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General Resources
Art Resources
How to Draw Nice Maps: http://www.zompist.com/howto2.htm
Athletic Body Diversity - Reference for Artists: http://ninamatsumoto.wordpress.com/2010/12/18/athletic-body-diversity-reference-for-artists/
Drawing Tutorials: http://www.dueysdrawings.com/drawing_tutorials.html
Free Drawing Resources List: http://emptyeasel.com/2009/02/23/the-big-list-of-free-drawing-resources-educational-books-videos-podcasts-more/
Drawing and Sketching Resources: http://www.squidoo.com/makingamark
FIGURE DRAWING: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-people-tutorials.html
Kids: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/drawing-kids-children.html
Babies: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/drawing-babies-baby.html
Human Figures & Their Proportions: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/proportions-human-figures-bodies.html
Arms & Hands: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-hands-tutorials.html
Backs & Shoulders: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-human-backs.html
Clothing: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-clothingwrinkles-tutorials.html
Chests / Upper Body / Torso: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/draw-human-torsoes-body-figures.html
Drapery & Folds: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/things/drawing-drapery-folds-clothes.html
Legs & Feet: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-foot-feet-tutorials.html
Necks: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-necks-throats-tutorials.html
Figures in Action & Motion: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/running-walking-action-motion.html
Figures in Groups or Crowds: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/drawing-groups-figures.html
Figures in Landscape Drawings: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/nature-drawing/drawing-figures-people-landscapes.html
How To Draw The Face: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons.html
Capture People's Likeness: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/drawing-portraits-capture-likeness.html
Draw Portraits: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/portraits-portraiture.html
Eyes: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-eyes-tutorials.html
Eyebrows: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-eye-brows.html
Eyelashes: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-eye-lashes.html
Caricatures: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/cc-how-to-draw-caricatures.html
Facial Expressions: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/drawing-facial-expressions.html
Female Eyes: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-femalegirleyes-tutorials.html
Noses: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-noses-tutorials.html
Mouths: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-mouths-tutorials.html
Teeth: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-teeth-tutorials.html
Lips: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-lips-tutorials.html
Hair: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-humanhair-tutorials.html
Curly Hair: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-curlyhair-tutorials.html
Straight Hair: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-straighthair-tutorials.html
Ears: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-ears-tutorials.html
Wrinkles: http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/drawing-lessons/drawing-faces-lessons/howtodraw-facewrinkles-tutorials.html

Virtual Lighting Studio: http://www.zvork.fr/vls/

Free Photoshop Brushes: http://www.brusheezy.com
Free Fonts: http://www.dafont.com
Free Textures: http://mayang.com/textures
Color Scheme Designer: http://colorschemedesigner.com
Hand Drawn-Style Resources: http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/freebies/70-hand-drawing-style-resources-brushes-texturesicons-and-tutorials/

Free Programs
GIMP: http://www.gimp.org/downloads/
openCanvas 1.1: http://wistinga.online.fr/opencanvas/



Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Other Language Resources
Business Dictionary: http://www.businessdictionary.com/
Medical Dictionary: http://www.medterms.com/script/main/hp.asp
WebMD: http://www.webmd.com/
English to Latin to English Dictionary: http://www.freedict.com/onldict/lat.html
Notre Dame's Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid: http://www.nd.edu/~archives/latgramm.htm
Wikipedia: http://wikipedia.org
Feudal, Medieval, and Castle Terms: http://www.hemyockcastle.co.uk/feudal.htm
Glossary of Terms (Prehistoric, Roman Saxon, Medieval, Ecclesiastical, and General Technical) from Archaelogy UK: http://www.digital-documents.co.uk/archi/glossary.htm
Flower-Dictionary.com: http://flower-dictionary.com/index.html
Geography Dictionary and Glossary for Students: http://www.tuition.com.hk/geography/
Glossary of Religious Terms: http://www.religioustolerance.org/glossary.htm
Feudal Terms of England (and other places): http://langs.eserver.org/feudal-dictionary.txt
Legal Terms and Definitions: http://dictionary.law.com/
Guide to Writing Systems and Languages of the World: http://www.omniglot.com/index.htm
The Language Construction Kit: http://www.zompist.com/kit.html
Learn Na'vi: http://www.learnnavi.org/
Ardalambion: A Comprehensive Resource on Tolkein's Many Constructed Languages: http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/
Medieval Names Archive: http://www.s-gabriel.org/names/
A Naming Language: http://www.langmaker.com/ml0102.htm
RhymeZone Rhyming Dictionary: http://www.rhymezone.com/
Old West Slang: http://www.legendsofamerica.com/we-slang.html
The Bible Dictionary of Words and Phrases: http://www.bibarch.com/glossary/index.html

