Music and Media
- Here's a wonderful Ted Talk about domestic violence.
And while we're talking about domestic violence, I saw this video on Buzzfeed about domestic violence in public and how people react, when its guy-on-girl/girl-on-guy.
The video is presented by the Mankind Initiative which aims to help men in domestic violence situations.
- To hear the kind of music I've been listening to for my story, Those Crazy Years, check out these Spotify playlists. In Full Swing & Electro Swing. Also, some classic 1920s, Flapper Jazz Dinner Party.
- I created a "research template" for writers. Here's the PDF version. I can also send it to anyone who thinks it might be useful. Let me know what you think and if I can improve it!
- Check out my friend, Rae Slater's blog! Here's some of her articles on commercialism and on what to do after you finish a draft.
- Check out this post on how to know if you're a book nerd.
- This NY Times article on putting warning labels on classic literature for students.
- This post detailing more of the battle between Amazon and Hachette. In short, Amazon is basically trying to gain more control of the publishing industry (despite already owning a large portion of e-book sales) and is punishing publishers, authors, and customers in its quest for dominance and money.
- How to support an author's new book.
- This Contently post- Is Beacon the Netflix and future of freelancers and journalists?
- Another Contently post on how freelance designers are using social media to fight plagiarism.
- New York Times' interactive calculator on whether its better to buy or rent a home.
- Who Pays Writers? tries to figure out how much writers make and offers tips and suggestions to writers. They also have a magazine aimed at helping writers as well.
- Old Magazine Articles- They have tons of free old magazine articles available online. Writing historical fiction and trying to find out something from a particular time or era? Or just curious? Well look no further!
- Crisis Textline- is a free crisis hotline aimed at teens with help and support available 24/7.
- Perdue Owl offers lots of hints and suggestions not only for research papers, but for researching as well for fiction writers (well you can take it that way).