Links



 
                Informational sites:
 
Read the feed from the Associated Press, updated constantly:
Newsday.com - AP National News
 
Good place to find out if it's raining where you used to live (or anyplace else):
Weather Underground: Welcome to The Weather Underground
 
                Writing-related sites:
 
An astounding number of links to all facets of writing:
TOWSE PAGE
 
A place to research who's who in the business end of writing and publishing:
Everyone Who's Anyone in Trade Publishing
 
If you've forgotten everything you learned in high school English classes:
Guide to Grammar and Writing
 
Just what it says:
MPR's The Writer's Almanac
 
                Stuff to read:
 
Another writer from my home town:
Garry Barker's "Head of the Holler"
 
Another Kentucky writer, from Berea:
Jim Tomlinson's Homepage
 
All sorts of nonfiction and essays:
Arts & Letters Daily - ideas, criticism, debate
 
The best on-line literary ‘zine I've seen. Really professional quality fiction:
Carve Magazine
 
Weirdest electronic magazine I've seen (and done by professional writers):
Not for the easily offended!
The Hopian
 
                Research helps:
 
Do the right thing...
AFL-CIO Boycott List
 
Good Bible concordance:
Bible Gateway
 
Find out where a word came from:
Online Etymology Dictionary
 
Synopses of novels you oughta read but never will:
Gradesaver
 
More stuff you forgot but every now and then wish you still knew:
Literary Terms and Definitions
 
How to spell "onomatopoeia" and what it is (plus lots and lots of other stuff):
Glossary of Poetic Terms
 
Find ZIP codes:
United States Postal Service - ZIP Code Look-Up and Address Information
 
Want to know when some celebrity died, or if they died:
Who's Alive and Who's Dead
 
Everything you ever wanted to know about movie, TV series, actor or someone else in the movie biz:
The Internet Movie Data Base
 
                Miscellaneous sites I like:
 
Turn a multi-line URL into a short five or six letter one. Good for e-mailing and posting URLs:
TinyURL.com - where tiny is better!
 
Astonishingly slick MIDI files of ragtime piano:
'Perfessor' Bill Edwards Ragtime Sheet Music Covers and MIDI Files
 
Cousin Fred found this one, and it's just what it says:
Unusual Sights of Kentucky
 
Also just what it says, but really worth looking at:
The Stupid Gift Shop: Funny, Bizarre, and STUPID Gifts for Kids and Adults
 
Funny time-waster of a game where you catapult cows for distance:
The Flying Cow
 
Another game, but in this one you're after sheep:
Welcome to www.sheepcull.co.uk
 
What it says:
SPARKY'S FUN LINKS
 
Best urban legends debunk site I've found:
Snopes
 
Another good urban legends site:
The Urban Legends Top 25 - Most Popular Topics in Urban Legends and Folklore
 
Who's linking to Bob Sloan's Sampler?
here's a list
 

 
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