Generators
Seventh Sanctum: http://seventhsanctum.com/
Timeline Generator: http://www.fantasist.net/timeline.shtml
Fantasy Name Generator: http://www.rinkworks.com/namegen/
Chris Pound's Name Generation Page: http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~pound/
(Fantasy) Town Generator: http://www.rdinn.com/town_generator.php
Online World Generator: http://www.ibiblio.org/lunar/pck.html
Baby Names: http://babynames.com

World-Building Tools
Magical World Builder: http://www.web-writer.net/fantasy/
The Mythpoet's Manual (Fantasy World Building): http://www.rpgmud.com/WorldBuilding/Mythopoets/tmm.html
Fantasy World Builder Questions: http://www.larseighner.com/world_builder/index.html
Fantasy World Building Questions: http://www.sfwa.org/2009/08/fantasy-worldbuilding-questions/
Designing A Fantasy World: http://www.everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1519418
Creating Fantasy and Science Fiction Worlds: http://www.elfwood.com/farp/thewriting/liljenbergworlds/index.html
World Building (Constructing A Sci-Fi Universe): http://www.sandrewswann.com/fiction/essays/worldbuilding

Writing/Editing Resources and Articles/Blogs
Write or Die by Dr. Wicked: http://lab.drwicked.com/writeordie.html
Writertopia: http://www.writertopia.com/toolbox/meters
Dark Erotica: http://darkerotica.blogspot.com/
TalkToYoUniverse: http://talktoyouniverse.blogspot.com
Mystery Writing is Murder: http://mysterywritingismurder.blogspot.com
The Other Side of the Story: http://blog.janicehardy.com/
How to Not Suck: http://notsuck.livejournal.com
Writers Unleashed / Life Unleashed: http://victorialynnschmidt.com
Daily Writing Tips: http://www.dailywritingtips.com
Writer's Knowledge Base: http://hiveword.com/wkb/search
9 way to plot a novel: http://www.darcypattison.com/series/9-ways-to-plot-a-novel/
Build a stronger Plot: http://www.darcypattison.com/series/build-a-stronger-plot/
30 Days to Stronger Scenes Series: http://www.darcypattison.com/revision/30-days-to-stronger-scenes-series-toc/
15 Days to Stronger Characters: http://www.darcypattison.com/revision/15-days-to-stronger-characters/
30 Days to a Stronger Novel: http://www.darcypattison.com/revision/30-days-to-a-stronger-novel/

Purdue Online Writing Lab: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/561/01/
Proofreading Tips - Grammar Girl - Quick and Dirty Tips: http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/proofreading.aspx
Editing and Proofreading: http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/proofread.html
VirginiaTech - Proofreading: http://www.ucc.vt.edu/Stdysk/proofing.html
Guide to Grammar and Writing: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index.htm
Common errors in English language: http://www.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/errors.html#errors
"The Beta Bible": http://www.fangedfour.com/lasttime/betabible.htm
Beta Reader Responsibilities: http://www.sugarquill.net/index.php?action=ask#beta
Beta Reader Site: http://www.perfectimagination.co.uk/

Presentation and Readability for LJ and Beyond: http://community.livejournal.com/fandom_grammar/9516.html
MPAA Ratings: http://www.mpaa.org/ratings/what-each-rating-means
Fan Rating System: http://tfrrs.tripod.com/

