images • space • tourism • thewriter.co.za: also provides photographic services
• dissident voice • alternative press index: lists radical zines • 09 F9 [assault on digital rights] • green anarchy
• 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
• write with your heart not your head • In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act – George Orwell
generation alpha • right to know campaign [R2K] • Let the truth be told • the mask • apf • environmental justice • adbusters • abahlali basemjondolo
• why should I pay someone to write for me? I can do it myself!
• project gutenberg free books, where copyright has expired
Launching an updated website
Like the proverbial electrician who’s DB Board reveals dangerous, dangling wires and the plumber with the leaky kitchen tap, often writers and designers do not update their blogs and websites.
Mine was designed in 2009 and hardly updated in the five years since.
Finally, this new revised and simplified website is an attempt to provide accessible and useful information about my work.
Please flip through and let me know what you think?