Boredom Relief: http://www.blifaloo.com/

Research Resources
Mysterious Britain: http://www.mysteriousbritain.co.uk/
Archaeology UK: http://www.digital-documents.co.uk/
Roadside America: http://www.roadsideamerica.com/
Legends of America: http://www.legendsofamerica.com/
Lists of Forms of Government: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_forms_of_government
The Annual FBI Uniform Crime Reports: http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/ucr
The Writer's Forensics Blog: http://writersforensicsblog.wordpress.com/
Anil Aggrawal's Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine (CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES): http://www.geradts.com/anil/ij/indexpapers.html
Forensic Pathology Index: http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/FORHTML/FORIDX.html
Suitet 101: Forensic Science: http://www.suite101.com/forensicscience
Guide to Crime Scene Investigation: http://www.homesecurity.us/articles/guide-to-crime-scene-investigation.html
All About Forensic Psychology: http://www.all-about-forensic-psychology.com/
The Graveyard Shift: http://www.leelofland.com/wordpress
Historical Resources for Fanfic Writers: http://seacouver.slashcity.net/history/
Medieval Demographics Made Easy: http://www.io.com/~sjohn/demog.htm
Encyclopedia Mythica: http://www.pantheon.org/
Castle of Spirits: http://www.castleofspirits.com/
Monstropedia: http://www.monstropedia.org/index.php?title=Public_html/
List of Legendary Creatures: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_legendary_creatures
Medieval Bestiary: http://bestiary.ca/beasts/beastalphashort.htm
Essays - Swords and Swordsmanship: http://www.thearma.org/essays.htm
Sword Care: http://www.trueswords.com/sword_care_maintenance.php
A Guide to Firearms (CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE MOVIE INCEPTION): http://chn-breathmint.livejournal.com/482045.html
Modern Firearms and Ammunition: http://world.guns.ru/main-e.htm
Internet Movie Firearms Database: http://www.imfdb.org/wiki/Main_Page
Project Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page
A Fanfic Writer's Guide to "The System": http://vamphile.livejournal.com/208707.html
A User's guide to PTSD: http://rachelmanija.livejournal.com/541123.html
Basic Cooking Terms: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-are-some-basic-cooking-terms.htm
Body Language: http://www.businessballs.com/body-language.htm
Religious Beliefs: http://www.religioustolerance.org/
A Guide to Helicopters in Cinema and Television: http://www.rotaryaction.com
The Internet Movie Plane Databas: http://www.impdb.org/index.php?title=The_Internet_Movie_Plane_Database

LJ Comms
[info]fandom_grammar [info]multilingual [info]little_details [info]ask_a_cop [info]military_beta [info]science_beta [info]britpickery [info]multinationbeta [info]sga_canada_help [info]college_help

Fandom Specific Resources

Battlestar Galactica
[info]bsg_canon Battlestar Galactica Wiki: http://en.battlestarwiki.org/wiki/Main_Page

Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel
[info]btvsangel_canon [info]angelquotes
Buffyverse Dialogue Database: http://vrya.net/bdb/
The BTVS Writers' Guild: http://btvswritersguild.dymphna.net/
The Angel Zone of the BTVS Writers' Guild: http://www.fangedfour.com/deepin/
Slayerverse gallery: http://www.slayerverse.org/svggaldeluxe/
Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel Wiki: http://buffy.wikia.com/wiki/Buffy_the_Vampire_Slayer_and_Angel

Doctor Who/The Sarah Jane Adventures/Torchwood
[info]dwcanon_fodder [info]dw_britglish [info]who_beta [info]tw_transcripts
Who Transcripts: http://who-transcripts.atspace.com/
Doctor Who Wiki: http://tardis.wikia.com/

DC Comics/Marvel Comics
[info]canonistas
http://scans-daily.dreamwidth.org/
DC Comics Wiki: http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page
Marvel Comics Wiki: http://marvel.wikia.com/Main_Page

Firefly/Serenity
[info]fireflybeta
Consequence Free: http://emungere.compromisingpositions.net/firefly/firefly_dictionary.html
Firefly Wiki: http://www.fireflywiki.org/

Harry Potter
 [info]hp_betas [info]hp_britglish
Spells used in the "Harry Potter" Series: http://www.angelfire.com/mi3/cookarama/spells.html
Harry Potter Spells: http://hparchive.tripod.com/spells.html
Harry Potter Glossary - Spells and Charms: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art11045.asp -- also has links to Timeline, Character Listing, Monster Listing, Magical Term Glossary, and Location Listing at the end of the page
Harry Potter Lexicon: http://www.hplex.info/
--which also has some great maps of hogwarts: http://www.hplex.info/atlas/hogwarts/atlas-h.html
Harry Potter Wiki: http://harrypotter.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page

Horatio Hornblower/Master and Commander/Other Age of Sail Fandoms
 [info]aos_resources [info]kiss_me_hardy
Comprehensive Hornblower Fan Site: http://scaryfangirl.com
Horatio Hornblower Wiki: http://hornblower.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page

Merlin
 [info]merlin_betas [info]scrying_bowl
Merlin Wiki: http://merlin.wikia.com/wiki/Merlin_Wiki

One Piece/Pirates of the Caribbean/Other Pirate Fandoms
GumGum.oRg: http://www.gumgum.org/
One Piece (In French): http://www.eastblue.net/
Erin's Historical and Nautical Notes: http://www.blackpearltales.net/erins_site/index.html
Elke's Pirates of the Caribbean Fandom Page: http://elke.slashcity.org/potc.html
Writer's Resouce: Historical and Technical Info: http://community.livejournal.com/pirategasm/730029.html
One Piece Wiki: http://onepiece.wikia.com/
Pirates of the Caribbean Wiki: http://pirates.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page

Star Trek (All Series)
 [info]klingon [info]wani_ra_yakana
Daystrom Institute Technical Library: http://ditl.org/
Memory Alpha: http://memory-alpha.org/wiki/Portal:Main
Star Trek Online: http://www.strekonline.com/
The Official Star Trek Site: http://startrek.com/

Stargate (All Series)
 [info]sga_beta [info]sga_canada_help [info]sga_reference
Gateworld: http://www.gateworld.net
Stargate Wiki: http://stargate.wikia.com/wiki/Stargate_Wiki

Supernatural
  [info]spn_possession [info]spn_caps [info]spn_betas
Transcripts: http://winchesters.slashverse.com/tscripts.html
Supernatural Wiki: http://supernatural.wikia.com/wiki/Supernatural_Wiki
 

Other Fandom Wiki Links

Alice in Wonderland Wiki: http://aliceinwonderland.wikia.com/wiki/Alice_in_Wonderland_Wiki
Babylon 5 Wiki: http://babylon5.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page
Chronicles of Narnia Wiki: http://narnia.wikia.com/wiki/The_Chronicles_of_Narnia_Wiki
Chrono Trigger Wiki: http://chrono.wikia.com/wiki/Chronopedia
Cowboy Bebop Wiki: http://cowboybebop.wikia.com/wiki/Cowboy_Bebop_Wiki
Eureka Wiki: http://eureka.wikia.com/
Farscape Wiki: http://farscape.wikia.com/wiki/Farscape_Encyclopedia_Project:Main_Page
Final Fantasy Wiki: http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Final_Fantasy_Wiki
Fringe Wiki: http://fringepedia.net/wiki/Fringepedia OR http://fringe.wikia.com/wiki/FringeWiki
Fullmetal Alchemist Wiki: http://fma.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page
Ghostbusters Wiki: http://ghostbusters.wikia.com/wiki/Ghostbusters_Wiki
Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Wiki: http://hitchhikers.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page
Inception Wiki: http://inception.wikia.com/wiki/Inception_Wiki
Legend of Zelda Wiki: http://www.zeldawiki.org/Main_Page
Lord of the Rings Wiki: http://lotr.wikia.com/
LOST Wiki: http://lostpedia.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page
Mass Effect Wiki: http://masseffect.wikia.com/
Misfits Wiki: http://e4-misfits.wikia.com/
Primeval Wiki: http://primeval.wikia.com/wiki/Primeval_Wiki
Resident Evil Wiki: http://residentevil.wikia.com/Resident_Evil_Wiki
Sanctuary Wiki: http://sanctuary.wikia.com/wiki/The_Sanctuary_Network
Star Wars Wiki: http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page
Tamora Pierce's Tortall Series Wiki: http://tamorapierce.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Tortall
Terminator Wiki: http://terminator.wikia.com/wiki/Terminator_Wiki
Transformers Wiki: http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Main_Page
The X-Files Wiki: http://x-files.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page
 

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